So, I’m going through a stage with my young horse where his bit for dressage is fine, but it’s not quiiiite as great as it used to be, and I think he would like something a little different and more wiggly to play with. This means I’m going through my fairly massive collection of bits and trying them one at a time to narrow it down, and OF COURSE the bits he likes best aren’t legal, because why should they? They’re all the snaffles that are illegal for silly reasons, so now I’m on a hunt to find the vaguely similar but legal versions. Ugh.
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This week we said goodbye to one of the most incredible event horses of our time, Armada. With a whopping 16 CCI5* completions on his record (and six of those top ten), this horse was nothing if not a beast. He was a cross country legend, and I feel honored to have been able to see him in action. Horse & Hound gathered some of their favorite photos of him throughout his 12 year career. [Remembering Armada]
Ready to get some cool stuff and support your fellow equestrians at the European Maccabi Games? In this auction, you can win (amongst other things): 8 tickets to Churchill Downs, an autograph from Laura Graves, a Hylofit, a Cee Coach System, sun shirts from Anique, dressage girths, equestrian jewelry and more! [Maccabi Games Fundraiser Auction]
When your prelim horse goes lame, and you’ve got a Dom Schramm clinic coming up, who do you call? Your friend with the small green Andalusian that’s trotted a few cross rails before, and plop him in a Beginner Novice group. Not only that, but this little horse came from an auction not too long ago, but he’s happy to participate anyway! [Auction Horse Meets Dom Schramm]
Seeking a job in the horse industry that lets you set your own schedule and go to shows? You could be an agent for Taylor Harris Insurance Services! With a time to ride your own horse, you can make your living in the horse industry without mucking stalls. Call them today to find out more about this unique opportunity! [THIS Horse Insurance]