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Watch out, Le Lion 2028! The latest high-profile eventing foal has dropped, and it’s a stunning colt who’s the result of an embryo transfer from Merel Blom‘s 2019 Dutch National Champion Ceda and by the stallion Gemini CL, the clone of Gem Twist. We can’t wait to see what this one ends up doing!
Events Closing Today: Masterson Equestrian Trust YEH 4YO and 5YO Qualifier, Shepherd Ranch Pony Club H.T. I, Kent School H.T., Full Gallop Farm June H.T., Bucks County Horse Park H.T., Seneca Valley Pony Club H.T., Honey Run H.T., Silverwood Farm Spring H.T.
Tuesday News & Notes from Around the World:
British Eventing has received its largest-ever direct infusion of funds after a seven-figure investment from David Howden. David, who’s the man responsible for bringing Cornbury’s estate back to the sport’s line-up, intends for the funds to be used over five years to create regional training programmes, talent pathways, and subsidised training opportunities. [This is huge and we applaud it]
The road to the FEI Eventing World Breeding Championships for Young Horses at Le Lion d’Angers is a long and winding one, but for US riders and their horses, it’s made significantly more straightforward by the Holekamp/Turner Grant, which funds a seven-year-old’s trip each year. [Find out more about it here]
Further validation that your horse might actually know and like you as a person has come through the airwaves. So no, it’s not just in your head. [That special whicker really is all for you, baby]
Relive Kentucky’s CCI5* cross-country with added commentary in this directors’ cut edition from Elisa Wallace: