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Wednesday’s SCOOP

Try to stay dry during this rainy fall weather.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Denny Emerson talks horse quality: If you want an athlete you have to understand that not all horses are equal. While many horses may make lovely pets it takes selective breeding to produce top athletes. Not all horses are created equal Equine Influenza vaccine timing: It is globally understood that Equine Influenza is critical to vaccinate against but there is no set standard for how often it should be done. Scientists have done a study to determine the best schedule. Researchers study…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

Does everyone miss summer already?

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: More unstoppable than ‘Flexible’: Rich Fellers’ show jumping mount, Flexible, remains on top of the show jumping scene despite suffering three different problems that were potentially career-ending. His story is incredible and has lead to funding for veterinary research to benefit horses. Flexible, showjumping’s comeback king Ask the vet live: Find out how complementary therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractics could improve your horse’s health by asking your questions online. Equine complementary therapies: Your questions answered Canada: Countdown to Horseware Indoor Eventing: Friday…

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Monday’s SCOOP

To brighten your Monday...

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: New police horse in Detroit: Hoosier has made the move from his home in Indiana to the big city to be a police horse. Officers use horses to patrol big public events and say that they are useful because they have a calming effect on people. Detroit adds a horse to police force Horse ranch benefiting soldiers: Tranquil Valley Sanctuary is a non-profit organization and horse ranch that plays hosts to military personnel who are recovering from physical and mental trauma. Horses are…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

Kim Severson on Cooley Cross Border jumping into second place in the CCI2* at the 2014 Dutta Corp. Fairhill International

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Springsteen jumps highest: Jessica Springsteen clears a 6’10 wall to win the $25,000 International Jumper Puissance at the Washington International Horse Show on Lisona. Big prize money for a big jump. Jessica Springsteen’s Lisona jumps 6’10 to win Washington puissance  Rescuing a horse from a pool: A homeowner came home to the surprise of a horse in their swimming pool. Luckily firefighters were able to save the horse. Mesa firefighters rescue horse from swimming pool Washington Shetland pony steeplechase: Because shetland pony steeplechase races…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

Lindasy Mahon and Playtime with a flawless finish to their dressage test.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Horse friendly NY traffic laws: In New York state traffic laws require drivers pass horses at a reasonable pace and it is illegal to honk their horns. Seems like a lifesaving law that other states should implement. See a horse on the road? Slow down Truth about hay: Horse owners have a reputation for being picky about what hay they will feed their horses. Knowing what is a myth and what is not can help you understand what hay is suitable to feed….

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Friday’s SCOOP

Rachel McDonough and Irish Rhythm the only Canadian pair to complete the Fair Hill CCI3*, they placed 32nd.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Getting senior horses ready for winter: Horses 15 years old and up face more challenges during the bitterly cold winter months. Make sure you prepare and take proper care of senior horse during the winter. Tips for preparing your older horse for winter Film festival for horse lovers: Over 100 horse films and media projects from across the globe will be at Equus Film Festival in New York City next month. Tickets are only $25 a day. Horse movie feast at NY’s…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

Young horse fan at the 2014 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United States: Time to renovate pastures: Soil is warm in the fall making it the best time to renovate your pastures. Follow this ten step process to get your pasture ready for next year during these remaining fall weeks. Fall renovation of horse pastures Horse census: Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service 2012 agriculture census was released this year. Surprisingly Florida was not the state with the most horses, try to guess which one is. How many horses are there in the United States? Save money horse pony…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

Jennie Brannigan and Henry looking stunning.

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: France: Pau preview: There are 40 entries in the final CCI4* of the season and William Fox-Pitt is looking like the favourite to win on one of his three mounts. Pau prepares for final 4* of the eventing season United States: Winter blanketing plans: Some horse owners pile blankets onto their horses as soon as the cold starts to set in while others never put a single blanket on their horse. It is interesting to hear a variety of opinions on winter blanketing. Poll…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

Allie Sacksen on Sparrow's Nio placed 27th in the CCI3* at the 2014 Dutta Fair Hill International

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: New Zealand: Second leg of the ESNZ Eventing Super League: Kiwi eventers are ready to compete at Arran Station Spring Horse Trials this weekend. The event’s 3* division is a good opportunity for the general public to see top level eventing where seasoned professionals and new young talented riders will be competing against each other making for exciting competition. Next stop Arran Station, NZ United States: Far Hills Race Meeting was another legendary party: One of the biggest social events in New Jersey is the steeplechase race…

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Monday’s SCOOP

Jennie Brannigan and Cambalda the CCI3* champions at Fair Hill

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: New Zealand: Fancy quarter mark inspiration: As temperatures plummet this time of year your horse starts to transform into a mammoth and inevitably you will have to clip your horse. Spice up your horse’s clip job this fall with one of these impressive quarter marks. 14 sheer genius quarter mark clips United States: Prosthetics for horses: Niki Marie Hansen, a Louisina State University doctoral student, wants to run a study to determine if prosthetics can withstand the forces a horse would put on them. All…

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