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2014-08-21 08:27:26

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the costs of ownership and the proliferation of the unwanted horse population, the horse remains an important part of U.S. culture. Over the past few years, Americans have illustrated their love of horses in a variety of very visible, public ways as sales in the U.S. equine market reached $23 billion in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 In the recently released report, The U.S. Equine Market,...

Do Women And Men Ride Horses Differently?
2014-08-12 03:39:20

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Scientists at the Vetmeduni in Vienna have analyzed how horses are affected by the sex of their riders. Various parameters of stress were determined in horses and their riders when they covered an obstacle course. The results were surprising: the level of stress on a horse is independent of whether a man or a woman is in the saddle. Furthermore, the stress responses of male and female riders are essentially the same. The results have been published...

2014-07-29 16:24:10

US-Champion Rider Kent Farrington, Dressage Olympian Ashley Holzer, Members of the NYPD Mounted Unit, Kids from the Police Athletic League (PAL), Donald J. Trump and Mark Bellissimo Announce Details of Four-Day Outdoor Equestrian Competition At Press Conference at Tavern on the Green NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYPD Horse Torch and its officer from the NYPD Mounted Unit joined Kent Farrington, #1-Ranked US Rider; Four-Time Canadian Dressage Olympian Ashley Holzer; Susan...

2014-05-27 12:28:55

BOWIE, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Hat Company is proud to announce it is the official cowboy hat of The National Little Britches Rodeo Association, NLBRA. The partnership kicks off with The National Little Britches Rodeo Association Finals, July 21(st_ )26(th) in Pueblo, Colorado. The NLBRA has over 300 rodeos throughout the year across the United States. The National Little Britches Rodeo Association promotes the sport of rodeo and young people ages 5-18...

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...

2014-04-30 08:27:09

NOTTINGHAM, England, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 7th May this year's Badminton Horse Trials begin, an event in which riders and their horses take part in three phases of the competition including cross country, dressage and show jumping. The event begins on Wednesday 7th May with the first inspection, followed by two days of dressage, a cross country test and finishing on the final day with the jumping test. The first inspection involves all horses being...

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...

2014-03-06 23:23:23

Top Equestrian Couple to offer demonstrations and private lessons at Castle Leslie Estate, A Rebecca Recommends property. Glaslough, Ireland (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre in conjunction with Charles Owen are thrilled to announce that world champions Pippa and William Funnell will be visiting them to conduct a series of private 1 hour group lessons on 29th & 30th March. William will conduct show jumping lessons from 9-1pm each day followed by lunch and Pippa...

2014-02-13 23:26:11

Diego Almeida has become the second member of the staff at Midwest Horseshoeing School to receive the prestigious Rising Star award from the International Hoof Care Summit. The recipient is chosen by a panel of peers and based on both personal achievements and future promise. Divernon, IL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Midwest Horseshoeing School is proud to announce that its instructor Diego Almeida, CJF, was selected as the recipient of the 2014 International Hoof Care Summit's Rising...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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