Saturday Links from Tipperary

Carrots from adoring fans! Photo via Charlotte Collier on Instagram. Carrots from adoring fans! Photo via Charlotte Collier on Instagram.

As soon as I flip the calendar from February to March, my brain immediately goes into horse show planning mode. During the winter I don’t dare let myself think too seriously about an upcoming show season schedule for fear that it will make the cold months feel that much longer. But once March rolls around I tell myself that it’s completely permissible to start marking up my calendar with every event that I think I might want to hit.

Up here in Area I I’ll still have to wait until the end of April for the recognized events to start, so I’ll have to wait a while longer still to actually leave the start box, but I do love putting pen to paper and scheming about the spring and summer months. It’s funny how just getting through February makes the upcoming season that much more tangible!

U.S. Weekend Action:

Full Gallop March H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Live Scores]

Rocking Horse Winter III H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Sporting Days H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Live Scores]

Twin Rivers Winter H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

Saturday Links:

USEA Intercollegiate Championship Returns to Virginia Horse Trials in May

Can Sport Horse and Racehorse Practice Be Ethical?

The Importance of Riding in a Stretching Position

Fearful of a Runway? Gallop to Confidence: Tips for Improving your Galloping Experience

Balancing the Horse: A Closer Look at Posture, Part I and Part II

Best of Blogs: Riding and the ‘R-Factor’

Saturday Video:

Take a ride around yesterday’s Intermediate XC course at Rocking Horse with Lainey Asker and Flagmount’s Spartan:

 

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