Tuesday News & Notes from Legends Horse Feeds

Will Faudree and Caeleste, the winners of the 2019 Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CCI3*-S. Photo by Jenni Autry.

There was big news out of The Carolina Horse Park yesterday. The Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North LLC Carolina International has ponied up prize money to the tune of $100,000 for this year’s event. Though the four-star class will get the lion’s share of the purse, money will be distributed among all divisions, down to Training level. This event is a staple on the Area II calendar, and it opens today, so be sure to get those entries in pronto if you want a piece of the prize.

National Holiday: National Homemade Soup Day

Events Opening This Week: Carolina International CCI and H.T.Horse Trials at Majestic OaksPoplar Place Farm March H.T.Southern Arizona H.T.

Events Closing This Week: Pine Top Advanced H.T.Three Lakes Winter II H.T. at Caudle Ranch

Tuesday News: 

Time to welcome the new and improved USEA podcast with new hosts and a totally new feel. EquiRating’s Nicole Brown and Diarm Byrne have now taken the helm of the podcast, so be sure to check it out today. [USEA Podcast #250: The One Where We All Meet]

Applications are now available for those interested in volunteering at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. All that’s required is a bit of equestrian experience and a birthday after April 1, 2020. [Apply now to volunteer at the Tokyo 2020 equestrian events]

Add this one to your podcast rotation. The Horse explores all things horse blankets. How often you should wash them, detergent and more. [Cleaning Horse Blankets]

Tuesday Video: Teaching your young horse over their first jumps with John and Beezie Madden: