A new baby eventer is on the way! Many happy returns to Cornelia Dorr Fletcher and Jacob Fletcher on the news of an incoming family member. We’ll be looking out for that kiddo at Kentucky in about 18 years.
U.S. Weekend Preview
Friday News & Reading:
We know Elisa Wallace not only as an eventer, but also as a pro mustang trainer. It was actually a bucket list item of Elisa’s to train a mustang, and the path she started led her to some pretty amazing experiences and horses. [Elisa Wallace on Mustangs]
Boyd Martin has made an annual trip to Japan to teach a clinic put on by the JRA, the National Riding Club Association of Japan and Godolphin, and the focal point is always on former racehorses. With this year’s clinic in the books, there are lessons to be learned from all. [Boyd Martin Gets Back to His Roots]
USEA EA 21 National Camp is well underway, and the rest of us who aren’t still enjoying our youthful years can live vicariously thanks to some excellent reports from on the ground. In Temecula, CA, West coast riders are honing in on their fundamentals, something that rings true no matter what type of riding you do. [Fundamentals Have Their Moment]
I polled our team to find out who would try this with their horse, and it’s a pretty even split on “100% would do” and “would probably get kicked in the head”.