This photo sequence gives me life. Australian eventer Megan Jones got a little more than she bargained for at the Olympics at Wirrina Cover Derby Day. Riding for owner Robyn Mullane, Megan stuck the landing. Well done!
National Holiday: National Ants on a Log Day
Events Closing This Week: Larkin Hill H.T., FEH Qualifier at Loch Moy Farm, FEH Championships at Loch Moy Farm, The Middleburg H.T., ESDCTA New Jersey H.T., Stable View Oktoberfest 1/ 2/3/4* and H.T., Central FEH Championships at Haras Hacienda, Fleur de Leap H.T., The Event at Archer, The Event at Isaacks Ranch
Would you like to get your hands on Amerigo’s new safety stirrups? Our friends at World Equestrian Brands are giving a pair away FREE. The best part? They come in an array of colors, perfect for eventers. The raffle ends Friday, September 11th at midnight. [Fab Freebie: Win a Pair of Amerigo’s New Safety Stirrups]
The Vice President of the International Olympic Committee says the Tokyo Olympics will be held next year “with or without Covid.” They are dubbing the event “The Games that conquered COVID” and insist that they will not be postponed beyond 2021. The VP sites the enormous financial investment and thousands of employees as the catalyst for moving forward. [The postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead next year “with or without Covid”, the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee says.]
Ah, the joys of a lazy horse. It’s tough work when you’re on more of a ‘kick ride.’ There are so many strategies to make your riding easier and more enjoyable. [Warm Up Strategies for Hot Horses and Lazy Horses]
Tuesday Video: Doug Payne taking blue ribbons in jumper land.