Monday News and Notes from Fleeceworks

It’s foal season! Beau says he’d like a foal friend, please.

April Fool’s Day is EN’s favorite holiday of the year. We always have fun drumming up fake news to post and yesterday we went all out with several silly stories. How many times were you fooled?

National Holiday: National Fun Day

Major Events: 

Galway Downs CIC & H.T. [Website] [Results] [EN Coverage]

Burnham Market International [Live Results] [EN Coverage]

U.S. Weekend Action:

Morven Park H.T. [Website] [Results]

Rocking Horse Spring H.T. [Website] [Results]

Full Gallop H.T. [Website] [Results]

Texas Rose Horse Park H.T. [Website] [Results]

Monday News and Notes:

Tryon International Equestrian Center needs volunteers! There are many positions available for The Fork Horse Trials this week. Whether you want to serve as a jump judge with a front-row seat for cross-country competition or work behind the scenes, there’s a spot on the team for you! [Volunteer at The Fork at TIEC & WEG Eventing Test Event]

Matt Brown is the incoming Chair of the Professional Horseman’s Council. In a recent letter to the USEA membership, he says a “passion for our sport and a belief that we can evolve into a safer modern sport, while still maintaining our foundational principles” will drive the council to achieve its goals and ensure the future of the sport. Read more about the PHC’s mission. [A Letter from PHC Chair Matt Brown]

We’re loving getting to know college and university eventing teams around the country that bolster the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program. Meet the University of Louisville Eventing Team which competed in its first team challenge last fall. They are hoping to compete for the first time at the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships at Virginia Horse Trials in May! [Cardinals Introduce Eventing to the University of Louisville]

EN is updating our working student listings! If you are looking for a working student, please email the details to [email protected]. Here are two opportunities in Ontario to get us started:

Dasha Ivandaeva (Ontario): Looking for a part-time competition groom with a possibility to become full-time and travel to all the best events on the east coast and winter in Ocala! Young professional three-day event rider with a great string of horses. Looking for someone reliable, happy, self-motivated and knowledgeable. Riding opportunity available for the right person. Located in Palgrave, Ontario. Looking to start in April/May. Contact Dasha at [email protected].

Penny Rowland (Ontario): Full live-in for student and one horse. Horses available to ride and show if no horse. Daily lessons, shipping to shows and coaching there. Contact Penny at [email protected].

Monday Video: The most positive Beginner Novice round ever.

 

We can’t forget a G-stringaling’s GoPro of his very first show bringing home third place AND peeing in his BN dressage test! ‍♀️

Posted by Lainey Ashker on Sunday, April 1, 2018

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