With many of our spring horse trials being rescheduled, that presents us with some midweek eventing action at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia. One of the most scenic venues in the country (in my humble opinion), the Virginia Horse Trials kicks off today. There are quite a lot of competitors across the three-day competition, and we’ll be keeping a close eye on the Advanced/Intermediate and the CCI3*-S.
U.S. Midweek Action:
National Holiday: National Rat Catchers Day
Events Opening This Week: Course Brook Farm Fall H.T., Seneca Valley Pony Club H.T., Five Points H.T., Bucks County Horse Park H.T., Copper Meadows H.T., Caber Farm H.T. (Pending Final Approval), Chardon Valley H.T.
Events Closing This Week: WindRidge Farm Summer H.T., Fair Hill International H.T., Otter Creek Summer H.T., The Summer Event at Woodside, IEA Horse Trials, Classic Training & Novice 3-Day Event, Spring Gulch H.T.
At some point, every single one of us has experienced fear while riding. Fear is often connected to a negative attitude, even when you aren’t consciously aware of it. Ignoring a fear won’t do your riding any good. Conquoring it with a good coach is the way to go. [Key Steps to Safe Cross-Country Riding, Part Four: Overcoming Fear and Changing a Negative Attitude]
Knowing your limitations can be a huge factor in maintaining your safety while riding. A lot easier said than done. [Anxiety In The Saddle: My Lifelong Companion]
In the latest episode of the USEA Podcast with EquiRatings Eventing Podcast, Nicole Brown Media talks with USEA CEO Rob…