Oh, the things our partners do for our hobby. Though our love for eventing and horses is a huge financial commitment, it’s also a major time sink — for us and for the people in our lives. I can’t count how many times my barn time overlaps into my home time. So from me, thanks to those who put up with the madness that is loving a horse person!
Events Opening This Week: Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club H.T., Huntington Farm H.T., Course Brook Farm Fall H.T., Waredaca Farm H.T., Five Points H.T., Seneca Valley Pony Club H.T., Bucks County Horse Park H.T., Ocala Summer H.T. II, Full Gallop Farm August HT
Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, the former President of the FEI, has reportedly fled the United Arab Emirates with her children. She is believed to be seeking a divorce from her husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the prime minister of the UAE and the ruler of Dubai. Her exact location is unknown, but other media outlets have reported that she is seeking asylum in Germany or England. [Former FEI President Flees United Arab Emirates]
Clifton Peekachu knows his way around a three-day event. He’s brought five riders through the Preliminary level, and now he’s on his seventh student, who is tackling Novice. He is one of the most decorated NAYC horses in history, taking a medal home on each of his five trips. He’s the USEA Horse of The Month! [USEA Horse of the Month: Clifton Peekachu]
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