Spent the weekend photographing at Flora Lea Farm LLC. Today started off a little exciting– enjoy this "save of the day…
Tuesday News & Notes has become the platform to showcase the save of the week. She nearly — erm, pretty must did — went for a swim at Flora Lea Farm with . Last week we showcased Megan Jones’ stickability at the Wirrina Cover Derby Day in Australia. Now stateside, sink or swim, eventers get it done! Do you have an epic save? Send it to me to be featured! [email protected]
National Holiday: National Linguine Day
Events Closing This Week: Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club Spring H.T., Morven Park Fall International H.T. & CCIS, WindRidge Farm Fall H.T., Poplar Place Farm H.T., Horse Trials at Majestic Oaks, Heritage Park H.T., Spokane Sport Horse Sixth Annual Fall H.T.
Listen Up! US Equestrian High Performance Director Erik Duvander and US Equestrian Developing and Emerging Rider Coach Leslie Law join the USEA Podcast to discuss what postponement means for Team USA. [USEA Podcast #266: Team Talk #2]
Kamille Marcussen was making her biggest break since leaving her home in Iowa to be a working student in Florida at 15 years old, she had the opportunity to move to Europe to work for Kristen VanderVeen. Just days before her flight, she got the devastating news that her pesky lump was in fact papillary thyroid cancer. She fought like hell and only a few weeks post op, she found herself back in competitions. [Back From The Brink: Marcussen Fights For New Normal Following Cancer Treatment]
The London International Horse Show, fondly called Olympia, has been cancelled. Despite hours, days and weeks of hard work from the staff, it was decided the show could not move forward. This will include the cancellation of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup, the Olympia Grand Prix, the puissance, the FEI Dressage World Cup and the FEI Driving World Cup qualifiers all held at the event. [‘Great regret’ as coronavirus forces Olympia cancellation]
Do you spend time out at the barn and think, I bet there’s a better way to do this? Maybe that’s your inner entrepreneur speaking. Developing your own project in the equestrian space is a daunting task, you aren’t alone there, but it’s far from impossible. [I Left Corporate America to Create My Own Equestrian Product. Here’s What I Learned.]
A digital passport is the latest proposal aimed at easing equine travel post-Brexit in 2021. Proponents believe it would offer a level of identification and biosecurity far beyond what’s in use now. Digital passports would include up-to-date vaccination records. For now, EU still requires paper documents, but this could be a step toward the future. [‘Digital passports’ cited as future in post-Brexit international equine travel]
For a dose of gridspiration: Mavis Spencer’s Favorite Jumping Exercise
Tuesday Video: Ride-a-long from Tryon!