Tuesday News & Notes from Legends Horse Feeds

Hallie Coon and Celien. Photo by Tilly Berendt.

And just like that we’re flying headfirst into the fall season! Riders have started to gear up for their fall events here and overseas. Congratulations are due for Hallie Coon, Buck Davidson and Liz-Halliday Sharp who will take on the CICO3* for the United States at Millstreet in Ireland this weekend.

National Holiday: National Senior Citizens Day

Events Opening This Week: Kent School Fall H.T. (CT, A-1) Morven Park Fall International H.T. & CIC*/**/*** (VA, A-2) Hagyard Midsouth Three-day Event & Team Challenge H.T. (KY, A-8) Heritage Park H.T. (KS, A-4) Willow Draw Charity Show (TX, A-5) Woodside International Horse Trials (CA, A-6) 4th Annual Fall Spokane Sport Horse Farm H.T. (WA, A-7) The Event at Skyline (UT, A-9)  WindRidge Farm Fall Horse Trials (NC, A-2) Middle Tennessee Pony Club Horse Trials (TN, A-3)

Events Closing This Week: Bucks County Horse Park H.T. (PA, A-2) Dunnabeck H.T. (IL, A-4) Chardon Valley Horse Trials (MI, A-8) Grindstone Mountain Farm H.T. (MA, A-1) Seneca Valley Pony Club H.T. (MD, A-2) Five Points H.T. (NC, A-2) Feather Creek Farm H.T. (OK, A-5) Copper Meadows H.T. (CA, A-6) Course Brook Farm Fall Horse Trials (MA, A-1)

Tuesday News: 

We’ve already seen a share of Burghley entrants withdraw from the four-star competition. We sadly won’t see Paul Tapner’s ride Bonza King Of Rouges, Nicola Wilson’s ride Bulana, Tina Cook’s ride Calvino II and Laura Blades’ ride Jesmond Justice. [Former four-star winner and European medallist among latest Burghley withdrawals]

Congratulations are in order for Buck Davidson, Hallie Coon and Liz Halliday-Sharp who have been called up for the Nations Cup Team at Millstreet! The competition is this weekend and will be the second of its kind to exercise the new three-member team format. [US Equestrian Names the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Ireland]

The Mongol Derby is not a challenge to take lightly. This year’s entrants were up against it all including poor weather and wild ponies all across 1,000 km of Mongolian steppe. [Caught on camera! Thrills and spills from the 2018 Mongol Derby]

Jimmie Schramm is teaching all day on Saturday, August 25 at Bucks County Horse Park in Revere, PA. Lessons are $65 for group or $75 for private. Choose from dressage, cross country, and/or show jumping. All horse & rider experience levels welcome. Sign up here. [More Details]

Tune In: The Horseware Eventing podcast has a new pod out ahead of this weekend’s Event Rider Masters finale at Blair Castle. [The ERM Finale…Who Wins?]

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