Tuesday News & Notes from Chillax

Footing improvements going in at the Horse Park of New Jersey. Photo by Marilyn Payne.

We are happy to report that the arenas at the Horse Park of New Jersey are getting a major facelift! It has been a long road to this point as the park receives no funding from the state, but the board was able to take major initiatives last year thanks to generous donations to get the renovations going. They are still accepting donations if you’d like to help. Click here for more information.

National Holiday: National Dentist Day

What’s On Today:

$15,000 Ocala Horse Properties Eventing Prix Invitational at 2 p.m. EST [Order of Go] [Live Scores] [Live Stream]

Events Opening This Week: Longleaf Pine H.T. (NC, A-2) River Glen Spring H.T. (TN, A-3) Holly Hill Spring H.T. (LA, A-5) Plantation Field April Horse Trials (PA, A-2) Sporting Days Farm H.T. III (SC, A-3) St. Johns H.T. (AZ, A-10)

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

Tuesday News:

Cutting a few words from your vocabulary could be the key to managing the mental part of your riding. Words like “can’t” and “hate” are easily identified as negative, but don’t forget about the sneaky ones like “think,” “try,” “hope,” and “not.” Positive thoughts can have a lot of power! [Daniel Stewart’s Tip of the Month: Am – Am Not]

Poplar Place Farm is sporting a new look and feel with its new owners. They’ve got a new cross country track and jumps, refurbished all weather footing, updated stabling, a brand new show jumping course and more. Beginner Novice through Preliminary/Training plus Starter levels offered. Today is the closing date for the March 24-25 Horse Trials! [Omnibus]

Best of Blogs: $900 Facebook Pony’s EQ3 helmets and MIPS Technology

Hot on Horse Nation: 17 Random Things Readers’ Horses Spook At

Sunday Video: So fun to see Ecko out again!

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

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