I hope everyone had a great NYE and that 2020 is off to a fantastic start. I rung in the new year with a pinched nerve in my neck courtesy of a few decades of eating dirt from horses at a high rate of speed (thanks youthful indiscretion) and sat in bed spooning dogs while icing my neck. It can only go up from here??
National Holiday: National Cream Puff Day
News From Around the Globe:
January kicks off the Eventing Risk Management Seminar and Forum with the FEI in England on January 24th and 25th. How eventing will be perceived in 10 years, and how it should look in 2030 is among the topics to be covered for level three judges, course designers and technical delegates at Aintree racecourse in Britain from January 24 to 25. An invitation-only session for National Safety Officers is being held on January 26, and will count as a refresher course for one year. [Eventing Risk Management Seminar]
Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials has named Alzheimer’s Research UK as its 2020 charity of the year following a record number of applicants. The Burghley team chose the charity owing to its dedication to making breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment and cure for Alzheimer’s. Its mission is to bring about the first life-changing dementia treatment by 2025. [Burghley Names Alzheimer’s Research Charity of the Year]
Ugh, picky eaters and winter are the worst possible combination. Is your horse a picky eater? While eliminating certain physical issues such as stomach discomfort or dental problems is always the first plan of attack, there are other techniques to employ if your horse is just plain finicky. [Feeding the Picky Eater]
New year, new protection for your horse! Join the hundreds of top eventers who trust Taylor Harris Insurance Services to know their sport, and protect their horses. THIS knows eventing, and has coverage built just for your horse. Don’t go into another decade without it! [THIS is Eventing]
Social Media Spotlight: Cheers to eventers and the good work they do in the world!
Every year I host a holiday party for my friends and clients that includes a silent auction of all my amazing sponsors’…