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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...

2014-04-30 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...

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...

2010-05-20 06:56:00

ERMELO, The Netherlands, May 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FEI Presidential candidate and one of the key forces behind the well-respected and successful Dutch Equestrian Federation, Henk Rottinghuis is undertaking a 100-day 'listening programme' at the outset of his candidature for the position of President of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI). The 54-year-old was approached by national federations, including his own, to stand for election at the 2010 FEI General Assembly, in...

2010-04-01 10:23:00

The USPA enlists the services of the United States Equestrian Federation to enact new equine welfare regulations WELLINGTON, Fla., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to implement a pilot program for equine drugs and medications testing for its sanctioned events, the United States Polo Association (USPA) has engaged the services of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Equine Drugs and Medications Program. This new pilot program was approved by the USPA Board of...


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Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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