Latest Equitation Stories

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...

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...

2011-04-19 12:10:00

Team Makes History by Claiming Top Two Individual Honors SAVANNAH, Ga., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design equestrian team captured their seventh American National Riding Commission's National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship that was held April 15-17 at the Ronald C. Waranch Equestrian Center. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110324/DC69926) The Bees have also won ANRC team titles in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010,...

2011-04-04 11:00:00

BOSTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Varsity Equestrian Selection Committee has awarded Inaugural All-American honors to the top four equestrian athletes in each of the respective events offered by Varsity Equestrian (Equitation on the Flat, Equitation over Fences, Horsemanship, and Reining). Auburn University's Maggie McAlary, a junior from Amherst, NH, has earned All-American accolades in both Equitation on the Flat and Equitation over Fences events. Commenting on the inaugural...

2011-03-24 07:25:00

SCAD team seeking to win a four-peat Admission is free to the public SAVANNAH, Ga., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design will host the 2011 ANRC (American National Riding Commission) Intercollegiate Equitation Championship from Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17 at the school's equestrian center, the Ronald C. Warranch Equestrian Center, Highway 17, 3650 Speedway Blvd., Hardeeville, South Carolina. Admission to select events is free and...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.