I’ve got to take a second to brag here on my guy Justintime. For the last several weeks my semi-retired event horse has been living the dream as a lesson horse at a friends farm. Over the weekend he took two girls around the farm’s crossrail jumper show, and he was an absolute star. Look at that face! I’m a proud owner.
National Holiday: National Black Cat Day
Events Opening This Week: Full Gallop Farm December H.T.
We are sad to hear that Francis Whittington’s five-star ride, Evento, was euthanized this week. The 11-year-old had begun to develop devastating arthritic changes in his neck, and Francis and the owner Sarah Arrowsmith made the difficult decision. [Farewell to ‘lovely, kind’ five-star horse put down aged 11]
Did you know ONE word can completely change the way you work with your horse? Tik Maynard wants you to ditch anthropomorphism and give your horse the best chance at unbiased training. [One Word That Will Change Your Relationship with Your Horse]
What we’re listening to: The newest episode of the USEA Podcast features all things Galway Downs. We look west this weekend for the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event which will host one of the few CCI4*-L competitions of the year. [USEA Podcast #269: Galway Downs Preview Show]
The 2020 Tom Bass Seminar On Diversity In Equestrian Sports will be held virtually this year on November 14. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. eastern and is expected to cover a variety of topics including developing broad-based community support for equestrian activities at all levels, building sustainable programs that support diversity in the horse industry and incorporating the lessons gleaned from social activism into the ways in which we do business. [2020 Tom Bass Seminar On Diversity In Equestrian Sports To Be Held Virtually]