Join the 1000 Hour Challenge (you could win $1000!)

first_img Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Email* Horse Sport Enews More from News:MARS Bromont CCI Announces Requirements For US-Based RidersThe first set of requirements to allow American athletes and support teams to enter Canada for the June 2-6 competition have been released.Canadian Eventer Jessica Phoenix Reaches the 100 CCI4*-S MarkPhoenix achieved the milestone while riding Pavarotti at the inaugural 2021 CCI4*-S at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.Tribunal Satisfied That Kocher Made Prolonged Use of Electric SpursAs well as horse abuse, the US rider is found to have brought the sport into disrepute and committed criminal acts under Swiss law.Washington International Horse Show Returns to TryonTIEC will again provide the venue for the WIHS Oct. 26-31 with a full schedule of hunter, jumper and equitation classes. SIGN UP We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. In what is shaping up to be another tumultuous show season, the Trillium Hunter Jumper Association (THJA) is asking its members to take part in 1,000 hours of horse-related education through reading articles, watching webinars, taking in-person or virtual riding lessons or participating in shows, clinics, watching equine practitioners, or just spending quality time with their horses.Those who log 1,000 hours by December 15, 2021 will be entered to win $1,000 towards any horse-related expenditure, plus there will be other great sponsor prizes. For more information, eligibility and how to receive a time sheet, visit and are proud to be participating and offer the following educational articles to get participants started on their 1000 hours:1) Early Education: Instilling a Foundation of Trust and Confidence2) Trailer Loading Tips: Keep it Calm, Safe and Uncomplicated3) Social Distancing for Sport Horses: A Taste of How it Feels4) How You Can Build a Better Bond with Your Horse5) Horse Shopping Tips: How to Choose the Best Horse for You6) 58 Cool Barn Hacks (and a few things you should never do)7) Money-Saving Tips for Horse People8) Finding and Keeping Sponsors9) Pro Grooming Tips10) Equine Mythbusters: Twenty Tricky Horse Health FAQs11) Reduce the Risk: 8 Colic Prevention Tips for Horse Owners12) The Advantages of ‘Trickle-Feeding’ and Your Horse’s Health13) At-Home Strength Training for More Effective Riding14) Are You Smarter than a Pony Clubber? (Part 1)15) Are You Smarter than a Pony Clubber? (Part 2)16) Top 10 Rules for Being the Most Awesome Boarder17) 7 Basic First Aid Skills Every Horse Owner Should Have18) Five Important Jumping Skills, One Simple Exercise19) Fixes for Common Rider Position Flaws Over Fences20) How Smart Riders Deal with Ring Stress Tags: clinics, THJA, education, lessons, Trillium Hunter Jumper Association, contest, 1000 Hour Challenge, last_img read more

Good governance: the tipping point

first_img 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Today’s credit union boards, while continuing to be faced with fiduciary issues of safety and soundness, are finding strategic choices more daunting, uncertain, and shifting frequently.While this may sound like a relatively small shift, the 2002 book, “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Difference,” points out that it is usually a small thing, piled on top of many other small things, that causes a big shift to happen. And indeed, credit union governance is at a tipping point: Today’s volunteer must become tomorrow’s trustee—a strategic asset to the enterprise.To become more strategic, boards need to develop a profile of the types of experiences, background and competencies they believe the CU board will need over the next five years. This will include, but certainly not be limited to, having fiduciary knowledge. In addition, simply being a passionate member won’t be enough. It’s not that passion and commitment to the cooperative movement is not valuable; it’s that it’s insufficient to maintain the nimble, timely and strategic progress credit unions will need in the next decade. continue reading »last_img read more