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Swiss Supreme Court rejects Norwegian Olympic appeal
The Swiss Supreme Court has rejected the appeal filed by Tony Andre Hansen (NOR) against his disqualification from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The Supreme Court has ordered Mr Hansen to pay costs of CHF 5,000 and legal fees to the FEI of CHF 6,000. Mr Hansen’s horse Camiro tested positive for the prohibited substance Capsaicin during the 2008 Olympic equestrian events in Hong Kong and the rider was provisionally suspended on 21 August ... Read the full article

California Show Jumping Star Hap Hansen Signs with Phelps Media Group
Wellington, FL – April 13 - The Phelps Media Group (PMG), a public relations firm based in Wellington, Florida, is pleased to welcome legendary Californian equestrian Hap Hansen as the newest addition to their roster of clients.Hansen, 52, who resides in Encinitas, California, is one of the most successful and popular show jumping riders in the world. Approaching one hundred career grand prix wins, Hansen is in elite company near the top of the l ... Read the full article

Hap Hansen’s Young Jumpers Dominate at Memorial Day Classic in Los Angeles, ABC Lancelot third in $25,000 Memorial Day Grand Prix
Wellington, Fl – May 31 - Hap Hansen completed a brilliant week at the Memorial Day Classic at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center with an exciting third place finish in the $25,000 Memorial Day Classic Grand Prix on Monday. Partnered with Linda Smith’s ABC Lanzelot, Hansen was one of eight clear and recorded his sixth top twelve finish in a row. Con Caletto, owned by the Signature Farms and ridden by Mandy Goosen, were the Monday winners.On Saturd ... Read the full article

Hap Hansen Stables Enjoy Successful Week at the Showpark Racing Festival
Del Mar, CA – August 1 – It was an excellent week for the Hap Hansen Stables at the Showpark Racing Festival, July 27th through July 31st, 2005, with Hap Hansen and two of his clients coming home with major wins. The Showpark Racing Festival is held at the Del Mar Showpark in Del Mar, California. Hansen won two 1.40m Modified Jumper classes with Darrah Cohn’s Allstar and then followed that up with two out of three wins in the 1.20m Jumpers. One o ... Read the full article

Hap Hansen Stables Complete Successful Two Week Run in Del Mar, California at 60th Anniversary Del Mar National Horse Show and At Ranch and Coast
Encinitas, Ca – May 16 – The Hap Hansen Stables wrapped up two weeks of action in Del Mar, California, with success at both the 60th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show, May 3-8, and at the just completed Ranch and Coast Show, held at Del Mar Showpark this past week. Riding Linda Smith’s ABC Lanzelot, Hansen grabbed a fifth place finish in the $100,000 HBO Grand Prix of Del Mar last Saturday night. “I was the second fastest of the four faults in r ... Read the full article

Hap Hansen Chalks Up Win Number Ninety Seven at $30,000 Merrill Lynch Oaks Blenheim June Classic Grand Prix
Wellington, Fl – June 20 – Hap Hansen’s march toward one hundred career grand prix show jumping victories continued on Sunday, June 19, 2005, as he posted his ninety-seventh career win at the $30,000 Merrill Lynch Oaks Blenheim June Classic Grand Prix. Hansen, who finished fourth in the Sunday Grand Prix last week at the Oaks, not only notched the win this week but totally dominated the San Juan Capistrano event, finishing first, third and fourt ... Read the full article

Burbank, California. “Who is Paul Rohrbach?” asked many people after he posted his first major grand prix win at the $50,000 Los Angeles National Grand Prix. Rohrbach, a professional from Colorado, who runs a successful hunter/jumper training business with partner Corky Shaha, has been steadily posting strong grand prix finishes over the years. After his stellar performance in the grand prix aboard Mary Dunahay’s Shiraz, everyone knew who the tal ... Read the full article

Bay Endurance Horse Vanishes in Hansen Dam Wash, Los Angeles, CA
On Sunday, June 20, 2010, Jacqy Gamble’s life was turned upside down when her beloved horse, Mensche, bolted during an endurance training session in the Hansen Dam Wash. After an intense search spanning 48 hours, including an infrared flyover of the wash, there was no sign of the missing Mensche. Mensche, a 12 year old bay Arabian gelding with four white stocking and a full blaze, measuring 15.2 hands, became missing during a trail ride Ju ... Read the full article

111th Annual Monmouth County Horse Show Jumper Line Up
Freehold, NJ – August 9, 2006 - The 111th Annual Monmouth County Horse Show, held at East Freehold Park, in Freehold, New Jersey, is New Jersey’s longest running and most prestigious equestrian competition. The show, which runs from August 16 through August 20, 2006, will feature top show jumping riders, including three United States Olympians and a member of the Irish Olympic team. Leslie Howard of Westport, Connecticut, Anne Kursinski from Fr ... Read the full article

Easyboot is the Official Hoof Boot of Tevis 2011
EasyCare Inc. announced today a new partnership with the Western States Trail Foundation, the organizing body that oversees the planning and i mplementation of the annual Tevis Cup 100 mile endurance ride. "We're delighted to count EasyCare as a lead sponsor for the 2011 edition of the Western States Trail Ride," said Kathie Perry, President of the WSTF Board. "This meaningful financial support comes at a key time in the year for us. Although we ... Read the full article

Karen Healey Stables Riders Partner with Hap Hansen to Win Memorial Day Classic Equitation Challenge
Burbank, CA- May 31- The Memorial Day Classic Horse Show ended Monday, and the exciting Equitation Challenge was a cap to a great week for Karen Healey Stables. The Memorial Day Classic ran from May 26-30 at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Multiple riders put in excellent performances, but it was Lauren Hester and Tammy Chipko who teamed with Hap Hansen for a thrilling win.Chipko on All That and Hester on Timeless paired with top grand prix ri ... Read the full article

Arielle Kebbel Wins CPHA Horsemanship Medal in her First Show of the Year
The sun over Hansen Dam shone on a packed parking lot and a whole crowd of smiling faces for the fourth in the Verdugo Hills/Lake View show series May 15-16. The momentum has been building in these shows over the year, and this weekend’s large turn-out made for a great weekend of competition. “The weather was perfect for this show weekend, and it was so nice to see so many trailers in the parking lot and a significant increase in the ... Read the full article

Two Professionals are Maui Bound
Pearce Leaps to the Forefront; Dennehy had it all Along Burbank, CA. Jan Pearce and her students have shown that the Tortoise and the Hare approach is the way to win the Langer Equestrian Group’s Trainer Incentive. Although trainers Jenny Davis and Beverly Jovais earned more points at the shows they attended, they missed shows during the season, while Pearce and her students attended every show in the LEG Woodside series. Pearce poured on the ... Read the full article

Good as Gold Equestrian Sportswear Shines Through
Oxford, PA (October 6, 2008) – There are shiny new offerings in Outback Trading’s Fall 2008 Ladies Collection. Designed to target this looking for some extra sparkle in their equestrian-influenced wardrobes, The Good as Gold Jacket and Vest are 24-karat choices.Golden thread adds glimmer to traditional looking yarn-dyed cotton plaid fabric. The Good as Gold jacket and Hooded Vest are perfect stable to street styles that are flattering, fun and fa ... Read the full article

A Very Special Stop for a New Jersey Girl
Freehold, NJ – July 25, 2006 – The 111th Monmouth County Horse Show returns to East Freehold Park in New Jersey on August 16th - 20th, 2006, and exhibitors will see a number of upgrades both in prize money and continued improvements to the facility. The show, first held back in 1895, is one of the nation’s longest running and most prestigious horse shows and will again feature the Ride for Riverview to benefit Riverview Medical Center. Carol Sti ... Read the full article

Swiss Jumping Team Presented with 2008 Olympic Bronze at 50th Anniversary Geneva Show
The Swiss Jumping team of Steve Guerdat, Christina Liebherr, Niklaus Schurtenberger and Pius Schwizer were tonight presented with the 2008 Olympic bronze medal at the International Geneva Horse Show. The medals were presented by Patrick Baumann, IOC member in Switzerland and member of the IOC Executive Board. Other officials involved in the ceremony were John P. Roche, representing the FEI, Isabelle Roch-Pentucci, member of the Swiss Olympic Exe ... Read the full article

2010 Maui Trainer Incentive Competition Heats Up
With the Langer Equestrian Group summer circuits wrapped up, the competition for the LEG Maui Trainer Incentive is hot and heavy. While the winner of one trip was decided when Tasha Visokay won the Memorial Day Classic Equitation Challenge, there are still trips up for grabs at the Woodside, Hansen Dam and Colorado series of shows. Larry Langer, President and CEO of LEG, started the Trainer Incentive to reward the hardest working people in the s ... Read the full article

Al Khali Strikes Late in Bowling Green
ELMONT, N.Y. – After providing his connections with a few anxious moments, Al Khali closed with a rush in the waning strides of the 52nd running of the Grade 2, $150,000 Bowling Green Handicap to prevail on opening day of the Fall Championship Meet at BelmontPark. Al Khali raced in fifth behind cover as pacesetter Strike a Deal ran a half in 49.31 and continued to bide his time while saving ground on the far turn through six furlongs in 1: ... Read the full article

E.A. Mattes Named the Legacy Sponsor of the USEA Gold Cup Series
E.A. Mattes is proud to be named a Legacy Sponsor of the USEA Gold Cup Series. The Gold Cup is a series of eight of the nation’s top horse trials that challenge Advanced level horse and rider combinations from across the country to become the 2009 cumulative Gold Cup Champion.The winner of each Gold Cup Event will be presented with a specially designed and embroidered Mattes Couture Sheepskin Pad specifically for Gold Cup winners. The Gold Cup ... Read the full article

Jacksonville Winter Series Update
Saturday Sitah won the $25,000 Grubb and Ellis Grand Prix of Jacksonville. Sitah is owned by Tolleshunt Horse Farm Inc and shown to win by Kirk Webby. It was a great class and was designed by Pierre Jolicieur.For complete results go to: www.classiccompany.com During the Jacksonville show this week, Katie Young ran a USHJA "Ask the Judges" Clinic. The Clinic was well attended and the judges, Rob Bielefeld, Carl Hansen and Frank Willard told ... Read the full article




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