MDC Intelligent Stirrups® Gives Riders a Leg Up on the Competition

HorsesDaily® Great Finds

The Virtual Vendor - Watch For this Section to Grow in 2008!

In our travels we meet some great companies bringing fine products and services to the equine world. Join us 'On the Scene' at our virtual Trade show, and support these great companies who do such a great job. Does your company have a product or service of interest to our readers? Read more about about a listing in this section and for our special package offered for 2008. Let's all work together to help our industry to grow by supporting those who support our sport.

MDC Intelligent Stirrups® Gives Riders a Leg Up on the Competition

The MDC Intelligent Stirrup® offers unparallel comfort and safety. This stirrup invites the leg to fall into the correct position eliminating the pain a rider may have after years of riding. It has three preset positions: traditional, 45 degrees or 90 degrees to improve leg, calf and foot position and relieve pressure on the rider’s ankles, knees, hips and back as well as reducing leg pressure.

Professional and amateur riders are quickly catching on to this “intelligent” equipment and find them available in traditional stainless steel and also black powder coating. They come in two designs: the MDC Ultimate Stirrup®, featuring a shock absorbing, hinged foot plate and the MDC Comfort Stirrup® which offers the traditional solid foot plate.

A life-saving benefit of the MDC Intelligent Stirrup® is it “retrievability.” Because of the preset angle, the stirrup does not return to a flush position against the horse’s side when the rider loses a stirrup. Read More.....

Sho Clothes
Whether Shopping On-Line or On the Circuit, or in Wellington - You’ll See That the Difference Really Sho’s
Read more about the Virtual Vendor's newest member!

Sho Clothes dressage boutique is a must-see on the Florida Dressage circuit. But if you do see them on the scene at the shows, you can visit the new Sho Clothes “Sho” room. Owners, Michele Hundt and Grand Prix rider, Betsy Rebar Sell have opened their new store on March 13, 2008. Their new "Sho”room is located at 3220 Fairlane Farms Road, (Taj Mahal building) in Wellington. The shop is in the Fashion District, not far from Polo Gear and Beyond the Barn. This boutique has an extensive inventory of the latest fashions for the show ring and for everyday schooling. Top quality, name brand clothing includes Arista, Cavallo, Essex, Eurofit, Kentucky and Pikeur. For those of you who enjoy the personal service provided by Michele and Betsy, they can continue to service your needs through their website Sho Clothes.com.

* See who's drinking at the Martini Bar at the Grand Opening
* Read more about the Virtual Vendor's newest member!

It's Shipping Time! Jimmy's Your Man When You've Got Your Horse on a Van!

Elite Horse Transport LLC

National and Local Service - 48 States and Canada
Long time horseman James P. Welsh has groomed for some of the top equine athletes in the country, travelling with them to competitons in the United States and Europe. When he developed his shipping business, he knew the needs of his clients from all angles. Welsh and his wife have purchased a lovely farm near the Kentucky Horse Park where they will adding layovers, and layups to their current services.

See what top competitors such as Olympian Michelle Gibson, FEI competitor and farm owner, Tuny Page, and Event Rider Will Faudree have to say...Read More...
Jane Heart Announces The BARBARO™ Collection
With his heart...he inspires ours

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each piece will go to the Fund for Laminitis Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Just in time for springtime Kentucky Derby fever hits, Jane Heart announces the introduction of her original, licensed jewelry designs of the charismatic race horse Barbaro.

In cooperation with Gretchen Jackson, Jane has adapted a favorite picture of Barbaro, looking out of his stall the morning of the Preakness, to an inspirational heart design. “Our powerful heart center is our guide in this world to help us on our path. It aligns us and helps us stay true to ourselves if we listen and follow its messages. As we know, Barbaro had an incredible amount of heart and was destined for greatness with his speed and love of racing. This design, whether we wear it or just look at it, will be an inspirational reminder of the great heart of Barbaro and give us hope and courage.” Read More....

Catching Up with ThinLine Rider Mette Rosencrantz
By Lynndee Kemmet for DressageDaily.com

DressageDaily's Virtual Vendor, ThinLineInc begins a series on some of their featured riders. Stay tuned as this section continues to grow as we work together with Thin Line to focus on some of the talented and hard working riders in the sport of Dressage. Mette Rosencrantz is looking toward a bright future thanks to her stable full of rising stars. The Swedish native, who was twice a member of the Swedish National Dressage Team and was winner of last year’s Las Vegas Invitiational Grand Prix with Basquewille, is setting her sights on a number of big prizes this season – the National Dressage Championships and the Olympics. Read More.....

Horsesdaily Virtual Vendor
Tamara Williamson - FreestylIntroducing e Creator For Dressage

Tamara Williamson has designed freestyles for dressage for some of North America’s best riders, including Jacqueline Brooks, Diane Creech, Evi Strasser, Diane O’Brien and Julie Watchorn. What makes Williamson unique among freestyle designers is that she’s also an accomplished musician and composer with eight albums under her belt and a resume of world tours. Williamson, based in Canada, owns Kurboom. A dressage rider herself, she got her start doing musical freestyles after watching the freestyle competition at the Royal Winter Fair. Read More....

Give the Gift Of DressageTrainingOnLine.com

The weather outside is frightful, but on line your dressage training is delightful! Continue to increase your knowledge base through this exciting and informative website.

Interested in attending the lectures presented at the 2007 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention? You will be able to view all content on DressageTrainingOnline.com very soon. (07/07 MPH) Check out some of the topics covered as DressageDaily was on the scene....

PhelpsPhotos Preserving the Memories and Victories

PhelpsPhotos is the perfect gift of thanks to owners, trainers, friends and family, who have supported you and your equine endeavors this year.

If you competed on the PhelpsPhoto Tour, we most likely have photos of you. Follow us on the road, on the scene and on the net as we pursue our passion for horses. We also have many stock photos of some of your favotite Dressage superstars.

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Check Out Our Vendors, Support Those Who Work Hard for Our Sport By Shopping With Them

* DressageTrainingonLine.com
A comprehensive and international website which allows members to “virtually” train with talent they wouldn’t have access to otherwise. Here is your opportunity to better understand the trainers,judges perspectives as well as care and well being of horses and more. (07/07)
* GumBits
GumBits was conceived and developed by two Atlanta women in a quest to aid in the daily training of their dressage horses. By promoting the salivation process, they eliminated the teeth grinding which often can occur during the intense training of high performance sport horses.(9/07 MPH) Read more..
* Jane Heart
Sterling Silver Charms, Pendants, Crosses and Horse Head Jewelry. Her new Andalusian horse head pendant comes in two versions, and her Diamond Collection adds sparkle to her classic horse heads.We were particularly “charmed” by her charm necklace collection which has a special story about the magical symbolism we share with our horses.(12-07 MPH)Read More...
* Mushroom Matrix
See what top international dressage riders are doing to provide their horses with a way to increase focus by reducing stress, and it's all natural! This could be the Holy grail for horse health, and works for people and pets too. Read more...
* New! JaneSavoie.com
Visit JaneSavoie.com To Get "That Winning Feeling
Instruction, Coaching, Seminars, Clinics, Books, DVDs, Video and Audio Tapes - Jane Savoie has coached at 3 Olympic Games—Atlanta (1996), Sydney (2000) and Athens (2004). She was the reserve rider for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona and is an internationally renowned motivational speaker and author. No matter where you live or at what level you’re riding, you can learn more about how Jane can help YOU. (12/07 MPH) Read More...
* skincareforriders.com
This stuff really works! The typical horsewoman ignores her own needs while her horse has monthly pedicures, regular visits to the dentist, nutritionist, chiropractor etc. Don't you think it's about time you take care o your own needs, for all you take out on your skin? Turn back the clock! If you thought it was too late to start caring for your skin allow us to show you how we can help.
* New! Tamara Williamson - Freestyle Creator For Dressage
Tamara Williamson has designed freestyles for dressage for some of North America’s best riders, including Jacqueline Brooks, Diane Creech, Evi Strasser, Diane O’Brien and Julie Watchorn. What makes Williamson unique among freestyle designers is that she’s also an accomplished musician and composer with eight albums under her belt and a resume of world tours. Williamson, based in Canada, owns Kurboom. A dressage rider herself, she got her start doing musical freestyles after watching the freestyle competition at the Royal Winter Fair.
* New! ThinLineInc.com
ThinLine, Inc makers of the revolutionary ThinLine saddle pads and riding accessories announced their sponsorship of International dressage trainer and competitor, Betsy Steiner. American World Championship team member, Betsy Steiner is one of the country’s most respected trainers and competitors. (12/07 LK) Read More....
* The Winning Edge An educational DVD Series - A New Concept in Dressage Education for Riders, Trainers and Judges - USEF Senior Licensed Dressage Judge Betsey Berrey, and Chris Hickey, a USDF Gold Medalist and well-known competitor and trainer have partnered to develop an exciting new concept in dressage education for riders, trainers and judges.(6/06 MPH)

Real Estate

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Real Estate Rental

Live in Luxury on the Intercoastal in Palm Beach - Have the best of both worlds just 30 minutes from the Wellington hubbub. A gorgeous brand new 2500 square foot rental has just become available overlooking the Palm Beach Country Club on the Intercoastal waterway.

Fully furnished with a designer look "to die for" views in a brand new low rise complex. A huge balcony (15x10) offers your own personal view of the mega yachts docked for the season from Bermuda and other ports of call. Read more and check out the slide show!!!
* Longfield Stables at Palmetto Bluffs - A world class equestrian facility is set to open this spring in the heart of the South Carolina "Low Country", a magical and idyllic location between Savannah, Georgia and Hilton Head Island, at Palmetto Bluff Resort and Spa in Bluffton, South Carolina. HorsesDaily was invited by Longfield Stables manager, Melissa Vanacore to visit and experience this one of a kind property. Read More....
* Matt Johnson - Equestrian and Estate Home Specialist
Just on the market, Royal Viking Farm has been a training center for many trainers over the years, and is now available for sale at a great price. Located in a dressage oasis and perfectly situated in the gated community of White Fences this equestrian property encompasses 6.7 acres near the Equestrian Estates Show Grounds.

“We used the DressageDaily.com and HorsesDaily.com websites to help launch our Mushroom Matrix line of products in early 2007,” said Keith Manfred, vice president of Mushroom Matrix, Inc. “Mary Phelps-Hathaway has not only assisted us in creating a brand in her disciplines, but her hands-on introduction to many influential people in the world of dressage and the information exchange she has provided has proved very valuable. Mary and her companies have treated us as family in the tough world of advertising. I highly recommend her services to any company seeking to hit a target market. Read more....

 




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