Thursday News & Notes Presented by Stable View

THE CUTEST. Photo by Kate Samuels.

This week, while the fall colors were at their peak, I did a photo shoot with my friend and her magical unicorn, Huey. He was the perfect model with maximum snuggling and a lot of posing and gazing into the distance. His sparkling white coat, while something I do not envy on a daily basis, looked amazing for the photos and I truly had such a good time creating some fun images for her to look back on for years to come. Look at that photo, can’t you just feel the pony love??

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Galway Downs International (Temecula, Ca.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Schedule] [Volunteer]

Full Gallop Farm November H.T. (Aiken, Sc.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Volunteer]

Full Moon Farms H.T. (Finksburg, Md.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Volunteer]

Rocking Horse Fall H.T. (Altoona, Fl.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Volunteer]

Texas Rose Horse Park Fall H.T. (Tyler, Tx.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Volunteer]

News From Around the Globe:

The final FEI event in Area VI gets underway this week in Temecula, California. For the 11th year, Galway Downs International is offering their CCI4*-L in addition to a CCI3*-L, CCI2*-L, a Modified/Training Challenge, Training/Novice Challenge, and Novice/Beginner Novice Challenge, and Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, and Preliminary horse trial divisions. [Galway Downs Fast Facts]

Icabad Crane is on to his third career at the age of 16. After a 33-race career on the track for Graham Motion, Icabad went to Phillip Dutton, won America’s Most Wanted Thoroughbred in 2014 at RRP, competed through CCI2*, gave Olivia Dutton a few years of training, and even became Evie’s at home schoolmaster. However, after a pasture accident in 2018, his career as an event horse was winding down, and now he’s loving life as a pony horse for Graham himself. [Icabad Crane Starts New Career]

Debbie Adams is the woman behind the many successful “DA” horses out on the eventing circuit, but you may not know her.  Debbie has done just about everything in the sport from riding at the advanced level, Event organizer, judge, trainer, & more.  Listen in to hear all about Debbie and the many hats she wears in the equestrian world. [Podcast with Debbie Adams]

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