Susan Ujka

About Susan Ujka

Susan Ujka works as a photojournalist so that she can pay for her life love of horses and equestrian sports. Her current equine partner is a 17 hand Percheron-Paint X named Calvin Klein who loves to jump high and gallop fast, much to Susan's joy.

January 2015

Sell Your Horse at The Great American Trail Horse Sale

The Great American Trail Horse Sale will be held April 10 and 11, 2015, at the Virginia Horse Center.  (The original date of April 4 and 5 conflicted with Easter Weekend, organizers said.)

This annual auction offers trail horses of all breeds, registered and unregistered, priced for all budgets.

Sale horses and ponies must be four-years-old or older.  Stallions and pregnant mares are NOT accepted.

To submit your horse for the sale, complete the Consignment Contract.  The catalog […]

Equestrian Facility Offered in St. Mary’s County

An 11-acre horse property complete with house, barn, fenced pastures, arena and round pen is available for $695,000 in southern Maryland, about an hour from the Capital Beltway.

Located at 25099 Ingleside Rd. in Hollywood, Md., the property backs to a forest retention area, and is surrounded by farmland.   There are riding trails on the farm and at nearby Greenwell State Park.

The five bedroom, 2.5 bath, 3,382 square-foot home features a screened porch, a main level […]

Advertiser Spotlight: Double L Tack Shop

Double L Tack Shop at Wilson Farms is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2015.  The full-service English and Western tack shop includes:

Show Clothing

Riding Boots

Saddles

Home Decor Items

Horse Care Products

Helmets

Breyer Horses

Gift Items

Clearance & Consignment items

Boot stretching & Hat reshaping

Double L is located at 177 Chapel Green Rd., Fredericksburg, Va. 22405  Phone 540-371-2250. Website: www.doubleltackshop.com/

Firestones Honored by Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

Photo: Left to right: Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands, Bertram Firestone, Diana Firestone, and Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Cyril Clarke. Photo courtesy Elizabeth Lorenzen / CPTV

Bertram and Diana Firestone of Upperville, Va., were recently honored with a Distinguished Service Award from Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.

“Their support of the center’s many programs helped establish a level of excellence in equine medicine recognized around the world,” said Peggy Steinman, who serves […]

East Coast Stock Horse Association 2015 Show Season

The East Coast Stock Horse Association (ECSHA) Second Annual Show Series will feature five events showcasing stock horses of all breeds and their riders.  Contestants qualify for year-end awards by competing in any three 2015 ECSHA shows. 

2015 Shows

May 2 & 3 – Ranch Horse Gathering
June 6 & 7 – Cowboy Showcase
July 4 & 5 – Summer Shootout
September 5 & 6 – Fall Roundup
October 3 & 4 – Double Barrel Showdown

Classes at […]

Advertiser Spotlight: Olde Towne Equine

Olde Towne Equine Veterniary Services in Fredericksburg, Va., provides routine preventative care, including vaccinations, fecals and dentistry, and advanced lameness, neurologic, dermatologic and ophthalmic diagnostics and therapeutics, as well as routine field surgery.
Our Simple Philosophy…
To do everything possible to make your horse happier and healthier while extending his athletic performance and providing excellent service and compassion to you, the owner.

Emergency Service
Emergency services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 540.239.3122 […]

Advertiser Spotlight: Virginia Field Hunters and Merle-Smith Eventing

Virginia Field Hunters and Merle-Smith Eventing is home to Concerto Grosso, the 1998 Imported Holsteiner Stallion approved and licensed by the American Holsteiner Horse Association (AHHA), International Sporthorse Registry / Oldenburg North America (ISR/Old-NA) and Rheinland Pfalz-saar International (RPSI).  The 17-hand bay is by Concerto II (Contender) – Koenigspark xx.
The 2015 stud fee for Concerto Grosso is $1,200. Discounts are available for registered Warmblood, Thoroughbred and Performance mares.  Your foal may be eligible for […]

Advertiser Spotlight: T-Town Tack

T-Town Tack Work & Western Wear is located at 1251 Tappahannock Blvd. in Tappahannock, Va.  The store features:

Horse Tack & Supplies
Western Wear & Boots
Work Boots
Work Clothing

Phone
804-443-4614

Fax
804-443-1945

Hours
Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm
Sat:10am-3pm

Major Credit Cards Accepted

December 2014

Advertiser Spotlight: Affordable Sheds

Affordable Sheds & Garden Products is a retailer of quality built Amish storage buildings, gazebos, playhouses, horse barns and garages at competitive prices.   The family owned business has been in operation since 2002.  They pride themselves on customer service and are committed to 100 percent customer satisfaction.
The display lot located at 11750 Berline Tpke. in Lovettsville, Va., provides customers the opportunity to view the buildings.  All of their structures can be customized to fit your […]

December 2014

Advertiser Spotlight: Wendy Murdoch at 2015 Maryland Horse World Expo

Internationally recognized equestrian instructor and clinician Wendy Murdoch make five presentations at the 2015 Maryland Horse World Expo January 16 – 18 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd., Timonium.

Murdoch is also the author of several books and DVDs, and creator of Ride Like A Natural® and the SURE FOOT Equine Stability Program™.  Her newest book is 40 Five-Minute Jumping Fixes to Improve Your Riding.

The 2015 Maryland Horse World Expo hours are noon to  8 […]