Barely recognized these ladies with their new Peruvian getup. Canada’s chef d’equipe, Rob Stevenson, calls them “Alpaca hats,” but we’ll just call it the Lima version of insanity in the middle.
National Holiday: National Avocado Day
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Heading to New York’s Millbrook Horse Trials? On Thursday evening at around 5 p.m., Emerald Valley Equine Nutrition, a Gold Medal MHT Sponsor, will host a Novice level course walk with 5* rider Ariel Grald. Open to all, and attendees will receive a free goodie bag of fantastic Emerald Valley samples. Walk your course and get advice on how to ride the course from Ariel! [Millbrook Horse Trials]
UK eventer Jenny Gaskell deserves a huge acknowledgment after she leapt from her horse in warmup to perform CPR on a spectator. The man had suffered a heart attack, and Jenny, a firefighter, performed chest compressions until the EMTs could arrive … then she went on to jump double clear around the Frickley Park Horse Trials Open Intermediate track. [Eventer who abandoned warm-up to save spectator’s life goes on to jump double clear]
Mark Todd has nearly too many accomplishments to count, but Horse & Hound breaks down his biggest… [Mark Todd: reflecting on 25 moments from his glittering career]
If Courtney Carson were stuck on an island with Doug Payne’s horses, what five things would she bring? Soft peppermints, for starters. [Perfect Braids And Super Shine: How Courtney Carson Gets Doug Payne’s Horses Ring Ready]
The week we’ve had to say goodbye to Kristen Kovatch Bentley, the Managing Editor of Horse Nation. You’ve seen pretty of her witty and thoughtful stories shared here on EN. Good luck with the next chapter, Kristen! [Horse Nation Says Its Goodbye to Managing Editor, Kristen Kovatch Bentley]
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