Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Monday’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: Equestrian themed onesies: From the comfort of your home you can now look the part as you ride along with the pros while watching them on TV. Perhaps these will become a new style in the show ring. Dress to impress in rider themed onesies Aussie camp: Natalie Blundell, one of Australia’s WEG reserve riders, gives us the inside scoop on what is happening at their training camp in the UK. Camp life so far France: Dressage gaining popularity: Dressage is kicking things…

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Sunday’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: Higher placings make a higher risk cross-country: A new study shows that the only predictor of a horse fall on cross-country was the rider’s placing. Maybe scores should be remain a secret until after cross-country. Riders take more risks for a higher pay off it appears. Higher placed eventers are more likely to fall on cross-country Betting on the racing ponies is losing popularity: Bad news for the British racing industry as courses, trainers and breeders have been warned by the gaming company,…

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Saturday’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: Ireland: Vacation alongside your horse: Castle Leslie Estate is heaven on earth for horse lovers who can bring their horse with them on vacation there. Too bad for North Americans that horse flights can be costly. Out of this world vacation spot Switzerland: Three non-royal FEI president candidates: So far three Europeans have put their names forward for the job of FEI president, none of them have any royal pedigree. FEI Presidency: Three Europeans chase role Canada: Horse racing’s integration into the lottery: The…

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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: Your horse does not like pats: A University study suggests that horses are not all that fond of those pats we have been giving them for so long. What do they prefer as a reward (besides the edible kind)? More effective patting alternative Tickets on sale for 2015 Europeans at Blair: Get your wallet out. The 2015 FEI European Eventing Championships ticket sales commence this weekend. The champs will be held at Blair Castle on September 10-13 next year and it…

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Thursday’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: France:  Camp USA: Sinead’s groom, or perhaps her partner in crime, Meg Kep, has given everyone the entertaining low down of what is going on at camp USA. It sounds like the Americans are enjoying french cuisine and working hard, hopefully the Canadians are working harder. Working towards winning gold medals and learning French  United Kingdom: Blair Castle gets Instagram: Scotland’s leading equestrian event now has an Instagram and they already have several stunning photos ready for your viewing. Follow @BCIHT United States:…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

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 Canada does have the best flag of all. Nothing else compares! Photo courtesy of Anne-Marie Duarte’s Facebook page. New updates all day, check back often   Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Germany:  Totilas show down with Valegro is off: Painful reaction to bone spur sidelines dressage wonder. Totilas withdrawn from world games United Kingdom: Facts about the Brits: For complete competition history and personal tidbits, check out the biographies of Great Britain’s Eventers. Team GBR bios Three broken vertebrae, two months, one Intermediate win: Under two months ago four star rider, Jonty Evans, was partially paralyzed…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

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New updates all day, check back often Twitter: Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: Emily King’s scary fall photos:  Emily had a terrifying fall at the European Junior Champs over the weekend. Luckily both her and Brookleigh walked away ‘fine’, presumably very sore. She posted the photo series on her Instagram and it serves as a strong reminder to wear your air vest every time you go out on cross-country and illustrates the life saving capabilities of frangible pins. Photo courtesy of Emily King’s instagram  Australia Tinney family WEG report:…

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Monday’s SCOOP

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New updates all day, check back often Grow Eventing! Please send us your pictures and updates from the events you attended on the weekend to tracy@eventingconnect.today Twitter: Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing   World wide bits and bites: United States: Feeding the impossible keeper: Some horses are hard keepers and others are that plus ulcer prone. Here is a straightforward article to help you learn how to feed these tricky horses properly. Feeding the hard keeper with ulcers Removal of wild horses: State of Wyoming is backing the Bureau of Land Management to remove wild…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

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New updates all day, check back often Grow Eventing! Please send us your pictures and updates from the events you are attending this weekend to tracy@eventingconnect.today Twitter: Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect for complete stadium updates as the  best juniors in Europe battle it out for Gold at the European Junior Championship 2014. World wide bits and bites: US: Feral horses are dividing residents on how to handle them in a New Mexico village: They have been part of the allure of Placitas and have been attracting tourists for decades. However, a recent drought is causing residents to be concerned about…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

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New updates all day, check back often Grow Eventing! Please send us your pictures and updates from the events you are attending to tracy@eventingconnect.today Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect for complete cross-country updates as the  best juniors in Europe battle it out for Gold at the European Junior Championship 2014. World wide bits and bites: France: Good-bye chromium tanned leather: Devoucoux has made huge strides in changing the process of tanning the leather they use for a variety of products. Environmentally friendly vegetal tanning is replacing the traditional use of chromium. This is a game changer in leather production as during…

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