Saturday Links from Tipperary

Falling off right in front of the judges? TERRIFYING! Photo via Jack Rainwater Jr. on Facebook.

Some barns take holiday decorating VERY seriously and I have mad respect for those that do — especially the ultra-creative ones. These horse skeletons seem to be gaining in popularity and despite their questionable anatomic accuracy (what’s with the ear bones??) I can see why: there’s so much fun you can have with them! I’m patiently awaiting Orchard Hill Equestrian Center’s resident skele-horse to make a reappearance. Shout out to Area I eventer Caroline Teich who had me in stitches last year with her creative dioramas.

National Holiday: I Love Yarn Day

Major Events This Weekend:

Military Boekelo CCIO3*: WebsiteEntriesXC Start TimesLive StreamEN’s Coverage

U.S. Weekend Action:

Hitching Post Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

Maryland at Loch Moy H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Radnor Hunt H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Majestic Oaks H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Paradise Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

Fleur de Leap H.T. [Website] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Las Cruces H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

Your Saturday Links:

Horse Vision Research Leads to New Fence Design to Improve Safety

Applications for the 2018 Essex Horse Trials, Seema Sonnad Junior Rider, and Amy Tryon Young Rider Grants Due October 15!

Stallions, Breeding, and Jog Outfits with Chris Talley and Hannah Salazar of Zaragoza Acres

Welfare Over Winning: Protecting Show Horse Welfare

Flying high! The story behind this brilliant moment captured on camera…

‘No Sense In Rushing’: Espinoza Plans Christmas Return To The Saddle

Touching final tributes to Carl Hester’s first medal-winning horse

Saturday Video: Full video with commentary from Elisa and “Sniper’s” winning Thoroughbred Makeover weekend:

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