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After the excitement from Luhmuhlen over the weekend, we now turn our attention about seven hours southeast to FEI Nations Cup at Strzegom in Poland. We will see four recognizable entries come forward to represent the United States as part of the U.S. Eventing Development Tour for the summer of 2023. Tour participants receive funding through USEF and the USET Foundation, thanks to the Karen E. Stives Endowment.
The team has been settled in Europe preparing for this weekend’s competition under the direction of USEF Eventing Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law. Keep scrolling to meet the team and see some clips from their final preparations.
National Holiday: World Refugee Day
Events Opening Today: Hoosier Horse Trials, River Glen Summer H.T., Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trials, Spring Gulch H.T., Huntington Farm H.T., Olney Farm H.T., Early Bird Summer Event at Galway Downs, Area VII Young Rider Benefit H.T. at Caber Farm, Cobblestone Farms H.T. II,
Events Closing Today: Huntington Farm H.T., Genesee Valley Hunt H.T., The Maryland International + Horse Trials, Chattahoochee Hills H.T., Arrowhead H.T., Masterson Equestrian Trust YEH/NEH Qualifier, Redefined Equestrian Horse Trials, Summer Coconino HT and Western Underground, Inc. TR,N,BN 3 Day Event,
Tuesday News & Notes:
Never turn down free dressage advice from Carl Hester. He’s got a few training tricks on Horse & Hound today that you can add to your own toolbox. For one, he says to count your horse’s strides in the dressage arena. Learning how many strides your horse takes on the short side can make your serpentines more accurate. [8 training gems from Carl Hester that could transform your dressage scores]
Laura Collett stretches to mainstream media: [Laura Collett completes five-star treble with win on London 52 in Luhmuhlen]
Ingrid Klimke suffered a broken collarbone after a fall with Equistros Siena Just Do It while competing in the CCI4* at Luhmuhlen. The break required surgery, and Ingrid says it should be a quick turnaround to get her back in the saddle, but she’ll likely miss out on the Nations Cup at the CDIO Aachen, leaving Sönke Rothenberger to take her place. [Ingrid Klimke Injured in Cross Country Accident, Rothenberger on Team for CDIO Aachen?]
Tuesday Video Break: