As said by Steph Rhodes Bosh Jenkins, “Eventing is a weird sport.” At any given time, you may be just as likely to be either rider in this photo from the Middleburg H.T. at Great Meadow. Sometimes you’re the bug and sometimes you’re the windshield. Kick on!
National Holiday: National German Chocolate Cake Day
Events Closing 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,
Surefire has extended extended their closing date to June 12! The competition will be held June 21-23 in Purcellville, Va. It’s always a favorite on the Area II summer calendar. Get those entires here! Click here for more information.
Ireland’s rising star Cathal Daniels has taken another top title. He won the Under-25 CCI4*-L at Bramham International Horse Trials aboard Rioghan Rua. The 22-year-old was also the only rider in the class to finish on his dressage score. [Irish WEG medallist wins Bramham under-25s]
As eventers, we’re constantly worried about our horse’s joint health, but how well do you actually know the anatomy of a joint? USEA breaks it down and explores how and when joints become damaged. [The Anatomy of a Joint]
Anyone who has had a revitalizing trip to the beach knows there’s something magic in ocean water. Racehorse trainer Bianca Dunk knows it best, and she lunges her horses in salt water 2-3 times per week. [Meet the racehorse trainer who lunges her horses in the sea]