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Ocala Winter II H.T. Preliminary cross-country action – Photo gallery

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  Hundreds of eventers from around North America contested at the Ocala Winter II H.T. that took place over the weekend in Ocala, Florida. There were 150 pairs contesting at the Preliminary level across nine different divisions. On Saturday, I killed some time between my rides taking pictures of the Prelim cross-country action. The water complex proved to be quite a challenge and made for some impressive photo ops. Several riders made excellent saves when their horses’ exuberant jumps into the water nearly unseated them. Check out and share these photos from the Preliminary cross-country. Feel free to republish them and use them for…

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Stable cats living the dream and getting InstaFamous: Part 12

Photo via @patches_the_barn_cat on Instagram.

  Eventers are always showing their dogs love via posting adorable pictures of them at events on social media. But what about the not-so-hard-working stable cats who spend their weekends lounging about the barn? Show your stable cat some love and give it the chance to be Instagram famous by posting a picture of it with #EventerCat and it may make it into a future feature. Here are the stable cats who have been making waves on Instagram lately…   #うまとねこ#馬#うま#猫#stablecat#petstagrams#loverycat#horseandcat A photo posted by Mihoohashi (@mi__ohashi) on Feb 12, 2017 at 11:53pm PST   #stable#cat#stablecat#nights#catseverywhere#hayeverywhere#horses#photooftheday#assanya#zmiaca A photo posted by Aleksandra…

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Who is the ‘five-star’ Prelim jumper at the Ocala Winter II Horse Trials? You decide…vote now.

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  VOTING IS NOW CLOSED.   Over the weekend, hundreds of eventers from around North America contested at the Ocala Winter II H.T. There were 150 pairs contesting at the Preliminary level across nine different divisions. I spent some time on Saturday, in between my rides to photograph some of the Preliminary action. I ended up at the water complex for quite a while because it was rather thrilling to watch. Riders and horses had to jump a roll top, then two strides to a substantial drop into the water, which was followed by a large step table out (pictured…

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Proof that eventers can defy gravity – VIDEO Break

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  Eventers are clearly gravity-defying super humans; well at least Mary King is… This save of Mary’s at the 2014 Badminton CCI4* will leave you feeling inspired to hold on extra tight the next time you become unseated from the saddle.    

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Eventing absolutely slaying it on Instagram this weekend

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@alisonrobyn 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…   Jumped this guy around a double clear Novice today! The big upgrade to Training next weekend! #fernhillsporthorses #fernhillchocoroyale #thejumpsaretoosmall #nextsteptraining #gobuffgo #poweredbysurgain #davisfeed @devoucoux @p2airvests @ogilvyequestrian @boogalooboots A photo posted by Katlyn Hewson (@katlynhewsoneventing) on Feb 12, 2017…

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What it takes to win an Intermediate division – VIDEO Break

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  This weekend, hundreds of talented pairs have been competing at the Ocala Winter II Horse Trials in sunny Florida. On Friday, the Intermediate divisions all ran in a one-day format. Caroline Martin (USA) and Cristano Z won the Intermediate Horse division. Anna Loschiavo (USA) and Prince Renan claimed the Intermediate Rider division. Clark Montgomery (USA) and his Rio Olympic mount, Loughan Glen won the Open Intermediate-A division. Meanwhile, Buck Davidson (USA) and Erroll Gobey were victorious in the Open Intermediate-B division. Thanks to thehorsepesterer, you can check out some of these Intermediate winners in action to see just what it takes to be…

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Humans have nothing on show jumping horses – VIDEO Break

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  Never underestimate the talent and coordination it takes from your horse to clear a show jump. This man gave it a try with his own two feet and as you can see he failed miserably… Would you consider this a rotational fall? Anyways, it is best riders leave the jumping to their athletic steeds.    

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Who did the voters choose as the top three ‘five-star’ jumpers from Wellington?

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  On Tuesday, we asked you to vote for the ‘five-star’ jumper from the $100,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase . Hundreds of people assessed who they thought jumped into the triple combination in show jumping with ‘five-star’ style. These are the riders who most impressed the masses with their ‘five-star’ ability! Congrats to these world-class riders and their stellar mounts.        

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