Volunteers come in all shapes, sizes and, erm, species! The Carolina Horse Park had the fluffiest volunteers this weekend at the Southern Pines H.T.
National Holiday: National Good Samaritan Day
Events Closing This Week: Morven Park Spring H.T. (VA, A-2) Texas Rose Horse Park H.T. (TX, A-5) Rocking Horse Spring H.T.(FL, A-3) Galway Downs International H.T. (CA, A-6) Full Gallop Farm April H.T. (SC, A-3)
If you liked Poplar Place Farm’s Seasoned and Sexy Amoeba Challenge, then you’ll love this. It’s spreading across the country! Winona Horse Trials, Hanoverton, OH, May 12-13, 2018 is adding their own: The Salty, Sassy and Spunky Starter Team Challenge! Four awards will be up for grabs: 1) Lowest scoring team, 2) team with the oldest cumulative age, 3) team with the youngest cumulative age, and 4) best team name. [Winona Horse Trials Omnibus]
If you’ve been interested, but simultaneously overwhelmed at the thought of filling in as a dressage scribe this list is for you! From what to wear to proper abbreviations the USEA has you covered. [Ten Tips for Volunteering as a Dressage Scribe]
Great Meadow will once again host lower level horse trials! The Middleburg Orange County Pony Club recently announced that they will hold Beginner Novice through Preliminary levels, June 9-10 at The Plains, VA location. [Middleburg Orange County Pony Club to Run The Middleburg Horse Trials at Great Meadow Field Events Center in The Plains in 2018]
Laura Collett has a new shining star in her yard. Billy Bounce was named “one to watch” by William Fox-Pitt as a young horse, and has been competed by Chris King and Kitty King before landing with Laura. [Laura Collett to compete talented but fragile three-star horse: ‘We take one day at a time’]
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