Washington International Horse Show’s “Dressage for Jumping with Laura Graves” Clinic Welcomes Auditors

A “Dressage for Jumping” clinic with U.S. Olympic team bronze medalist Laura Graves hosted by the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) and presented by BarnManager, will be held on Tuesday, August 14, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Ohana Equestrian Preserve, owned by Melissa and Jim Pankas in Aldie, VA. Auditors are welcome to attend free of charge.

ASPCA Offering $50,000 to Fund Innovative Equine Safety Net Programs

The ASPCA ® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ®) today announced that it will award up to $50,000 in grant funding to inspire new thinking and initiatives to improve equine welfare and expand safety net services for equines. The ASPCA Equine Welfare Safety Net Innovation Grant Program will fund one-of-a-kind, innovative programs designed to keep owned horses out of risk and in their homes.

New Owner Taking the Reins at Equine Affaire

On the heels of celebrating its 25th year in Ohio at the event in Columbus last April Equine Affaire has just reached yet another major milestone—the sale of the company. As of June 1st Eugenia Snyder, Equine Affaire’s founder and President announced her retirement and transition of the ownership and management of Equine Affaire, Inc. to the company’s Vice President and Executive Producer, Coagi Long.

Can Horse Shows Be Affordable?

An affordable horse show is an oxymoron, but making a horse show more affordable is not. Horse shows are expensive. Entry fees alone are costly, but when you factor in related expenses, the costs can become exorbitant, especially for riders desiring to show on a regular basis. While horse shows will never be inexpensive, these tips may help owners minimize some of their costs.