“White on your right, red on your left!? Right!?” Er… kind of! We’d like to give Katherine Coleman and ‘A’ for her effort over this fence (?) at Cirencester Park.
As Kyle Carter astutely said, “Nice position while on the fastest line.” Go eventing.
National Holiday: National Star Wars Day
Events Opening This Week: Kent School Spring H.T., Horse Park of New Jersey H.T., Flora Lea Farm YEH and Mini Event, Full Gallop Farm June H.T., Silverwood Farm Spring H.T., Shepherd Ranch Pony Club H.T. I, Honey Run H.T., Shepherd Ranch Pony Club H.T. I, Silverwood Farm Spring H.T.
When Allison Smith brought home a plucky little chestnut from the kill pen, she had no idea how much he would change her life. A horse professional with eventing and show jumping experience, “Colby” gave her a new outlook on horses and life. [Now On Course: The Power of Love]
“Breonna” won her fourth race last week at Churchill Downs. Owned by Sam Aguiar, the the lawyer who represented Breonna Taylor’s family against the Louisville Metro Police Department, named the filly after Breonna Taylor. “‘My wife named the filly Breonna because she was beautiful, strong and resilient,'” he said. Sam says he will be donating the $10,000 winnings to the Breonna Taylor Foundation [Filly named after Breonna Taylor, owned by family’s lawyer, wins Kentucky Derby week race]
The old saying “go to the hospital or get back on” might not be the best advice. Shocking, right? [UVa neuropsychologist: Getting right back on after a fall may not be best idea for riders]
Some end up in my backyard! Others make their way to the Thoroughbred Makeover [Kentucky Derby 2021: What happens to racehorses after they retire from the track?]
Shout out to Canada’s most loved horse and insta hero, Pavarotti and Jessica Phoenix! They’re our two eventers represented as Canada’s heroes, but they’ve got four more from other disciplines that you should have on your radar. [Local Heroes: Canada]
Tuesday Video: Let’s take a sneak peak at the most magical cross country course in the world:
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