Tuesday News & Notes from Cavalor

The sweetest photo there ever was. Photo by JJ Sillman.

Big congratulations are in order for Area VIII eventer Jenn O’Neill, who tied the knot with her husband, Brian Ange, this weekend in a beautiful wedding fit for every horse girl’s dreams. We’re thrilled for you, Jenn!

Events Opening This Week:

Event at Rebecca Farm (Montana, A-7), Fitch’s Corner H.T. (New York, A-1), Silverwood Farm Summer H.T. (Wisconsin, A-4), Full Moon Farms H.T. (Maryland, A-2)

Events Closing Today:

Essex H.T. (New Jersey, A-2), Honey Run H.T. (Michigan, A-8) Stable View Summer Horse Trials (South Carolina, A-3), Midsouth Pony Club H.T. (Kentucky, A-8) Arrowhead H.T. (Montana, A-7), Fox River Valley Pony Club Horse Trials (Illinois, A-4), Groton House Farm H.T. (Massachusetts, A-1), Surefire H.T. (Virginia, A-2), Shepherd Ranch SYVPC H.T. I (California, A-6), Inavale Farm HT (Oregon, A-7)

News & Notes:

Emily Gilruth, who has been in the hospital after suffering a heavy fall at Badminton last month, has returned home. Emily spent three weeks in the hospital, including nine days in intensive care, and has undergone extensive rehabilitation and made remarkable progress. We continue to wish Emily the best in her ongoing recovery. [Emily Gilruth Returns Home]

We love our volunteers! Betsy Knight is this month’s Volunteer of the Month on the USEA. Based out of Bascule Farm in Maryland, Betsy is a well-known and much loved sight to see around the local events, and we’d like to thank her for all of her dedication to the sport. [Volunteer of the Month: Betsy Knight]

Speaking of volunteers, Copper Meadows Horse Trials this weekend could use a few more! Running on Friday and Saturday, Copper Meadows in Ramona, California is sure to be a great weekend full of eventing at all levels. To sign up to jump judge, dressage scribe or fill another volunteer position, click here.

Tuesday Video:

Catch up with our friend Ashley Russell, who competed at Waredaca this past weekend: