A personal best of 28.6 in dressage and a cracking clear cross country … but a rail down in show jumping cost us the…
That’s our girl!
Equestrian journalists and photographers spend many weekends reporting and documenting the progress of horses and riders around the country. Based on the time spent on the road working, it’s not often we get the chance to compete ourselves. It’s been so fun for us to watch the developing partnership of EN’s Jenni Autry and Jimmie Schramm’s Bellamy through the winter season. You inspire us that we can indeed have it all! Way to go, you two! Superstars!
National Holiday: National Let’s Laugh Day
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Get ready for a good laugh over these text threads between an ambitious horse woman and a sweet, tolerant horse husband. I actually sent this link to my horse show husband to ensure him that he wasn’t alone in the world. [Texts from the Horse Show Husband]
Red Hills International Horse Trials is one of the most picturesque venues in the country, with the Spanish moss decorating the sparkling galloping lanes, it’s a photographer’s paradise. Check out a gorgeous photo gallery from USEA’s Jessica Duffy. [Through the Lens]
How cool would it be to study eventing while in college? The University of Findlay offers eventing as part of their Equine Studies college curriculum. These riders get actual credit for doing what they love most! Learn more about their program and the Findlay eventing team. [Oilers Eventing Flourishing in Ohio]
During the recent National Equine Forum in London, delegates discussed microchips, equestrian safety, small business challenges, and welfare. [Read the full report]
Ned Bonnie, a preeminent equine attorney and passionate horseman, has passed away at the age of 88. He is credited with being instrumental in the launch of the USEF’s Drugs and Medications Program in the 1970s and served as the guardian of the program for more than 30 years. [US Equestrian Mourns the Passing of Ned Bonnie, Legendary Equestrian Attorney, Advocate, and Friend]
Monday Video: Congrats to Copper Meadows JYOP winner Harper Click and Rubia on their win this weekend!