Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Saturday’s Scoop

Child Jockeys on Shetland Ponies at the Royal Winter Fair pony races.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: The real War Horse: Amazing story of how a father, son and their mare dodged shellfire together during bloody battles of First World War Women dies after farewell to horse at Wigan hospital France: Factors Contributing to Cross-Country Falls Evaluated United States: An Introduction to Equine Color Genetics   Events this weekend in North America Canada: Horseware Indoor Eventing Challenge [Website] Check back all weekend at www.eventingconnect.today, as we be there live and providing coverage throughout the two nights of…

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Friday’s SCOOP

Tik Maynard will be the wildcard competitor at The Royal Indoor Eventing tonight

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: Slowest responding ambulance: An ambulance service has apologized for making a rider lie in the dirt for two hours in a neck brace while awaiting their arrival last month. I guess she was not the only person wiping out that day. Injured rider force to wait 2 hours for ambulance [Fall video] Groom apprenticeship program: A government initiative is working with leading equine groups to increase the quality of apprenticeships. Successful apprentices will be as esteemed as university graduates. British apprenticeship scheme to include…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

Who is getting ready for the Florida season? Select staff at Eventing Connect are already packing.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Dead horse or convincing trick: A photo circling around social media had people up in arms because they thought two guys were sitting on a dead horse and hoisting their beer up. They were mistaken. Horse photo causing social media controversy Fair Hill CCI3* on an affordable horse: Leah Lang-Gluscic had a successful run on A.P. Prime, a horse she only spent $750 to buy. If she sold him now she could make a healthy profit. $750 thoroughbred qualifies for Rolex Take care…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

We are halfway to the weekend!

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Eventers supporting rider after rotational fall: Nicole Hayden fractured her C6 and C7 vertebrae and underwent two surgeries in three days after a rotational fall at the Training level at Fairhill in August. While the surgeries were successful, Nicole has now been diagnosed as a quadriplegic. Find out how you can help as funds are required to help make modifications to her home for equipment and an elevator. Eventing community  rallies in support of Nicole Hayden Developing a brave horse: Eventing…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

Galloping through snow is just as fun as galloping on beautiful green grass right?

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: More about minerals: Know the signs to watch out for that indicate when your horse has too much or too little of a particular mineral in its diet and how to balance things accordingly. Minerals 101 Robert Redford stands up for wild horses: He believes eradicating wild horses goes against American principles. All his riding in old movies obviously gave him a real respect for horses. Robert Redford: Protect our wild horses United Kingdom: Advice for horse buyers: Some helpful points to consider before taking the…

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Monday’s SCOOP

Just another manic Monday...

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Firefighters hoist horse to safety: A passerby saw the horse fall through a large hole on an old abandoned railroad bridge with its rider. Luckily the passerby was able to call for help while the rider kept his horse calm. Witchita crews rescue horse stuck in hole National Horse Show does Halloween: The McDonald’s clown jumping a massive oxer is something you probably thought you’d never see. Show jumpers celebrate Halloween with Gambler’s Choice at the National Horse Show And the Galway Downs International…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

Bucking good cross-country round at Galway Mr. Davidson! Finish that win for a back-to-back title.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Considerations before pursing a horse career: Wise words of advice from eventing expert, Denny Emerson, on things to consider before you take the plunge into chasing a career in the horse industry. 10 things to consider before beginning a career in the horse industry Australia: This guy and his baby win best costume: Comedian, Hamish Blake, was a racehorse for halloween and his baby was his jockey. Beyond hilarious this man deserves an award. Imagine these being your ‘first halloween’ photos. Saddle up,…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

Marti chilling after scoring a stellar 50.0 in dressage at Galway. " She gave me her best effort today and the best part is that there is so much more in there!" says Chelan. We wish them luck over the rest of the weekend.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Endotoxemia:  This is a serious condition that can lead to shock, laminitis and even death. It has a variety of causes from skin infections to colic. Find out what you need to know. Infographic: Understanding Endotoxemia Chelsea Handler bares all on horseback: Not safe for work or kids. Chelsea apparently rides her horse topless and posts it on twitter. This is Chelsea Handler half-naked on a horse Australia: Sam Griffiths has emergency surgery: After having to undergo emergency appendix surgery he will have…

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Friday’s SCOOP

They are calling for lots of snow today. Here is a sunny photo to focus on.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Stay off lousy footing: No boots or wraps are going to help protect your horse against bad footing. Learn what footing is dangerous for your horse’s health. Beware of bad footing Canada: One found, two to find: Good news is one of the three horses that were stolen have been found. It was standing in a field and spotted by a random driver who was paying attention. Police recover one of the three horses rustled from Quebec ranch United Kingdom: Britain’s best…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

Chelan Kozak and Lamartine Z are competing this weekend at Galway Downs International.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Become a sesamoid injury expert: The sesamoid bones are in a location that makes them prone to injury yet their role of anchoring the suspensory apparatus is crucial to a horse being able to move its foot and fetlock properly. Learn how to diagnose, prevent and treat sesamoid injuries. Sesamoid injuries Canada: Horse theft: Police are searching for horse thieves who made off with three horses at once from the same location. Until they are found ‘hide you horses’. Canadian police hunt…

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