Wednesday News & Notes from SRF Carolina International

Here’s a little something to cheer up Hump Day. Tempest and Vega were born two days apart at Little River Friesians, Florida, and have been bestest buddies from the start. They love nothing more than hanging out together and showing off their next level synchronization skills. Turn the volume up and sing along: “You got a friend in me…”

U.S. Weekend Preview

$50,000 Grand-Prix Eventing at Bruce’s Field (Aiken, SC): [Website] [Entries] [Tickets] [Live Stream] [Scores] [Volunteer] [EN’s Coverage]

Full Gallop Farm March Wednesday H.T. (Aiken, SC): [Website] [Entries] [Ride Times] [Volunteer] [Scoring]

Rocking Horse Winter III H.T (Altoona, FL): [Website] [Entries] [Ride Times] [Volunteer] [Scoring]

Sporting Days Farm March H.T. II (Aiken, SC): [Website] [Entries] [Ride Times] [Volunteer] [Scoring]

Twin Rivers Winter H.T. (Paso Robles, CA): [Website] [Volunteer] [Entries / Ride Times / Scoring]

Wednesday News and Reading:

It’s March 1st and eventing season is about to start in earnest! Listen to Nicole Brown talk to USEA CEO Rob Burk and brand new USEA President, Lou Leslie, about all the excitement coming our way in the 2023 eventing season. [Let’s Go Eventing!]

I’m all for using alternative therapies alongside advice and care from my vet, and the herb garden is a great place to start. Here are some tips on how to boost your horse’s immunity using natural ingredients. It’s important to note that not all herbs are safe for use with all animals, so make sure you double-check before you reach for the gardening shears. [Herbal Remedies For Horses]

We all know that horse folk are awesome, but did you know that our unique skill set gives us the edge when it comes to surviving an apocalypse? From fixing things to going days without bathing, here are seven reasons why everyone should have an equestrian on their team should we find ourselves in some sort of dystopian drama. [Don’t Panic, I’m a Horse Girl]

When the time comes for your horse to take a step back from his usual work, there are a number of options to consider. From career changes to full retirement, Alana Harrison from Equus looks at the different choices and weighs up the pros and cons. [A Happy Horsey Retirement Plan]

There’s a lot of empty space in this show jumper’s closet. Gregory Cottard believes that balance, well-being and horsemanship are key when it comes to working with horses and tries to use only the necessary tack, even when he’s jumping 1.60m tracks. [Keeping It Simple]

It’s National Horse Protection Day which invites us to think about what we can do to help horses that are in need. But it’s also important to be realistic when it comes to considering the number of animals we can properly care for. Would I have 25 rescue cats? Yes. Would that be sensible? Probably not. Ellie Woznica writes about her rescue animal journey and the realization when enough’s enough. [I’ll Take Them All]

Sponsor Corner

Are you counting down the days to Carolina International? Course designer Ian Stark comes to us with a behind-the-scenes update on the cross country course!

Video Break

In honor of National Pig Day here’s a throwback to where it all began for Piggy March.


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