2020 California Arabian Racing Schedule – To Be Fully Confirmed

18 May 2020, California ~ The tentative dates for California Arabian Racing have been confirmed by the California Authority of Racing Fairs (CARF) and must be fully approved by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB). This final decision will be announced at the upcoming CHRB meeting later this month (May). The following is a schedule…

“Trésors de Champions” Raised €36,238 to Support Riding Schools in France

11 May 2020, France ~ On the evening of 8 May, the French equestrian community mobilized en masse on The Auction by Arqana’s online auction platform. More than 560 bidders fought until 11:30pm to acquire their “Treasures of Champions” and in the process collected 36,238 Euros to benefit the emergency fund launched by the French…

FEI European Championships in Olympic & Paralympic disciplines cancelled for 2021

8 May 2020, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI European Championships in the Olympic and Paralympic disciplines of Jumping, Eventing, Dressage and Para Dressage will not be held in 2021 due to the revised dates for the Tokyo Games next year. European Championships in the non-Olympic disciplines will still be organised in 2021. The Hungarian capital…

France Will Resume Racing On 11 May

5 May 2020, France Galop ~ According to France Galop, France will begin racing on Monday, 11 May 2020. The sport has been suspended in France due to the Coronavirus protocols since 17 March but police have given permission for racing to begin at ParisLongchamp in May. Edouard de Rothschild, president of governing body France…

Champion Show Jumper Michael Matz Followed His Heart Into Racing

Michael Matz

1 May 2020, The United States Equestrian Team Foundation – Not many people will ever know the thrill of “going clear” in the show jumping ring on the Olympic stage, as thousands of Americans cheer you on. Even fewer will experience the heart-pounding excitement of watching a horse they’ve trained win the Kentucky Derby. Yet…

Three Month Promotional Offer on Horsereporter.com

1 May 2020, USA ~ Horsereporter.com is offering a complimentary three month promotional banner on the International equestrian website, https://www.horsereporter.com. Read on six continents, there is no better way to remind your friends, clients, and supporters that you are thinking of them. As equestrian events have been curtailed in almost every discipline, many of our…

CHRB Appoints Scott Chaney Executive Director

23 April 2020, Sacramento, California, USA ~ Scott Chaney has been appointed Executive Director of the California Horse Racing Board, Chairman Greg Ferraro announced. Chaney replaces Rick Baedeker, who retired on March 31. Chaney has been a steward in California since 2005, serving initially on the Southern California Thoroughbred circuit and most recently at the…

2020 ARC Darley Stallion Auction Succeeds with Virtual Performance

23 April 2020, Smyrna, Delaware, USA ~ The 2020 Darley Awards, recognizing the best Arabian racehorses of the United States, will go down in history as the first Darley Awards ceremony to be delivered virtually in the 33 years of the event’s heralded existence. Originally scheduled to be held in Houston, Texas, on 21 March…

Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine Admits First Class

20 April 2020, Tucson, Arizona, USA ~ The University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine has accepted its first class of students for the fall 2020. The college, which received approval from the American Veterinary Medical Association in October, is the first public veterinary medical program in Arizona. For its first admissions cycle, the College…