U.S. Weekend Preview:
Major International Events:
New Zealand Three-Day Event Championships at Taupo: [Entries]
News From Around the Globe:
With selection trials now complete, the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team expects to name its team for the Tokyo Olympic Games in less than three weeks. The team set a June 1 deadline for naming a three-member squad, direct reserves and a traveling alternate to compete in Tokyo. Under the new Olympic format approved in 2016, teams are reduced to three members, with no drop score, but substitutions allowed under certain circumstances. Individual medals will be determined by a second show jumping round among the top 25 finishers in the team event. [US Olympic Team Named by June 1st]
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A dressage rider using cows to enhance her training? There’s a sentence I never thought I would type. But Kasey Perry-Glass’ husband Dana specializes in colt starting and groundwork, and has been asking Kasey to try working cattle with one of her upper-level prospects, Hutopia Van Bergsham, who struggles with confidence. The end result was taking her dressage horse to a western clinic, and finding out that it was incredibly helpful. [Working Cattle with a Dressage Horse for Confidence Building]
Best of Blogs: Against Fearlessness
Twenty-five years ago, Kerry Millikin and her off-the-track Thoroughbred gelding, Out and About won the individual Olympic bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, making her one of five females to have earned an individual Olympic medal for the United States. Outie was only 8 years old at that time, and the Atlanta Olympics were the first Olympics with a new format of separate team and individual competitions for eventing. The individual competition had a different cross-country track and show jumping course than the team competition. Atlanta Olympics were the first Olympics with a new format of separate team and individual competitions for eventing. The individual competition had a different cross-country track and show jumping course than the team competition. [Memories from the Vet Box]