Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Tuesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Canada: Hyperbaric oxygen chambers: This treatment boosts the amount of oxygen in the bloodstream and has had a variety of benefits to human health but there has been little research done to show the effects on horses. Learn what benefits research has proven this treatment to have on horses. Hyperbaric oxygen chamber therapy: Magic bullet or all hype? United Kingdom: After winning rituals: What do some riders at the top do after they clinch a big win? Most of them say they do not have time to…

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Monday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Canada: Wild auction: Wild horses have been saved from the slaughterhouse after an auctioneer took the steps to make sure they were only sold to buyers without any intent of sending them to be used for meat. Save a horse ride a horse? Wild horses auctioned off to a home instead of the slaughterhouse United States: MIA horse found: A horse that went missing during a trail ride has been found safe and sound, and is now getting ready for a rodeo parade. Lets hope…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Equine nutrition in America: Perceptions and practices At 8, I started hiding food How to own a horse without breaking the bank Fazio: Science escapes Legislature on horse bill Adapting home controls to handle large equestrian center United Kingdom: ‘Charlotte and Valegro’ factor drives extra dressage shows WW1 remount camp prepares for war horse statue High hopes for Zara Tindall’s horse Monbeg Dude in the 2015 Grand National   Events this weekend in North America US: Full Gallop Farm February…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Windsor’s big heart skips more than a beat Aquatic exercise’s effect on equine osteoarthritis Equestrian fitness: Flexibility Employment opportunities – United States Equestrian Federation Australia: Equestrian frequent flyers United Kingdom: 5 steps to bring your horse back in to work Canada: Neurologic EHV-1 confirmed in Ontario horse    Events this weekend in North America US: Full Gallop Farm February II H.T.  [Website] [Times] Rocking Horse Winter III H.T.  [Website] [Times] [Results] Sporting Days Farm II H.T.  [Website] [Entries] Sol Events…

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Friday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Preventing concussions: A study which focused on American football helmets has shown that helmet add-ons such as outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fibre sheets may not significantly help lower the risk of concussions in athletes. No need to get fancy, just wear your helmet every time you sit on a horse. Helmet ‘extras’ don’t help lower concussion risk, study finds Parasite control: One of the pioneers of deworming research, Martin Nielsen, shares his recommendations on how to control parasites in herds…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Should you follow your dreams?: Denny Emerson shares what it takes to make it in the sport of Eventing, and it has nothing to do with financial backing…. Do you have it? Big dreams, but… How young horses are judged: Susan Graham White, current head of the USEA Future Event Horse Committee (FEH) and FEI International-level Eventing judge, shares advice on what she looks for when judging young horses. Looking Through the Judge’s Eye with Susan Graham White Netherlands: What to inject…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Hind-limb lameness cause: Vets agree that 90% of lamenesses originate in the foot but when the foot is not the issue what is? Where the superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) attaches to the hock could be the cause. Consider SDFT attachment problems in lame horses Mini pony sled: If you do not have a hill to go sliding down now worries, just get a mini pony to pull you around. Check this out: Sledding with a mini horse in NC Switzerland: FEI…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Drunk riding to Mardi Gras parade: A man is facing numerous charges after stealing a horse to get himself to a Mardi Gras parade. Supposedly the horse bucked him off several times before he finally gave up and walked. He might have potential as an eventer. Sheriff: Man trying to steal horse arrested after rough ride Design your way to Badminton: Each year Badminton choses a charity to give its support to and this year’s charity is Sense; a British charity that supports…

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Monday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Support a fellow eventer’s cancer battle: Javier Corradini, 35-years-old, is a not only a wonderful rider and coach but he is also a loving father and a husband. Hear his story and join the Eventing community in supporting him and his family while he battles his cancer. Community rallies behind beloved Maryland trainer battling cancer T-Swift hires Maryland horses: After trying to get her horses into the animal talent industry a horse owner from Maryland finally got her big break after receiving a…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Save the date: Horse expo kicks off variety of fun, competitive activities Kindergartener meets wild horse in Make-A-Wish trip Jackie Kennedy’s equestrian estate is on the market UK law hosting symposiumon equine, ag issues Tuesday United Kingdom: Badminton to offer care service for disabled visitors Seeing is believing: Riding centre develops the Pedroscope Study: Pawing could be indicative of discomfort   Events this weekend in North America US: Pine Top Advanced H.T.  [Website] [Results/Times]   You might also enjoy these…

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