Wednesday News & Notes

Funny thing happened to me last month, Greta and I drove 960 miles one way to South Carolina for the weekend to event…

Posted by Tedd Goth on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

It takes a special kind of courage to withdraw when the moment isn’t right after investing time, money, and emotional energy in a long trip to a show. If things aren’t right, they aren’t right. It’s always the wise course to come back to ride another day.

National Holiday: Holy Experiment Wednesday

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Red Hills CCI & H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Full Gallop Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Southern Pines H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Your Wednesday News & Notes

Dana Widstrand’s Relentless Pursuit has been the schoolmaster of a lifetime for Amanda Gardiner. After taking Dana up through the then-4* level after she bought him off the track at 15, this horse has showed multiple riders up through the Preliminary level. Now 24, he and Amanda Gardiner have an outstanding partnership. [USEA Horse of the Month]

Speaking of amazing elder statesmen, Lauren Sprieser’s young rider horse Bellinger gracefully passed away yesterday. After teaching Lauren up through the top levels, he spent years teaching others, including a young rider who ended up competing him through Prix St. George at the ripe old age of 23. [Bellinger]

In case you missed it, there’s a presidential election going on. That’s right, nominations are now open for the USEF President position, who will serve a term from 2021-2025. [USEF Presidential Nominations Open]

Wednesday Social Media:

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Posted by United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) on Tuesday, March 3, 2020