In just three short weeks, I'll be in Kentucky for the 'Grand Slam of Eventing,' the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, covering local equestrian Sydney Conley Elliott's quest to beat the best in the world!
Last week, I was fortunate enough to take some time off and meet some of my girlfriends from all over the country at the Rolex 3 Day Event in Lexington, KY to cheer on our mutual friend and coach Julie Norman as she competed for her very first time!
Big congratulations go out to my friend and trainer, Julie Norman. Not only is she one of the hardest working women in the equestrian world today, she has now qualified for the Rolex Three Day Event in Lexington, KY
In the stadium jumping portion of three day eventing, you can continue, if you don't have a fall. A fall consists of a rider making contact with the ground. Check out what happened to Rick Wallace of Team Wallace Eventing at the Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials.
Just like clock work, each Spring and each Fall, eventers from around the country descend on Holly Hill Farm in Benton for the Holly Hill Horse Trials which will take place this weekend. They start tomorrow (Friday) and run through Sunday.
I try not to bore you too much with my posts about horses, but there is so much to be proud of in our area. You don't think of Louisiana as being a hot bed of equestrian sports, but right here, in our area, we have two young women making huge strides and names for themselves in the Eventing wor…