Covid-19 took to the 2020 eventing calendar like a tornado in Oklahoma, leveling everything in its path and requiring a near total reconstruction in its wake. We’ve been impressed at the way some still-standing events have gone above and beyond to help repair and repave the road for riders who have missed critical outings, to help keep them on track for future goals. From rescheduling to adding divisions and dates, it’s been a true team effort to keep a roof on our sport this year.
Hagyard Midsouth 3DE & Team Challenge, scheduled to take place Oct. 14 – 18 at the Kentucky Horse Park, is the latest event to join the effort. From the event’s Facebook page yesterday:
“Big news – we will be adding a CCI3* this year. The 3*-S is confirmed and the 3*-L is pending approval. Also, we are adding an Open Intermediate division to the Horse Trials. This is a big commitment in these uncertain times, but we are committed to helping our riders get the outings they need. We are counting on your support and can’t wait to see everyone in October!”
Hagyard Midsouth also offers Beginner Novice through Prelim horse trials, Training and Prelim Three-Day Events, and CCI2*-L divisions. You can view the event’s USEA calendar listing here.
MARS Great Meadow International also recently added a CCI3*-L to its August 20-23, 2020 event.