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Foley and Roy to Visit Santa Anita Park on Derby Day
Thoroughbred trainer and jump and flat jockey turned actor and author, Thomas Foley of Parkton, Maryland, will be at Santa Anita Park on April 9 from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during Santa Anita’s Derby Day. Foley will be signing copies of his book, The Simple Game: An Irish Jockey’s Memoir. Joining Foley will be actor Drew Roy. The two met while working on Walt Disney Studios’ Secretariat. Foley played the role of J ... Read the full article

Foley and Roy to Visit Santa Anita Park
Thoroughbred trainer and jump and flat jockey turned actor and author, Thomas Foley of Parkton, Maryland, will be at Santa Anita Park on March 5 and 6 from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Foley will be signing copies of his recently released book, The Simple Game: An Irish Jockey's Memoir. Joining Foley on March 5 will be actor Drew Roy. The two met while working on Walt Disney Studios' Secretariat. Foley ... Read the full article

Secretariat Co-Star to Write Foreword to Foley Memoir
Retired professional jockey and actor, Otto Thorwarth, will write the foreword to Thomas Foley’s upcoming autobiography, The Simple Game: An Irish Jockey’s Memoir. Thorwarth co-stars with Diane Lane and John Malkovich in Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming feature film Secretariat. Thorwarth plays the role of Ron Turcotte, Secretariat’s go-to jockey. Although Thorwarth and Foley knew of each other for years, they became acquain ... Read the full article

Foley Memoir Available with Two Movie Tickets
Ann Arbor (September 2, 2010) ─ In celebration of the upcoming release of Thomas Foley’s The Simple Game: An Irish Jockey’s Memoir, Caballo Press of Ann Arbor has teamed up with AMC Movie Theatres to offer a copy of the book and two movie tickets to those pre-ordering the piece. Foley plays the role of Jimmy Gaffney in Walt Disney Studios’ feature film Secretariat and Otto Thorwarth, the author of the book’s foreword ... Read the full article

Release Date Set for Thomas Foley’s Memoir
Award-winning publisher Caballo Press of Ann Arbor will release The Simple Game: An Irish Jockey’s Memoir by author and professional jockey Thomas Foley in October 2010. The book will be published in hardback format. Foley’s piece is an honest and emotional account of the jockey's struggle to recapture his passion for the sport and the horses that came to define his life. Starting with his dream of becoming a jockey in Ireland, Foley ... Read the full article

Actor and Horse-Lover William Shatner Endorses FEI's Star Date in RIO
Canadian actor, musician, recording artist, author and horse-lover William Shatner, is supporting the HSBC Rising Star category of the FEI Awards, the scheme organised annually by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body of horse sport, to celebrate equestrian heroes. Shatner’s role as Captain James T. Kirk in the science fiction TV series Star Trek, which was first broadcast in 1966, made him a cultur ... Read the full article

AHC Tax Workshop features Tad Davis
Thomas A. Davis, Esq., the author of the Horse Owners and Breeders Tax Handbook, will conduct a Tax Workshop as part of the upcoming American Horse Council annual meeting in Washington, DC. The tax session will be from 1:30 to 3:00 PM on Monday, June 21, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. Mr. Davis will discuss recent changes to the federal tax code affecting horse owners and others in the industry, including the recently-extended Section 17 ... Read the full article

Actor Brad Johnson Saddles Up with Equine VIP
Ft Worth, TX– Don’t miss Equine VIP’s interview with Brad Johnson, an actor who does it all. Brad has over 30 films to his credit including an Emmy nomination and has been named one of People Magazine’s Most Beautiful People. Johnson’s diverse career keeps him in front and behind the camera but his heart clearly sits on top of a horse. The two time Wrangler Award winner was the PRCA Rookie of the Year tie down rop ... Read the full article

British actor Jeremy Irons supports 2010 FEI Awards
Distinguished British actor and enthusiastic horseman Jeremy Irons is supporting the 2010 awards organised by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body of horse sport. He is calling on the equestrian community to nominate deserving individuals before the 30 August deadline. Irons, whose acting career spans theatre, TV and cinema, is well known for his roles in films such as The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981 ... Read the full article

Phelps Media Group Sponsors Jennifer Wood in Disney Marathon
Wellington, FL – January 4, 2006- Phelps Media Group, Inc. International, an equestrian related public relations firm based in Wellington, Florida, is proudly sponsoring Jennifer Wood in the Disney marathon on January 8, 2006. The PMG staff will cheer for Wood during the 26 mile marathon, which serpentines throughout the amusement parks of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Wood, a PMG writer and photographer, chose to train and participate i ... Read the full article

Ireland Wins Belgian Nations' Cup
The Irish show jumping produced its most convincing win of the 2007 season at Lummen, Belgium on June 29, 2007, when defeating 11 other teams to take the FEI Nations’ Cup, its fourth victory in the current series.Ireland’s performance at Lummen yielded four first round clears, and a total of two double clear rounds from Cian O’Connor on Irish Independent Echo Beach and Army rider Lt. Shane Carey, on River Foyle. Conor Swail on Rivaal jumped the f ... Read the full article

Hollywood Superstar Michael Douglas supports FEI Awards
Multiple award-winning actor and producer and United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas has lent his support to the FEI Awards 2011 by highlighting their significance and calling on the worldwide equestrian community to make nominations. Commenting on the FEI awards, which reward the horses, men, women and youngsters who have contributed to the progress and excellence of equestrian sport, Douglas said: “The FEI Awards provide a pl ... Read the full article

Halloween with Horses Fall Festival Returns October 16
Parker, CO---Halloween with Horses, Powered by Radio Disney, held at The Colorado Horse Park, returns October 16, 2010. The fall festival offers more fun than ever before, including horse entertainment and favorites such as the Stable of Terror and the horse costume contest. The only fall festival of its kind, Halloween with Horses, Powered by Radio Disney, features a day of fun for the whole family, and has become one of the largest one-day eve ... Read the full article

Sparta Books to Host Storytime & Signing with Local Children’s Horse Author
SPARTA, NJ (March 2, 2010)- On Saturday, March 20, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., local author Diana Tuorto will sign copies and read from her three children’s novels at Sparta Books (41 Theatre Center, Sparta, NJ). Tuorto’s books are told from horses’ points of view and are appropriate for ages 8-14 and up. Proceeds from the signing will be divided among the following horse rescues and charities: · Mylestone ... Read the full article

Emmy-Winning Actor Hank Azaria Appears on Raceday
ELMONT, N.Y. – Hank Azaria, a four-time Emmy Award-winning actor, made a guest appearance on Tuesday’s episode of “The NYRA Network Presents Raceday,” the dark-day broadcast of The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA). In between races at Churchill Downs, Finger Lakes, Atlantic City Race Course, and other venues, Azaria sat down with “Raceday” hosts John Imbriale and Ernie Munick and discussed his acting a ... Read the full article

Program on Equine Intelligence to Air on RFD-TV
Just how smart is a horse, anyway? While much research has been done on horses, hardly any has been on "horse smarts," or equine intelligence. Fascinating discoveries will be made with the airing of a program on RFD-TV, on Jan. 16, 17 and 21, 2007. The program, "The Horse Show" with Rick Lamb, is broadcast on Dish Network, Direct TV, Mediacom and National Cable. Tune in to see horses identify colors, pick out letters, numbers--even play cards ... Read the full article

Show Off Your Creativity and Win $1,000 at Halloween with Horses
Parker, CO--Since its inception, the Horse Costume Contest has been one of the highlights at The Colorado Horse Park's Halloween with Horses Powered by Radio Disney family fall festival. Over the years, horses have been dressed as pirate ships, crayon boxes, skeletons and more! There seems to be no limit to the creativity and fun. Not only can contestants win great prizes and show off their incredible costumes, they are also part of one of Dougl ... Read the full article

Appaloosa Horse Club Hosts Book Signing for Author of I See Spots
MOSCOW, Idaho— The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) is proud to host author of I See Spots at the 61st National Appaloosa Show & 2008 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show!I See Spots, by first time author, Kathy Rose, is a story about learning how to deal with life's lessons, such as love, disappointment, even death, yet remaining optimistic through the tough times. The main characters receive help with these experiences from some very special Appa ... Read the full article

Hollywood star endorses 2010 FEI Awards
American actor and director Robert Duvall has given his support to the annual awards organised by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body of horse sport. The FEI launched the “Oscars of the equestrian world” last year to reward outstanding dedication to horse sport in five categories. Calls for nominations for the 2010 awards opened on July 16. Hollywood legend Duvall is best-known for his roles ... Read the full article

Bestselling Author And Dressage Rider Tami Hoag To Headline South Carolina Book And Author Event
Wellington, FL (October 26, 2011) – Writer and rider Tami Hoag will be putting down the reins for a few days to head to Charleston, South Carolina, where the New York Times bestselling author will be featured as the headline speaker for the South Carolina Book and Author Event, an annual celebration of reading taking place at the Charleston Marriott. Hoag’s latest novel Secrets To The Grave is being released in paperback for the first ... Read the full article

 

 

 

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