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Focusing on East Coast Riders and Their Horses TODAYS EQuesTrian JUNIOR ISSUE Off to College Horse Show Kids Bid Farewell to Their Junior Years Kip Rosenthal On Finding a New Trainer FREE With compliments of our advertisers July 2011 A CloseUp of Top Juniors PARKER RUSSELL THE BOOK LLC 2011

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todays Equestrian Vol 6 Issue 3 July 2011 Publisher Associate Publisher and Managing Editor Barbara Messina 6314513938 fax 6314513924 BarbaraTodaysEquestrian.com AshleyTodaysEquestrian.com Ashley Holzer FEATURES 29 36 41 56 40 42 Georgina Bloomberg Launches Teen Book Series Camille DuvallHero and Gabby Hero Mother and Daughter Give Back Through the Sport they Love Those Sweet Calories KAM Animal Health By Kendall Fately Ann Jamieson 8609273737 2037333000 cell AnnTodaysEquestrian.com Pat

Princeton Show Jumping 2011 Experience Show Jumping at its Finest. Naimark June 29 July 3 30,000 Grand Prix Course Designer Mr. Olaf Petersen, Sr. FEI O August 25 28 25,000 Grand Prix Grass Grand Prix Field Course Designer Mr. Robert Jolicoeur, FEI O USEF Level 4 Competition July 6 July 10 30,000 Grand Prix Course Designer Mr. Andrew H. Philbrick, R Over 150,000 in Prize Money USEF Level 4 Competition September 28 October 2 25,000 Grand Prix Course Designer Mr. Michel Vallaincourt, F

From the Publishers Desk.... S ummer is here finally My children have been counting down the last days of school since the beginning of May I find it fitting that we celebrate our Juniors in this months issue as they are able to ride like crazy all summer long. When I was a kid, summer always felt like an uplifting time. No tests, homework, or heavy sweaters and jackets. Just a tshirt, breeches and nonstop horses. I remember loving early morning rides before the midday flies descended upon you

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2011 SUMMERFALL HORSE SHOWS WOODEDGE STABLES USEF AA RATED 2,500 HUNTER DERBY On The Grass 25,000 in HUNTER PRIZE MONEY SEVEN 1,000 HUNTER CLASSICS with Bonus Points for YearEnd Tabulation July 2125 Woodedge at the Park August 47 Woodedge at the Park USEF A RATED USEF A RATED USEF A RATED September 811 Moorestown at Woodedge September 29 October 2 Shore Classic at Woodedge All shows NJHSA, NAL, Marshall and Sterling Prize Lists available at www.woodedge.com WOODEDGE STABLES BOB A

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8192011 8212011 FAIRFIELD CO. HUNT CLUB WESTPORT, CT 203 6503148 8232011 STEPPING STONE FARM RIDGEFIELD, CT 203 6503148 8242011 RIDGEFIELD EQUESTRIAN CENTER RIDGEFIELD, CT 203 6503148 8282011 WESTBROOK HUNT CLUB WESTBROOK, CT 860 3996317 8302011 RIDGEFIELD EQUESTRIAN CENTER RIDGEFIELD, CT 203 6503148 722011 SNOWBIRD LONG VALLEY, NJ 908 6272632 732011 COPPERGATE GROUP FLEMINGTON, NJ 856 2355623 762011 772011 DRESSAGE AT THE RANCH GLADSTONE, NJ 908 2529580 762011 7102011 PRINCETON SHOW JUMPING

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news Equine Herpes Virus1 on West Coast Whats new around our region corral In addition to attending top shows throughout the area and in Florida, Beacon Woods may host some of their own, and is planning to hold monthly clinics with top trainers like Beezie Madden, McLain Ward and George Morris. We were heartbroken to hear the news that Boyd Martins barn at True Prospect Farm in West Grove, PA burned to the ground on May 31. Tragically, six horses were lost in the fire and several more are cu

Attention Artists Washington International Horse Show Poster Contest Extended to July 31st The Washington International has extended its deadline for submitting entries in the 2011 Poster Contest to July 31st at midnight. WIHS, the leading indoor equestrian event in the US, is seeking an original poster design for its 53rd annual event, to be held Oct. 2530, 2011, at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. The sixday equine extravaganza features the countrys leading horses and riders in exciting jump

Ramapo Equestrian Center 845354PONY 7669 Private or Group Lessons Dressage Hunter Jumper Western Summer and Winter Camps Birthday Parties Pony Rides Schooling Shows Gymkhanas Horses Ponies for Sale and Lease Miles of Woodland Trails Olympic Size Indoor Ring Two Outdoor Rings 1152 Haverstraw Road Rte 202 Suffern, New York, 10901 www.ramapoequestriancenter.com Old Dalton Farm welcomes riders of all experience levels and ages. It is here where horse enthusiasts will find the very best

Long Islands Junior PHA Going Strong The Long Island Junior PHA is moving forward into the summer with a membership drive that was successfully kicked off at the LI PHA Horse Show in May. All of Long Islands junior riders are invited to learn about the many opportunities that are available to Junior PHA members. In addition to being eligible to compete for points toward yearend awards in PHA Equitation classes at Long Island horse shows, Jr. PHA members can apply for academic and training schol

30th Annual Pegasus Horse Show A Joyful Celebration HAY GRAIN ....and more New Retail Store opening Come in and AVE 485 Route 22 Pawling, New York 12564 8458553291 easternhayyahoo.com Animals Love Our Instincts AVON VALLEY Show Stables Hosted once again by the Richter family at Coker Farm in Bedford, N.Y., the 30th Annual Pegasus Horse Show was a celebration of both individual achievement and the importance of teamwork on May 22. More than 80 students with special needs demonstrated the

PhotoTricia BookerUSHJA Archives Photo CONGRATULATIONS To our IHSA Team on winning the 2011 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship, to Marissa Cohen, the 2011 USEFCacchione Cup winner and to the 2011 ANRC Reserve National Champions. EQUINE OPEN HOUSE OCTOBER 10, 2011 Preregistration requested www.centenarycollege.eduevents or 18002368679 Todays Equestrian July 2011 23

At the In Gate with Stella Grand as she piloted her Lennox Lewis 2 to flawless first in the Grand Prix of North Salem. Lenny was on his game and let me ride him the way I wanted to. We always love to come to Old Salem because of the field. In the old days, when it rained, the footing was not good in the sand rings and you could not show in the field, but now Old Salem is right up there. The footing has been redone with European footing and each ring is better than the other. Summer show season

MONT BLANC April 24, 2011 Oliver, If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever. Love from your family, Don, Julie, Anna, Caroline and Daniel Becker and everyone at Little Pine Farm Todays Equestrian July 2011 25

SHOW SHOTS Karin NaimarkNaimark Photography Karin NaimarkNaimark Photography Sophie Reiter, 15, from Summit, NJ, won the NJHSA MiniMaclay at Garden State Horse Show in May on Geronimo. Sophie trains with Robert Beck at Hunters Crossing. Morgan Ward rode Juliet to the Small Medium Pony Hunter Championship at Princeton Farms Spring Classic AA Horse Show April 26May 1, 2011. Morgan is trained by Emil Spadone. Dana Hart Callahan rode Tod Brooks Twist of Fate to the Low PreGreen Hunter Championsh

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SHOW SHOTS Emma Mandarino and her ponies had a great show at Blue Rock in May. In the Medium Pony Hunters Royal T was champion and Beaus Masterpiece was reserve photo above. In the Small Pony Hunters Crystal Acres was champion while Jet Blue took the reserve in the Large Ponies. Elizabeth is from Amber Hill Farm in Bedminster, NJ where she trains with her mom, Elizabeth Mandarino. Lauren Reid, 7 years old, won the Mini Stirrup Pleasure Class at the Garden State Horse Show in May. Lauren is fro

Georgina Bloomberg, an accomplished professional equestrian, philanthropist and youngest daughter of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, recently launched The A Circuit Bloomsbury, original paperback, 9.99, the first in a series of teen novels set within the equestrian world she knows so well. Cowritten with Cathy Hapka, Georgina brings an authenticity and flair to the books that will entice as much as they will fascinate. The second novel in the series, entitled My Favorite Mistake, is scheduled to be

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Q. I took my daughter out of the barn she was riding at in upstate New York because the trainer there was not supportive. In fact, she could be pretty negative. My daughter shows a lot of potential and I want to be sure to get her in a barn with a supportive trainer who will help her realize that potential. Could you give me an idea as to how I could go about finding the right fit Thanks By Kip Rosenthal KIPS TIPS How can I find a new trainer for my daughter I have a few suggestions that mi

I was recently at a dressage show where I brought two horses. One I was competing on and the other one I brought to school. I was competing in the Prix St. Georges level. I was told I had to wear a helmet on my noncompeting horse at all times yet not on the horse I was showing. I was completely confused. Was I told correct information Actually this information is correct if you are over the age of 18. Many websites have the ruling but I will add it to this article. Rule 5 clearly states that all

Located at beautiful Sunnyfield Farm in Bedford NY just 45 minutes from NYC New topoftheline footing Indoor Arena Large Grass Turnout Paddocks Miles of Trails HW Dressage LLC Training, Boarding, Lessons Jack Russell Terriers Foxfield Farm www.HWDressagellc.com Heather Ward 825 S. Bedford Rd. Bedford NY 10507 9142346302 Sue Sobel Long Island, New York Close to NY, NJ, Ct, Pa. Shipping available. Puppies Available 6314457897 Standing at Stud Foxfields Simon www.FoxfieldTerriers.com T

The LIPHA Horse Show Congratulates All Riders, Horses Trainers on Great Performances and Wonderful Support at our May 1315 Horse Show Junior Hunter Champion Palladium and Olivia Mulvey Trainer Mary Rivas LIPHA Hunter Classic Champion Worth the Wait and Sarah Brandow Trainer Chris deLeyer Bit O Straw Champion Well Worth It and Sabrina Vlacich Trainer Ross Kaplan PreMini Equitation Champion Michelle Newman Trainer Paula Petrone Adult Amateur Hunter 3645 Champion Sedgewick and Lynn Rodgers Tr

Short Stirrup Hunter and Equitation Champion Kathryn Pizzuti and Otteridge Dreamin of Blue Trainer Lisa Esposito Adult Amateur Younger Champion Love Letter and Erin Brennan Trainers Holliday Ryals and Lisa Rex PreChildrens Equitation and Hunter Champion Theresa Fusaro and Rodiac Trainer James Benedetto PreChildrens Equitation Champion Sophia Cavaleri Trainer Paula Petrone Low Hunter PreAdult Hunter Champion After Party Mia McNiece David Josiah Childrens Hunter Lg Pony Champion Dandy Lion

Camille DuvallHero and Gabby Hero Find Their Stride in Flying Manes Therapeutic Riding and JustWorld International addition to an Ernie Els designed golf course and a marina for megayachts, will feature a stateoftheart equestrian center. Their good fortune is not lost on themboth mother and daughter are active in giving back in any way they can. We have been so lucky throughout Gabby s riding career for the help and support of friends and trainers alike, and we feel especially honored now to be

experience, which I love, walking beside the kids while they ride, and seeing their faces light up when they succeed nothing can put a price on that. Gabby is equally passionate about JustWorld International, a program she became involved in at the Winter Equestrian Festival last year. JWI was started by Jessica Newman, a former international Grand Prix rider who saw an opportunity to fill a real need when she volunteered to help in Honduras after a devastating hurricane. Jessica wanted to find

Congratulations, Hailey Brown Darien H.S. Class of 2011 We are so proud of you and all that youve accomplished. Thank you Kristen AbbatielloNeff and everyone at Sea Horse Stables A special thank you to the boys Capari and Helmut for taking such good care of you. Good Luck at Tulane Love, Mom, Dad Holt Islip H.S. Class of 2011 Stonehill College Class of 2015 Danielle Franchi Congratulations We are so proud of all that you have accomplished and the wonderful person youve become. Have fun th

Callie Morgan Smith CallaLilly As I was looking through old photo albums, I came across this letter to Santa and realized little has changed over the years with your love of horses. You have shown us that this was not just a little girl wanting to bring ponies into the house, this was indeed your passion. Your father and I are so proud that you have accomplished your goals, and we look forward to watching you reach for the sky once again this next year Love, Mom Dad Todays Equestrian July 201

My Horse, My Savior Junior Expressions By Taylor Lombardi, 17 years old Smithtown, NY I t is hard to stay in this moment. A year ago I remember hearing the medical diagnosis that contradicts my being here an autoimmune disease that can affect my muscle strength. Something had taken over my body that I could not control. The doctors said in order to keep up my strength, I must keep active. I promised I would stay in shape and fit. Now I will need more than just physical strength my muscles al

HORSE HEALTH Oh, those sweet calories......... CERTIFIED EQUINE APPRAISER Over 35 years experience in the horse industry Clinician Expert Witness USEF R Judge HJE Specializing in Hunters, Jumpers, Equitation Horses RITA TIMPANARO M If I was a Clydesdale, you wouldnt say I was fat any horses have problems in the way they metabolize carbohydrates and sugars. When these horses exhibit clinical signs, they may be diagnosed as Insulin Resistant IR or having Equine Metabolic Syndrome EMS. It is

Living My Dream Junior Expressions By Kristen Mohr, 14 years old Hackettstown, New Jersey I f I was told about five years ago that I would have had as many amazing experiences as I have had to date, I would have thought they were crazy. Turns out it wasnt such a crazy thought, more of a miracle. Yes, I used to have dreams that I would be able to compete at this level, but dreams are all I ever thought they would be. I remember going to Devon as a 9 yearold and watching the ASPCA Maclay flat

owned by Mahala Rummell and we won the Maclay out of 40. At Devon I rode a horse named Sutherland who is owned by Emily Pace. He came from Chris Sorensons barn. We were 2nd in the USET, 3rd in the Washington with an 85, and 6th in the Medal. I rode a horse named Richmond for Laura Kraut in the small junior hunters and we won the stake class with a score of 88 and we were 3rd in the handy. We were reserve champion. It was such an amazing show As I look back on all of these amazing learning experi

Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors C Katie Dinan On the Cover.... Grand Prix Rider By Ann Jamieson urrently standing second in the Show Jumping Hall of FameEast Coast conference is 17yearold Katie Dinan of New York City. Katie and Vancouver, a New Zealand warmbloodThoroughbred cross, just blew away a field of 36 in the Welcome Stake at Old Salem, for Katies first Grand Prix victory. Katie began riding at the age of four. Her mother had taken up riding as an adult and one

Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Alexis Asch By Barbara Messina When Man of the Hour Becomes Horse of a Lifetime lexis Asch is finishing up her very successful junior career with a horse that she has enjoyed owning and showing for three years. Man of the Hour, a 15.2 bay Trakehner gelding, has taken Alexis from championships in Childrens Hunters to winning in Small Junior Hunters at some of the nicest horse shows in Zone 2, including Old Salem and Garden State. The pair a

Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Danielle Franchi A View from an Artist By Barbara Messina sk Danielle Franchi what passion is and she will tell you about her horse and her art. Her horse is Elysium, a 16 hand gray Dutch Warmblood that she has owned for six years and was purchased as a green prospect. Danielle is delighted that he has come so far and, in fact, in her final year as a junior, she is concentrating not just on junior hunters, but on the hunter derbies as well

horse shows, she still manages to find time for her art, taking classes at the Huntington School of Fine Art where she works in different mediums, such as charcoal and oil. Although the classes include figure drawing, she seems to find herself specializing in horses. Everything I do is horse related. I just finished an interior of a barn and a selfportrait with my horse. In September, Danielle will be going off to Stonehill College in Massachusetts where she will be majoring in Studio Art with a

Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Melena Smith A Future Career with Horses By Ann Jamieson When her former horse went lame, Melena acquired Arctic B through an online search. She headed to Canada to try him. He was perfect, so we brought him straight home she said. He has continued his perfect ways Currently she is competing in the Junior Jumpers. In the first week at Old Salem the duo did really well in the lows, so Melena planned to try the highs for the first time in th

Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Alexis OHara A Working Student By Barbara Messina W hen Alexis OHara looks back at all the accomplishments she has had as a junior rider, it is not her recent successes in the jumper ring with Maccabee that she recalls, nor is it the years of showing her ponies to numerous championships and yearend awards when she was younger. Rather, Alexis talks about being a working student during this, her last junior year, and having to balance worki

Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors C Colleen Akin Young Dressage Rider By Ann Jamieson olleen Akin of Southington, Connecticut has a OldenburgThoroughbred cross, was born right next door. the age of two. And although Duet is a very competitive Their relationship became even more special when has known the mare since she was foaled. Duet, an unique relationship with her partner, Duet. She with Vicki has changed my riding in so many wonderful, effective ways. She appreci

Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors Juniors C Callie Morgan Smith Big Hopes, Big Dreams By Ann Jamieson returned from the Ocala Winter Circuit this year allie Morgan Smith of Bernardsville, New Jersey unique relationship with Michael as she has known him her He always likes to challenge me, and to push me beyond cuit champion in the Modified Junior Hunters and Large Junior Hunters. With Petrini, she took the Small Junior the Modified Juniors. And with CK she took the circuit Sau

F Off to College Off to College Off to College Off to College or many teens, the last summer at home before going off to college is bittersweet as they leave their family and friends to embark on a new and exciting stage of their lives. For horse show kids, it is even more so as they say goodbye to their junior years, weekend horse shows and, very often, their horses, too. For many juniors horse showing is so ingrained in who they are that campus life without it is impossible for them to

Off to College Off to College Off to College Off to College ANDIE KEEGAN, Hyde Park, NY. Currently showing in Childrens Hunter Horses and Childrens Medal with Olie. Trainer Kristin Lloyd, Old Dalton Farm, Poughquag, NY. Riding for Bentley College. Thank you to my parents, sister, and trainer, Kristin Lloyd, for all your love and support. Without the opportunities you have given me, I would not be the person I am today. I am looking forward to using the lessons you have taught me to be suc

Off to College Off to College Off to College Off to College AMANDA GRAF, Ronkonkoma, NY. Currently competing in Low Equitation. Trainer Jeanmarie Nassano at MPR Farms, Medford, NY. Riding for Cazenovia College and majoring in Equestrian Business Management. I have been riding ever since I was seven. I have ridden at many different barns in different towns but none of them compare to MPR Farms. This barn has challenged me in my riding and allowed me to have so much fun at the same time. Th

Off to College Off to College Off to College Off to College CHRISTINA CARRILLO, Glen Rock, NJ. Currently competing in Childrens Hunters and Equitation. Trainer Morgan Centrella of Diamond Bay Stables, Newfoundland, NJ. Riding for Centenary College and majoring in Sports Management with a minor in Equine Studies. From my very first pony ride to today I knew I belonged in the saddle. I thank my Mom for all she has done for me, those hot horse show days, and those 430 am wake up calls. I rea

W Oh, Those Points By Kendall Fately, 16 NJHSA Show Ring Editor ith the summer show season officially underway, there are a plethora of venues to bring your horse, especially if you need NJHSA or other points. At my barn, when we arent up at HITS, we usually go to the Sussex County Benefits shows, to Briarwood and the CJL shows. One of my favorite things to do in summer is to show on weekdays. It makes me feel like Im skipping classes and being rebellious, even though schools out. On a more ser

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College Clips IHSA National Championships Centenary Reclaims the Championship Berry Takes Western Division By L.A. Pomeroy M ay in Kentucky was all about the catchride. One ride. One horse. One shot at history. At Louisville, it meant a late replacement jockey, John Velazquez, would win his first Kentucky Derby with Animal Kingdom. At Lexingtons Kentucky Horse Park that same weekend, it meant students facing their own lastminute legups, with just minutes to assess a horse before entering the

A Berry College First Its better than I ever imagined, coach Knight told reporters after her little 1015 students western team proved it could win big. The students are so hardworking. I give them all the credit. It was the first time in the 32year history of the IHSA Western High Point team title that the Berry College Vikings had emerged as national champions, and by a decisive 10point margin ahead of the reserve Oregon State University Beavers, under coach Dawn Salazar. Berry riders exemplifi

How Did You Start Riding The Roving Reporter Asks.... B Jeff Ayers EquiVentures, Inc., Sellersville, PA ack in the fall of 1969, my younger sister started taking riding lessons. My father had ridden a little as a teenager and he piqued her interest in horses. Every Wednesday afternoon I would go and watch my sisters lesson and I thought it was kind of neat how you could make these animals jump around over the four crossrails that were set up around the ring. Well, on Christmas Eve that year, m

grew up in Jersey City, one of three children, and my family didnt have the money for me to horseback ride. So I worked as a kid and saved up the money to take lessons. I had to take three buses from Jersey City to Staten Island where I lessoned at Clove Lake Stables. In high school, I started a riding club so that if we had enough kids who wanted to take lessons there, they would come and pick us up. In college, I continued working so that I was able to take lessons, and then when I graduated a

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