Wednesday News & Notes

Photo courtesy of Pine Top Farm.

Pine Top Farm is expecting up to three inches of rain between Wednesday and Thursday of this week and that means the ground will be very well saturated. The organizers have kindly asked that all competitors and spectators refrain from driving cars and other motorized vehicles around the farm to prevent mud accumulation. Pack your good wellies and get some steps in to keep Pine Top in pristine condition this weekend.

National Holiday: World Nutella Day

Midweek U.S. Action: 

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

U.S. Weekend Preview:

Ocala Winter I H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Pine Top Intermediate H.T.  [Website] [Entry Status] [Ride Times] [Live Scores]

Wednesday News:

If you’re heading to Florida for the USEA Educations Symposium, then you’ll want to bookmark this page: [Two Weeks Away! Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 USEA Educational Symposium]

The introduction SafeSport into the US Equestrian culture has been polarizing. An organization called Athletes For Equity was subsequently founded in opposition to many SafeSport policies. Diane Carney and Patrick McGaughan, representatives of the group, have collaborated to clarify the purpose and beliefs of Athletes For Equity. [Athletes For Equity In Sport Responds]

In horse sports, the common mentality is that every success credits to the horse, but every failure is earned by the rider. But we shouldn’t be too hard on ourselves, and here’s why. [Do You Suffer From “Good Horse, Bad Rider” Syndrome?]

Wednesday Video: This year we traded Clydesdales in for Frisians in the Super Bowl:

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