Tuesday News & Notes from Cavalor

Illustration by Lindsey Kahn Illustration by Lindsey Kahn

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of achievement as you reach a goal or accomplish something positive yet unexpected. As the clinic and show season picks up, what are some of your recent accomplishments that you’d like to share with Eventing Nation? Bragging rights are yours – leave a comment on this article or on our Facebook!

Go Eventing.

Events Opening Today: Groton House Farm H.T. (Massachusetts, A-1), Genesee Valley Hunt H.T. (New York, A-1), Horse Park of New Jersey H.T. (New Jersey, A-2), Inavale Farm HT (Oregon, A-7), Abbe Ranch H.T. (Colorado, A-9)

Events Closing Today: GMHA June Horse Trials (Vermont, A-1), Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club Spring Horse Trials (New York, A-1), Waredaca H.T. (Maryland, A-2), Poplar Place Farm June H.T. (Georgia, A-3), IEA Horse Trials (Indiana, A-8), The Colorado Horse Park Horse Trials (Colorado, A-9)

News and Notes

Mary King to Retire Imperial Cavalier: Check out EN’s report on Mary King’s recent announcement that last weekend’s Badminton was to be 16-year-old Imperial Cavalier’s last three-day event. [EN]

Cavalor Presents an Equine Nutrition Workshop: Join Cavalor founder and Chief Nutritionist Peter Bollen for an evening workshop on equine nutrition and feed digestibility. The workshop will be held at Caballos del Mar in Encinitas, CA on Saturday, May 24. [Cavalor Workshop Info]

Community Outreach at Spruce Meadows: The “Horses Jump to Give a Leg Up” program is set to raise funds and support for charities in southern Alberta that were affected by last year’s floods. Spruce Meadows selected 20 nonprofits to decorate life-size fiberglass horses, which will be displayed during the show season and sold later this year. I can’t wait to see what they look like! [The Chronicle of the Horse]

Looking for More Badminton Thrills & Spills? EN and HorseTalk have you covered! [EN: Best of Badminton Thrills & Spills] [HorseTalk: The Good, the Badminton, & the Ugly]

Ever Wonder How to Properly Pet a Horse? Or a Unicorn? Comedic blogger and illustrator Adam Ellis of Books of Adam fame has outdone himself with a comprehensive illustrated guide to pet your favorite animals. [Buzzfeed]

Video of the Day: Is this horse a genius, or just scratching his butt?

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