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Practical Horsemanís Training with the Stars: Win a Day with Jim Wofford and Sharon White Contest Winner Announced

Gaithersburg, MD, September 24, 2015 --( Practical Horseman magazine is pleased to announce the winner of the Training with the Stars: Win a Day with Jim Wofford and Sharon White contest. Liza Green, who lives in Dexter, Michigan, was chosen from a group of 10 finalists to receive a day of instruction from Olympic eventing medalist and five-time U.S. National champion Jim Wofford and four-star eventer Sharon White.

The contest, sponsored by Blue Seal, asked entrants to submit a 250-word or less essay detailing why they deserve to win a one-day educational clinic for themselves and nine of their friends at their barn with Jim and Sharon. Ten finalists were selected out of more than 430 unique entries to submit videos of themselves and their horses.

Liza, a pediatric rehabilitation doctor and mother of four daughters, was selected from the finalists based on the strength of both her essay and video. She has competed through Preliminary level and is also bringing along an off-the-track Thoroughbred gelding, who recently completed a Training level three-day event.

In her essay, she emphasized how the clinic would benefit the equestrian community in her area. “In fact, every eventer in southeastern MI, certainly including my 4 girls (talk about the future of eventing!), would benefit from the wisdom of Jimmy Wofford and the talent of Sharon White. This would truly be a gift to my community as a whole and I would be thrilled to be the one to be able to deliver such an amazing opportunity to my peers.”

The 10 finalists will receive a copy of Jim’s book, Modern Gymnastics. This book outlines Jim’s proven system for teaching horses to jump, which will improve any horse’s performance over fences. The book is available for purchase at

For more information on the contest, go to

About Practical Horseman
True to its name, Practical Horseman magazine provides hands-on, instructive articles on riding and training, horse care and competition for riders of all English disciplines. Clearly written, skillfully photographed step-by-step articles bring the expertise of top riders and trainers to the magazine’s goal-oriented readers. Profiles and features create a sense of community, from top professionals to dedicated amateurs. Valuable information also can be found on its web site and its social-media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

About Active Interest Media
One of the world’s largest enthusiast media companies, Active Interest Media publishes leading consumer magazines such as Yoga Journal, Backpacker, SKI, Skiing, Vegetarian Times, Yachts International, Sail, Power & Motoryacht, Black Belt, American Cowboy, Spin to Win Rodeo, Practical Horseman, Dressage Today, EQUUS, Horse&Rider, Log Home Living, Old House Journal, Country’s Best Cabins and more. The company’s five divisions—the Equine Network, Home Group, Healthy Living Group, Marine Group and Outdoor Group—reach more than 40 million people in 85 countries. We also operate websites, B2B businesses, a state-of-the-art video unit, and Warren Miller Entertainment, the most successful outdoor film production company in history. Each of our divisions also runs consumer and trade events, including the world’s largest boat shows and yoga conferences. Active Interest Media’s customers are smart, engaged and loyal, and they look to our brands for trustworthy information and services that will inspire and enable them to enjoy their passions.
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Lindsay Porter
717-303-3790 Ext.1006

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