Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Sunday’s SCOOP

Mothers on ponies... Most people don't have a parent that rides quite like Bruce Davidson.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Canada: Vitamins required for a healthy horse: Does your horse take its vitamins? Learn everything you need to know about the fat-soluble vitamins that are critical to your horses health. Fat-soluble vitamins 101   United Kingdom: Warming up and down properly: Top Italian eventer, Vittoria Panizzon, shares her methods. Vittoria Panizzon’s 7 tips for warming up and down  United Staes:  Webinar on horse sale fraud: Do not get burned on your next horse purchase or sale. One of the nation’s best equine law practitioners is…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

Eventing Connect wishes everyone good luck at their events this weekend!

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Canada: RAWF with exciting Canadian first: The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has a some new additions to the schedule this year. The most exciting of which will be Canada’s first ever Grand National Shetland Pony Race. Make sure you get your tickets for that one. Royal Agricultural Winter Fair returning with more ‘farm fresh fun’ United States:  Dealing with flies without toxic chemicals: Fly season can be a total nightmare causing horse owners to resort to using toxic chemicals to manage the problem. Find…

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Friday’s SCOOP

Hold on the weekend is almost here!

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: New Zealand: Get your horse to go forward: Trying to drag a young horse along by its halter and lead rope will yield little success when teaching it to go forward. Find out how to teach a horse or a cow how to move forward. Teaching your horse to moove forward Canada: First time with automatic waterers: If your horse is accustomed to drinking from buckets you might be concerned about switching to an automatic waterer. How to teach a horse to drink from an…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

Jessica Phoenix flying over a jump... What's new?

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: Dwarf pony – you will want one: Standing only 22 inches tall this pony is able to live in its owners house like a dog. Shame that ponies with dwarfism are not usually healthy because every horse owner will want one after they see this guy. He’s one of the family! At just 22 inches tall, the tiny horse who has the run of his owner’s house Fitness tips from top Italian eventer: With fall three-days rapidly approaching you better have your…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

A sunny fall day in Ontario, perfect conditions for Eventing!

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: Carl Hester buys a baby: Horse baby that is… He recently invested in a British-bred Oldenburg foal and from the looks of the photos it is very gifted. Carl Hester purchases British-bred foal Pint sized kids on ponies: These kids might not be very big and neither are their ponies so it has made for some adorable Kodak moments. Tiny tots in the saddle [Pics] Mark Todd scholarship to help rising star: Zoe Wilkinson is a talented British young rider and she has been…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

Hope your work day gallops by!

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Big Bang Theory star show jumps in costume: At the Longines Masters Charity event in LA over the weekend Kaley Cuoco went all out dressing up herself and her horse, Thor. Wouldn’t riding be much more exciting if riders always competed in costume? Kaley Cuoco shows off equestrian skills dressed as Pocahontas Turnout produces sounder horses: Research shows that there is no substitute for all-day turnout on varied terrain to produce youngsters that grow to become athletic and sound horses for the future. When in doubt…

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Monday’s Scoop

Shannon Szarota and Super Duty through the preliminary water at Glen Oro.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: America’s most wanted thoroughbred: Relax there is not a criminal ex-racehorse on the loose, just a battle of skills between ten retrained ex-racehorses, who are all doing different disciplines now. We are cheering for Phillip Dutton and Icabad Crane because we are partial to eventers. Battle of the OTTBs in multi-discipline contest Hoarders: horse edition: Animal hoarders are defined as people who cannot emotionally, financially or physically look after their animals regardless of how many they have. Feel free to stock up…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

Don't let the fact that tomorrow is Monday drop your mood, enjoy the rest of your weekend!

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Canada: Castration information: Are you unsure of when to geld your horse, which method is the safest, aftercare procedures and other castration related questions? Get the answers to all your questions regarding horse castrations. Castration: the when and how United States: Most meaningful story at American Eventing Championships: Buck Davidson was making headlines yesterday for winning the Advanced division on Petite Flower but it was not the story he wanted to talk about. A gentle horse is a living memory of Christine Brown for…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

Lets hope everyone gets gorgeous weather at their events this weekend!

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Canada: How often do horses need deworming: You may be deworming your horse too frequently, wasting money on deworming medication and potentially creating resistant parasites. Deworming dilemma Straight-up blog: An appreciative look at the horses that competed at WEG. It is nice to see some positive reflections on this year’s WEG. BOW WOW part 2 United States:  89 year old woman finally got on a horse: It took 89 years but thanks to a Napa nonprofit organization called Celebrating Seniors a woman’s wish to ride a…

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Friday’s SCOOP

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New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: Queen stripped of prize money: Seven racehorses, including one of the Queen’s were disqualified from their races after failing drug tests and now after a British Horseracing Authority hearing yesterday the Queen has also been stripped of her 80,625 pounds in prize money. Eventing Connect hopes her hat budget is not greatly impacted. The Queen’s racehorse disqualified after positive morphine test Canada: Concussion awareness for coaches: Head injuries happen frequently during riding falls even when riders wear their helmets. For a limited…

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