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Horseback Riding in Jacksonville FL

Horse Shows in Jacksonville and St Augustine

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Welcome to the equestrian website for Jacksonville, your source for everything about horses in Jacksonville, Amelia Island, and St Augustine. Featuring information about the best horse stables, equine veterinarians, feed & hay stores, and horseback riding lessons.

Horse Shows

Jacksonville horse shows are sponsored by First Coast Classical Dressage, Georgia Florida Rodeo Association, Duval County 4-H, Clay County 4-H, North Florida Arabian Horse Club, North Florida Dressage Association (NFDA), and the St. Johns River Pony Club.

Featuring horse shows and events at Jacksonville Equestrian Center and the Clay County Fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs.

Hotels near the Jacksonville Equestrian Center click here

Jacksonville area horse shows include dressage, hunter jumper, show jumping, western open, team roping, barrel racing, 4-H, Pony Club, and breed shows.

Horse News

Mar 23, 2017
Woah Shamrock! Retired race horse bolts and unseats rider
Nick Bull

Mar 15, 2017
Tuesday Video: Who IS That Handsome Horse??
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Horses have a variety of reactions when they see a mirror for the first time, some are intrigued, others are frightened and others might get aggressive. This horse can't seem to believe his good luck in finding a friend who does everything he does, and the resulting drama of their meeting is pretty adorable.

You can almost see the cogs turning in this fellow's head: "When I step back, HE steps back! When I go over here he disappears!"

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Mar 10, 2017
Safety Tips for Horse-Showing Success
From The American Quarter Horse Journal
Picture an average horse show: spectators in bleachers and folding chairs, babies in strollers, tractors, rakes, shovels, tack and other equipment in aisles. Now add a panicked, loose horse.

Looks pretty dangerous inside your head, doesn't it?

At a horse show, exhibitors and show management must work together to make sure stabling areas are safe for everyone, events coordinator Nancy Easton says.

"Safety is an easy thing to take care of," she says, "if people stay aware and are considerate of everything that's going on around them."

At a horse show, she says, "the horse and exhibitor have a very tight bubble around them. Any noise or movement pushes into their bubble and causes them to react." More info...

Mar 8, 2017
Terrified of towing? Follow this advice to get you from A to B safely
Horse & Hound
For many, the prospect of towing looms over horse owners like a dark cloud. David Murphy Towing, a manufacturer of towbars and trailers, offers this comprehensive safety guide designed to help you reach your end destination without incident and put your mind at rest
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