Month: February 2015

End of February Aiken Equestrian Events

It has been another big week in the Aiken horse world and there is an active weekend of Aiken equestrian events coming up. Last weekend, there was a schooling event at Jumping Branch Farm, (click for results) as well as the…

Cross-Country Schooling in Aiken

Cross Country Schooling in Aiken -Paradise Farm

There are so many event riders and trainers in Aiken over the winter. Little wonder, with all the competing and schooling opportunities, along with our (relatively!) mild winter weather. In the February-March issue of The Aiken Horse, we published an article…


Full Gallop March 7 Dressage & CT
 Full Gallop March 8 ride times.
Sporting Days Feb 28-Mar 1 Results
Full Gallop Farm Feb 25 Results
Pine Top Farm Advanced Feb 22 Results
Jumping Branch Farm Feb 22 Results
March Madness Feb-Mar Daily Agenda

USC Aiken Polo Holds Match

USC Aiken Polo Match

The University of South Carolina Aiken Women’s Polo Team is holding its second ever home game this weekend. The match will be on Saturday, February 21 at 12 pm in Dennis and Janice Freeland’s new outdoor polo arena on Camp Rawls Road in…

Weekend Eventing Info: Feb 20-23

Eventing Aiken: Feb 22-23 Upper Level riders are across the river in Thomson Georgia to compete at Pine Top Advanced this weekend. The schedule has been altered several times because of the unusually cold weather. Advanced divisions have their dressage…

Aiken Equestrian Events, Feb 17-22

Aiken Equestrian Events

Aiken Equestrian Events There’s another big week coming up on the Aiken Horse Calendar, especially if you are an eventing enthusiast. There are activities and competitions for riders of all levels, from combined training competitions to jumping derbies, horse trials,…

Paradise Farm Results, Feb 13-15

Paradise Farm February Event: Cross country jumping

It was a sunny, cold and beautiful weekend for the horse trials at Paradise Farm. The event ran over the weekend and was actually separated into two different competitions. The first horse trial, held on Friday, featured many of Aiken’s…

William Fox-Pitt Impresses in Aiken

William Fox-Pitt discussing cross country riding with Kate Brown

By Sarah Eakin Aiken’s winter eventing crowd were in for a rare treat this week with the arrival of the world’s number one event rider, Britain’s William Fox-Pitt, who flew in for a two-day clinic at Stable Valley Farm. Some…

Full Gallop Results, Feb 12, 2015

Full Gallop Horse Trials

Full Gallop results from the schooling horse trials today are in! Click here for more.

Palace Malice Leaves Aiken

Palace Malice Training

After almost three months in winter quarters in Dogwood Stable’s Aiken, South Carolina barn, Palace Malice leaves Thursday night and will arrive with his trainer Todd Pletcher at Palm Beach Downs Friday morning. The five-year-old son of Curlin-Palace Rumor, now owned jointly by Three…