Category Archives: Today’s scoop

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: United States: Pine Top Thanksgiving H.T. (GA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]   Worldwide bits and bites Austria: Kinesio taping put to the test in horses – Horsetalk.co.nz Study team focused on two muscles for what was the first study to measure the effects of Kinesio taping on horses.   Canada: Using Breastplates and Cruppers to Stabilize Your SaddleHorse Canada Solve saddle slipping woes with correctly fitted breastplates and cruppers.Sometimes saddles just don’t want to sit still, sliding either too far…

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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: Pine Top Thanksgiving H.T. (GA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]   Worldwide bits and bites Switzerland: FEI shelves controversial dressage scoring system – Horse & Hound The proposals to introduce HiLoDrop scoring have been shelved pending further trials following discussions at the FEI general assembly. United Kingdom: Innovative new shoes help laminitic horse step out again – Horsetalk.co.nz A new type of horse shoe developed in Britain is credited with saving a horse from the pain and discomfort of…

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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: Pine Top Thanksgiving H.T. (GA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]   Worldwide bits and bites Australia: Jason Derulo: the most unexpected racehorse owner? – Horse & Hound Think of pop sensation Jason Derulo, and you’re most likely to picture him with a microphone in hand surrounded by screaming girls. But the ‘Riding Solo’ singer visited Gai’s Tulloch Lodge, based at the epicentre of Australian racing at Sydney’s Randwick racetrack, having been gifted a horse by the trainer.   Canada:…

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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 Germany: Million-dollar colt named champion at Oldenburg Stallion Market – Horsetalk.co.nz A son of Belantis sold for the top price of €600,000 ($NZ1.03 million; $US700,000) at the Oldenburg Stallion Market in Vechta, Germany at the weekend. The grey two-year-old was also named champion stallion.   Sweden: Are You Riding a Lame Horse? | TheHorse.com Nearly 75% of horses in a recent study had significant motion asymmetry, but were sound according to their owners.     United States: New tech:…

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Monday’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] FEI events from around the world: Australia: Adelaide Australian Three-Day Event [Website] [Results]   Worldwide bits and bites Canada: Breastplates & Cruppers: Front to Back Saddle Stabilization – Horse CanadaHorse Canada Sometimes a saddle just doesn’t want to sit still, sliding either too far backward or forward in response to the type of riding you’re doing or your horse’s conformation….

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Sunday’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] FEI events from around the world: Australia: Adelaide Australian Three-Day Event [Website] [Results]   Worldwide bits and bites Switzerland: Avoiding Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitalized Horses | TheHorse.com   United Kingdom: Eventer Harry Meade swaps saddles to try his hand at racing – Horse & Hound     United States: Push needed to learn how horse therapy helps traumatized people –…

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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.   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 Canada: Can Horses Choke? – Horse Canada Swift action is key when your horse is choking. Jumpers Against Pay-To-Play Horse Shows – Horse Canada International jumpers have come out against the Pay-To-Play model of show jumping competitions in hopes of swaying the vote at the FEI’s GA.     France: Freezing Equine Embryos is Getting…

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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: 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 Switzerland: FEI Tribunal case: Dad had not wanted to worry his daughter over horse’s mild colic – Horsetalk.co.nz A young Dutch showjumper has been given a short suspension and a fine after her mount failed a drugs test, in a case in which her father had not told her about the horse’s treatment for mild…

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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 Iran: Lack of selenium might be behind crib-biting in horses, research suggests – Horsetalk.co.nz It is too soon to be sure if adding it to the diet will cure the condition, but crib-biting horses tested were deficient in selenium.   Switzerland: FEI Takes Lead on Sustainable equestrian future – Equnews.com EI Secretary General Sabrina Ibáñez…

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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 Brazil: Brazil police throw a horse in jail for kicking a car | Daily Mail Online Faceiro the horse was put behind bars for nearly 24 hours after being accused of criminal damage in Nossa Senhora Aparecida, north east Brazil.   United Kingdom: Lack of selenium might be behind crib-biting in horses, research suggests –…

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