Monday News and Notes from Fleeceworks

Erin Jarboe, Sir Rockstar and Libby Head. Photo by Karolina Sabonaityte.

Libby Head’s four-star pocket rocket, Sir Rockstar, is enjoying the limelight at Training level with UGA student Erin Jarboe. They just won the Training Rider-A division at Pine Top’s Thanksgiving Horse Trials this weekend, which officially wrapped the 2017 eventing year. Check out Erin’s shirt: Red [wine] on the right, white [wine] on the left, cross country in the middle. This girl is after our own hearts!

National Holiday: Cyber Monday (can’t stop, won’t stop shopping for horse stuff)

U.S. Weekend Action:

Pine Top Thanksgiving H.T. [Website] [Results]

Monday News and Notes:

Oliver Townend won his second Burghley CCI4* title in September. Check out this interview where he reveals his biggest accomplishment, what it means to win the big ones, and where he places emphasis in his business. [6 Things to Know About Oli Townend]

We all know that proper saddle fit is critical to a horse’s comfort and performance, and proper fit changes as a horse’s muscles develop through exercise or diminish during time off. Here are some important points to remember when it comes to saddle fit. [9 Points of Saddle Fit]

Pastures looking pitiful? There is hope! Rest, reseeding and good maintenance can bring your pastures back to life. [Improving Pastures Through Renovations]

Monday Video: Unicorn on course!