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Jan 14, 2017
USEF Learning Center Features Educational Videos from Top Eventers
Leslie Wylie
eventing videos
The USEF launched a new video website, the US Equestrian Learning Center, yesterday aimed at educating equestrians of all disciplines and skill levels — eventers, included.
From the website:
Whether you’re new to equestrian sport, an experienced competitor, or someone who rides, drives, or vaults purely for fun, US Equestrian’s Learning Center is your source for knowledge and information from top athletes and equestrian experts. Members can access a vast library of videos featuring lessons and insider tips on a wide range of topics, including horse care, training, safety and welfare, the 29 breeds and disciplines that US Equestrian recognizes, and more. Donations to the US Equestrian Learning Center will help support new videos and educational content for fans and athletes alike. More info...

Jan 13, 2017
Donations Still Coming in for Millie Humphreys’ College Fund
Jenni Autry
eventing news
It has been nearly eight months since Philippa Humphreys died on May 14, 2016, at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event, and donations are still coming in for the college fund created in support of Millie, her 1-year-old daughter.
More than 700 donors have raised $105,734 to date for Millie’s fund, which is now less than $20,000 away from reaching the total goal amount of $125,000. More info...

Jan 13, 2017
William Micklem: Safety and Reality
By William Micklem
eventing life
The Saturday morning family explosion! Wake up calls, sock hunts, caffeine lifelines. Children and animals to be fed, hockey for Lara, piano for Jack, granny to be collected, shopping and dental hygienist … and of course jumping lesson at 3 o’clock and the entry for that first CCI* to be made. The competition dream lives on!
The reality of life means that for most riders our timetable is a compromise. Our equestrian ambitions are under constant threat from a clutch of competing demands; with family, work and finances forming a three-line controlling collar, often holding back riders to such an extent that their horse is handed over to another rider, who will “make better use of Scout’s great potential.” More info...

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