Tuesday News & Notes from Legends Horse Feeds

Photo by Ian Stark.

The cross country course for the Carolina International CCI & Horse Trials has taken shape this spring. Lead by course designer Ian Stark, course builders Levi Ryckewaert, Tyson Rementer and Jamie Gornall have gone above and beyond. Stay tuned for a course preview later this week for all the details.

National Holiday: National Certified Nursing Day

Events Opening This Week: Riga Meadow at Coole Park Combined TestMCTA H.T., IncPoplar Place Farm May H.T.The Event at Skyline

Events Closing This Week: The Fork at Tryon CCI4S/CCI3S/CCI2S & HTCDCTA Spring H.T.Chattahoochee Hills H.T.Pine Hill Spring H.T.Spring Bay H.T.

Tuesday News:

Don’t miss this sweet story! Gary, a dressage-bred gelding, nearly died as a foal due to an infection. He climbed his way back to good health, but decided he didn’t want to play in the sandbox. Now, he’s qualified for the Pan American Games in eventing. [Gary the foal who nearly died goes on to win international event]

The Land Rover Horse of the Year competition wrapped up in New Zealand this weekend after six days of action. This is a complete display of horse sport, with classes for eventers, show jumpers, dressage and Standardbreds. [NZ Horse of the Year show wraps up in Hastings]

Khaled Mustafa was among those who sadly lost their lives in the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand last week. Originally born in Syria, Khaled was a beloved farrier. EN sends our condolences to his family. [Syrian-Born Farrier And Son Among Victims In Christchurch Mosque Shooting]

Raise your hand if you’ve ever struggled to catch your horse in the field. We’ve all been there at least once. Tik Maynard shares his tips with the horse in mind. [What To Do When You Can’t Catch Your Horse … And It’s Not Funny Anymore]

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