Archive March 2013
The horse community is always just one step from a calamity and that calamity is a disease outbreak of such proportion as to widely imperil the health of our horses and threaten the economic viability of our industry. The ever-present risk is due to the equine industry’s reliance on the timely movement of healthy horses for sales, breeding, racing, showing, work and recreation. In this environment an infectious disease outbreak can result in federal or state restrictions on horse movement to stop the spread of the disease.
Biggins Stable, located in Simpsonville, Kentucky, will be hosting their annual summer riding camp in June. The camp is designed for kids 18 years of age and under. Beginners through advanced are more than welcome. The dates are June 17-22, 2013. There is an option for day or overnight camp and a non-refundable $100 deposit is required upon registration.
The Tanbark Cavalcade of Roses Horse Show, Minnesota’s largest and most competitive Saddlebred show, will be better than ever! The 59th annual show will be held June 26-29, 2013, at the State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, Minnesota. With a week between Tanbark and the Midwest Charity show, it will be easier for stables to attend both shows.
The prize list for the UPHA Chapter 5 Horse Show is available for download at the show’s website. New for this year are the ASHA Junior Exhibitor Driving Challenge classes for both Pleasure Driving and Country Pleasure Driving. Also added to the schedule were Junior Three-Gaited Park and Junior Park Pleasure Championships to assist with Louisville qualifying.