Saturday Links from Nupafeed USA

These moments will return. Photo by JJ Sillman.

If today — what would have been cross country day at the 2020 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event — had gone as planned we would have all woken up with our stomachs knotted and butterflies ready to bust their way out, hardly able to wait until the first horse left the start box. Instead, we’re left with that pitted and heartbroken feeling over what should have been. Don’t beat yourself up too much for feeling sad today — you’re allowed to grieve the loss of what would have been!

Do be sure to set aside some time today, however, to celebrate the past runnings of the event and enjoy some of the footage from years past that US Equestrian has made available. (If you’re not already a USEF member, use promo code ENLRK3DE to access.) If you feel like drowning your sorrows over this year’s event whilst watching said footage, never fear! We’ve got you covered on that front too, thanks to our own journalist turned mixologist, Tilly Berendt, who has cooked up nine Kentucky-inspired cocktails for your enjoyment.

National Holiday: National Hug a Plumber Day (except don’t, because #socialdistancing)

Saturday Links:

A Look Back at Jim Wofford’s Annual Kentucky Three-Day Event Critique

Relive the Kentucky Win with Phillip Dutton

Springer Spearheaded The Beginning Of The End For Top Hats

‘It’s Traumatic’: Therapeutic Riding Programs Struggle Under State Shutdowns

Horse Topline-Building Tips

Just in on Jumper Nation: Jessica Phoenix Mentors Young Athletes in Groundbreaking TV Show “All-Round Champion”

Saturday Featured Video: You MUST watch this video of Karen O’Connor and and her ride at Kentucky on Teddy in 2007. Grab some tissues and brace your for ALL THE FEELS!

#LRK3DE Ride Review: Karen O 'Connor and Teddy

Hear from Karen O 'Connor on what it was like to ride her iconic super pony, Teddy through the #LRK3DE cross-country course in 2007! Watch more Ride Reviews in partnership with the Retired Racehorse Project on USEF Network! 👇▶️

Posted by USA Eventing on Friday, April 24, 2020