Since the second I knew about my sister-in-law’s pregnancy, I have been plotting my path to horse crazy aunt. Little Aerilyn had a newborn onesie and I’ve been pushing the riding agenda basically as much as possible since then. Yesterday, she came out to visit with some of our family farm animals and I think she’s just smitten. We’re not related by blood, but that can’t stop the horse bug.
National Holiday: National Fajita Day
Eventing fans all over the country are still reeling from the sudden death of Arthur, Allison Springer’s longtime partner. The cheeky Irish Chestnut kept fans on the edge of their seats during cross country, but he was a phenomenal athlete loved by many. [Five-Star Eventer Arthur Dies At 21]
Another FEI competition has been canned this season. Morven Park has elected to cancel all International divisions, but continue on with national levels. [Morven Park to Only Host National Event, CCI Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns]
We’re big fans of pony power over here at EN, but tall does seem to be preferred overall. Despite appearance preferences, the science says smaller may be sounder. Who Said Little Horses Can’t?
Saddled with a been-there, done-that kind of horse? Don’t let the pressure of potential hold you back. [Pressure Proof: 5 Tricks to Master Your Mind And Enjoy Your Rides]
Social Media: Join us in raising a glass to EN’s beloved Shelby Allen and her now-husband Kody! The pair got married on Saturday and we wish them all the happiness.🍾
Tuesday Video: Arthur, a legend.