Tuesday News & Notes from Legends Horse Feeds

Facepalm… When Doug Payne landed back in the U.S. after winning gold at the Pan American Games, a TSA agent had a few questions about a certain piece of metal in his baggage. Dude, he helped us qualify for the Olympics!

National Holiday: National Night Out Day

Events Opening This Week: Apple Knoll Farm H.T., Plantation Field International CCI-S, Marlborough H.T, Feather Creek Farm H.T., Twin Rivers Fall H.T., Equestrians’ Institute H.T., Cedar Ridge H.T.

Events Closing This Week: Town Hill Farm Horse Trials, Shepherd Ranch SYVPC H.T. II, Caber Farm Horse Trial, The Event at Archer

Tuesday News: 

The U.S. Center for SafeSport has added George Morris to the SafeSport suspensions list. The 81-year-old is listed as permanently ineligible due to allegations of “sexual misconduct involving a minor.” He released a statement denying the allegations. [U.S. Center For SafeSport Adds George Morris To Suspension List]

Jonty Evans completed his first event since suffering a head trauma in a fall over a year ago. Sadly, he had a strong dressage and show jumping, but fell from Art at fence 14. Both are fine, and Jonty says he’s lucky to still be enjoying Art. [Jonty Evans makes his eventing comeback at Smiths Lawn: ‘I was lucky to ride Art, he loved it’]

Application period for 2020 T.I.P Awards is now open! The Thoroughbred Incentive Program offers high point awards across multiple disciplines including dressage, eventing, hunter, jumper, pleasure, and Western. [2020 TIP Awards]

Just another example of Mark Todd being a legend: Who needs a bridle? Legend Mark Todd survived tack malfunction at his final event

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