Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Thursday’s SCOOP

Eventing Connect thinks pintos are the prettiest horses.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Overgrown pastures to stall bedding: Instead of frequently mowing pastures, let them become overgrown and then harvest them for stall bedding. Take a look at the pros and cons of this practice to decide if it’s for you. Growing your bedding: the good, the bad, and the ugly Celebrities show jumping: Longines Los Angeles Masters will be debuting September 25-28th and it will be attended by some high-profile riders who will be competing for a million dollars in prize money. Jessica Springsteen,…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

Will Coleman looking like he's just out for a hack as he tackles the CIC3* at Plantation

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: US show jumping team for Nations Cup: Five of the top U.S. Equestrian Federation’s show jumpers have been selected to compete at the Nations Cup Final. Of course Beezie Madden is one of the riders, can you guess the others before you look at the list? USEF names Hermes show jumping team for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Final FBI tracking animal cruelty stats: The FBI has announced that its Uniform Crimes Report now include animal cruelty statistics. Proper maintenance of animals for…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

Crowds at Plantation International Horse Trials on the weekend. Best. Event. Ever.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Aliens unlikely involved in pair waking up amongst donkeys: Two men woke up in a field of donkeys after crashing their car near the UFO capital of the world, Rosewell, New Mexico. Alcohol is the most likely cause of the ordeal. Rosewell mystery: Aliens or donkeys unlikely to be involved Plantation Field 2014 on demand video: Incase you missed the live streaming of the CIC3* at Plantation Field over the weekend you can still watch all the action on demand. Plantation Field 2014…

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Monday’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 States: Shetland pony jump racing:  Too cute for words. Check out the shetland pony jump race at Central Park over the weekend. The inaugural Central Park horse show – Saturday matinee  Jacqueline Brooks dominates world cup freestyle: She coaches many of the top eventers in North America and not only do her students kick-butt but so does she. Huge congrats to Jacquie for killing it this weekend! Jacqueline Brooks & D Niro claim Saugerties world cup freestyle Switzerland: FEI president will be a…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

Kendal Lehari on Totally Frank will be competing in the CCI3*.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Exciting development to analyze soft tissue injuries: An expert in earthquake waves has discovered a way to use ultrasounds to reveal not only tissue shape but also its condtition. The new technology is already being used to study soft tissue injuries in the horse world. New technology being used to study tendon injuries in horses United Kingdom: Results of horse auction at Blenheim: The first ever event horse auction that was hosted at an international horse trials in the UK was a…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

At Plantation this weekend in the CIC 2*, Caroline Martin on Pebbly Maximus with 49.60 after dressage is tied for 19th.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Watch Plantation Fields CIC3* live: USA’s Professional Rider Organization is kicking off the launch of PRO TV today live streaming the CIC3* show jumping. You can watch it online from the comfort of your computer. Plantation Fields live stream from USA United Kingdom: Competing once you have a kid: It is stressful enough competing horses but throw a kid or several into the mix and things get really hectic. Find out how parents make it doable. Competing mums: 9 top tips to…

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Friday’s SCOOP

His ear might be flexible but it does not improve his listening skills.

 New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Australia: World eventing champ heading down under: Sandra Auffarth won the WEG this year and now she will be a special guest at Adelaide where she will be giving a masterclass in the main arena and commentating on the dressage. After winning WEG she definitely has the right to say what she wants during her commentary. World eventing champ Sandra Auffarth for Aust 3DE United Kingdom: Fun horse related activities: If you happen to be in the UK this week here are some fun…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

A good coach makes for a happy team of riders.

 New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Yelling ‘hi-yah’ is not a riding skill: We all have listened to non-horse people asking us or perhaps telling us things about horses that are far from reality but rather amusing. Misconceptions about horses from non-horsey people United Kingdom: Lucinda Frederick’s horses temporarily with new riders: It will be a couple of months until Lucinda is back in the saddle after suffering a spiral fracture of her humerus at Blair Castle. Her horses will be competing with different riders, presumably ones…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

Will O'Wind Farm will be home to the eventing competition of 2015 Pan Am Games. Happy to report that construction is underway.

 New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States What’s in a name? A poll conducted last week asked owners if they have renamed a horse and the results are in. Have you changed the name of your horse? Did your horse experience confusion when you called him/her by the new name? Kidding… Poll recap: Renaming horses Jessica Springsteen beats her coach: Jessica Springsteen bags the biggest win of her career so far, beating her Olympian coach, Laura Kraut, who placed second. Her dad is the famous Bruce Springsteen but Jessica…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

Sable Giesler on Devil Munchkin freeing the pony tail. Feeling those German roots I suppose.

 New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States Step by step instructions with pictures on how to treat a scratch: Not sure you should own a horse if you need to hang this in the barn. Infographic: Scratches  on horses South Korea More horse play: WEG then the Nomad Games now the Asian Games. Equine competition overload. 20 Nations vie for equestrian honours at Asian Games United Kingdom: Working students should earn minimum wage: Acccording to the British Grooms Association working pupils’ should be on the payroll and…

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