Thursday News & Notes from Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS)

Reliving his racehorse days. Photo by Kate Samuels.

Friends, I don’t really have a cute story to tell here today. All I wish during this time of turmoil is that everyone reflects a little on kindness and empathy, and trying to put that out into the world instead of negativity and hatred. That’s all.

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Apple Knoll Farm H.T.: [Website] [Entry Status]

Meadowcreek Park Fall Social Event: [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times]

Sundance Farm H.T.: [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times]

Twin Rivers Fall International: [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times]

News From Around the Globe:

Buying your unicorn can be simultaneously exciting and terrifying. However, going into it with some firm rules will result in a better match, no matter where you’re shopping. 1: look for what you NEED, and know what you’re willing to compromise on. 2: be open to new knowledge, and possibilities that you didn’t expect. [Buying a Unicorn]

Want to win some FLAIR strips? We’re giving away two six-packs to a lucky winner this week. All you need to do to enter is submit a photo of your favorite FLAIR strip color – details can be found here.

Best of Blogs: Oregon is On Fire

As fires threaten huge swaths of the Pacific Northwest, many equestrians in northern Oregon are facing evacuation. On Sept. 7, DevonWood Equestrian Centre, a dressage barn and competition venue in Sherwood, Oregon, opened its doors for those fleeing the fires. Over the course of a week, the venue has housed more than 300 evacuated animals. [DevonWood Opens Doors to Farm Animals]