Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Tuesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Australia: Easier horse transportation: Researchers are hoping to isolate the factors that cause horses and stress and injury during transportation to improve the ways people ship their equine companions. Australian horse owners are encouraged to fill out a short survey to help contribute to the research. New study to explore horse transportation Switzerland: Fence type and rotational falls: The first phase of a far-reaching audit into Eventing, that was commissioned by the FEI, analyzed statistics to isolate the fence types that cause rotational falls. It has been…

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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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Sunday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Australia: Stuart Tinney back in top 10 world rankings France: Researchers study horses’ fearfulness and learning ability Switzerland: Judges and officials to ‘police’ equestrian events United States: Injured horses reap benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma Why do horses roll after baths? Panthers player buys horse, makes Twitter profile for it  CCI2* at 2015 NAJYRC will not run as championship division due to insufficient entries United Kingdom: Farmer thinks pink for charity How to trot up your horse for the vet [VIDEO]   Events this…

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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: Temporary traffic changes during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Denmark: Can we determine foals’ learning abilities? Puerto Rico: FEI Awards: Who will be this year’s champions? United States: Behind the stall foor with: Donner Whoa! Arlington Police Department to debut mounted horse unit at 4th of July parade Op-ed: Wild horse contraception not without unintended consequences United Kingdom: Why electrolytes are vital for healthy horses 9 tips for travelling in the heat with your horse Burglars make off with £50,000 haul from equestrian…

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Friday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Canada: Horse in elevator tradition: Tucker and his rider rode to the the top of the Calgary Tower in the elevator to continue this tradition of a horse travelling through businesses since 1923. The Calgary Stampede kicks off today and people are already going crazy for it to begin. Horse to ride to top of Calgary Tower United States: Horse safety for 4th of July fireworks: Everyone loves to set off fireworks in celebration of the fourth of July, but horses may not be as appreciative….

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Thursday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Canada: Wild horses related to Siberian breed: A genetic study of a remote herd of wild horses in Western Canada have genes that show they are related to the Yakut horses of Siberia. Most historic documentation links the horses in Canada to horses brought from Spain in the early 1500s. So what is the explanation for this conflicting information? Genes link wild horse herd in western Canada to Siberian breed United States: Wobbler syndrome causes and treatments: Wobbler syndrome is neurological disease caused by malformations of the neck…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Canada: Ian Millar for flag bearer: Canadian Show Jumping legend, Ian Millar, is in the running to be the official flag bearer at the 2015 Toronto Pan Ams at the opening ceremonies on July 10th. The flag-bearer will be introduced today on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill. Fingers crossed it is him! Ian Millar possible Pan Am flag bearer New Zealand: HP Eventing Squad still missing Nicholson: The New Zealand High Performance (HP) Eventing Squad has been revised and was announced yesterday. Although they have a strong squad boasting riders…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Canada: Pan Ams 101: Find out everything there is to know about the Canadian Pan Am riders and the 2015 Toronto Pan Ams, thanks to Equine Canada launching a segment on their website dedicated to the games. Click around and get informed. Athletes Pan Am eventers fun facts: What was Waylon Robert’s most embarrassing fall? What is Colleen Loach’s favourite quirk about Qorry? What is Kathryn Robinson’s favourite competition memory with Bee?… Find out some random facts about the Canadian Pan Am Eventing team. Did You Know…?…

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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: Shania Twain: In Ottawa famous Canadian country/rock star, Shania Twain, played a concert at Wesley Clover Parks, an equestrian park. Over 25,000 tickets were sold to the show but traffic was chaotic when everyone left the show at the end. Presumably there has never been a horse competition at the park that massive. Wesley Clovers Parks apologize for delays at Shania Twain concert Poland: Brits take the win: Team Great Britain are the winners of the Strzegom CICO3* Nations Cup team competition. The team was comprised of all…

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Sunday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Botswana: Always dreamt about a riding safari? These pictures will make you green with envy… Canada: A horse’s life: Train hard, unwind with toys, cats South American equestrian teams getting use to region Poland: Brits jump into eventing Nations Cup lead at Strzegom Switzerland: Reform in horse-sport: What changes will the FEI get over the line? United States: Using herbicides for horse pasture weed control A visit from horse royalty United Kingdom: Thirsty equestrians can now drink at horse trailer bars Hopetoun win not…

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