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Saturday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   News updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Italy: Andrew Hoy leads at Montelibretti: Andrew Hoy has put his best foot forward at Montelibretti in Italy to lead the CIC3* – not just on one horse but three. Andrew Hoy leads at Montelibretti United Kingdom: Top eventer out of the saddle after operation – Horse & Hound ‘I’m pregnant’: British team rider expecting first child – Horse & Hound Lucinda Green’s expert guide to introducing the…

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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.   News updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites United States: EHV-1 Confirmed in Two Texas Horses | TheHorse.com The El Paso County horses are now two of 74 linked to an equine herpesvirus outbreak at Sunland Park in New Mexico. First Day of Evaluation of the Young Event Horse Prospect Symposium Focuses on the First Three Years | USEA The two-day educational symposium, Evaluation of the Young Event Horse Prospect, kicked off today in Ocala, Fla….

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Sunday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Australia: Crowd Favourite Megan Jones wins Exhibition Eventing thriller United States: West Michigan man revolutionizing horse training around the world Targeted vs. Rotational Deworming: Which Is Less Expensive? United Kingdom: BEVA Provides Information on Medicine for Horse Owners UK equestrian sponsorship round-up   Events this weekend in North America United States: MeadowCreek Park H.T – The Fall Social Event (TX) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results] FEI events around the world  Australia: Adelaide – [FEI TV] [Website] [Entries] [Schedule] [Dressage Ride Times] [@aus3de] [Cross-country preview]

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Saturday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites   Canada: Eventing safety: A walk on the Wilde side United Kingdom: ‘It could have been my skull’: rider urges others to wear a helmet United States: A Look at Rein Tension During Therapeutic Riding Lessons Digesting Different Hay Forms NIGHTWATCH Smart Halter: A Great Example of ARM’s IoT Ecosystem Innovation And Diversity   Events this weekend in North America United States: MeadowCreek Park H.T – The Fall Social Event (TX) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results] FEI events around the world  Australia: Adelaide – [FEI TV] [Website] [Entries]…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites   United States: Reader’s Edition: You Know You’re an Equestrian When… Speedy Splint Recovery United Kingdom: ‘I can get back to normal life’: Ben Hobday’s cancer is in remission Eventing falls more likely at fences with frangible pins, audit shows Australia: Prue Barrett talks about Aus 3DE Germany: Results from yesterday’s Stuttgart German Masters Indoor Derby:   Events this weekend in North America United States: MeadowCreek Park H.T – The Fall Social Event (TX) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results] FEI events around the world  Australia: Adelaide – [Website]…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites United States: Triumphant Retired Racehorse Project will continue in 2016: 171 Thoroughbreds showcased their talent and trainability in ten different disciplines after less than ten months of training since racing. Look for this program to continue in 2016 so get your OTTB now. Retired Racehorse Project Looks to 2016 After This Year’s Successful Thoroughbred Makeover An equine quick guide to bacteria, fungi and viruses: This is an important read to help you understand the different invisible life forms that can harm your horse and…

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Monday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites United Kingdom: Does your saddle fit your horse and you properly?  Check out this paper which is available free until April 2016 that outlines how ill-fitting saddles can contribute to an array of issues that impact the welfare of a horses. Intended for the veterinary profession to help recognize the issues and to help educate the horse owning public, you can read it yourself as reported by The Horse. Should Veterinarians Be Concerned About Saddle Fit? Lorry breaks down and life size puppet ‘War…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Germany: German honour for NZ eventer Mark Todd and Leonidas II Puerto Rico: FEI General Assembly suspends Kuwait’s equestrian federation Horse sport’s brightest and best recognised with FEI Awards Canada: Observing wild horses United States: Purdue to Host 2016 Horseman’s Forum on Feb. 6 Lord Stirling Stable Receives Gold Medal Horse Farm Award   Events this weekend in North America United States: River Glen Fall H.T. (TN) [Omnibus] [Website] [Times/Results] Ocala Horse Properties Fall Event (FL) [Omnibus] [Website] [Times] [Results] Fresno County Horse Park Horse Trials (CA)…

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Equine Canada Holds Summit to Review and Strengthen Eventing High Performance Program

Following the emergence of a number of different perspectives, opinions and concerns raised by the eventing community, Equine Canada initiated an extensive third-party review of the Eventing High Performance program. The goal of which was to identify any necessary changes to resolve those concerns, and to provide suggestions on how to strengthen the overall program. Following the initial review process which collected feedback from a broad cross-section of stakeholders, a small group of attendees were invited to a ‘Rio Planning Summit’ held Monday September 28 through Tuesday 29, 2015, in Toronto, Ontario, to discuss one of the primary concerns-a need…

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Monday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Canada: Notice on Importing Horses to Canada from the United States Calgary Stampede: Chuckwagon horse death hard loss for driver United Kingdom: Could your equine companion be crowned rescue horse or pony of the year? 19 signs you’re an incurable eventing nut Whisky a fitting addition European Eventing Champs New Zealand: Horse Health Monitoring Enters Digital Age France: Germany dominates European Young Rider Dressage Champs United States: Why Horses Aren’t Getting Any Faster Gastric ulcer prevalence in feral, domestic horses compared   Event results…

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