Featuring American Farriers

Chuck Zimmerman

July 8-14 is National Farriers Week and American Farriers Journal wants to feature farriers via their social media channels. So get your camera or smartphone out and send ’em a photo/story! As mentioned, this year, American Farriers Journal is going to spotlight farriers based on your feedback. From now until July 1, we encourage horse owners to submit pictures of …

Ag Groups, Horses

Reining Lesson Couresy of John Deere At WEG

Chuck Zimmerman

Visitors to The John Deere Place at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are treated to scheduled reining demonstrations each day. This week the media had their own opportunity that included being able to sign up to try it yourself. Although I do enjoy riding occasionally I stayed on the ground with my camera and took a picture of Sarah …

Audio, Horses, International, John Deere, Media

Full Line of John Deere Equipment on Display at WEG

Chuck Zimmerman

You might think that an equipment company exhibiting at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games would only display equipment to use on horse farms. You might think wrong. In fact, WEG sponsor, John Deere, is displaying their full line of equipment from consumer to ag to commercial. Earlier this week I spoke with Barry Nelson, Manager, Media Relations, about what …

Agribusiness, Audio, Horses, John Deere

Alltech Café Citadelle Helping Haitians

Chuck Zimmerman

If you’re a coffee lover and want to support a good cause then consider Alltech Café Citadelle. I bought two pounds at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games where Carlos Ronchi was pouring for attendees. Carlos says that a cooperative in Haiti is producing the coffee and they’re re-building after the devastating earthquake earlier this year. Attendees at the WEG …

Alltech, Audio, Horses, International

Reining Demonstration and Explanation

Chuck Zimmerman

The media attending the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games were treated to a private reception with John Deere that included a reining demonstration. Our guide was Casey Deary, Deary Performance Horses, and you can see a portion of his presentation in the video. We had representatives of several horse organizations with us too. John Deere has a great relationship with …

Agribusiness, Audio, Horses, John Deere, Video

Enjoying The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Chuck Zimmerman

The Olympics of horse sports, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, is off to a great start in Lexington, KY and I’m enjoying every minute of my stay here courtesy of John Deere. These Games have been in the planning stages for years and during that time I’ve spoken with title sponsor owner, Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech, several times. I …

Alltech, Audio, Horses, ZimmCast

John Deere Presents Reining

Chuck Zimmerman

This is what it’s all about at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Horses. Well not just horses but . . . My sponsor, John Deere is a major sponsor of the games and they are the sponsor of the Reining World Championship. Besides their pavilion they also have a reining demonstration arena set up and I just happened to …

Alltech, Horses, John Deere

Opening Ceremonies For Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games opening ceremony had abundant pageantry. We had dancers of all kinds and lots of music and lots of horses. And of course we had the parade of countries and athletes who will be competing. As i write this post my photo album is updating with this evening’s photos. We moved from bright light …

Alltech, Audio, Horses, John Deere