Thursday News & Notes Presented by Stable View

Jonelle Price and Classic Moet are at their best in the horse’s nineteenth year. Photo by Nico Morgan Media.

I can’t stop thinking about the personal energy that Jonelle Price must have. First she goes to Kentucky, rides around the 5*, then she’s straight off to Badminton, rides around that incredible track, and jets straight off to Pratoni for the 4*. I mean look, we’ve all watched her ride on cross country and thought maybe she’s a bit nuts (in a good way), but that schedule has me yawning just thinking about it. What is her secret? Why? How? I’ll take a nap and think on it later.

U.S. Weekend Preview

Tryon International Spring Three-Day Event (Mill Spring, Nc.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Scoring] [Volunteer]

Galway Downs Spring H.T. (Temecula, Ca.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Volunteer]

Hitching Post Farm H.T. (South Royalton, Vt.): [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Scoring] [Volunteer]

Majestic Oaks Ocala H.T. (Ocala, Fl.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Scoring] [Volunteer]

Spokane Sport Horse Spring H.T. (Spokane, Wa.): [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Scoring] [Volunteer]

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

Unionville May H.T. (Unionvilla, Pa.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Volunteer]

WindRidge Farm Spring H.T. (Mooresboro, Nc.): [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Scoring] [Volunteer]

Winona H.T. (Hanoverton, Oh.): [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times/Scoring] [Volunteer]

Major International Events

FEI Nations Cup CCIO4*-S/WEG Test Event (Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy): [Website] [Schedule] [Entries] [Scoring] [EN’s Coverage] [Live Stream]

News From Around the Globe:

US Equestrian has announced that the next DEI Community Conversation, “Cultivating Inclusive Spaces for Transgender and Non-Binary Equestrians,” will be on Monday, June 13, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET via Zoom. Centered through the lens of supporting youth athletes, this conversation will explore how people can support transgender and non-binary equestrians of all ages and will provide practical tips for creating welcoming, gender-inclusive spaces. In partnership with the IEA, USEF will welcome three panelists with the personal and/or professional experience of navigating gender identity in the context of equestrian sport. They will offer perspectives to help fellow equestrians learn how to advocate for and support their transgender and non-binary friends, students, and clients. Panelists include Alexis Novak, Liam Miranda, and Kate Sharkey. The session is free to attend and open to all people. You do not need to be a USEF member to attend the live session. [Register Now]

Laura Collett pulled off a sensational first Badminton victory this past weekend riding London 52. The 32-year-old British rider is a household name, thanks largely to last year’s Olympic team gold, but did you know that she always rides cross-country wearing goggles? Is a former Horse of the Year Show champion and has had to cope with death threats via social media? Check out some neat facts you may not know about the 5* winner. [12 Things You Might Not Know About Laura Collett]

What happens when a horse gets held at a big competition? I’ve never been held, somehow, and I always wondered if it would be hard to get my horse and myself back in the zone afterwards. Much less halfway around Badminton! Courtesy of Laura Collett’s helmet cam, you can now see what goes on behind the scenes. [Badminton XC Hold Footage]

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