It feels impossible to believe that Ann Haller is no longer with us. I met Ann when I was 9 at my first Pony Club camp, and ever since then I always felt like one of her “kids.” I grew up with Ann, and she became a mentor to me personally and professionally. This weekend she was celebrated, and now let’s all remember the love and joy horses can bring us, just like Ann would’ve wanted.
National Holiday: U.S. Bowling League Day
Congrats to John, winner of our August SmartPak Supplement Shellout raffle for SmartDigest Ultra Pellets! This supplement is perfect for traveling eventers, as it’s designed to help horses mitigate digestive stress that can be brought about by things such as travel or changes in hay. Bonus: the pellets are also picky eater approved. Stay tuned for an announcement about our September SmartPak Supplement Shellout coming soon! [SmartPak]
What a week we had at the European Championships! Of course, make sure you’ve followed all of Tilly Berendt’s reports on EN, but Horse & Hound had great insights too. Catch up on all their Euros coverage here: [European Eventing Championships]
If you’re at all interested in equestrian data, then you’ve probably seen the cheeky Facebook live videos of EquiRating’s Diarm Byrne going ham on some sport stats. Did you know he was first a corporate lawyer? [Why Would A Non-Equestrian Corporate Lawyer Ditch His Career? To Start An Equestrian Sports Data Company, Of Course.]
Stable View in Aiken, South Carolina is offering a reduced board rate for Hurricane Dorian evacuees. Anyone fleeing Florida who would like keep their horse at a world-class facility and keep their horse in training can reserve a stall. [Stable View on Facebook]
23 Champions – 6 Days – the largest event in North American history! Relive all of the best moments of #AEC2019 #BetterTogether #USEventing
Posted by United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) on Sunday, September 1, 2019