We are just over two weeks away from Stable View Oktoberfest, Aiken, South Carolina’s only four-star event. Aside from the banner competition, they’re offering competition at all FEI levels including the new one-star level. They’ve also ponied up $80,000 in prize money. (Today is the closing date!)
Admission is free for spectators, and there’s a lot of entertainment options including karaoke with Clayton Fredericks (Friday), a course walk with Boyd Martin (Friday, 4 p.m. $10 Donation to the Cumbee Center to participate), and much more! Click here to view the USEA calendar listing, and here to visit Stable View’s website.
National Holiday: National Swap Ideas Day
Events Closing This Week: University of New Hampshire H.T., Larkin Hill H.T., Surefire Farm H.T., ESDCTA New Jersey H.T. at the Horsepark, Stable View Oktoberfest 1/ 2/3/4* and H.T., Sundance Farm H.T., Willow Draw Charity Show, Jump Start H.T., FEH Qualifier at Loch Moy Farm, FEH Championships at Loch Moy Farm, FEH Central Championships at Snowdonia Farms
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Mark Todd’s incredible career was celebrated this weekend in his official retirement ceremony held before the show jumping at Burghley. You might remember his first retirement ceremony was held at Burghley, too. [Sir Mark Todd waves farewell to eventing in emotional Burghley retirement ceremony]
Meet Valley Creek Carlin LeBeau, the horse with the lowest finishing score at the 2019 USEA American Eventing Championships. The 14-year-old Connemara gelding won the Beginner Novice Master Amateur division on an incredible 25.1 with Carla Jimmerson. [USEA Horse of the Month: Valley Creek Carlin LeBeau]