Saturday, 12 December 2009

2010 Radio Show Episode 67 - The AQHA and the International Equestrian Festival


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Today we have a variety of guests and topics all about the Alltech 2010 World Equestrian Games. We take a look at USEF Showcase at AQHA World Championship Show, the International Equestrian Festival 2010 and the recent FEI medications ruling. Listen in....

2010 Radio Show Episode 67 - The AQHA and the International Equestrian Festival:

  • Hosts: Samantha Clark and Glenn the Geek

  • Guest: Thank you to Fran Jurga for joining us to explain the FEI medications ruling. You can read Fran's articles on this subject at the Jurga Report.

  • Guest: It is always fun to have Joanie Morris, the USEF High Performance Marketing Communications Manager, on the show. She filled us in on the USEF as it highlighted its new National Affiliation with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) during a presentation of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) disciplines at the AQHA World Championship Show. Read more... Visit Club Equestrian today.

  • Guest: Kimberly Brown joined us to give us an update on the International Equestrian Festival 2010 to be held at the Lexington Convention Center during the 2010 WEG. Sounds like a fun event, we can't wait!

  • News: Well, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has released its list of dressage officials for the WEG, and Gribbons's name is on it! She is indeed listed as president of the ground jury, meaning that she will be the head judge at "C." Is it a done deal? Has Gribbons turned down the chef position for sure? I'll let you know as soon as I hear it from the horse's mouth, if you'll pardon the expression. Read more from

  • News: Sweden's Tomas Eriksson beat Boyd Exell on home soil by winning the third leg of the FEI World Cup Driving in Stockholm, Sweden. Exell, who has won the previous World Cup competitions in Hannover and Stuttgart, was last to go in the World Cup competition in Sweden's capital city, but knocked three balls down and came fifth. Switzerland's Werner Ulrich ended the second place, followed by his compatriot Daniel Würgler. Read more...

  • News: Kentucky's bourbon distillers are seeking a change in state law to promote more sampling of their whiskey. The change would make it easier for distillers to set up sampling booths at conventions, conferences, liquor stores, restaurants and special events, said Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distillers' Association. Learn more at

  • News: Contributing travel writer Patti Nickell has written her first book, about one of the great passions of Central Kentucky: horses. In Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky (Eclipse Press), Nickell explores the gamut of equine travel opportunities in the Bluegrass State. In 256 pages, Nickell, who spent a year researching and writing the book, covers the history of the horse in Kentucky, goes inside the region's famous horse farms and visits the state's racetracks. On a more practical level, the book details information about visiting farms and tracks and lists a wide variety of horse-related attractions throughout the state. Horse Lover's Guide includes chapters on Nickell's picks for where to stay and eat when visiting Kentucky's cities. Buy this great book using this link:

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