Ellen Rosenberg

Dan Kelly Loves To Work With Thoroughbreds

By at July 31, 2015 | 12:00 am | 1 Comments

Dan Kelly Loves To Work With Thoroughbreds

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Originally from upstate New York, Dan Kelly grew up around horses. Like a lot of kids who love horses but can’t afford them, he had to find a way to support his interest. Since he couldn’t buy well-trained horses, he decided to develop some of his own. This led to Dan Kelly Stables. “Eventually, I got tired of doing everything where it more...

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Oxbridge Academy Offering An Equestrian Team

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Oxbridge Academy Offering An Equestrian Team

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Riding and showing horses is expensive. Some are lucky enough to find ways to afford it, and some only watch and wish. The Oxbridge Academy, a private high school on Military Trail in West Palm Beach, has made the dream of riding and showing possible for its students. “We surveyed our students in June 2014 to find out what athletic offerings more...

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PBCHA Father’s Day Lead Line A Fun Reversal

By at July 3, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

PBCHA Father’s Day Lead Line A Fun Reversal

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Father’s Day was celebrated all over the country on Sunday, June 21. Many people enjoyed a backyard barbecue, a nice dinner out, funny cards or perhaps a special cake. But this Father’s Day, a dozen intrepid dads celebrated (and were celebrated) in a slightly different and unique way. The Palm Beach County Horseman’s Association held its more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Horse Gym USA Treadmills Offers Many Benefits

By at June 26, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Horse Gym USA Treadmills Offers Many Benefits

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Jill Townsend remembers when she moved to Wellington from North Palm Beach in 1985. “They were building the Saddle Trail development. It was all farmland,” she recalled. “We had our pick of the lots. Ours was the fourth house built.” Jill and her family moved in order to be closer to the center of the horse community. She was more...

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Beware: That Summer Sore Could Be Pythium

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Beware: That Summer Sore Could Be Pythium

TALES FROM THE TRAILS I got a call from a friend of mine a while back. Pam LiVecchi owns Desert Rose Ranch in Jupiter, and she was concerned. A boarder’s horse had gotten what looked like a summer sore, but it had rapidly progressed to something much more insidious and horrible. “I never heard of this disease before, but apparently it’s rampant in South more...

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Move Gives Wall Street Farm Growing Room

By at June 12, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Move Gives Wall Street Farm Growing Room

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Heidi and Steve Lengyel make a great team, personally and professionally. Together they own and run Wall Street Farm. Formerly located in Wellington, they moved to new digs in the Equus Equestrian Center on Lyons Road in suburban Boynton Beach last November. Their goal is to provide a safe atmosphere where anyone can walk in and learn to ride, more...

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Ashley Stevenson Finds Homes For Mustangs

By at June 5, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Ashley Stevenson Finds Homes For Mustangs

TALES FROM THE TRAILS It doesn’t look like much at first glance: just another horse property off Collecting Canal Road in Loxahatchee Groves. But look a bit closer and you might see some clues: the taller fences in good repair; the herd of small, shaggy-coated horses that sticks close together; the extra-long, 36-foot Gooseneck trailer. Ashley Stevenson and her more...

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Alissa Kinsey Shows At WEF On A Budget

By at May 29, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Alissa Kinsey Shows At WEF On A Budget

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Showing at the Winter Equestrian Festival and living on a budget. Some might view that as an oxymoron, but Alissa Kinsey is living proof that it can be done well and successfully. Originally from Sayville, Long Island in New York, Alissa grew up riding. “I was practically born on a horse,” she said. “I started riding western when I was more...

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Joe Mangravito Uses A Light Touch On Horses

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Joe Mangravito Uses A Light Touch On Horses

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Joe Mangravito has a simple philosophy: every horse should be trained the way every zebra must be trained. And he should know. In addition to his five dogs and seven horses, Joe owns two zebras. He drove to Texas to get them last July. They were three days old. “You have to get them when they’re babies,” Joe said. “Any older, and more...

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IEA’s Finals Bring Crowds To Jim Brandon

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

IEA’s Finals Bring Crowds To Jim Brandon

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Parking was hard to come by April 24-26 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. Riders, families and well-wishers had traveled from all over the United States to participate in and support the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Hunt Seat Finals. Established in 2002, the IEA provides riding and showing opportunities for students in grades 6 to more...

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