Katy (Layos) Anderson and John Anderson are pleased to announce the opening of Anderson Equestrian Center, LLC, located in Fulton, Mo.
Katy is a 2009 graduate from William Woods University. She has received an MED in education and is certified by the American Riding Instructors Association.
Mid-America Signature Show, July 25-27, is a lovely old fashion outdoor show amid the flowers and trees at Ledges Sporting Horses Stables in Roscoe, IL. Shelley Fisher, Huber Heights, OH, will judge all classes. The Ledges outdoor arena has very good footing, and an indoor ring is available in case of uncooperative weather. All stalls are permanent, in barns with good cross ventilation.
The presence of the EVH-1 virus has been a concern in the Midwest. In order to maintain the integrity of the Nebraska Charity Horse Show and in deference to the safety of the horses, the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Charity Horse Show has postponed the show until 2015.
Gayle Lampe is conducting two saddle seat riding clinics at William Woods University on June 26-29th and August 7-10th. Riders will ride twice on two days and three times on two days. Barn visits to saddle horse training stables in the area and a variety of lectures will be included.
The United States Equestrian Federation is announcing an exciting contest for Saddle Seat riders, sponsored by Freedman’s Harness and Saddlery.
From today, May 1, through May 19, contestants are asked to create a short video that answers the question, “What would it mean to you to be on a Saddle Seat World Cup team?”
Midwest Charity Horse Show, held June 10-14, 2014, at the Illinois State Fairgrounds has split class number 63, ASB Three Gaited Country Pleasure, Jr. Exhibitor, 17 & Under. The class will be split by age into class number 63, ASB Three Gaited Country Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 14-17 and class number 63A, ASB Three Gaited Country Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 13 & Under. The Championship, class number 177, ASB Three Gaited Country Pleasure, Junior Exhibitor Championship will remain unchanged.
Rob Byers, Adam Clauson and Marsha Shepard will judge the 12th annual Mid-America Mane Event Show, October 23-26 (Thursday-Sunday) at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield.
Midwest held June 10-14, 2014, at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, with daily show times of 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. has added three classes to the regular schedule because of their popularity last year. Classes include class 55, Five Gaited, Amateur Masters, Rider 50 & Over; class 30, ASB Five Gaited Show Pleasure, Masters, Rider 50 & Over; and class 156 ASB Five Gaited Show Pleasure, Masters, Rider 50 & Over Championship. The Masters Five Gaited Show Pleasure and Championship were two of the biggest and most exciting classes of the show.
The Board of the UPHA Chapter 5 Horse Show and AMP Horse Show Services are pleased to announce a Trainer’s Jackpot at the 2014 edition, held May 7-10 at the Hale Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. Borrowing from the success of UPHA Chapter 3/4 at the Madison Classic, Chapter 5 will be offering a $100 cash prize at the end of each evening session. Every trainer listed on an entry blank will be eligible for this cash prize, but the winner must be present to win! If the winning ticketholder is not there to claim their prize, another name will be drawn. On Saturday night, the grand finale will be a $200 drawing!
The Southern Saddlebred Spring Fling Horse Show will be held April 24-26, 2014 at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, TN. This is the second annual Spring Fling show, and the 4th show produced by Southern Saddlebred Sales, Inc with expert management provided by Scarlett Mattson and Scott and Beth Snider. Nancy Troutman of Salem, VA will judge a full line up of American Saddlebred, Hackney, and Roadster classes. Amy Dix Rock of Franklin, TN will officiate the Academy division.