Modified divisions have been growing in popularity since they hit the eventing world, and more and more events are starting to show the new level — including Waredaca Farm, which will have a Modified division for their June 1-2 event. The closing date is today (!) for your chance to test your merit over David O’Connor’s courses. They’ll also have a New Event Horse division as well as Future Event Horse, Young Event Horse and traditional classes Beginner Novice through Intermediate. Click here for the omnibus listing.
National Holiday: National Buttermilk Biscuit Day
Events Opening This Week: Groton House Farm H.T., Horse Park of New Jersey H.T. I, Loudoun Hunt Pony Club Summer H.T., Chattahoochee Hills H.T., Inavale Farm HT, Arrowhead H.T., Cobblestone Farms H.T. I,
Events Closing This Week: GMHA June HorseTrials, Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club Spring Horse Trials, Waredaca H.T., NJ Region’s H.T., Poplar Place Farm June H.T. and Area Championships, Ocala Summer H.T. I, Carriage House Farm Combined Test, Equestrians’ Institute H.T., IEA Horse Trials, Classic Training & Novice 3-Day Event, Colorado Horse Park H.T.
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