Cross country in a down coat … it was really that cold! I think I’m still trying to defrost from the weekend in North Carolina. I feel like I may never warm up again. Kudos to the riders and hard working grooms who kept going out there all weekend. I, personally, am very much looking forward to some Southern California sunshine at Galway Downs this weekend.
National Holiday: National Epilepsy Awareness Day
U.S. Weekend Action:
We are relieved to report that Kim Severson’s head and neck scans are all clear following her fall with Cooley Cross Border on CIC3* cross country at Carolina International. Cooley Cross Border was also uninjured in the fall.
Boyd Martin is piloting his first Advanced level homebred. Ray Price wrapped up his second trip around the level this weekend at Carolina. There’s a lot to be excited about this one! [Martin Tackles Carolina International With A Special Homebred]
Speaking of exciting up and comers … The Off The Record Syndicate’s Off The Record has proved himself a promising prospect after winning his Advanced debut this weekend. [Coleman Records a Win in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced at Carolina International]
Education saves lives. This proved again to be true when online training helped many Canadian trainers change their horse management practices to work to prevent colic. [Online course helps combat killer colic in horses]