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Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Presents “A Celebration of the Arabian Horse”, April 23, 2011 at 6:30 PM

6:30 pm – Performance by Hall of Fame Kristin Hardin jumping, National Champion Kit Hall western roping and reining, National Champion dressage, and performances by the Gold Coast Arabian HC horses and riders

7:00 pm – Cocktail Reception

7:30 pm – Film Premiere – “A Gift from the Desert: The Arabian Horse”

A soaring panorama of the horse that began in Arabia and went on to create Empires and champions today in every category.

Filmed on location in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Great Britain, Kentucky, California with the Saudi Equestrian riders, the Royal Oman Cavalry, National Jumping Champion, National Dressage Champion, National Working Cowhorse Champion

Written and Directed by award-winning filmmaker Jo Franklin. Named “One of the Top 100 Film Producers” in the US by Millimeter Magazine. Ms. Franklin is a rider and breeder of Arabian horses and a member of the Arabian Horse Association, the Pyramid Society and the World Arabian Horse Organization.

Order tickets online at www.celebratearabianhorse.com.

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America’s Horse Daily: It’s in the Drag, Part 2

Paying special attention to your arena will help your horse perform his best.

Arena care is important for horse health and show success.

This is the second in a two-part series. Need to review Part 1?

Indoor vs. Outdoor Care

One of the main differences Jim Kiser of Kiser Arena Specialists compensates for between an outdoor and an indoor arena is moisture content.

“If I use 500 gallons of water in (an indoor arena) a day, that probably keeps this ground about where I want it,” Jim says. “At this time of year, outside in an arena this size, 500 gallons wouldn’t even be close to enough.”

AQHA Professional Horseman Brad Jewett of San Antonio cites watering techniques as one of the few changes he makes to compensate in an outdoor arena as well.

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Fred Whitfield & Hunter Herrin to Compete for $10k at Battle in the Saddle Match Roping

The American Quarter Horse Journal, May 24, 2010 – A match roping between Texan Fred Whitfield and Oklahoman Hunter Herrin will be held July 9 at the inaugural Battle in the Saddle competition at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. In the Texas versus Oklahoma duel, accuracy will be the name of the game and more than state pride is on the line. The roper with the most catches will ride away with $10,000 and a pair of commemorative Battle in the Saddle spurs.

Whitfield and Herrin, both professional tie-down ropers, will rope in five rounds for a $10,000 winner-take-all purse. State Fair Park and the American Quarter Horse Association have teamed up to present Battle in the Saddle, the first-of-its-kind equestrian event. The event is owned by Oklahoma State Fair Inc. and managed by AQHA and is a premier equine competition showcasing five western disciplines. Competitors will shoot it out in five fast-paced, exciting events: ranch horse, reining, working cow horse, roping and cutting.

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Adequan U.S. Reining Team to Be Selected at Battle in the Saddle

Top American reining riders will compete to represent host nation in September

Oklahoma City, May 10, 2010 – The U.S. Equestrian Federation National Open Reining Championship and official United States Equestrian Team Selection Trial for the Adequan U.S. Reining Team will take place July 10 at Battle in the Saddle at Sate Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

The Battle in the Saddle special reining event will decide who qualifies to represent the United States in competition at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which is being held outside of Europe for the first time. AQHA is the official reining breed sponsor of the World Equestrian Games.

“AQHA is very proud to have Battle in the Saddle be such an important part of the World Equestrian Games and host the reining team selection trials for the United States,” said Don Treadway Jr., AQHA executive vice president. “This will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for horse enthusiasts and Oklahoma City residents to see the horses and riders selected for the 2010 Games. Oklahoma City is in the heart of the U.S., and we invite everyone to come out, cheer on Team U.S.A., and show their pride in red, white and blue.”

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