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.

Polo For Patriots Teams Set

The teams are set for the Polo for Patriots benefit match to be held on Aiken Polo Club’s Whitney Field this Saturday, September 26. The teams are being sponsored by TakoSushi, the popular downtown Aiken eatery, and The Eye Guys…


Polo players

Action in the USPA National Copper Cup 12 Goal.

Stableview Ride Times, Sept 26

Stableview Live Scoring (available Saturday)

USPA National Copper Cup Results

New Bridge Copa de Plata Results
(Sept 23: Will Power def Blackberg Ranch 9-8 OT)
(Sept 23: Las Vinas def Winfield/Karna 6-5)

USPA Governor’s Cup Results

Polo for Patriots tickets Sept 26

USEA American Eventing Championship, Tyler, TX Sept 24-27; Scores & Results

Paradise Farm Oct 4 Horse & Dog Show Entry 

Paradise Farm Oct 10 Horse Trials Entry

USPA Copper Cup Begins

Copper Cup Polo Game

The USPA National Copper Cup 12 Goal tournament is under way at Aiken Polo Club. This tournament, one of the most prestigious in the country, is Aiken Polo Club’s marquee event for the year, featuring  hotly contested matches, skillful horsemanship,…


Hope Scores at Polo

Hope Arellano shows them how it’s done.

Check here for polo and eventing schedules and scores:
**New Bridge Copa de Plata Schedule Sept 17- Oct 4

**National Copper Cup 12-Goal Schedule

(Sept 17: Copper Cup: Kenny Ray Personal Fitness def Aiken Saddlery, 14-10)
(Sept 20: Crestview def Kanny Ray Personal Fitness 15-10)
(Sept 22: Skaneatles def Aiken Saddlery 13-12)
**USPA Governor’s Cup 6 Goal Schedule
(Sept 16: Karna def Pony Up, 8-7)
(Sept 22: Karna def Merrill Lynch 8-4)
**Stableview Sept 26-27 Entry Status


Aiken Fall Festival Mini Prix

Christina Jason Races to the Win Story & Photography by Pam Gleason Aiken Fall Festival, Saturday, September 5, Aiken SC: When Christina Jason rode into the ring at Bruce’s Field for the jump-off in the $15,000 Fenwick Equestrian Mini Prix,…

Big Plans at Bruce’s Field

Bruce’s Field opens this Fall by Pam Gleason If you drive down Powder House Road this August, you will see something exciting: the stables have gone up at Bruce’s Field, Aiken’s newest equestrian showplace. Bruce’s Field, owned by the Aiken…

Thoroughbreds For All

Saratoga Puts Heart in its Work by LA Pomeroy, Photography by Megan Stapley Possibly the only thing bigger than the noble heart of a Thoroughbred racehorse is the degree of heart – and soul – that Steuart Pittman and his…

Remembering Will Tankard

The Polo Community Mourns by Pam Gleason, photography by Gary Knoll The polo community in Aiken and beyond is mourning the loss of William Tyler Tankard. Will, 31, died in a motor vehicle accident on July 30 along with his…