Friday News & Notes from World Equestrian Brands

From humble beginnings … Kate Chadderton and her pony Bluey! Photo courtesy of Kate.

So, it’s Friday the 13th, and if you put stock in that kind of thing be careful today! Also it’s a full moon tonight so I guess werewolves and stuff too? I’m only superstitious about things like a lucky necklace for competitions, but I know horse people are a superstitious lot in general. Lucky socks, anyone??

National Holiday: National Peanut Day

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Otter Creek Fall H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Flying Cross Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

The Event at Skyline [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

GMHA September H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Blue Ridge Mountain H.T. at TIEC [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Poplar Place Farm September H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Flora Lea Fall H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Stone Gate Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

CDCTA Fall H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

News From Around the Globe:

There is another opportunity to qualify your YEH entry for the Championship at Fair Hill International! Flora Lea H.T. in Medford, New Jersey, was asked by several competitors to hold another qualifier this Friday, Sept. 13th. For those interested in participating, entries may still be made to Debbie Adams at Flora Lea. Email [email protected]. [Flora Lea Farm]

More Burghley you say? We’re not sick of it yet! This time it’s a little throwback to the last time Pippa Funnell won the competition, a mere 16 years ago aboard Primmore’s Pride, cementing her place in eventing history by being the first rider ever to win the Eventing Grand Slam. [Flash Back Friday: Pippa Funnell Wins Grand Slam]

Is your horse a picky eater? We’ve all had that horse at one point or another, the one that you desperately need to keep weight on, but they just pick at their food. You’ve tried everything, and you’re at your wits end. How about flavoring with fenugreek? A new study shows that fenugreek rates the highest with horses in terms of making feed more palatable, over all other possible additions. [Flavoring with Fenugreek]

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