The Ram Tap T3DE has been canceled
due to insufficient entries. This is a setback for the Classic Series, but one that is overshadowed by the strong success of other T3DE’s, such as Waredaca last fall.
Ashley Adams has withdrawn from The Fork. Ashley has some of the best blog entries of any rider; she is open, straightforward, and honest with her fans. She talks openly about soundness concerns which (shocker) nearly every 4* hopeful is dealing with right now, and she isn’t afraid to let her emotions be known. Ashley’s blog today is a great representation of the problems/emotions/concerns that are racing through the mind of almost everyone entered at Rolex right now.
Dubai is spending insane amounts of money on the racing industry
Rain is threatening the Gatcombe Park Horse Trials, but BE says it’s going ahead as planned
. This is significant because H&H reported that Gatcombe would be Carousel Quest’s first run
back before Rolex, and a cancellation would push that first run incredibly close to Kentucky, if it isn’t already incredibly close.
media: “dressage may best be described as a ‘horse ballet’
” Right, ‘dressage’ is to ‘horse ballet’ as ‘NASCAR’ is to ‘vehicle waltz’.
Good News Friday
: Zenyatta brings joy to autistic child.
News of the Weird
: Firefighters saved two horses from river
after a sex crazed
amorous stallion jumped in the river to save his girlfriend, which, incidentally, sounds a lot like my prom night.