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

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I’ve decided this year that I want to learn to have a green thumb. I’ve got the baking and cooking thing down, but I think I should be a little more domesticated. Also, the front of my cabin looks…..crummy. So now I have to re-seed my lawn, and do tons of flower planting in the front so it looks like I care. This is going to be an uphill battle. How do I know? The only plant that has survived my care thus far is a cactus somebody gave me in middle school, and honestly it’s pretty tough even for a cactus because I think I water it once a year.

National Holiday: National Vietnam Veterans Day

Burnham Market International [Live Results]

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Morven Park H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Results]

Rocking Horse Spring H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Results]

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

Texas Rose Horse Park H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Results]

Galway Downs CIC & H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Results]

Southern Arizona H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

News From Around the Globe:

Bummed out with continuing winter weather? Don’t worry, we’ve got a video for that. You don’t need to look further than this video of Yogi Breisner working with a group of riders in Florida. He instructed an ICP clinic session on the importance of stride, especially when jumping fences. He works with riders at the canter to move from a more forward canter to a collected canter, using the seat to encourage the horse to collect. He also challenges riders to ride an absolutely straight line, as if entering the dressage ring on center line and discusses the importance of straightness for success over fences. [Eventing Training Online]

The title of this article is: “Meet Charlotte, The Eventing Clydesdale”. Need I go on?? 28-year-old Cortney McDaniel is a 911 dispatcher in the state of Washington at night, and a Clydesdale jumper during the day. She originally purchased Charlotte with the hopes of vaulting, but Charlotte had other ideas. Her ideas involved jumping out of her paddock every day, and taking up Eventing. Her goal? To be the first Clydesdale to compete in the long format three-day at Rebecca Farm this year. [Charlotte the Eventing Clydesdale]

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