Friday News & Notes from World Equestrian Brands

Jennie Brannigan supporting Thomas the Tank Engine at the Pan Ams. Photo by Jennie.

OK so the eventing portion of the Pan Ams start today and I honestly don’t think I’m the only one who is bummed that there isn’t a live stream, but luckily for you guys, EN has it locked and loaded for the fastest reports we can manage.

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Major Weekend Events:

Pan American Games: WebsiteEntriesTechnical ManualDressage Individual Live ScoresDressage Team Live ScoresUltimate GuideEN’s Coverage

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Millbrook H.T. [Website] [Ride Times] [Entry Status] [Scoring]

Cobblestone Farms H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

River Glen Summer H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times] [Scoring]

Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trial [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Scoring]

Olney Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Scoring]

News from Around the Globe: 

Oh did you want more photos of the jogs at the Pan Ams from yesterday? Ask and ye shall receive, my friend. Keep tuned to the U.S. Eventing site and their social pages for photos and updates throughout the competition, they take pretty good photos I guess. [All Horses Through First Jogs]

We’ve heard of event riders getting weird and becoming FEI level Dressage riders, but have you heard of one going the OTHER way? I’m pretty sure that Lauren Chumley is one-of-a-kind, as a USDF Gold Medal Dressage rider with a business in the dressage world, but also secretly eventing on the side. Lauren just won her first CCI2*-S in fact at the Horse Park of New Jersey, riding Rita Reynolds’ mare Atlanta B. [Lauren Chumley Dances on the Dark Side]

Everybody loves their trainer, but here are some things you need to know that they may not have told you. Number one personal pet peeve: please be on your horse and warmed up at the start of the agreed upon lesson time. Do not still be brushing your horse off! Early is on time. Riding with other people is fine, but be honest about it so you can work on a cohesive training program all together. [8 Things Your Trainer Will Never Tell You]

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