Tuesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay


Tuesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

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Worldwide bits and bites


Weed in pasture was behind horse’s failed drug test, FEI Tribunal finds – Horsetalk.co.nz Invasive weed from America was behind positive test for scopalamine in an endurance horse.


New recommendations to improve dressage judging – Horse & Hound The FEI’s dressage judging working group has proposed 19 recommendations for improvements to the current judging system.

United Kingdom:

Big rider, small saddle a bad combination for horses – Horsetalk.co.nz Heavy riders and unsuitable saddles have been confirmed as a cause of pain in the horse’s back, this year’s Saddle Research Trust Conference has heard.

Burghley pathfinder retires from eventing: ‘it’s what he deserves’ – Horse & Hound The owner of four-star stalwart Dromgurrihy Blue has paid tribute to the “genuine and bold” gelding on his retirement from the sport.


United States:

Feeding Fats to Horses: Not Just a Diet Fad – The Horse Fats serve many important functions for horses, from increasing calorie consumption to reducing gastric ulcer severity.

Mini-horse survives California Camp Fire devastation Prince Charming, a mini-horse who visited nursing homes, barely escaped the Camp Fire as it tore through Concow, Calif.

Is Feed Making My Horse ‘Hot’? – The Horse While diet can indeed contribute to a horse being energetic, it’s not the only cause. A nutritionist shares her thoughts.
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