Saturday Links from Tipperary

The final fence on the CIC3* cross country course at Galway this weekend. The final fence on the CIC3* cross country course at Galway this weekend.

Good morning! I hope everyone’s weekend is off to a great start. I will be sitting here obsessively refreshing the live scores from Galway Downs this weekend to bring you the latest updates. Kristi Nunnink and the stunning R-Star are your overnight leaders in the CIC3* after making quick work of a tough show jumping course yesterday. Kristi is riding with an injured hand this weekend, and we give major props to her as we know riding with any sort of injury is tough. Best of luck to everyone competing around the country this weekend. Remember, we are looking for photos or videos from Galway (and any other event as well!), so if you have something you’d like to share, send it to [email protected], tweet us at @eventingnation, or post it to our Facebook page. Thanks in advance!

Events This Weekend:

Galway Downs International H.T. [Website] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Texas Rose Horse Park H.T. [Website] [Live Scores]

Full Gallop Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times]

Morven Park Spring H.T. [Website] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Rocking Horse Spring H.T. [Website] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Saturday Links:

Attention all Rocking Horse competitors! If you are competing this weekend, please keep an eye on the Rocking Horse website and Facebook page for any schedule changes that may be made due to weather. [Website] [Facebook]

Tipperary Equestrian has announced the “Dash for Cash” for riders competing at Rolex this year! This exciting contest gives riders who wear Tipperary gear at Rolex a chance to win an additional $5,000 in prize money. All three phases have a $5,000 which riders can qualify for. The winning rider must be wearing a new Tipperary 3015 Eventer Pro vest in the cross country phase of competition.   In the dressage and show jumping phase, the winning rider must be wearing a Tipperary T-Series helmet to qualify for the bonus money. Be sure to read up on the full guidelines and rules here. Good luck to all Rolex riders who plan to participate!

Check out this heartwarming story of the horse who is blind in one eye and cleaning up at HITS Ocala.

Are horses “naturally vicious”?

Show jumping is returning to New York City in grand fashion.

Nine cases of EHV-1 have been confirmed in MN, WI, and IA.

Best of the Blogs:

Confessions from a Post Partum Horseback Rider

Saturday Video:

Here is some footage from last year’s CIC3* cross country at Galway Downs.

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