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Easter surprise!! 🐰🐰Aubrey will be a big sister in September!! 🌸🌸

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Big congratulations to Andrea and Buck Davidson! A little dose of happy news each day is important during these trying times, and we wish them all the best with their growing family. Aubrey and the pooch look very excited for their little sister!

National Holiday: (Ironically) National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day

News From Around the Globe:

The FEI has clarified their decision around virtual competitions, saying that it is off-limits for FEI judges to participate in them, and use of any FEI tests without further compliance with FEI rules such as drug testing and welfare assessments is also not allowed. So much for getting creative, I guess? [FEI Rules Against Virtual Competitions]

The great show jumper Flexible won our hearts with his style, and won countless grand-prix level events well through his teens. Now, he’s just about cloned himself in his son, Dawson’s Gold, who is also in Rich Feller’s barn. Rich’s son Christopher is taking on the ride, as the 6-year-old is quite electric, and not only looks like his sire, but acts like him too. [Flexible Lives on in Dawson’s Gold]

The British Groom’s Association has created a video showing how coronavirus can spread around the barn. Even if you’re being super careful and practicing social distancing, it’s easy to forget how many common surfaces we have in the barn. Watching this video could help keep you and your barn friends a bit safer. [Don’t Pass It On]