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World class pony Eventing action – VIDEO Break

Miniature four-star horse.

  In approximately two month’s time, young jockeys and their ponies will be competing for medals at the European Championships for Ponies, which is taking place at Kaposvár University in Hungary. There will be Eventing, Dressage and Show Jumping hosted at these championships.  Many of the world’s greatest eventers once competed in these Pony championships, including Oliver Townend and Laura Collett. Enjoy this footage from the 2014 championships, at Millstreet, Ireland. There were some seriously cute pairs riding with total class.     Scroll for more top stories on Eventing Connect

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Just a horse finding its freedom – VIDEO Break


  No one likes being stuck somewhere that they don’t want to be. This particular horse was obviously not very content standing in his paddock. So he took matters into his own hooves and freed himself… Make sure you watch this video with the volume on so you can hear his owner’s reaction.     ✅✅follow us ✅✅ ❤️#twohearts ❤️ #Horse #Instahorse #Instahorses #Horses #Horsesofinstagram #horseaddict #Horseriding #Myhorse #Horselover #Love #Horsehead #Horselove #Horseoftheday #Horsejumping #Horserider #Horsegirl #Horselove #Horsephotography #Pferd #reiten #horsemanship #Horselovers #tagafriend #smsporthorses #funny #riding #rider #picoftheday #tagsforlikes #horsepower A post shared by (@sm_sporthorses.com_original) on May 22,…

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Rockingham Intermediate cross-country excitement – VIDEO Break


  Over the weekend, hundreds of top UK-based riders and horses competed at the Rockingham International Horse Trials. Holly Woodhead (GBR) and Finduss PFB emerged victorious in the Open Intermediate Section M. Izzy Taylor (GBR) and Monkeying Aroudn won the Open Intermedicte Secion N. Meanwhile, Oliver Townend (GBR) and Coldplay III captured the Open Intermeiate Sectio O title. Check out the adrenaline-packed footage from the Intermediate cross-country at Rockingham…    

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How to help your team win a Nations Cup CICO3* – VIDEO Break


  Connect with the Strzegom Nations Cup action: [Website] [Team Results] [Indvidual Results] Over the weekend, the first Nations Cup CICO3* of the 2017 season took place at Strzegom Horse Trials in Poland. The Germans claimed the win in the team competition, followed by the British team in 2nd and the Swedish team in 3rd. Andreas Dibowski (GER) and Butts Avedon were the best of the German team finishing in 2nd place with a score of 57.4 penalties. Interestingly, another German rider, Kai Ruder won the individual event aboard Colani Sunrise. Perhaps, this pair will be on the next Nations…

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Eventing absolutely slaying it on Instagram this weekend

Photo via @brianfindlayphotography on Instagram.

  Instagram connects the world through photos and eventers love to share their lives on this social media platform. We have found Eventing pics from every continent in the world on Instagram. This is your chance to check out the entire world of eventers competing, training and having fun. Enjoy some international Eventing action thanks to some social media savvy riders…   Jumping into the weekend like "Yippee"… #tgif #itstheweekend #sponsoredrider #bennyfishal #horsesofinstagram #astonlewalls #horsetrials #equinephotography #eventing #britisheventing #overexcited A post shared by Brian Findlay Photography (@brianfindlayphotography) on May 19, 2017 at 11:10am PDT   Chatsworth Horse Trials 2017 #chatsworthhorsetrials2017…

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Flawless cross-country pictures that will inspire you today and every day


  Cross-country is not for the fainthearted. It takes an incredible amount of skill, talent, athleticism and of course bravery, from horse and rider to jump a deliver a double clear round and look stylish in the process. It takes riders years and years (even decades) of training to achieve solid equitation over cross-country obstacles. Having good equitation not only makes for great pictures but it makes you a more effective rider. It also takes countless hours of training for horses to develop the confidence and technique to tackle cross-country with ease. For your inspiration to keep working away on…

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Use this dual-purpose grid to master angles and turning – VIDEO Break


  Improve your horse’s steering and straightness with this multi-use gridwork exercise brought to you by four-star eventer, Laine Ashker. To build this fun exercise, set five verticals alternating angles on a one-stride distance (21-24ft) from the middle of the jump to the middle. You can use this exercise in two ways: The first is jumping the exercise in a straight line of one strides as demonstrated by Laine’s horses Comet, Patrick and Debakey at the beginning of the video. The second option is to ride the verticals as a bending exercise as demonstrated by my Laine’s mother, Valeire riding…

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Horses that are severely allergic to wood: Part 2

Photo via @giorgiaburnseventing on Instagram.

  Some horses are more careful jumpers than others. But there are overachieving mounts that seemingly defy the laws of gravity while jumping. Maybe it is because they are allergic to wood or perhaps, they are trying to avoid getting eaten a monster that could be lurking under the fence. These horses’ riders might want to wear a spacesuit during their next jump school because their steeds are jumping to the moon… Cross country training yesterday…. safe to say boss has a little bit of scope ! Need to look out the parachute #winnerswearaptcavalier #noscopenohope #TeamDave A post shared by…

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This escapee foal immediately has regrets – VIDEO Break


  This foal was clearly bored with just hanging out with his mother. So he decided it was time to go on a solo adventure. But once he obtained his freedom he quickly realized that maybe life was safer living with his mom…     Wait A post shared by (@sm_sporthorses.com_original) on May 18, 2017 at 12:31pm PDT

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When the grass is greener on the other side… – VIDEO Break


  The grass was really greener on the other side and instead of just fantasizing about it, this horse took matters into his own hooves. With a little bit of creativity, he found a way to munch on that lush grass outside of his paddock. Truly inspirational…    

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