Now that Kentucky entries are rolling in, it’s extra exciting to have the last couple big prep events rolling on and beginning to get underway. Competitors have begun to arrive at Red Hills Horse Trials ahead of this weekends competition, and next weekend we’ll have Carolina International to keep us entertained. We’re sending our best wishes to all humans and horses both to stay safe and healthy!
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News From Around the Globe:
British Eventing is hoping to fill the holes in the competition calendar left by the cancellation of four internationals all announced within the past two weeks. With Badminton and Bramham off the calendar, there is no Advanced long-format competition on the British calendar until August. [Plans for replacement three-day following cancellation of major horse trials]
Everybody get nervous or anxious before a big class or event, but there’s a difference between regular anxiety and panic attacks. Show jumper Daniel Bluman has dealt with panic attacks since he was a kid, but has found strength in overcoming that encompassing anxiety though therapy and medication. [My Journey with Anxiety and Panic Attacks]
Calling all Cambox helmet cam users! Did you pick up a new Cambox during their Black Friday sale last year? Are you a huge fan of snapping on your helmet cam for a cross country run? We’d love to feature your helmet cam video right here on EN! If you use a Cambox Isi3 or V4, we want to hear from you! Please email [email protected] with your video link and description.
He’s an Irishman based in Virginia and his horse loves peanut butter sandwiches. Can you guess who? It’s Tim Bourke and his five-star partner Luckaun Quality! Catch up with Tim in the latest Practical Horseman Podcast as he talks training philosophies, inspirational mentors, and horsemanship. [Practical Horseman Podcast Transcript: Tim Bourke]
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