Tuesday News & Notes from Cavalor

Photo by Shelby Allen.

When your barn pup decides to be poorly behaved while you’re playing horse holder, you get creative. A rein quickly becomes a leash with optional stopper attachment. Then of course you’re in charge of two creatures, so hang on tight.

National Holiday: National Frozen Yogurt Day

Events Opening This Week: Poplar Place Farm March H.T. (GA, A-3) Carolina International CIC and H.T. (NC, A-2) Stable View Spring H.T. (SC, A-3) Southern Arizona H.T. (AZ, A-10)

Events Closing This Week: Three Lakes February II H.T. at Caudle Ranch (FL, A-3) Pine Top Advanced, CIC2*, CIC1* & H.T. (GA, A-3)

Tuesday News:

Thanks generous financial backing from the USEA, US Equestrian will continue their commitment to deformable fence technology in 2018. Organizers can apply for a grant to receive frangible pins at little to no cost, aiding their compliance with EV140.9 b with requires all oxers at Modified level or above to be pinned with a frangible device. [USEF to Continue Eventing Frangible Technology Grant Program in 2018 with Continued Support from the USEA]

The best way to battle ulcers is to prevent them. While an Omeprazole treatment like Gastroguard is arguably the most effective, even the addition of alfalfa can help by lowering the acidity in the stomach. [Ulcer prevention the key to keeping your competitive horse happy]

Four horses have tested positive for EHV-1 in Ohio this week. Two of the horses raced recently at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino, in Washington, Pennsylvania, and the other two are at the University of Findlay. Horse owners in the area should stay alert to their horses condition, and are advised to check their temperature daily. [Four Ohio Horses Test Positive for EHV-1]

If you’re anything like me, you’ve blindly wandered around a jumper show excited about the schooling opportunity but not sure of much else. Here’s your guide to jumper classes. [What Are All These Show Jumping Classes? Jumper Tables Explained]

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