Same, Lauren, same.
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National Holiday: National Library Workers Day
As of now, the USEA American Eventing Championships are still scheduled for August 25-30. The USEA Board will meet soon to make a decision regarding whether qualifications need to be updated. [Update on the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships Presented by Nutrena Feeds]
We were sad to hear of the passing of Kings Temptress over the weekend. The five-star winner died following complications involving her foal’s delivery. [Devastation as home-bred five-star winner dies; foal adopted by foster mare]
Shoulder-in? Pfft, amateur stuff. Swedish Olympian Ludwig Svennerstål likes to jazz things up a bit by putting this lateral movement on a circle. As someone who absolutely cannot nail a shoulder-in on a straight line, the very thought of it makes me feel a bit queasy, but with his handy explanation of the benefits, and a walk-through of how to ride it, it’s top of my list for the next time I’m able to ride. [#SundaySchool: Ludwig Svennerstål — the benefits of practising shoulder-in on a circle (after lockdown lifts)]
To ride or not to ride? That is the question. While many are turned away from the barn, others, with limited options are still out at the barn managing their horse’s exercise and wellbeing. [In Defense Of Going To The Barn]
Tuesday Video: Check out the most recent episode of “The Long and Short of It”