Tipperary’s Saturday Links

My handsome boy in the dressage at SP2. Photo by Lauren Kennedy.

 

Today kicked off the Southern Pines II Horse Trials.  The high was around 55, and the skies were blue.  It wasn’t as warm as is customary here, but it was better than what they are calling for in the next two days.  I have to send a huge thanks to fellow EN writer, Kate Samuels, for not running me over on the cross country course.  I may or may not have walked right in front of her has she was galloping around the Training.  I was so focused on walking my Advanced course, I didn’t hear her coming!  I think her little mare must be super light on her feet!

Events This Weekend:

Poplar Place HT: [Website] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Southern Pines HT: [Website] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

 

The USPC Inter-Pacific Eventing Exchange Team is raising funds to support a two-week trip to Australia to compete against teams from the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong/China, Australia and New Zealand. Look for the team’s silent auctions at The Fork, Rolex and Chattahoochee Hills. [Facebook] [Blog] [Donations]

The EDCTSA (Eastern Dressage & Combined Training Schooling Association) benefit show is being held on Sat June 15th at Cottonwood Farm in Vanceboro, NC. Our show will be offering dressage tests, western dressage, dressage equitation, Prix Caprilli tests, Combined Tests up to Novice Level, a Gambler’s Choice and Sport Horse Versatility classes. This is their big fundraiser for the year which goes towards EOY awards as well as different scholarships for both juniors and AA to further their dressage and/or eventing education.  Contact Beth Bengala for more information at [email protected]

Links:

Andromaque is the Queen of Southern Pines

Equine Einsteins given a chance to shine

Black Caviar wins 24th consecutive race

Jennie B is checking off the boxes and counting down the days

Lauren Sprieser’s latest blog

Get your Win the War swag here!

British frangible pin approved by the FEI

Researchers develop test to gauge concussion severity

New show jumping Hall of Fame inductees anounced

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