Saturday Links from Nupafeed USA

William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning led the field after dressage at Rio 2016. Photo by Jenni Autry.

If everything had gone as planned this year, we would all be hunkered down for an exciting weekend of eventing in Tokyo right now. We’d all be a little groggy this morning, having stayed up late last night to watch the first day of dressage halfway around the world, but you’d better believe we’d all be at it again tonight for dressage day two. Alas, only 355 days to go ’til the Games now …

National Holiday: National Minority Donor Awareness Day

U.S. Weekend Action:

Cobblestone Farms HT: [Website] [Ride Times/ Live Scores]

River Glen Summer HT: [Website] [Entry Status] [Live Scores]

Olney Farm HT: [Website] [Entry Status] [Live Scores]

Saturday Links: 

High Performance in the Time of COVID-19

Ringside Chat: Tamie Smith Reflects On Silver Linings, Motherhood And Resiliency

Tik’s Picks: A List of Must-Reads for Studious Riders

Practical Electrolyte Use in Horses

Study: How To Cool Out A Horse Quickly

Hot on Horse Nation: NM Diversity Scholarship to Benefit 27 Minority Equestrians

Saturday Video: Instead of dot-watching as the 2020 edition takes off, tune in to a countdown of the best-of Mongol Derby moments from the last decade. Will our own Leslie Wylie make the cut? She frickin’ better. The woman did ride 25 miles without stirrups after all.

Special announcement from Mongol Derby founder Mr Tom:Join us as we retell the greatest moments of the last decade of the #mongolderby .#DerbyDiaries ~the drama unfolds August 2nd. Get to jibbering you lot and ready your finest G & T for the occasion.

Posted by Mongol Derby on Friday, July 31, 2020