Wednesday News and Notes from MDBarnmaster

Thanks to Joan Mayfield for the adorable photo. Thanks to Joan Mayfield for the adorable photo.

Good morning EN! The perfectly timed photo above features Dorie Mayfield and her mount Junior, who won a division at the Indiana Eventing  Association’s schooling show Leg-Up last weekend. Dorie’s mother Joan snapped this cute photo of Junior going in for a sip of celebratory beer after his big win- we all know that feeling. Congrats to Dorie and Junior! 

Weekend Preview:

Cosequin Stuart H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Times]

37th Annual Whidbey Island H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Times]

Champagne Run at the Park H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Times]

Huntington Farm H.T. [Entry Status/Times]

Coconino Summer I H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Times]

The Maryland H.T. at Loch Moy Farm I [Website] [Entry Status]

Powder Basin H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Times]

Chattahoochee Hills H.T. [Website] [Entry Status]

Riga Meadow H.T. [Website]

Florida attorney Robin Trupp is calling attention to problems with FEI rules and quarantine regulations. FEI rules require all competitors to deposit syringes with competition veterinarians at the beginning of competition for safekeeping. Trupp argues that “almost every horse in a quarantine travels with an emergency kit, which may include a syringe, needle and medication.” His main point: if an FEI horse is stabled in a non-FEI secured quarantine facility on a day when competition is not occurring, no vet is required to be present. Critical treatment could be delayed because caretakers would not have a syringe to administer drugs. This appears to apply to shows at which quarantine barns are located far from the FEI-secured stabling, where a vet is required to be available at all times. [Horsetalk]

This week on the Eventing Radio Show: Paul Tapner, Lynn Symansky, and US WEG prep. Hosts Nate Chambers and Joe Meyer talk with Paul Tapner about his successful weekend at Barbury Horse Trials, and then US WEG team member Lynn Symansky stops by to chat about her selection. Finally Robert Banner discusses the US WEG prep event at Great Meadow in Virginia. [Eventing Radio Show]

Allison Springer is looking for a new working student to start immediately. Interested in working for her? Email  [email protected] to find out more.

Want to win a Tipperary T2 helmet to call your own? In honor of Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day, our awesome sponsor Tipperary is giving one of these helmets away! Send us the story of why you #mindyourmelon, every ride every time, along with a photo of you rocking your helmet to [email protected]Please keep entries to 200 words or less and send them in no later than Monday, July 14 at 5 pm EST. [Tipperary T2 Helmet Contest]

Horse Nation is now in Instagram! Click to check out the article about the ensuing hashtags and find a link. [Horse Nation]

Best of Blogs: Area I Young Riders have started an NAJYRC blog. Click to check it out. 

Today’s video comes from RNS Video, and features the Preliminary Road Crossing complex at Groton House Horse Trials.

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