Author: Pam Gleason

The Aiken Horse is the newspaper of record for the equestrian community in Aiken, South Carolina. If it is about Aiken Horses or the Aiken equestrian life, it is our business! Celebrating our TENTH year of informing and entertaining the Aiken equestrian community.

Jockey Silks Design Contest to Celebrate the 75th Running of the Aiken Trials

Contact: City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism P. O. Box 1177 Aiken, SC 29802 Phone: 803-643-2121 FAX: 803-642-7639 E-Mail: Website: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 17, 2017 The Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame along with the…

The Winter Season is on!

Is everyone ready for a busy winter season? It’s about to crank into high gear with competitive opportunities for horses and riders of many different disciplines. This weekend, January 14-15, will be an active one. First, for the eventers, the…



Stable View Jan 31-Feb 1 Ride times

Augusta Futurity Draws & Scores

The Stable View Aiken Opener (January 14-15)  RESULTS

Highfields Winter I Schedule (Jan 22-23)

Highfields (PSJ) Daily Agendas




The PSJ Show scheduled for this weekend at Highfields has been canceled due to Hurricane Matthew. Highfields does have stalls available for horses being evacuated from the coast. (


The Stable View Oktoberfest Horse Trials ride times are posted. Preliminary and Advanced go on Saturday; Lower divisions on Sunday. Ride times here. General schedule here. Course walk with Boyd Martin at 10:30. Course walk with Captain Mark Phillips at 9:30.

Sarah Eakin to Launch First Novel at The Willcox – Tuesday, July 26

Sarah Eakin, an international author, journalist, PR consultant and former Aiken resident, will launch her debut novel “Wed, White and Blue” at The Willcox from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday July 26. There will be a cash bar in the world-renowned hotel’s lobby. Sarah,…

Backstretch Tour: A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Aiken Training Track

Have you ever wanted to experience what it would be like on the backstretch at the Aiken Training Track?  Now you can discover the magic of training Thoroughbred racehorses with a behind the scenes tour!  The Aiken Training Track and…

Thirty-Five Horses in Aiken Trials, 2016 Edition

The Aiken Trials, Aiken’s day of racing for young Thoroughbreds, will have 35 entrants and six full races this year. This will include three races for 2-year-old maidens, two for 3-year-old maidens, and the featured City of Aiken Trophy for winners,…

Author of Secretariat’s Meadow to appear at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum

Kate Chenery Tweedy, co-author of “Secretariat’s Meadow – The Land, The Family, The Legend” will speak about Secretariat and hold a book signing at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum on Friday, March 18 at beginning at 5:30 pm.  Copies…