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Get well soon to Michael Jung, who’s had a month of some serious ups and downs — including a second, official nuptial ceremony with longtime partner Faye Füllgraebe — and who recently took a pretty gnarly tumble with his German National Champion, Highlighter, in the CCI3*-S at Switzerland’s Alpine Cup. He assures us he’s doing just fine after a routine visit to hospital for further observation, and we want to take a moment to give particular kudos to one German press release which, when run through Google Translate, informed us that “nothing is broken, but everything hurts a bit.” Honestly…same?
Tuesday News & Notes from Around the World:
There’s plenty of history behind Connecticut’s Town Hill Farm Horse Trials venue. And with some of Area I’s best grassroots offerings, there’s also a huge amount of history left to be penned. [Find out more about this special place]
If you’re anything like us at EN, you’ve probably spent plenty of time perusing the brilliant Equestrians of Colour photography project. This portrait series focuses on — you guessed it! — equestrians of colour from across the disciplines as they share their experiences and stories. [Enjoy an introduction here]
Fancy using the mid-season break to boost your dressage performances? Carl Hester’s got some can’t-miss tips to help you make that happen. [Put on your dancing shoes]
Speaking of dressage, this story from our friends between the boards will give you all the hope and inspiration you need if you’ve got a bargain basement horse that occasionally makes your life a bit difficult. [Even the quirky ones can go all the way]
Amateur eventer Lucy Robinson is just days away from taking part in the Magnolia Cup charity flat race at Goodwood in England — check in and find out how she got on in her final practice run: