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Thursday’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: United States: Ocala Jockey Club 3-Day International Event (FL) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results] Fresno County Horse Park Horse Trials (CA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]   Worldwide bits and bites India: Three Eventing riders suspended over anabolic steroids in their horses – Horsetalk.co.nz Three Eventing riders from India have been suspended for two years after their respective mounts tested positive for a muscle-building steroid at a competition in Delhi.   United Kingdom: Top British showjumper Tim Stockdale dies after short illness…

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When the Loch Ness Monster shows up to your dressage test – VIDEO Break

  Or maybe you are just riding a horse that is a tad dramatic and a bit of diva when it comes to puddles…     View this post on Instagram When the loch ness monster shows up to your dressage test…❤😲❤ #babypony #puddlemonster #babymoments #puddlesarescary #nicerecovery #justinwarmup #eventingfail #eventerproblems #puddleproblems #eventing #eventer #galvatron #rockygarland #etsyshop #stockbubblelove #stockbubble #dressagefail #didntmeantodothat #keepallfourfeetonthegroundplease #alwaysgoforward #recoveredlikeachamp A post shared by For The Love Of Stock Ties (@stockbubble) on Oct 10, 2017 at 2:30pm PDT

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Wednesday’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: United States: Ocala Jockey Club 3-Day International Event (FL) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results] Fresno County Horse Park Horse Trials (CA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Citizen science: Call goes out to the horse world’s walking wounded – Horsetalk.co.nz Findings could have widespread impacts on how both vets and owners manage and treat wounds in the future. Age is just a number: 73-year-old inspires others with showjumping success – Horse & Hound The rider plans…

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The winning fall photo is… CLICK to find out who gets the new Perri’s halter

  With over 3,000 votes cast, our readers loved this fall/Halloween photo. Congratulations to Jolynn Wagner from the United States; Jolynn’s horse Frosty, will be getting a fine ‘Amish made’ Perri’s leather halter with an engraved plate. Frosty earned 3.7 star rating and 1011 votes.   Thank you to Perri’s Leather for bringing us this monthly contest to celebrate horse names. Each month you get a chance to win a beautiful Perri’s leather halter with an engraved plate to show off your horse’s unique name. Here are your top three:   Get to know Perri’s Leather Products Since 2000, Perri’s has been providing equestrian products and…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Online courses to help your average equestrian

  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   10. “How to dress for the soup kitchen – so you cannot be identified as a rider.” 9. “The big choice: Health or disability insurance when you can only afford one.” 8. “How to marry rich.” Includes the bonus course – “Coping strategies when your rich…

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Not every horse is a natural jumper – VIDEO Break

  Some horses are freakishly talented jumpers and were seemingly born that way. Their free jumping videos make equestrians drool. But then there are some horses that require a little more training and direction.     View this post on Instagram Fail by ? 🦄💖no hate🙅🏽‍♀️🚫 – Dm me fails or hashtag them to horsiefailslol to be featured!✨ – Tag your friends🌸 – #failfriday #fail #fall #horsefail #horsefails #horsefalls #horsefall #horseridingfail #horseridingfails A post shared by [𝒾𝓃𝓈ℯ𝓇𝓉 𝓈ℴ𝓂ℯ𝓉𝒽𝒾𝓃ℊ 𝒻𝓊𝓃𝓃𝓎 𝒽ℯ𝓇ℯ] (@2018horsefailsx) on Nov 7, 2018 at 5:39pm PST

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Tuesday’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 Australia: Mother says national horse register could have saved her daughter’s life | Australia news | The Guardian The mother of a teenager who died in a horse-riding accident involving an untrained ex-racehorse has put her support behind a push by the Greens to track all racehorses until death, saying this could have saved her daughter’s life.   Italy: Applying a blanket rule: Are you over-rugging your horse? – Horsetalk.co.nz A horse’s optimal temperature range is very different to…

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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.   View this post on Instagram What a fabulous day of racing at the @flemingtonvrc #StakesDay . It’s been a complete new experience for me to join the ‘family side’ of the #MelbourneCupCarnival with the #pharlapclub activities by #ThePark but I have to say I could not have enjoyed it more! Philippa’s favourite activity, however, was watching the horses in the Parade Ring and Stables. #DaddysGirl #MelbourneCupCarnival #seppeltwinesstakesday A post shared by Andrew…

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Revolutionize how you scrub buckets – VIDEO Break

  All you need is an electric drill and a toilet brush… #BarnHack     View this post on Instagram Combine a toilet brush and a drill, what do you get? A GAMECHANGER. We're saving time and energy washing buckets with Mario's newest invention! #barnhack #yorkequestrian #howwedoit #mariosinventions #scrubscrubscrub #horselife #horsenation #gamechanger A post shared by York Equestrian (@yorkequestrian) on Mar 1, 2018 at 7:06am PST

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Eventing absolutely slaying it again on Instagram this weekend

  Instagram connects the world through photos and eventers love to share their lives on this social media platform. We have found Eventing pics from every continent in the world on Instagram. This is your chance to check out the entire world of eventers competing, training and having fun. Enjoy some international Eventing action thanks to some social media savvy riders…   View this post on Instagram Orange might just be my favourite colour. 🍂 🍁 #ottb #thoroughbred #eventersofinstagram #fall #xc #gallop #ohta #horsetrials #ontario A post shared by Jessica Roberts (@jesroberts) on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:38am PST  …

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