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These are the sorriest breeches you may ever see. Which rider deserves a brand new pair from Noel Asmar Equestrian?

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  VOTING HAS CLOSED. We asked for pictures of ragged, stained, frayed, torn, tattered, or threadbare breeches and riders delivered. They also shared their stories about their lives with these breeches that need to be replaced. With our partners at Noel Asmar Equestrian, we narrowed the contest down to these 24 entries and we decided to let you help make the decision. Which breeches do you think are the most overused pair with the most interesting history? Your votes will decide who gets the brand new pair of Noel Asmar Equestrian breeches. To rank the breeches, the stars are below…

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Andrew Nicholson (NZL) finally lifts Badminton trophy, after a record 37 finishes

Six time Olympian Andrew Nicholson (NZL) finally wins the coveted Badminton trophy, with Nereo, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ T, after a record 37 completions. (FEI/Jon Stroud)

  Connect with the Badminton CCI4* action:  [Complete Results] [Website] Fellow competitors erupted in spontaneous cheering as the brilliant New Zealand horseman Andrew Nicholson, 55, won the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ after a record 37 attempts over 33 years. “Of course I knew I would win Badminton one day – I just didn’t know when!” Andrew Nicholson (NZL) It was a jumping finale full of surprises as Nicholson, third after cross-country, pulled off a stunning clear round on the 17-year-old Nereo to leave the two German Olympians ahead of him – Michael Jung…

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VOTE NOW for the horse’s name that best celebrates Spring. Who deserves the Perri’s Halter?

Lots of unique names to vote on. Which is your favourite?

  Perri’s Leather is bringing you a monthly contest to celebrate horse names, have some fun and give you a chance to win a beautiful ‘Amish made’ Perri’s leather halter with an engraved plate to show off your horse’s unique name. For the next year, we will be calling for submissions based on a different theme each month. Tune in for the next theme announcement on May 9th. Vote for April entries now: For April, we invited riders to share their horses’ names if they had an association with Spring. We received an amazing variety of 63 names. Now it’s…

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Michael Jung (GER) makes history with a three-Peat at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

Michael Jung and Fishcerrocana FST enjoying another Rolex victory...

  Connect with the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* action: [Website] [Schedule] [Times] [Results] [LIVE STREAM] In the 39-year history of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, only three riders have ever managed to win two years in a row. But Michael Jung made history by winning the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for a third consecutive time aboard FischerRocana FST. The duo lowered one rail in show jumping to finish on 42.7 penalties, just ahead of Maxime Livio (FRA) and Qalao Des Mers in second (44.6) and Zara Tindall  (GBR) and High Kingdom in third (46.6). By placing…

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Stylish Six – The best dressed at the Rolex CCI4* final horse inspection

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Connect with the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* action: [Website] [Schedule] [Times] [LIVE STREAM] It was a beautiful hazy Kentucky morning and the pairs still standing after yesterday’s surprisingly tough course were ready for summer with white pants being the jog trend of the day. Of course, the beautifully turned out horses stole the show as they were the real stars proving their stamina as the select few that were able to finish the 11 minute test of guts and glory yesterday. After today’s horse inspection, 39 horses will move on to show jumping at 1:00 pm today. Two pairs did not…

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Do you have breeches stained, torn or worn? They could get you a brand new pair…

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  We are beyond excited to partner with Noel Asmar Equestrian to give you an opportunity to add some class to your riding wardrobe. Your most worn out breeches could win you a $240.00 stylish pair from Noel Asmar Equestrian.   What’s their story? If your breeches could talk…what would they tell us about your time together? Good, triumphant, embarrassing funny, bad or ugly, every pair of breeches is witness to a part of your remarkable life as a rider. Write us a memory from your time with your breeches and send a picture of them in their ragged, stained,…

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Would you like to win a custom Perri’s halter for your horse? Submit your horse’s name and a picture…

Meet Dublin's Finest owned by L.J. Cromien-Morris from Port Perry, ON. They won the custom Perri's halter for the best Irish-themed name for the March contest.

  We are thrilled to partner with Perri’s Leather and bring you a monthly contest to celebrate horse names and have some fun. For the next 12 months, you will have an opportunity to enter your horse’s unique name in a contest that will be judged by our readers. If our readers choose your horse’s name, you will win a beautiful ‘Amish made’ Perri’s leather halter with an engraved plate to show off your horse’s winning name. Each month, the call for submissions will be based on a different theme. Spring theme for April We are inviting you to submit…

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You could win over $1000 in prizes. Choose your Rolex Fantasy Eventing Teams today.

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  NO ENTRY FEE – PLAY FOR FREE  CHOOSE THE WINNING ROLEX  FANTASY EVENTING TEAM Join the fun and see how well you know the Eventing talent!!! In the simplest terms, you choose a Fantasy Team of four pairs from the CCI4* Rolex competition and if your team delivers the lowest accumulated score, you win! Each team will be allowed a drop score to make it more interesting. It is easy to enter and fun to follow along. Scores will be updated all weekend. Deadline: You can enter and change your teams up until 8:30 am on April 27 The…

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Don’t miss these two Rolex contests. Win a 2018 Rolex round trip, quality tack and cash from Bit of Britain

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  It’s the most wonderful time of the year as the four-star Eventing season begins this week with the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Bit of Britain is making it all that much sweeter for fans with these two amazing chances for Eventing fans!   If you are attending 2017 Rolex, do not miss out on this amazing opportunity to solidify your return to 2018 Rolex. Next year, the competition will be fierce as the world’s best will be contending for a coveted spot on their national team for the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon, NC. Imagine, leaving Rolex with…

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Win a custom halter if your horse has the most awesome Spring-themed name

Springing into spring. Does your horse have a name that reflects the season? 
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  We are thrilled to partner with Perri’s Leather and bring you a monthly contest to celebrate horse names and have some fun. For the next 12 months, you will have an opportunity to enter your horse’s unique name in a contest that will be judged by our readers. If our readers choose your horse’s name, you will win a beautiful ‘Amish made’ Perri’s leather halter with an engraved plate to show off your horse’s winning name. Each month, the call for submissions will be based on a different theme. Spring theme for April We are inviting you to submit…

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