We’ve all been there. You’re desperately clucking, jumping and throwing anything in sight in an effort to coax your horse’s ears forward. “Just put them forward for one second for one stinking picture!” you say in despair. Mostly, they just completely ignore us, but sometimes, like in Denya Massey’s case, you receive an epic eye roll at your feeble attempts.
National Holiday: National Bathtub Party Day… oh my.
Del Mar Eventing, which puts on shows at Galway Downs, Woodside and Copper Meadows is looking for an Event Secretary! Robert Kellerhouse has put out a call in search of someone passionate about the sport to fill this role. This is a full time position in Temecula, California. Perfect for someone organized and detailed looking to dive into the sport head first. [Del Mar Eventing Now Accepting Applications for Event Secretary]
The FEI World #3 Gemma Tattersall is coming to Florida! January 16th and 17th, Novice through Advanced riders can learn from the 2017 Event Rider Masters Champion. Day one will be show jumping at Notting Hill Stables, in Reddick, FL, and day two will be cross country at Horsepower Equestrian in Ocala, FL. $475 for the two day clinic and $275 for semi private lessons on Jan. 18. Spots filling quickly, so enter ASAP by emailing Justine Dutton. [Email Justine]
The USEA Future Event Horse Program is growing. For years they have offered championships on each coast, but now they’ve added an additional championship to make competition more accessible for central-US eventers. The central championship will be hosted at Texas Rose Horse Park. [USEA FEH Program Offering Central Championship In 2018]
Tuesday Video: Boyd Exell excels at eventing’s sister sport, combined driving at the Stockholm International Horse Show.