Hi All, The updates from England have taken a northern turn up to Scotland in this weeks adventures with Valerie 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 And I must admit there has been some component of adventure! You may or may not know what all goes into juggling riding and competing at the elite levels of Eventing. I think anyone…

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Just like that, I’ve been here two weeks! Starting to settle into the routine of not having one 🤣 Few people know that I have an adopted mother here in the UK. We’ve spent I think at this point every holiday together at least once and her love and support dwarfs the ocean that separates…

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What a week! I don’t even know where to begin. Shocking to no one, the beginning of this trip found me out of my comfort zone. Flights costs and dates were all speculation, even if I had a set plan budget and intention! The plan changed 27 times. If nothing else, this adventure is confirming…

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Photo by Abby Powell Valerie Pride at the MARS Bromont CCI – June, 2022 Eventing Nation (published June 12, 2022) Just four horses remained to show jump in the CCI4*-S division today. All took at least one rail, but Valerie Pride and her own Favian (French Kiss – Risiko, by Relevant) retained their lead and…

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Photo by Abby Powell Valerie Pride at the MARS Bromont CCI – June, 2022 Eventing Nation (published June 11, 2022) Overnight leaders Sara Kozumplik took a tumble from Rubens d’Ysieux — the result, Sara wrote later on, of trying to add an additional stride and prompting Rubens to slide down onto his hocks to pat…

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