May 11, 2020

USEA Podcast #257: Top Tips from Top Grooms

By USEA

Nicole Brown is joined by a few of the best grooms in the business: our own USEA President Max Corcoran, Emma Ford, and Alex Van Tuyll, to answer all your burning horse care questions!

  • How do you get the grey horses sparkling white?
  • What are your top tips for braiding? Any special products you recommend? And, of course, the great debate: thread or yarn?
  • Should the bridle be tied on to the first braid?
  • Is there anything you used to do that you don’t anymore, or something you’ve added to your repertoire over the years that’s made a difference?
  • What are some of the things that you can do at home to get to know your horse a bit better?
  • Any tips for teaching feisty babies how to be bathed and clipped?
  • Talk about your post cross-country care routines?
  • What are some of your tips for putting quartermarks on your horse?
  • Favorite tack cleaner or conditioner?
  • Favorite clippers?
  • To round out the episode, Corcoran, Ford, and Van Tuyll each impart a nugget of wisdom that has served them well in their time as grooms.

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Jun 04, 2020 Eventing News

The Fair Hill Organizing Committee Postpones Inaugural Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill Due to COVID-19

The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC), an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (The Sport Corp.), today announced the inaugural Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill will take place October 14-17, 2021. Health and safety factors, in addition to other challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, led to a final decision to postpone the international three-day eventing competition originally scheduled for this October at the newly constructed Special Event Zone at Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Cecil County, Maryland.

Jun 04, 2020 Competitions

USEA Events A-Z: Apple Knoll Farm Horse Trials

Apple Knoll Farm in Millis, Massachusetts (Area I) was scheduled to host two one-day events in 2020 offering Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice divisions. Their May event was forced to cancel due to COVID-19, but their September event is planning to run as scheduled.

Jun 04, 2020 Eventing News

Event Cancellations and Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This article will be updated to include statements as they are released from upcoming USEA recognized events regarding actions they are taking due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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