Thursday News & Notes Presented by Stable View

Need a little extra schooling? (Who doesn’t, honestly?) Stable View’s next Eventing Academy weekend is coming up fast, July 10 & 11! It’s the perfect opportunity to get a little bit of extra education under your belt (or your horse’s girth )with an opportunity to school the courses on Saturday and then compete in an unrecognized horse trial on Sunday. You can register easily online right here!

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Larkin Hill H.T.: [Website] [Entry Status] [Live Scores]

The Maryland International + Horse Trials: [Website] [Entry Status] [Live Scores]

Chattahoochee Hills H.T.: [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Twin Rivers Summer H.T.: [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Live Scores]

Cobblestone Farms H.T. I: [Website] [Live Scores]

News From Around the Globe:

Equestrian sports have had not one but TWO major viruses to deal with year. While COVID-19 has rightfully taken centerstage as biggest hurdle that the Tokyo Olympics has had to contend with, the EHV-1 outbreak that hit Europe earlier this year was also a cause for concern while planning for the Olympic equestrian disciplines. [Battling two deadly viruses, equestrian sports brace for Tokyo]

Ready for some TBT Olympic nostalgia? The USEA has unearthed some vintage footage from the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games. Enjoy this video and take a trip back to the time of shag carpet, corduroy pants, and double gold medals for the Team USA. Those were the days, huh? [Team Gold at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games]

It has been nearly two years since show jumper Kevin Babington suffered serious spinal injuries in a fall at the Hampton Classic. While his initial prognosis was not particularly uplifting, Kevin’s acceptance into stem cell therapy clinical trial from the Mayo Clinic is beginning to show results and giving them hope. As Kevin and his family fight for the best possible scenario for recovery, they also fight to keep their business going. [“Our Family Has Never Been More United”: The Babington Family Inches Bravely Forward as Kevin’s Recovery Progresses]

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Thursday Video: You gotta love it when a rider just gushes about their horse. Here’s what Australia’s Andrew Hoy has to say about his Olympic mount, Vassily de Lassos: