Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

The first event of the 2017 season at the Ocala Horse Park is only days away!

The first event of the 2017 season at the Ocala Horse Park is only days away!

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Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

Today’s SCOOP sponsor:
Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.

 

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World wide bits and bites

Australia:

Olivia Inglis Foundation makes start in improving eventing safety – Horsetalk.co.nz A new water jump is being put in at Berrima pony club for the first project of new Olivia Inglis Foundation. This foundation is in the name of a young eventing rider who died in a cross-country accident has been established to manage the more than $A167,000 raised.

 

Ireland:

Evidence-based standards for horse nosebands must be the goal, say researchers – Horsetalk.co.nz A new digital device can successfully measure the forces applied by nosebands. Find out how this interesting and potentially very influential device works. 

 

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United Kingdom:

9 horsey ways to beat the January blues (ASAP) – Horse & Hound Christmas is over and the January blues are setting in. Fight the blues with these nine horsey activities.

Get riding fit: improve your flexibility – Horse & Hound If you’re interested in improving your riding, then don’t miss our this six-part plan of simple exercises to improve your flexibility, strength and fitness in the saddle.

 

United States:

Scared Horse? Try Counter-Conditioning | TheHorse.com Learn how to teach your horse an alternate response to triggering stimuli. This way you won’t get ran off with or spun off whenever your horse sees something out of the ordinary.

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