Wednesday News & Notes from Haygain

We’re so pleased to be here at the United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) Annual Meeting & Convention! Our…

Posted by Strides for Equality Equestrians on Saturday, December 11, 2021

It was a true honor to be able to represent Strides for Equality Equestrians (SEE) at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention last weekend. In a day when most work seems to be done remotely, it feels that much more special to get some quality in-person time with people you care about. My colleagues at SEE fall into this category, and any time I get to spend with them having conversations with our peers about growing the sport makes everything better. If you want to learn more about the work SEE is doing, click here.

Melissa Mayo – photo courtesy of JJ Sillman.

Before we get too far ahead of ourselves, let’s take a moment to congratulate Melissa Mayo, the winner of our very popular Fairfax & Favor Wardrobe Malfunction Photo Challenge! Melissa submitted the most epic of wardrobe fails and has now been crowned the champion of this contest and will receive a new pair of Fairfax & Favor Regina Boots for her next jog. Hopefully the next one goes better! Congratulations, Melissa!

Wednesday News + Reading:

This past week, the middle of the country was devastated by record-breaking tornadoes that wreaked havoc and left a trail of fatalities and damage in their wake. These tornadoes have impacted equestrian communities in these areas, and the USEA has compiled some important information on how you can help.

Bareback riding certainly has its advantages (and not just because it makes for less tack to clean!). If you’re planning to get in some quality bareback time this winter, use this article from Horse Sport to learn how to make the most of it.

Haygain is having a sale! Now through December 18, you can unlock savings to “up your hay game” in the new year. Click here to see what discounts you can grab!

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Hot on Horse Nation: Horse Nation editor DeAnn Sloan took a snoop through the Aztec Diamond Equestrian catalog to pick out her favorite “Diamond Deals” best enjoyed by you after you spoil yourself for the new season!

Watch This:

If you’re still hankering for 5* action, might we interest you in the Maryland 5 Star highlights show? Check it out, available exclusively on H&C+ here.

#GoEventing Video of the Day: Cue the tunes for the cutest pony in all the eventing land…