Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay
Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay
Today’s SCOOP sponsor:
Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.
Event results in North America this weekend:
Fair Hill International CCI***/** (MD) [Omnibus] [Website] [Draw Order] [Results]
Hitching Post Farm Horse Trials (VT) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Fleur de Leap H.T. (LA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]]
Las Cruces H.T. (NM) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]<
Paradise Farm H.T. (SC) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Exmoor Horse Trials Fall Event (FL) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Will O Wind Fall Finale (ON) [Omnibus] [Website]
Worldwide bits and bites
9 ways to get your yard ready for winter before the clocks go back – Horse & Hound Now is the time to get your stable and pastures in shape before winter really sets in. Stock up on road salt before prices increase,
make sure your pipes are all insulated, invest in water trough heaters, prevent flooding by cleaning all ditches and culverts, cultivate and seed your pastures and consider limiting turnout when fields are extremely muddy so they don’t get damaged.
Resistance Bands Help Strengthen Horses’ Core Muscles | TheHorse.com A recent study showed that after four weeks of resistance band training, horses showed less unwanted vertebral movement along the back. The bands stimulate proprioception—self-awareness of where and how an individual’s body parts are being used—Rombach said, which results in the strengthening of muscles that regular exercise doesn’t usually affect. This looks like a training aid that is worth investing in!
Top dressage sire De Niro dies aged 24 – Horse & Hound The leading dressage sire, De Niro’s offspring include numerous grand prix winners as well as World, European and Olympic medallists. He unforunatley was humanely euthanized because of an ongoing laminitis problems. Do you own any horses that have De Niro in their lineage?
Warm-season grasses have potential for feeding horses over summer, study shows – Horsetalk.co.nz Warm-season grasses have potential for feeding horses in places that are traditionally the domain of cool-season species, according to researchers, although nitrate levels would need to be watched. Warm-season annual grasses have to be planted each season but unlike cool season grasses they do not go through a slump during the extremely hot months of summer. What type of grass is in your horses’ paddocks?
Extreme hacking: Ditch edition – VIDEO Break | Eventing Connect Extreme hacking: Ditch edition – VIDEO Break Hacking can be as boring or as exciting as you want it to be. You can just walk down a nice little trail and enjoy the great outdoors with your horse. Or you can add some difficulty to your hack by throwing in some jumping obstacles. This rider decided that jumpin…
Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay | Eventing Connect Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA. Worldwide bits and bites China: Glanders, flu and African horse sickness targeted by international horse sport body – Horsetalk.co.nz The International Horse Sp…
How Superman rides a horse – VIDEO Break | Eventing Connect How Superman rides a horse – VIDEO Break The famous fictional superhero, Superman is known for flying around and using his superhuman strength to save the world. But what would happen if Superman saddled up a horse? I think this video explains it…
Last Week TODAY | Eventing Connect Last Week TODAY Catch up on interesting tidbits that you might have missed last week. We work hard to catch all the good stuff so you don’t have to. Eventer or show jumper? Birthday fun. Just got back from a great birthday night away in #Savannah with @jesshampf. Couldn’t hav…
The votes are in and the new Perri’s halter goes to… | Eventing Connect The votes are in and the new Perri’s halter goes to… With over 4,000 votes cast, our readers chose Mr. Muddy Moose as the coolest name containing the letter “U”. Congratulations to Christine Backston from the United States; Mr. Muddy Moose will be getting a fine ‘Amish made’ Perri’s leather halt…
What winning a CCI1, CCI2* and CCI3* looks like | Eventing Connect What winning a CCI1, CCI2* and CCI3* looks like Winning a CCI event is a huge career accomplishment for an eventer of any level. FEI event wins are hard to come by, especially CCI events because horses tend to only compete at two of these a year. In order to be victorious at a CCI event, horse and rider have…
Things you NEED to know before riding your new OTTB | Eventing Connect Things you NEED to know before riding your new OTTB This week, the 2018 Retired Racehorse Project opened up entries. So horse people around North America are on the hunt for Thoroughbreds to re-train for this incredible competition. It is the ideal time to share with you again, this informative article from AJ…