Month: June 2014

Palace Malice Freshened For 4-Race Schedule

UPDATE FROM COT CAMPBELL, PRESIDENT OF DOGWOOD STABLE Palace Malice is being freshened at this point.  He moved to Todd Pletcher’s Saratoga barn on Tuesday, after working a very easy half-mile in :50 4/5 at Belmont Park. Tentatively, he has four…

Equine Etiquette: The P’s and Q’s of Buying a Horse

  By Ragan Morehouse-Labuschagne At some point in time, most riders think about acquiring, upgrading, or replacing a horse.  Many references exist to help buyers negotiate the complicated process of finding a suitable mount.  However, the etiquette of the process…

Aiken Equestrian Events, June 13-15, 2014

The recent rains have brought us a reprieve from the heat. Soft ground and cooler temps have primed Aiken for a wonderful weekend to enjoy the last of the spring polo…or eventing, driving, dressage shows and even a recognized horse trial.  As always,…

Aiken Equestrian Events, June 6-8, 2014

It’s another action-packed weekend for equine enthusiasts in Aiken. Although it is hard to eclipse the excitement of California Chrome’s bid for the Triple Crown on Saturday afternoon, there are some pretty interesting things happening locally, too. What’s going on in Aiken equestrian events?…