Monthly Archives: July 2013

UAE takes individual honours, and France reigns supreme in teams on home soil

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July 31, 2013, CEIYJ**** 120km  FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2013 Photos copyright Pamela Burton – Article with Anna Williams The Host nation, France, stormed to Team Gold at the FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2013 in Tarbes  July 27, with 14-year-old Khalifa Ali Khalfan Al Jahouri (UAE) and…

Action Hero, Devan Horn and the Mongol Derby

Mongol Derby riders

Horn rides the “Toughest Horse Race on Earth”July 30, 2013,  Texas ~  It has been said that there are no new ideas. Genghis Khan is credited with the first messenger system or Yam, using  tough Mongolian horses. In the days before the internet, this was done by exchanging new ponies at relay stations (known as Ger)…

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Tests Events in August

July 30, 2013 – Normandy, France ~ Hands-on experience for Organizing Committee teams upcoming in August. As the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy project gains momentum, the Organising Committee is set to test various aspects of its organisation during preparatory events in August 2013. These events, which feature in the national and…

Pandoro wins Netherlands Wathba Stud Farm Cup

July 30, 2013, Holland ~ Pandoro (Normative x Poema), pushed to the lead by jockey, Anthony Deau, triumphed across the line to land the 1800m Wathba Stud Farm Cup (PA Maiden) at the Duindigt Racecourse, Netherlands on Sunday, July 28. Alzain (Khoutoubia), owned by Khalid Al Nabooda finished second under Jadey Pietrasiewicz, and behind for third came…

Classic debut for Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club September 14

July 26, 2013, UK ~ The Group One Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes will become the first race for pure bred Arabians to be run on a Classic card in Britain when the £150,000 event joins Doncaster’s Ladbrokes St Leger programme on Saturday, 14 September. Staged under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh…

Opening Ceremonies for 2013 World Endurance Championship Junior & Young Riders in Tarbes

July 25, 2013, Tarbes, France ~ Opening Ceremonies for the CEI 120km 2013 World Endurance Championship for Junior & Young Riders was held Thursday, July 25, at the Haras de Tarbes – the Tarbes Stud in the centre of the City of Tarbes in southwest France.         In the pomp and circumstance…

Hereford and Newbury Command Top Wathba Stud Farm Cup Racing for August 3, 4

July 25, 2013, UK ~ August 3 at Hereford, UK, promises good fields for Wathba Stud Farm Cup Maiden Stakes and Wathba Stud Farm Cup Conditions Stakes. The August 3, 7 F Maiden commands a strong field of 17, while later that day, the 7 F Conditions race will see the Julian Smart trained, Mkeefa…

Duindigt Racecourse welcomes Wathba Stud Farm Cup Runners

July 25, 2013, Press Release ~ On July 28, the Netherland’s Duindigt Racecourse welcomes the 1800m Wathba Stud Farm Cup with 9 runners.  This Maiden race for 4 years + pits favorites, Alzain by Khoutoubia, in training with Mrs. Kim Augenbroe, against Pandoro, a straight Russian colt by Normative, in training with Mrs. Diana Dorenberg. Alzain is owned by top U.A.E. breeder,…

FEI World Endurance Championship for Junior and Young Riders Kicks off with Style

 July 25, 2013, Tarbes, France ~ Over 100 riders ages 14-21 from 28 countries are assembling to battle for Championship in the Saturday July 27, CEIYJ**** 120km ride in this corner of Southwestern France. The program includes the July 25 Opening Ceremony at the Tarbes Stud Farm, while Pre-Ride Veterinary inspection is slated for Friday July 26,…

Poland sees Wathba Stud Farm Cup success

Press Release July 24, 2013, Poland ~ Sange, trained by K. Rogowski and ridden by A. Reznikov landed the Wathba Stud Farm Cup Group 2 at the Sopot Hippodrome, Poland, on Sunday, July 22.  In the second place came Cepton under jockey, A. Mazurkiewicz, who chased the winner home. In third was Amira ridden by A.Turgaev, while Batajka…

Tevis Photos 2013

Vicki Gaebe sends along these photos of her sister, Beverly Gray and Jolly Sickle at her Tevis ride and completion. Bravo! Bev’s comments: “It was a fantastic race. My worry was the heat, 112+ in the canyons. Jolly Sickle did exceptional. I was impressed and he showed very well for the Haggin Cup. The Tevis has…

Weekend Racing and Endurance Wrap from Horsereporter

July 22, 2013, California ~ The weekend from 19-21 July was packed with great events and many of the full stories are already up on Horsereporter.  Here is the wrap-up on some of our favorite news behind the news. Racing news:  July 20, Sacramento, California, Wathba Stud Farm Cup Arabian Three Years +$11,300 Purse  6F was…

Selecting a Stallion for your Breeding Program

  Horsereporter talks with Richard Lancaster about the stallions at Stud for Shadwell and the importance of the selection of stallions for breeding. Richard Lancaster has worked for Shadwell since 1985. In his capacity as Stud Manager, he oversees the entire Shadwell operation, coordinating activities at the public and private studs. He also is Chairman of…

North American Junior Young Rider Special Awards presented

July 21, 2013, Lexington, Kentucky ~ Special trophies and awards were given throughout the week of the NAJYR Championships. Congratulations to these riders – and horses: The Howard B. Simpson High Five Trophy, awarded to the volunteer who best exemplifies Howard’s spirit of volunteering –  Christy Baxter Style Awards Reining –  Victoria Cartillar, USA South Central…

USA Southeast wins Team Gold in Kentucky NAJYREC

On July 19, the North American Junior and Young Rider Endurance Championship took place at the Kentucky Horse Park. The 75 mile, 120km ride had four teams and the USA Southeast was able to persevere for the Team Gold Medal. Individual Medals: Individual Medals: Gold: Cassandra Roberts, Viktory Banner, USA Southeast Silver: Emma Webb, Vagas,…

Kentucky Bay wins Sacramento Wathba Stud Farm Cup

July 20, 2013, Sacramento ~ Wathba Stud Farm Cup Arabian Three Years + The $11,300 purse included $5,000 from Wathba Stud Farms and is supported by CALFAIRS and Arabian Racing of California (ARAC). The July 20, Arabian Allowance was won by Kentucky Bay ridden to victory by jockey, Marcia Stortz paid $11.20 to win. The 2007…

World Endurance Championship for Young Riders and Juniors

28 nations, 5 continents, 91 candidates for the individual title, 19 for the team title July 19th, 2013, Ibos, France ~ Press release In a week’s time, on July 27, the World’s best Young Riders and Juniors, aged 14 to 21, will compete in the Ibos CEIYJ**** 120 (France) during the World Endurance Championship. Definitive entries closed on…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup attracts top contenders in USA and Poland

July 19, 2013, Dubai ~ Press Release   – Six horses have been declared for the Wathba Stud Farm Cup to be run at The State Fair in Sacramento, CA, USA, as seven horses battle it to the wire at the Warsaw Racetrack in the second round of the competition on Saturday July 20. Both events…

Sacramento July 20 Wathba Stud Farm Cup Entries up

July 18, 2013, Sacramento ~ The California State Fair at Sacramento will host the Wathba Stud Farm Cup during it’s seventh meeting  of the season  on Saturday July 20 with a total purse of $11,300. 1st Race at 1:45PM Wathba Stud Farms ARABIAN ALLOWANCE (Purse includes $5,000 from Wathba Stud Farms) Purse $11,300 6 Furlongs For Three…

US Endurance Rider Enters Mongol Derby

July 15, 2013, Texas ~ News from Cypress Trails, Darolyn Butler in Texas. “Devan Horn, one of our Cypress Trails young rider alum, will be competing in the Mongol Derby on August 4.  This is a 650 mile horse race, where each rider is supplied with a series of 28 different semi-wild Mongolian ponies they’ve…

NAJYR Endurance Championship goes off July 19 in Kentucky

July 15, 2013, California ~ TheFEI Adequan sponsored North American Junior Young Riders Championship (NAJYRC) is scheduled for July 17th through the 21st in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park. Young riders from disciplines of dressage, reining, endurance, jumping, and eventing will compete for Championship titles. The CEI 2**the 75 mile (120km) North American Young…

FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors Definite Entries

July 15, 2013, California ~ Saturday 27th July, 2013, in IBOS, the CEI 4* 120km  FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors will take place in the Hautes Pyrenees of Western France near Tarbes. Riders from 26 countries are sending their best Young Riders – in the alphabet from Argentina to Veneuzuela –…

USEF Names Team for 2013 FEI World Endurance Championship for Juniors and Young Riders

July 13,2013, Lexington, KY ~  FEI World Endurance Championship for Juniors and Young Riders, July 27, 2013 in Tarbes, France. USEF has named the five following horse/rider combinations to represent the U.S.: 1. Mary Kathryn Clark(Eatonton, GA) will ride Mustafa Tehrani’s Chasing The Wind ( Padrons Destiny x DCF Lucinda) 2001 Arabian gelding 2. Katherine Gardener (Coventry, RI)…

Djet Taouy wins Group 1 President of the UAE Cup at Newmarket

July 15, 2013, UK ~ Results are in for the  July 12, President of the UAE Cup Group 1 PA Purebred Arabians, 4 years old – 10Furlongs  -Prize Money £50,000 ($75,400) Djet Taouy (Dahess/Win Taouy) was ridden to the win by Paul Mulrennan. The 4-year-old is trained by D Dorenberg and was bred and is owned by Paul Daverio.…

Endurance Riding Gets Up to Speed in Iran

July 15, 2013, Report from Iran thanks to Shirin Salartash –  Iran has had organized Endurance Riding since 1997 and in 2012, after approving the National Endurance Regulations, every season there is one National ride; team and individual and in the winter,  and there will be an Iranian Endurance Championship. During the year the provinces and…

Tevis Western States Trail Ride to have Strong Field

July 15, Auburn, California ~  In less than one week, the  July 20, 2013 Tevis Cup 100 mile (160km) riders will be heading down  the Western States Trail for their chance to win a completion buckle. This is more than a ride, it is an endeavor. Riders train themselves and their mounts for years to make…

Bellissimo Family Acquires The Chronicle of the Horse

July 12, 2013, Middleburg, Virginia ~ Mark Bellissimo of Wellington, Florida, today announced the purchase of The Chronicle of the Horse and related media properties in a transaction that closed on July 12, 2013.The Chronicle of the Horse is one of the industry’s most respected magazines and was founded in 1937. “I’m so proud to be…

Newmarket race cards up for Friday 12 July

July 11, 2013 ~PUREBRED ARABIAN RACE Racecards in association with HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival The President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) (Group 1 PA)    10F For Purebred Arabians, 4yrs old only, ONE MILE TWO FURLONGS. Prize Fund £50,000 Julian Smart enters the Amer…

SOREC Reports Race Results for July 6 at Lalla Malika Racecourse Morocco

July 8, 2013 ~ SOREC (Society Royale pour l’Encouragement du Cheval) Racing at Hippodrome – Lalla Malika on July 6 Lalla Malika is located south of Casablanca at El Jadida, Morocco, a port city on the Atlantic. It was controlled by the Portuguese from 1502 until 1769, and is now part of the Morocco proud…

One Hot Chick and Sammy V triumph in California

 July 6, 2013, Pleasanton, California ~ Leonie Vethaak from the Netherlands riding One Hot Chick (Burning Sand x FC Bint Chezi x Ala Croixnoir) was the winner in the  eighth of 11 rounds of the 6 F $25,000 added H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship in Pleasanton, California 6 July. While a crowd of…

Tersk Stud shows some of Russia’s best in Rising Star of Pyatigorye

June 5, 2013 –  BIS I, JBOB, BOS I,  “Rising Star of the Tersk”, (D – show, ECAHO, RAHBA) On May 25-26 Tersk Stud hosted the Regional category D show, the Rising Star of Pyatigorye. On the first day 40 horses were shown, among which were classes of foals of 2013, mares, colts and fillies…

Quality field for Sheikh Zayed Cup in Pleasanton California as Sheikha Fatima Championship makes debut

July 5, 2013, Press Release  San Francisco ~ With only three rounds remaining before the grand finale of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR in Abu Dhabi later in November, ten lady jockeys have been declared to battle it out to the wire in the eighth round of the competition which…

Tersk Stud Spring Race Results

Tersk bred race horses are undergoing trials at Kazan, Pyatigorsk and Warsaw racetracks. Results Kazan Racetrack: Trainer Igor Grigorov 17.05.2013. Tatarian Sprint Cup (Gr II), 1200, s/m/g , 3+ – Nash (1), Difda (3) Morning Star Stakes (Gr III), 2.y.o. fillies, 1000 m – Wanna be Best Tersk (3) Aigul Prize  (Gr.II), 3 y/old arabian fillies, 1600…