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Meet the ‘Catboys’ – VIDEO Break


  Catboys are similar to cowboys with one significant exception, they herd cats instead of cows. Clearly, catboys live a pretty hard life because herding cats is one hell of a task. Watch this hysterical commercial to become more familiar with catboys…     Scroll for more top stories on Eventing Connect

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$100,000 Wellington Showcase cross-country excitement – Photo gallery

IMG_5775 William Fox-Pitt and RF Quarterman

  Last Saturday, 38 world-class pairs contested at the $100,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase in Florida. Boyd Martin (USA) remains undefeated at this event and brought home the grand prize with Welcome Shadow. Buck Davidson (USA) and Petite Flower finished in 2nd after a speedy cross-country round and Doug Payne and Vandiver rounded out the top three. This was a brilliant competition for spectators, you could see nearly every fence on the Captain Mark Phillips designed track and the fences you could not see were all shown on the JumboTrons. The atmosphere was incredible and I didn’t seen anyone who didn’t appear to be…

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Everyone can enjoy the Badminton CCI4* – VIDEO Break


  The Mitsubishi Motor Badminton CCI4* Horse Trials is officially held at a venue that is wheelchair friendly throughout. Hear what these Event Mobility volunteers have to say about how Badminton’s official 2017 charity helps those with mobility issues make the most of this prestigious event. This video exemplifies why our sport is one of the best in the world…     If you need to book an Event Mobility electric scooter for this year’s event, click here.

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Learn how to clip like an Olympian – VIDEO Break

sharon hunt clipping

  Do you want your horse’s clip job to look Olympic-calibre? Watch this clipping tutorial with British Olympic eventer, Sharon Hunt. By the end of this educational eight and a half minute video, you will be ready to give your horse a professional clip job.    

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Who is the ‘five-star’ jumper at the $100,000 Wellington Showcase? You decide…vote now.

Boyd Martin & Welcome Shadow

  Over the weekend, the top eventers in North America were out in full force competing for $100,000 in prize money at the Wellington Eventing Showcase. Boyd Martin (USA) claimed the title for the third year in a row, this time aboard Welcome Shadow. Buck Davidson (USA) and Petite Flower delivered a speedy and clear cross-country round to finish in 2nd. Doug Payne (USA) and Vandiver also put in a double clear cross-country to round out the top three. I was amongst the crowd enjoying the sunny weather, world class riding and playing photographer. Check out the photos and decide…

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Every puppy needs a Shetland – VIDEO Break

puppy and shetland

  Puppies are typically high energy and playful creatures. Many people buy their new puppies a variety of toys at the pet store but if you want to be the best owner ever, you should get your puppy its very own Shetland pony. Best of all, it will help you justify to your significant other why you needed that adorable little pony in addition to the puppy!    

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Eventing absolutely slaying it on Instagram this weekend

Photo via @jo_marsh 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…   Only in my sport can someone come back from this (not me, let's be serious) #eventing #horses A photo posted by Lauren (@memyselfandmrmet) on Feb 5, 2017 at 7:17am PST   Celebrated my 26th birthday last night, so…

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Well this is one way to dismount… – VIDEO Break


  Why just dismount safely off of your horse in the normal fashion, when you can do this? Personally, I recommend keeping the playground antics out of the barn. But this horse certainly is well behaved…    

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Rocking Horse Preliminary cross-country excitement – Photo gallery


  The first Rocking Horse event of the 2017 season took place over the weekend in Altoona, Florida. On Friday, two Open Preliminary one-day divisions took place, giving riders the ability to complete all three phases in just one day. I brought my camera with me on my course walks and to capture some shots of the Preliminary action. I ended up spending my time at the water complex because the large hanging log made for some spectacular photos. Despite a few close calls, no riders ended up getting wet! I saw some excellent gritty riding and had a super fun afternoon playing…

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