Tuesday News & Notes from Cavalor

Lily Stokes and Russian River won the starter division this weekend at Full Gallop. Photo by Shelby Allen.

It was a soggy Sunday in Aiken this weekend for Full Gallop Farm’s January HT. Despite the weather, it was great to be back and see the hard work that Lara Anderson and her team have implemented! It is a great venue, so if you’re in the area stop by and ride or volunteer. They are still accepting entries and volunteers for their February I HT next week. Learn more on their website.

National Holiday: National Croissant Day

Events Opening This Week: Ocala Winter II Presented by Ocala Ranches (FL, A-3) Copper Meadows Winter H.T. (CA, A-6) Pine Top Spring H.T. (GA, A-3) Live Oak International (FL, A-3) MeadowCreek Park – The Spring Social Event (TX, A-5)

Events Closing This Week: Rocking Horse Winter II H.T. (FL, A-3) Fresno County Horse Park CIC & H.T. (CA, A-6) Paradise Farm H.T. (SC, A-3)

Tuesday News:

The start of the year is a great time to set goals. But you don’t want this year to be another resolution fail. Matt Brown says setting smaller goals throughout the year and having your coach/trainer/friends keep you accountable will help you stay on track. [Goal Setting For a Successful Season with Matt Brown]

Rider fitness is a key component of success in the saddle. But are you covering all your basics? British Eventing breaks it down into four key components to focus: cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance strength, core strength and stability and suppleness. [Four key areas of rider fitness]

The colored poles are good for more than just jumping. Pole work can help improve strength, range of motion and balance.  Horse & Hound shares a few videos to keep the polework interesting. [Watch how to strengthen your horse at home using polework]

Hot on Horse Nation: On Shelley Browning & the Court of Public Opinion: How Do We Move Forward?

Tuesday Video:

 

One of the most classic equestrian fails

Posted by Danielle Moraski on Thursday, January 25, 2018

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