Tuesday News and Notes from Cavalor

Jamie Jennings riding her Mustang, The Mighty Thor, at Carefree Farms' mock One-Day Horse Trials in Phoenix Arizona. Photo by Karen Bjorn Jamie Jennings riding her Mustang, The Mighty Thor, at Carefree Farms' mock One-Day Horse Trials in Phoenix Arizona. Photo by Karen Bjorn

I did it, I broke down and bought $20 worth of Powerball lotto tickets last night. I’ve caught myself drifting off into a vivid daydream while working around the farm since the missed jackpot drawing Saturday. I find myself planning for all the things I would buy, the people and horses I would help, and the places I would go if I won the jackpot.

The only issue is this is the first time I’ve bought a ticket even though I’ve been daydreaming for years. I guess the realization of “you have to play to win” sunk in. So in the event that I do win, the next Fab Freebie will be incredible!

Events Opening Today: Pine Top Advanced, CIC3*,CIC2*, CIC1* & H.T. (GA, A-3),  Three Lakes February Horse Trials at Caudle Ranch (FL, A-3)

Events Closing This Week: Fresno County Horse Park Combined Test (CA, A-6),  Rocking Horse Winter I H.T. (FL, A-3), Full Gallop Farm January H.T (SC, A-3)

Tuesday News and Notes: 

Tack Sale for OTTBs: We all need more tack. OK, well maybe “need” isn’t the whole truth, but we all want more tack. It’s a win to find this tack gently loved for a good price and even better when the proceeds help out a great organization. Sleeping Fox Farm Thoroughbred Rescue is having an online used tack sale that benefits its rescued Thoroughbreds. Take a look, buy a few things and help a horse. [Sleeping Fox Farm Thoroughbred Rescue Tack Sale]

Riding a Prelim Combination: Brittany Kart is the latest pro featured on Between the Flags. She walks us through a preliminary combination featured at Horse Park of New Jersey II Horse Trials. Ride along as Brittany describes how she would ride the same combination several ways depending on terrain and horse. [Between the Flags]

New Eventing Organizer at GMHA: The Green Mountain Horse Association welcomes to its team Shelley Spielman of Aiken, South Carolina, as Eventing Organizer. Shelley will take the reins and lead the teams working on the three sanctioned horse trials that GMHA hosts. Shelley brings with her 26 years of valued experience organizing some of the top events on the east coast. [Green Mountain Horse Association Hires New Eventing Organizer]

Safety for Rent: Are you headed to Ocala? Did you forget your air vest, or do you want to try a Point Two? You’re in luck as Point Two is offering Black Pro Airs for rent for an affordable daily rate. [Point Two Black Pro Air for Rent]

Tuesday Video: SmartPak is back with another instant classic.

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