Tuesday News & Notes from Chillax

We’ve made it! It’s here – The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event starts tomorrow! We are so excited to bring you wall-to-wall coverage of the event, so keep checking back all week for all the Kentucky action. If you are watching from home this weekend, don’t forget you can watch it FREE thanks to USEF Network.

National Holiday: National Pigs in a Blanket Day

Events Opening This Week: Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club Spring Horse Trials (NY, A-1) Waredaca H.T. (MD, A-2) IEA Horse Trials, Classic Training & Novice 3-Day Event (IN, A-8) The Spring Event at Archer (WY, A-9) GMHA June HorseTrials (VT, A-1)  Carriage House Farm Combined Test (MN, A-4) IEA Horse Trials, Classic Training & Novice 3-Day Event (IN, A-8)

Events Closing This Week: Old Chatham H.T. (NY, A-1) Jersey Fresh International Three-day Event (NJ, A-2) Texas Rose Horse Park Summer H.T. (TX, A-5) Plantation Field May Horse Trials (PA, A-2)  WindRidge Farm Horse Trials(NC, A-2) Mill Creek Pony Club H.T. at Longview (MO, A-4) Woodland Stallion Station H.T. (CA, A-6)  Virginia CCI/CIC & H.T. (VA, A-2)  Galway Downs Spring H.T. (CA, A-6) Spokane Sport Horse Farm 3rd Annual Spring H.T. (WA, A-7) Winona Horse Trials (OH, A-8)

Tuesday News:

The Area II Young Riders’s auction is live! Help fund their way to NAJYRC and snag something awesome for yourself. There’s lessons with top professionals, entries, merchandise and much more! [Area II Young Riders Auction]

William Fox-Pitt has officially come of the waitlist for Badminton. This comes as Andrew Nicholson withdrew his entry, Jet Set, but is still set to compete with 2017 winner Nereo. [William Fox-Pitt comes off Badminton Horse Trials wait-list; big name withdraws one ride]

The USEA Young Event Horse Series is proud to have seven graduates competing in Kentucky this week! Cooley Cross Border, Tsetserleg, Truly Wiley, Covert Rights, Indy 500, High Times and Landioso are the major success stories of the program, which acts as a pipeline for identifying the next future stars of the sport. [Foundation for a Four Star: Young Event Horse Graduates Entered at Kentucky]

 James O’Haire has had Patricia Heffernan’s China Doll in his yard since she was a yearling, and now they are gearing up to take on Badminton together. James is well known for starting mamny top young horses including Fernhill Pimms who will also compete in two weeks time. [Badminton first-timers: James O’Haire and the mare who will take a pony companion]

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.

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