Tuesday News & Notes from Ocala Horse Properties

It’s timeeeee! Horses and riders are arriving at Pratoni del Vivaro for this week’s FEI World Championships, and I am simply stoked to follow along from afar. We’ve got Shelby Allen and Tilly Berendt on the ground this week and Abby Powell and myself supporting remotely, so buckle in for an epic week of top-tier eventing!

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FEI World Championships for Eventing:
[Website] [Definite Entries] [FEI TV] [ EN’s Ultimate Guide ] | Daily Digest Email | [EN’s Coverage]

Events Opening This Week:

Chattahoochee Hills H.T. (GA); Full Moon Farms H.T. (MD);

Events Closing Today:

Spokane Sport Horse Eighth Annual Fall H.T. (WA); Jump Start H.T. (KY); The Maryland H.T. at Loch Moy Farm (MD); Sundance Farm H.T. (WI); Apple Knoll Farm H.T. (MA);

News & Notes:

Know someone who has made our sport better? Nominations are now open for the USEA Appreciation Award, intended to recognize someone for their dedication to the sport in a riding or a non-riding capacity. [Learn more & nominate someone]

Doug Payne stopped by the latest episode of the USEA Podcast with Nicole Brown to chat all things Vandiver, the Tokyo Olympics, running a bustling business, family, and much more. [When Nicole Met Doug]

Mexican rider Daniela Moguel is on a mission to grow eventing. As she treks to her second World Championships appearance with her darling mare Cecelia, she also hopes to enjoy the ride with her partner of a lifetime while also growing visibility for other riders hoping to get into the sport. [Bringing Eventing to the World]

Sponsor Corner: Our favorite listing from Ocala Horse Properties this week is a darling mini-farm just waiting for you (and me, into your guest room) to move in…

Training Tip Tuesday Video Break:

Changing your environment is instrumental for training and development, and Cathy Wieschhoff shares some tips from her farm in this minute with Cathy clip: