Chinch is ready to trick or treat tomorrow! This is a fun time of year for the rest of the world as they enjoy Halloween and the upcoming holidays, but it’s a little deflating for the horse world. We had our last four-star over the weekend at Pau, and now we’re beginning to head into the winter season. It’s OK to eat your feelings with a little bit of Halloween candy this week!
National Holiday: National Candy Corn Day
Let’s help the BC Young Riders! They’re holding an online auction to raise funds for clinics, educational seminars, and competitions. They’ve got coaching, lessons and ski trips up for grabs. [BC Young Riders Online Auction]
Karim Laghouag’s gold medal winning partner Entebbe de Hus has sadly died due to colic. He was only 13. He was quite an accomplished stallion, earning team bronze at the 2015 Europeans and gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics before being gelded last year. [Colic claims Olympic gold medal winning eventer Entebbe de Hus]
Congratulations to Alessandra Allen-Shinn, Alexis Larson, and Elizabeth Gold who were long format winners this weekend at Spokane. Alessandra won the Training Three-Day with Mixologeigh. Alexis took the Novice Three-Day with PL Diamond’s Inspiration, and Elizabeth was the winner of the Beginner Novice Three-Day with Frigal. [Winning in Washington for the USEA Classic Series at Spokane Sport Horse Farm]