Thursday News & Notes from Nupafeed

Frosty horse mornings. Photo courtesy of Whistling Ridge.

Warning: weather complaints coming. You know what’s really great? When it’s quite literally 70 degrees during the day, but also 32 at night. This makes everything SO simple in horse land, and I just adore it. Would you like to be tied to your farm 24/7 because of constant blanket changes that are necessary on different levels for all horses in varied arrays of clipped? Would you like your car to turn into a mobile jacket wagon? Please, move to Virginia in the winter! It’s the best!

National Holiday: Stay At Home Because You’re Well Day (is that a thing??!)

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Sporting Days Farm H.T. [Website] [Live Scores]

News From Around the Globe:

If you’re going to take advice from anybody, make it Chris Bartle. He’s helped top riders transform into medal winners at the top levels of the sport, but he knows how to teach you from the ground up as well. Read more to find out his advice on each phase….[Chris Bartle’s Top Tips for Modern Eventing]

Top level rider Katie Wherley is having a cool online auction to raise funds to support “Grateful Heart”, who was this year’s USEA Future Event Horse 3-Year-Old Filly Champion. She’s got some amazing things up for grabs, everything from homemade apricot truffles, to therapeutic blankets, and an entry to MDHT. With over forty items to choose from, you won’t be disappointed. [Katie Wherley Winter Fundraiser]

Did you know that SmartPak has thirteen single-ingredient supplements? Me neither, until I read this quick blog. Actually, I love the simplicity of single-ingredient supplements, and they function true to form. Looking for some cool calories? Try 99% Fat. Antioxidants? SmartPak’s Vitamin E supplement. [Smart & Simple Supplements]