Friday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

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Friday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

Today’s SCOOP sponsor:
Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.

 

Events in North America this weekend:
Otter Creek Spring H.T. (WI) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
CCC Spring Gulch H.T. (CO) [Omnibus] [Website]
Fair Hill International H.T. (MD) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Chattahoochee Hills H.T. (GA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Hitching Post Farm Horse Trials (VT) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Kent School Spring H.T. (CT) [Omnibus] [Website]

 

World wide bits and bites

Belgium:

Researchers announce reproductive breakthrough in horses – Horsetalk.co.nz A test-tube foal was born in Belgium from a vitrified immature oocyte. Learn more about this breakthrough in horse reproductive science.

 

Germany:

Pippa Funnell and Oliver Townend head 17-strong British entry for Luhmühlen four-star Could the British have their first winner at the German four-star since 2010? Check out the list talented riders and horses set to tackle this CCI4*.

 

Ireland:

May Select Sale Of Eventers – Sport Horse Sales Be sure to check out the catalogue for the May 29th auction. Don’t miss out on this chance to find your dream mount.

 

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Italy:

Mirror, mirror on the wall, can a horse recognize himself at all? – Horsetalk.co.nz Researchers in Italy studied the ability for “mirror self-recognition” in horses. Turns out although the horses hasd some interesting reactions, none seemed to have any real self-recognition.

 

Sweden:

Study: Wood Shavings Can Improve Paddock Soil Quality | TheHorse.com Adding absorbent, biodegradable materials to paddocks can keep water sources cleaner and favor healthy grass growth. Learn how you can use wood shavings to improve your horses’ paddockcs.

 

United Kingdom:

‘The sport needs to act’: barriers in racing are holding women back – Horse & Hound Women are underrepresented across the horseracing industry and action is needed to improve the balance, a study has found. What do you think of this gender imbalance?

 

United States:

From Sterilization to Stitches: Handling Horse Wounds | TheHorse.com Veterinarians weigh in on the do’s and don’ts of wound care, from discovery to recovery. Find out how you can take better care of your horses cuts and scrapes.
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