US Equestrian hosted their Annual Meeting over the weekend that concluded with their year-end awards ceremony. Kent Farrington was crowned 2020 International Equestrian of the Year, and Gazelle, with whom he won the 2020 $213,000 American Gold Cup Grand Prix CSI4*, was named International Horse of the Year. You can read more from USEF.
National Holiday: National Popcorn Day
Nothing can keep Jessica Thomas out of the saddle. When a deadly episode of vasculitis claimed three of her extremities, she still remained dedicated as ever to riding and her horse, Sugar. Since then, she’s been inspiring riders everywhere from her Instagram. [No Limitations for #TripleAmputeeEventer Jessica Thomas]
No horse is perfect, but some have more issues than others. Some riders may find themselves selling horses with baggage, whether that is behavior, soundness or health related. The most important tidbit to keep in mind: be upfront and straightforward. [Selling or Giving Away a Horse With Issues]
While we recover from the long weekend, here’s some listening to pop into your earbuds. In this episode, Nicole Brown, Rob Burk, Max Corcoran, and Diarm Byrne are tackling was ahead on the 2021 horizon. [USEA Podcast #275: The 2021 Preview Show]
Tuesday Video: How’s this for easy watching?
Did someone ask for footage of Regé-Jean Page training to ride a horse for Bridgerton? For more:…