Our bunny got loose from the office! Be on the lookout for the FHI bunny hopping around the xc course this morning. If you see her stop by to say hello and grab some treats from her Easter basket!
From Pine Top Thanksgiving H.T. to the slew of events that took place over Easter weekend, I love horse trial holidays. Horses are family too, right? As are, certainly, our eventing community friends.
National Holiday: National Earth Day
Fair Hill CCI & H.T. [Results]
Holly Hill H.T. [Results]
Longleaf Pine H.T. [Results]
Sporting Days H.T. [Results]
River Glen H.T. [Results]
Your Monday News & Notes:
We love seeing top eventers spreading a positive message in the world. New Zealand Olympic veteran Tim Price and U.S. Pan American Games veteran Hannah Sue Burnett will be visiting Kentucky Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, April 23 to bring souvenirs from the event for the children. This and much more on the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event website! [LRK3DE]
Didn’t get enough Twin Rivers coverage? The USEA’s Jessica Duffy shared a sun-drenched photo gallery from last week’s event in Paso Robles, California, which featured four days of FEI divisions, Future and Young Event Horse classes, and Beginner Novice through Advanced horse trials. [Through the Lens: 2019 Twin Rivers CCI and Horse Trials]
Concussions are serious business, and it’s critical that the horse world consider them as such. French eventer Gaspard Maksud has shared his concussion experience following an April 7 cross country fall in the OI class at South of England H.T. in which his mount suffered a fatal injury. [Rider Speaks Out on Safety After Fall That Killed His Horse]
Best of the Blogs: If you’re on the fence about bringing your pup to the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, Kate S. Spencer’s blog for the event website is a must read. Entertainingly written with “quotes” from her own dogs, it includes valuable info to help you make an educated decision. [Should I Bring My Dog?]
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Featured Video: EQTV live streamed last week’s Ocala CCI & H.T. (see results here). If you missed it, the show jumping and cross country streams are now posted on YouTube. The first of two cross country videos is below — check out their channel for all the rest. [EQTV YouTube Channel]