Tuesday News & Notes from Legends Horse Feeds

It’s a long haul from Georgia/Florida/South Carolina, etc. to Rebecca Farm, so the Area III Young Riders are fundraising! They’ve got tons to choose from including entries, schooling vouchers, lessons, and a 5-night stay at St. Simons Island. The auction ends June 14 at 6pm EST. Click here to explore the auction.

National Holiday: National Cheese Day

Events Opening This Week: Larkin Hill H.T.Full Moon Farms H.T.Silverwood Farm Summer H.T.Penny Oaks H.T.

Events Closing This Week: Midsouth Pony Club H.T.Abbe Ranch Horse TrialKent School Spring H.T.Essex H.T.Surefire Farm H.T.Stable View Summer H.T.Fox River Valley Pony Club H.T.Shepherd Ranch SYVPC H.T. IMidsouth Pony Club H.T.,

Tuesday News: 

Pam Duffy and Don Trotter have created an empire through their Sunsprite Warmbloods. Pam has always aimed to breed the “original all-purpose horse,” and they’ve got Hanoverians, Oldenburgs, and Dutch Warmbloods sporting their namesake. [Behind the Breeder’s Brand: Sunsprite Warmbloods]

FEI rules in our sport can often be confusing. Aside from the eventing-specifics, there’s also the FEI Dressage and Jumping to consider. Romanian eventer Viorel Bubau is one who would agree as he was eliminated for boots at Strzegom this spring, only to have the ruling overturned when the rule cited actually didn’t exist. [It’s time for equestrians to get clearer rules about rules]

Tik Maynard is known by some as a horse whisperer. He’s got a knack for thinking from the horse’s perspective, and now he shares some of that insight. [Be A Good Friend: 5 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Your Horse]

Tuesday Video: Ride around the Area III’s Preliminary Championships cross country course with winners Elisa Wallace and Munson Stew. See complete results from event, which took place over the weekend at Poplar Place, here.