Practical Tips & Talk
SUBMIT an application by Oct. 1 for one of two Worth the Trust Scholarships offered by the U.S. Eventing Association. There’s a $3,000 award for a young adult (age 16–25) and a $2,000 grant for an adult amateur (age 26 and older); www. useventing.com.
CHEER ON Juniors and Young Riders as they display their skills during the multiple phases of the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals East, Oct. 5–7, in Gladstone, NJ; www.usef.org.
VISIT the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, Oct. 11–21, in Harrisburg, PA. The historic show features the $132,000 Grand Prix de Penn National, the Dover Saddlery/USEF National Hunter Seat Medal Final, a family fun day (Oct. 13) and an extensive trade fair; www. panational.org.
SPEND a day in the country rooting for your favorite riders during The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event, Oct. 18–21, in Elkton, MD. The family-friendly event—which celebrates its 30th anniversary— includes a CCI** and CCI*** as well as the Young Event Horse East Coast Championships; www.fairhillinternational.com.
ATTEND a two-day symposium with Olympic dressage rider Steffen Peters and internationally respected dressage trainer Scott Hassler, Oct. 28–29, at Riveredge in Chesapeake City, MD. VIP meet-and-greet cocktail hour, Oct. 26, and special evening reception/lecture, Oct. 27. Limited seating; www.hasslerdressage.com.