Category Archives: Throughbred Racing

Mike Smith and Justify Carry American Equus to Flawless Triple Crown Victory

Justify 2018 Belmont

Gilbert, AZ – June 14, 2018 – American Equus rode into history with longtime sponsored rider Mike Smith as he and Justify swept the 150th Belmont Stakes on Saturday, making them only the 13th horse and rider pair to win the coveted Triple Crown. A crowd of 90,000 cheering fans, as well as millions of […]

Mike Smith Wins the 143th Preakness Stakes Wearing American Equus Thoroughbred Racing Irons

MS-Justify-PreaknessWinnerCircle-2018

Gilbert, AZ. – May, 23, 2018 – American Equus Chosen Rider Mike Smith raced to victory at the 143th Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico race track on Saturday, May 19. Riding atop race favorite, Justify, trained by Bob Baffert, Smith chose to take on the muddy conditions of the track wearing American Equus Thoroughbred Racing […]

American Equus Sweeps Kentucky Derby with Mike Smith and Justify

Smith Wins on Justify

Gilbert, AZ – May 9, 2018 – The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve took place Saturday, May 5, at Churchill Downs. Twenty of the worlds most talented three-year-old race horses vied for the $2,192,000 prize and a leg up in this year’s hunt for the next Triple Crown winner. Race […]

American Equus Unveils New Bespoke Farrier Shoeing Tool Box

Bespoke Farrier Shoeing Toolbox

Gilbert – AZ – March 8, 2018 – American Equus is pleased to be adding to their outstanding line up of products for farriers by offering an update on the traditional Farrier Shoeing Box. This box excels as a functional, durable, and eye-catching tool for the modern professional farrier. Like all other American Equus products, […]

American Equus Chosen Riders Sweep Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Florent Geroux

Hallandale, Fla. – Jan. 29, 2018 – The Pegasus World Cup Invitational, better known as the richest horse race in the world, took center stage in Miami, Fl. during the last weekend in January. With $16 million in available prize money, the race saw 12 of racing most competitive international contenders lay out their best […]

American Equus Available Coast to Coast For Competitive Winter Equestrian Season

American Equus Elite Irons

Wellington, FL – Jan 18, 2018 – American Equus stirrups and spurs are now available for purchase through several fine retailers from the east coast to the west. For those participating at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), the most prestigious equestrian event to take place in South Florida, American Equus products are now available in […]

American Equus Monobloc Horseshoes Available with Wellington Retailers

Monobloc Sport Horseshoes are available in Wellington, Fla. at Visby's and Palm Beach Farrier Supply

Wellington, Fla – Dec 14, 2017 – American Equus is eager to announce that farriers and their customers will now have easier access to their innovative Monobloc horseshoes with the help of two new retailers located in Wellington, FL. Instead of worrying about shipping and suffering the wait times, farriers traveling to the winter equestrian […]

American Equus Offers Limited Edition 24 Karat Gold Spurs

Quick X Interchangeable Spurs 24 Carat Gold

Gilbert, Ariz. – Nov. 30, 2017 – American Equus is pleased to offer limited edition 24-Carat Gold Quik-X English Spurs. With unparalleled luxury and craftsmanship, our Quik-X Spurs are CNC Milled from solid 6061 Billet Aluminum, then hand-polished to a mirror-like surface and finally finished with 24 carat Gold plating. Just like the original design, […]

American Equus Riders Dominate 2017 Breeders’ Cup Leaderboards

Del Mar, Calif. – Nov. 7, 2017 – The past weekend saw the running of the 34th annual Breeders’ Cup World Championships, one of the most prestigious events in horse racing. American Equus was on hand to support the more than 10-jockeys who participate in their Chosen Rider program, that competed in some of the […]

American Equus Supports A Full Line Up of Jockeys at the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Weekend

Mike Smith

Del Mar, Ca. – Nov. 2, 2017 – The first weekend of November will host some of the greatest racehorses in the world in sunny California for the annual Breeders’ Cup weekend. Held for the first time at Del Mar Racetrack, the weekend will feature some of the richest purses in American racing and be […]