Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Thursday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: France:  Camp USA: Sinead’s groom, or perhaps her partner in crime, Meg Kep, has given everyone the entertaining low down of what is going on at camp USA. It sounds like the Americans are enjoying french cuisine and working hard, hopefully the Canadians are working harder. Working towards winning gold medals and learning French  United Kingdom: Blair Castle gets Instagram: Scotland’s leading equestrian event now has an Instagram and they already have several stunning photos ready for your viewing. Follow @BCIHT United States:…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

 Canada does have the best flag of all. Nothing else compares! Photo courtesy of Anne-Marie Duarte’s Facebook page. New updates all day, check back often   Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: Germany:  Totilas show down with Valegro is off: Painful reaction to bone spur sidelines dressage wonder. Totilas withdrawn from world games United Kingdom: Facts about the Brits: For complete competition history and personal tidbits, check out the biographies of Great Britain’s Eventers. Team GBR bios Three broken vertebrae, two months, one Intermediate win: Under two months ago four star rider, Jonty Evans, was partially paralyzed…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: Emily King’s scary fall photos:  Emily had a terrifying fall at the European Junior Champs over the weekend. Luckily both her and Brookleigh walked away ‘fine’, presumably very sore. She posted the photo series on her Instagram and it serves as a strong reminder to wear your air vest every time you go out on cross-country and illustrates the life saving capabilities of frangible pins. Photo courtesy of Emily King’s instagram  Australia Tinney family WEG report:…

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Monday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Grow Eventing! Please send us your pictures and updates from the events you attended on the weekend to tracy@eventingconnect.today Twitter: Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing   World wide bits and bites: United States: Feeding the impossible keeper: Some horses are hard keepers and others are that plus ulcer prone. Here is a straightforward article to help you learn how to feed these tricky horses properly. Feeding the hard keeper with ulcers Removal of wild horses: State of Wyoming is backing the Bureau of Land Management to remove wild…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Grow Eventing! Please send us your pictures and updates from the events you are attending this weekend to tracy@eventingconnect.today Twitter: Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect for complete stadium updates as the  best juniors in Europe battle it out for Gold at the European Junior Championship 2014. World wide bits and bites: US: Feral horses are dividing residents on how to handle them in a New Mexico village: They have been part of the allure of Placitas and have been attracting tourists for decades. However, a recent drought is causing residents to be concerned about…

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Saturday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Grow Eventing! Please send us your pictures and updates from the events you are attending to tracy@eventingconnect.today Follow our Eventing Connect Twitter, @eventingconnect for complete cross-country updates as the  best juniors in Europe battle it out for Gold at the European Junior Championship 2014. World wide bits and bites: France: Good-bye chromium tanned leather: Devoucoux has made huge strides in changing the process of tanning the leather they use for a variety of products. Environmentally friendly vegetal tanning is replacing the traditional use of chromium. This is a game changer in leather production as during…

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Friday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often World wide bits and bites: Canada’s complete list of WEG athletes: Here it is from Equine Canada, but rumours are still flying that one or two of the dressage horses are lame that are currently in Europe. Canada’s WEG athlete list UK Joe vs Jock: After Eventing Connect’s interview  “Joe Meyer never receommened LesstressE to Jock Paget”, Horse & Hound did a follow up story. Apparently, Jock Paget is sorry that Joe Meyer has been dragged into this mess, but he gave evidence under oath and claims Joe did recommend the product. Although…

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Thursday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often United Kingdom Burghley momentum in the shadow of the WEG: The battle will begin on September 4 ending on September 7 with a champion. The lineup has not been released but this is a small preview of the depth of competitors with their own historical story in the making. • 100 horses will be competing • 4 past winners • Sam Griffiths in pursuit of the Rolex Grand Slam • 27 first time combinations • Andrew Nicholson aiming for a treble • maybe some WEG medalists A WORLD CLASS FIELD SET TO BATTLE…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often United Kingdom Reality check: Pippa Cuckson provides a rational and informed assessment of the Jock Paget and Kevin McNabb doping scandal. Great writing from a true professional. Wholesale exoneration of Jock Paget and Kevin McNabb New level: British Eventing is bridging the gap between BE100 (equivelant to Training level) and Novice (equivalent to preliminary) at Bricky Horse Trials. This should help prevent some heart attacks caused by scary upgrade attempts. Course developments for BE100 Plus She’s back: The twitter world was buzzing about Mary King competing at her first event back since her suspension. She…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often. United States Entries are open for USEA Championships: Free gas money up for grabs. The first 100 competitors to enter and pay via Xentry will be entered in a drawing to win gas cards to help ease the cost of transportation. Entries are Open for the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships Switzerland Help wanted: New FEI president required. HRH Princess Haya has decided not to stand for a third term in the role. She is actually a fascinating woman and has lived an extraordinary life considering she comes from an area where woman are…

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