Wednesday News & Notes from SRF Carolina International

Still feeling loved up after Valentine’s Day yesterday? Well, SRF Carolina International is sharing the love all week.

SRF Carolina International is coming up next month, March 16th–19th, and everyone who buys a Carolina Club ticket this week will have the chance to win one free Carolina Club ticket. In order to be entered into the raffle, make sure you order your Carolina Club ticket or table between now and Friday (February 17th).

As well as a daily continental breakfast, luncheon buffet and all-day open bar, Carolina Club ticket holders get to watch all of the action from premier ringside VIP tents, along with having all the action from the show jumping and cross country shown live on closed circuit TV and in-field jumbotron. And that’s not all! Members are also invited to celebrate the winners at the International Awards Reception presented by Fairfax and Favor on Saturday, March 18th directly after the cross country. Yes please to all of the above!

The winner of the raffle will be announced on Instagram on Friday, February 17th, so make sure you’re following @carolinainternationalcci. Good luck!

Click here to buy your Carolina Club tickets

U.S. Weekend Preview

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Ram Tap H.T. (Fresno, CA) [Website] [Entries] [Ride Times] [Volunteer] [Scoring]

Wednesday News and Reading

Recall of riding helmets. English Riding Supply is recalling the Ovation Protege equestrian helmet due to it posing an impact injury hazard to riders who fall. The recall affects helmets manufactured between December 2020 through December 2022. [Read the specifics and find out what to do if you have a recalled helmet]

It’s Flag Day in Canada today and Horse Journals has taken a look at how Pony Club has influenced a range of Canadian equestrians. Dressage rider Jill Irving, show jumper Brian Morton, and eventer Karl Slezak reflect on their experiences of Pony Club, from learning how to properly care for their equines to preparation for the big leagues, with a side order of hard work, the importance of volunteering and, of course, horsemanship. [Pony Club – Incubating Canada’s High-Performance Riders]

Beat stable boredom by introducing some toys to keep your horse busy. At this time of year, horses tend to spend longer in their stables than we would perhaps prefer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep them entertained. From carrot balls to hay play, there are a range of enrichment tools available. [Make Feeding Fun]

We’ve all heard suspect advice on feeding being spread round the barn. Whether you’re wondering about protein making horses hot, or if grain causes colic, here are seven myths totally busted. [Find Out the As to Your Qs When it Comes to Feed]

Thinking of applying for the USEA Emerging Athletes 21 Program but worried about what to write? Well, worry no more. USEA has put together some tips for approaching the written section of the application. From planning to editing, here’s all you need to know to share your strengths and development in your own unique voice. [Writing YOUR Application]

Sponsor Corner

Have you sent your Carolina International entry yet? Entries close on February 28, but it makes your event organizer much happier to send yours in earlier. View the omnibus listing here.

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