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Local Riders Earn Certification

The United States Pony Clubs, Inc.

  • 1 November 2020
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Local Riders Earn Certification
Limestone Pony Club announces the certification of Jaelyn Jordan to D2, Ella Klingle to D1, and Logan Klingle to D1 at a testing held on June 14 at Bamboo Brook LLC in Cazenovia, NY. Jaelyn, 12, is the daughter of John and Julie Jordan of East Syracuse, NY. Ella, 12, and Logan, 15, are the children of Glenn Klingle and April Andersen of Richford, NY.

Still stopping traffic on Albany Street…..

Limestone Hunt Club couple celebrates 50th

  • 1 November 2020
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Still stopping traffic on Albany Street…..
Barb and John Anderson, longtime members, benefactors and Master of Hounds for LCH, will enjoy their 50th anniversary on October 25th. Due to COVID restrictions and a work/travel schedule that would exhaust most people decades younger than they are, the Andersons are postponing their celebration until next summer, when they return from their winter business in Florida.

CAMELINA OIL ever heard of it?

By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

  • 15 November 2019
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CAMELINA OIL ever heard of it?
Sometimes your horse will need additional calories to sustain high energy needs for work/performance, or to help with weight gain. In such a case, oil can be safely added to your horse's diet. Horses with metabolic conditions requiring reduction of dietary sugar and starch can also be fed oils to provide extra calories. Start slowly, building up to no more than one cup per day, depending on the intensity of activity.

Staying In Control

By Lynn Palm

  • 15 November 2019
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Staying In Control
Riders frequently ask how to stay in control in new situations. In fact, the most common question I am asked at clinics and featured appearances relates to training and riding outside of the horse’s normal environment. Riders are concerned about losing control and what to do if the horse is disobedient, bucks, or rears. These responses from the horse usually cause the rider to become fearful and apprehensive about getting hurt.

Common Deficits in Safety Knowledge

Instructors Seeking CHA Certification, By Polly Haselton Barger

  • 1 November 2019
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Common Deficits in Safety Knowledge
There are many areas of concern in the equestrian world in terms of safety, but perhaps none so important and far reaching as that of the safety skills of riding instructors. Any deficit in the knowledge of safety rules and procedures on the part of the instructor has an exponential effect as students and clients continue to proceed with ill advised safety protocol in their interactions with horses.

Monroe County 4-H Members NYS Fair Horse Experience

Hippology, Horse Judging, Gymkhana, and more at the 2019 New York State Fair

  • 1 November 2019
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Monroe County 4-H Members NYS Fair Horse Experience
Monroe County 4-H members participated in multiple horse related activities at the 2019 New York State Fair this year. Everyone worked hard, always had a smile, and supported other 4-H youth from across the state while learning and sharing.

A fantastic group of 4-H members represented the Region 2 Horse Program and participated in the Hippology contest at the state fair. They started at 8:00 AM with horse judging and kept going for 5 hours while working together to give oral presentations and take written tests. Topics included anatomy, breeds, knot tying, farrier tools, and more!

Dealing with a Horse that Pins His Ears

By Lynn Palm

  • 1 November 2019
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Dealing with a Horse that Pins His Ears
If you have spent much time in the saddle, chances are you have come across a horse that pins its ears. Whether you are riding such a horse, or you are riding in a group that includes this kind of horse, you know how unpleasant it can be. More importantly, the aggressive, ear-pinning horse can be dangerous.

Who's JEB?

By: Morgan Hulbert

  • 22 March 2019
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Who's JEB?

Growing up on a small Belgian farm in upstate New York, there were many things I looked forward to each year with the horses: logging, trail rides, wagon rides and hooking up the sleigh in the winter.  However, there was one time of the year that was most exciting- foaling season.  As I grew older (and started paying attention to more things), I realized if we had had a stud colt born that year, there was talk of “Jeb”. For the longest time, my younger self always thought that it was a possible name for our foal. But that was definitely not the case. From there, I found out that it was a deadly condition, and the intention was to minimize it, if not erase it, from the Belgian bloodline. But that is where my knowledge ended, so recently I did some digging…

Cornell University Equestrian Team - Region 1 Champions

  • 22 March 2019
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Cornell University Equestrian Team - Region 1 Champions
ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell equestrian team was named the Zone 2 Region 1 Regional Champion at the Regional Show Sunday at the Oxley Equestrian Center. The team earned the distinction based on the points it has collected throughout the entire season.

The Most Important Routine

By Ron Meredith

  • 22 March 2019
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The Most Important Routine
Some time ago I was in a grocery store during a big thunderstorm. The lady in front of me at the cash register line was nervously patting her toddler while saying “don’t be afraid” over and over. I’m sure her intention was to reassure the child (or maybe herself). I’m also sure that the youngster got the message loud and clear that thunderstorms were something scary because they made mom really jumpy and anxious.
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