--As a quick note from Buck's entry, I'm intrigued by the fact that, according to Buck, PRO advises show organizers on what dressage and show jumping judges to hire: "Another important part of PRO is helping event organizers decide on which officials to hire..." An organization of select riders influencing which judges are hired by competitions seems like it might potentially create a slight conflict of interest.
Lowballing on Valentines Day with Boyd: Not having the all-important Australian accent, I decided to stick to flowers.
This week the Canadian and US training sessions (coaching for the short, long, and developing listed riders) start here in Ocala. Both, interestingly enough, are held at the beautiful Meredyth South Farm, OCET's southern headquarters, with the Canadian sessions starting today, and the US happening later this week. Here are the top eventing and equestrian stories, eh?