Tuesday News & Notes from Legends Horse Feed


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Events Closing Today: Horse Trials at Majestic Oaks

Tuesday News:

The Holekamp/Turner Grant, which funds a trip to the Young Horse World Championships at Le Lion d’Angers, is one of the most coveted grants in US eventing — but what does winning it mean for a horse’s future? Check out some of the graduates and what they’ve been up to since making the trip to France.

Does your workout regime consist of riding, mucking out, and traipsing back and forth to the field? There’s a strong case to be made for adding in supplementary training — and if you’ve ever met an equestrian who’s tried Pilates, you’ll know that there’s a lot of love for this mixed discipline workout. Here’s why you — and your horse — should give it a go.

Everything Chris Bartle touches turns to gold, and that’s just the facts. Formerly the German team’s secret weapon, he’s spent the last few years turning the Brits into an unbeatable beast of a squad. But what’s actually behind his remarkable ability to transform the very good into the truly legendary?

Breeding is no joke, and if your precious mare is in foal, you’re more than likely quietly stressing out about the whole thing pretty much constantly. Save yourself a bit of anguish — and get prepared to spot the signs of anything amiss — with this comprehensive piece.

In need of some inspiration before you fire the clippers up this week? Check out these 50 artistic shave jobs and start planning how you’ll explain your motives to your yard owner.

Video Break:

Winter is coming, and Michael Jung‘s retirees La Biosthetique Sam and fischerRocana are certainly embracing it.