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Belton Park Intermediate cross-country action – VIDEO Break


  Last weekend, many of the top British-based riders were competing at the Belton Park International. Belton was the first CIC3* on the 2017 calendar year in the UK, attracting lots of big names to this event. Even the Open Intermediate division featured some world-class duos. Vittoria Panizzon (ITA) and her 2016 Rio Olympic mount, Borough Pennyz clinched the Open Intermediate win. Oliver Townend (GBR) and Vittoria Panizzon (ITA) and her 2016 Rio Olympic mount, Borough Pennyz clinched the Open Intermediate win. Oliver Townend (GBR) and Lafranco finished in 2nd. Meanwhile, Rosalind Canter (GBR) and Pencos Crown Jewel rounded out the…

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The Fork cross-country action flashback – VIDEO Break

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  Connect with The Fork H.T. action: [Omnibus] [Website] [Times] [Results] Today, the cross-country action is kicking off at The Fork. This is the first year that The Fork is being hosted at the Tryon Internation Equestrian Centre (TIEC) in Mill Spring, NC and not The Fork in Norwood, NC. There are many top riders and horses contesting this weekend, at The Fork so competiton will be fierce. Quite a few riders in the Advanced and CIC3* divisions are using this as their final prep run for the upcoming Rolex Kentucky CCI4*. While you wait for the cross-country at The…

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Just casually clearing Advanced cross-country jumps sans stirrups – VIDEO Break

Stirrups are so last October...

  In the Advanced division at the Carolina International, Maya Simmons had a tack malfunction occur while dropping into the first water complex that cost her both of her stirrups. After successfully navigating through the challenging first water question, she briefly pulled up her mount, Archie Rocks to look for her stirrups, only to discover that they were totally gone. So what did she do? Like any insane eventer, she just kept kicking on! What makes this even more impressive is the fact that this was Maya’s first time competing at the Advanced level in five years, since giving birth…

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Belton Park International CIC3* cross-country action – VIDEO Break

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  Belton Park International: [Website] [Results] Over the weekend, many of Europe’s top eventers were competing at the Belton Park International at the Belton House, in Grantham – Lincolnshire. There were an impressive 101 duos contesting in the CIC3* division. Izzy Taylor (GBR) and KBIS Starburst emerged victorious in the CIC3*, finishing on their 43.0 dressage score. The legendary Mark Todd (NZL) finished in 2nd aboard Leonidas II. Piggy French (GBR) and Quarrycrest Echo rounded out the top three. Thanks to Harveywetdog’s amazing filming, you can watch the world-class Belton cross-country riding from the comfort of your home…    

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Rocking Horse Spring H.T. cross-country highlights – VIDEO Break

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  Rocking Horse Spring H.T. (FL): [Omnibus] [Website]  [Results] Over the weekend, Florida-based eventers were competing at the Rocking Horse Spring H.T. in Altoona, Florida. It’s hard to believe how quickly this year is flying by, this was the final Rocking Horse event until the fall. Many riders and their horses are already migrating back to their homes up north, as the spring season gets underway. Thanks to TheHorsePesterer, you can watch some of the stellar cross-country riding action from the weekend at Rocking Horse…     Lauren Kieffer & Gomarus finishing on their 17.0 dressage score to win the…

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Eventing absolutely slaying it on Instagram this weekend

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  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…   Springy #horsetrials #crosscountry #eventing @georgie_strang_eventing @joulesclothing A post shared by Mills Woolford (@_millswoolford_) on Apr 2, 2017 at 9:58am PDT   Such a class spin round on this horse today #easypeasy #flyingpegasus A post shared by nickyronx (@nickyronx)…

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When your horse literally clears the standards – VIDEO Break

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  “Clearing the standards,” is a common phrase in the horse world used to describe a horse over jumping. But in this rider’s case her horse actually did clear the standards… Have you ever had a horse do something like this while you were on its back?     Happy #failfriday everyone! As promised, here's that video I was talking about is my horse not insane?! She was so chill when I messed up, saved both of our asses like it was nothing and cantered away calmly. I have never loved her more than in this moment. She got tons…

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Show jumping warm-up gone wild – VIDEO Break


  When a horse gets loose in a warm-up ring for whatever reason, things can get pretty crazy really quickly. It isn’t clear from the video how exactly this naughty grey got loose, but he doesn’t seem to play nicely with other horses. Watch what chaos ensues as a result of this rebellious horse. Props to the rider aboard the horse that is getting chased for remaining in the saddle… Have you ever witnessed a warm-up ring get quite this wild?     Briga de Cavalos!! #videocoice #horse #cavalo A post shared by Video Coice (@videocoice) on Mar 31, 2017…

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Stable cats living the dream and getting InstaFamous: Part 15


  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…   She loves the #barncat A post shared by Robin Sparkles (@robinsparklestodd) on Mar 22, 2017 at 5:24pm PDT   #catsofinstagram #kitty…

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Cross-country day at the 2005 Burghley CCI4* – VIDEO Break

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  Travel back in time to the cross-country day at the 2005 Burghley CCI4*. The legendary, William Fox-Pitt (GBR) clinched the title on Ballincoola. This was William’s third time winning Badminton (he also won in 1994 and 2002) and since then, he has been victorious another three times (in 2007, 2008 and 2011) at this prestigious event. Not too shabby of a record considering countless eventers would give their two front teeth for just a top 10 placing at this event. Enjoy reliving this intense action from 12 years ago…    

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