New Year’s Eve News & Notes from Legends Horse Feeds

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Dear Eventing Family in Australia and all over the world, Australia, it’s people and wildlife are currently suffering terrible devastation from the bushfires. These fires have burnt thousands of hectares, destroyed homes and taken lifes of humans and animals. Our fellow Olympian Megan Jones and her family, who are based near Adelaide in South Australia, had a terrible bush fire going through their property. Luckily Megan, James and their team were able to evacuate the property in time so no humans or animals got hurt. Nevertheless, the fire destroyed large parts of the property and paddocks. Many friends, neighbours and the local equestrian community have been around to help and support them, which is wonderful! True Aussie spirit! 💪 Megan and James created a large Cross Country schooling facility at Hallmark Farm which enabled riders of all levels – from Grassroots to top level – to train and receive education. This facility has been burned to the ground – so Megan needs the support of the Eventing family to rebuild it. Have a look at their ‘Go Fund Me’ Page (Please find the link in my bio) – every dollar helps! 👍 Thank you so much! Happy new year!

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Bush fires have been ravaging Australia over the last few weeks. Olympian Megan Jones found herself in the path of the fires, and thankfully all humans and horses were safely evacuated, but her facility was completely burned, including their all levels cross country schooling which enabled many riders to receive an education over fences and terrain. A GoFundMe page has been created to help Hallmark Farm back on its feet. You can find that page at this link.

National Holiday: New Year’s Eve

Events Opening This Week: Rocking Horse Winter II Advanced H.T.Paradise Farm H.T.Fresno County Horse Park CCI & H.T.

Events Closing This Week: Grand Oaks H.T.Stable View Aiken Opener H.T.

Tuesday News:

Five-star spit fire Novelle has taken on a new role since retiring from the upper levels, now she’s showing new up-and-coming riders the ropes. [2020 Worth the Trust Adult Amateur Scholarship Winner: Brandy Savarese]

One of the most fun features The Chronicle does is their Behind The Stall Door series where they meet larger than life horses and share their likes, dislikes and fun quirks. A few even tears made the list of the top ten most popular for 2019. [Dressage Stars, Hunter Heroes And Jumping Royalty: Best Behind The Stall Doors Of 2019]

Padraig McCarthy is the latest victor of a high-profile indoor eventing derby. He took the win in the John Oates Horseboxes Eventing Grand Prix at the Liverpool International Horse Show riding Tatiana Brent’s mare Rosemaber Lancuest. [McCarthy races to eventing grand prix victory at Liverpool][Final Results]

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