Tuesday News & Notes from Chillax

Photo via Luhmühlen’s Facebook Page.

Things are getting serious! Brush has been installed around the cross country course at Luhmühlen, and that means it’s almost go time. Though I’ve never been, this looks like one of the most magical cross country courses! Peek at a past course at this link, and stay tuned for all the news from Luhmühlen as Jenni heads to Germany.

National Holiday: National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

Events Opening This Week: Stoneleigh-Burnham Summer H.T (MA, A-1) Hunt Club Farms H.T. (VA, A-2) Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials II (NJ, A-2)

Events Closing This Week: Horse Park of New Jersey H.T. I (NJ, A-2) South Farm H.T. (OH, A-8) Groton House Farm H.T. (MA, A-1) Chattahoochee Hills H.T. (GA, A-3)

Tuesday News:

Headlines yesterday shared news that Jonty Evans suffered “a significant brain injury” when he fell at Tattersalls over a week ago. The statement shared that the Irish rider had not regained consciousness since the accident and he remains in stable condition at Beaumont Hospital. Kick on, Jonty! [Jonty Evans suffered ‘a significant brain injury’ in Tattersalls fall]

Dutch horses can now expect more recognition at events around the country. Royal Dutch Warmblood Association of North America (KWPN-NA) announced that they have partnered with the USEA to roll out a new awards program for eventing to include high-score awards for individual events as well as year-end recognition. [KWPN-NA Announces Expansion of Competition and Year-End Awards Programs to Include Eventing]

The Park Equine Kentucky Classique will now hold Beginner Novice and Novice Three-Day divisions. The event, held August 31 – September 1, 2018 is now one of two in the country to offer a BN3D class. Get in on this now! Because the Kentucky Classique will morph into the AECs when they come to Lexington in 2019. [Park Equine Kentucky Classique to Offer Beginner Novice and Novice Three-Day Divisions]

Tuesday Video:

Which product does Olympic medalist Phillip Dutton trust to keep his horses calm and focused at the biggest events in the world? ChillaxLearn more.