Category Archives: Today’s scoop

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: New Jersey horse contracts neurological form of EHV-1 When the body attacks Quiz: What “type” of horse owner are you? Adoptions offer horse lovers chance to own a legend This is why photographers should stay off the track at a horse race The Texas Horse Park is almost open, is still an awful idea United Kingdom: Battle of the clones: when will a replica horse win Olympic gold? Look ‘through the keyhole’: Harry Dzenis’ yard [PICS]   Events this weekend…

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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: Germany: Mystery glanders: Authorities still have not determined the source of the glanders outbreak case from January. This deadly and highly infectious disease has not been reported in Germany since 1955, so it is puzzling where a horse that has never left the country would have contracted it from. Biological warfare? Aliens? Source of German glanders infection still not identified  United States: Intrauterine marbles are unsafe: Implanting a glass marble in a mare’s uterus to keep her from going into heat can be effective but it is…

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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: Australia: Mini pony backyard ban: Rosie is a mini pony who is approximately the same size as a Great Dane but since Mornington Peninsula Shire local laws require a minimum of 2500 sq m for a horse, Rosie’s 13-year-old owner is being forced into relocating her beloved pony. Fight to stop Mornington Shire Council from removing miniature horse Rosie United States: Marion County benefiting from horses: Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership, in cooperation with the Horse Shows in the Sun, had a study conducted…

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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: Canada: Healing horses: Equine program helps people deal with post-traumatic stress disorder. Wounded Warriors Canada donates to Alberta PTSD horse therapy program United States: Taking a trip with your horse: What you need to know when your horse will be on a trailer for an extended period of time. Shipping Horses Long Distances Councilman acting like a jittery thorougbred: Hundreds of jobs are in jeopardy in New York’s embattled horse carriage industry and it is looking like the animal rights side of the equation…

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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: Diet related colic: Colic is the number one killer of horses and something every horse owner fears. Learn the numerous ways that colic can be caused from what you are feeding, or not feeding your horse so you can better prevent it from happening. Nutrition-related problems: Colic Messing up your distances: USET veteran, Bernie Traurig, explains six common rider mistakes that hinder their ability to arrive at a jump on a good distance. 6 common mistakes riders make looking for the distance United…

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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: When are stem cells worth it?: Research shows that for tendon injuries, the cases practitioners choose to target with stem cells and how they prepare those cells have more bearing on treatment success than the stem cell source they select. Choose tendon injury cases carefully for stem cell success Presidents on ponies: (Actually horses)… Check out this art collection of presidents on horses. 12 American Presidents getting their horse on United Kingdom: Paralympic hopeful: Kerry Waters, 30, lost her leg in a motorbike crash…

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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: Celebrating the ‘new horse moment’ like an adult Horse cutting ‘like basketball on horseback’ Sweden: Ninth global equestrian discipline announced: FEI Bashing United Kingdom: Hardworking stable staff up for awards   Events this weekend in North America US: Rocking Horse II H.T.  [Website] [Times] [Results] Paradise Farm H.T. [Website] [Times] [Results] Fresno County Horse Park CIC & H.T. [Website] [Entries/Times]   You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Bailey Moran – Making her Advanced level debut this weekend Sir…

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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: Canada: Canadians tie for third in Florida Nations’ Cup United States: Endoscopy for equine dental exams The layers of Eventing Horse rescued, was neck-deep in mud Cuba: Elite jumping horses becoming a luxury niche for Cuba United Kingdom: Fixed Peak ruling retained for the cross-country phase 44 places to go cross-country schooling Ireland: Clones of leading sire Cruising now three-year-olds   Events this weekend in North America US: Rocking Horse II H.T.  [Website] [Times] [Results] Paradise Farm H.T. [Website] [Times] [Results] Fresno…

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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: Canada: Galloping horse featured latest Royal Canadian Mint $100 for $100 silver coin United States: Mardi Gras parade to continue despite horse issues New online game for horse crazy kids Thoroughbreds For All event set for Rolex weekend Sean Corr will race in the Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona Saturday to support NYC’s horse-and-carriage industry Wellington horse rescue offers lessons to offset expenses United Kingdom: Four-star event horse recovering from life-threatening infection   Events this weekend in North America US: Rocking Horse…

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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: Ocala breaks record: Over the last weekend the Ocala Horse Properties Horse Trials had a record number of 531 starters competing at this event. Find out why droves of eventers came out to this event and how the event managed to play host to so many competitors. Ocala Horse Properties HT boasts record number of starters as Eventing in the U.S. thrives Horse slapper jailed: A mounted police officer’s horse received a startling slap on the butt from a man who now faces charges of reckless…

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