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2014-05-08 23:07:41

Gowrie Group, a premier insurance agency, is excited to announce a corporate sponsorship of the 2014 Devon Horse Show & Country Fair. Kiley Prime, an accomplished rider and a Personal Lines & Equine Insurance Specialist at Gowrie Group, will be showing in the Amateur Owner 18-35 year old 3’6” division. West Chester, PA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Gowrie Group, a prominent independent insurance agency, is excited to announce their corporate sponsorship of the 2014 Devon Horse Show...

2014-05-02 23:08:41

Giving Leg Up to Disabled Children and Adults Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 On Friday, May 2, Give a Buck for Special Equestrians, a Florida-based charity, and Bright’s Creek, a Western North Carolina family mountain golf and equestrian community, will give a leg up for children and adults in the area with disabilities, when they collaborate to launch the first North Carolina chapter of Give a Buck for Special Equestrians to benefit Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center. An all...

2014-04-04 23:27:35

The winners of last year's ROS categories were just recently announced at the UPHA convention in Chicago. Simpsonville, KY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The UPHA Ribbons of Service (ROS) program allows young equitation riders to participate in horse show competitions while raising funds for children with life-threatening illnesses. The program began in 2009 and is the brainchild of Helen Robertson, a fourth-generation professional horsewoman and co-owner/trainer with husband Jimmy Robertson...

2013-08-01 23:02:44

New Leadership for Andrews Osborne Academy’s Equestrian Center; Eileen “Bud” Roberts joins Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) as the Equestrian Center Director. Willoughby, OH (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Eileen “Bud” Roberts joins Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) as the Equestrian Center Director. Bud comes to AOA with vast experience as a horsewoman, businesswoman and academician. She successfully ran her own business for 14 years before joining Lake Erie College, where she spent nearly...

2013-07-17 23:24:21

Preparations Already Underway for 2014 Show and 100-Year Club Anniversary Darien, CT (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 The Ox Ridge Hunt Club (ORHC) is happy to announce the completion of the 83rd annual Charity Horse Show, which attracted over 5,000 riders, trainers, spectators and sponsors from across the region. Special thanks is owed to this year’s premier sponsor,Callari Auto Group BMW, MINI, VOLVO (Westport) and FIAT (Stamford), as well as the charitable recipient, Pegasus Therapeutic Riding....

2013-05-02 23:21:27

Adrienne Iverson and Redfield Farm's Hunter Stallion, Maximus, heading north to the Devon Horse Show & County Fair May 23 - June 2. Ocala, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Redfield Farm's Maximus, a 16.1 hand, 6-year old American bred, German Sport Horse stallion qualified for the Green Conformation Hunter division at Devon Horse Show & County Fair. Qualifying lists were announced for the Devon Horse Show & County Fair Thursday, April 25th, 2013 for the May 23 - June 2 show. Maximus and...

Do Horses Get Stage Fright?
2013-02-19 11:54:52

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Most of us are familiar with stage fright — with all its nasty manifestations such as rapid pulse, dry mouth, shaky voice, blushing and sweaty palms — but is the condition restricted to humans? How do animals react to the presence of human audiences? These questions have recently been addressed by the group of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna. Their results confirm that horse riders suffer more stress...

2012-12-10 05:01:06

From a donation to help challenged kids and adults at Upward Transitions Therapeutic Horsemanship (UTTH), the Cyr Family Charitable Fund was able to connect two non profits for a wonderful day of horsemanship at Happy Heart Ranch. Ms. Wheelchair America 2013 is the spokesperson for the Ms. Wheelchair America Foundation, and spent the day learning about horsemanship and riding in the arena with Upward Transitions Therapeutic Horsemanship. Pipe Creek, Texas (PRWEB) December 09, 2012 The...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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