Josh’s First Post

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Interpreted Dressage Test Comments

druh-sahzh or dre-sazh and Euphemisms By Brad Turley Dressage has always been a challenge for me. From the time I heard the “dress-something,” I wasn’t sure if it was referring to my attire, my age or even how to say it. So while the proper pronunciation might be difficult for me, the … [Read more...]

I Know I’m An Eventer When…

By Brad Turley A while back in FL at H/J Central I was coming back from the barn and stopped at the grocery store to pick up some carrots. As I was getting out of my truck an H/J type person noticed I had two saddles in the back. They asked if I was a Jumper or rode Dressage. I said, “Both, I … [Read more...]

Learning the Ropes

By Brad Turley Even with a trainer helping me learn the ropes, I found Eventing a bit confusing at first. From getting ready to compete, to packing for the competition, to arriving and warming up through each phase, it sure seemed like a lot of rules and regimen. And the clothing thing … I felt … [Read more...]

Generous Sponsors Make the So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Extra Special for Amateurs

The competitors in the third annual So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas” were not just overwhelmed by how wonderful the event was but also by the generosity of its sponsors. The event took place May 2-5 in Chesterfield. Amateur riders competing in Beginner Novice, Novice, … [Read more...]

Amateur Competitors Applaud the Sponsors for their Support

The competitors in the third annual So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas” were not just overwhelmed by how wonderful the event was but also by the generosity of its sponsors. The event took place May 2-5 in Chesterfield, SC. Amateur riders competing in Beginner Novice, Novice, … [Read more...]

Cross-Country Day at So8ths/Nikon HOTC Three-Day Event

It was another exciting day at Southern 8ths Farm for the So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas,” on Saturday, May 4. Beginner Novice, Novice and Training level riders challenged a course designed by well-known course designer Tremaine Cooper and built by Tyson Rementer. Read … [Read more...]

Cross-Country Day at So8ths

It was another exciting day at Southern 8ths Farm for the So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas,” on Saturday, May 4. Beginner Novice, Novice and Training level riders challenged a course designed by well-known course designer Tremaine Cooper and built by Tyson … [Read more...]

So8ths/Nikon HOTC Three-Day Event Officially Starts with Cannon Fired

This year’s So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas” kicked off with a cannon being fired in front of the signature jump for this year’s event. It was an explosive beginning to this year’s event. Read Article - examiner Click here to view slideshow. … [Read more...]

Dressage Riders Love So8ths/Nikon Long Format

On Friday, May 3, competitors in three different divisions rode Dressage tests in the beautifully manicured Southern 8ths arena for the So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas.” The riders, who traveled from several different states, seemed thrilled with the first day of the … [Read more...]