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Australian Eventing action at Kirkcaldy Park – VIDEO Break

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  Eventers from South Australia were contesting at the Horseland Kirkcaldy Park Horse Trials on March 4th. This was the first event of the 2017 season in South Australia. The event hosted divisions ranging from 50 cm to 105 cm. Check out what Eventing is like in Australia by watching this fun Kirkcaldy Park highlight video…     Scroll for more top stories on Eventing Connect

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Red Hills CIC3* cross-country action – VIDEO Break

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  Over the weekend, some of North America’s most talented pairs were contesting in the CIC3* at the Red Hills International H.T. in Tallahassee, Florida. Cross-country course designer, Mike Etherington-Smith created a testing track for riders and horses. No one was able to finish inside the optimum time in the CIC3* around the twisty course. Lisa Marie Ferguson (CAN) and Honor Me were the fastest of the day, finishing with 4.8 time penalties to earn them a 8th place finish. The division was claimed by Hannah Sue Burnett (USA) and Harbour Pilot. Jennie Brannigan and her longtime partner, Cambalda finished…

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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…   So today, I had a fall… #equestrian #horsesofinstagram #fail #eventing A post shared by Erin Stones (@erin_stones) on Mar 12, 2017 at 12:28am PST   When you take a long stride and regret it mid air #oliverthedun Extras…

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Is this the world’s coolest barn dog? – VIDEO Break

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  Not all dogs are created equally. This little dog is hands down the ultimate companion for a rider. He supports his rider during her jump schools by following along… Have you ever seen another dog do this?    

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Tweseldown Intermediate cross-country action – VIDEO Break

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  The British Eventing season is underway now. This week, some of the top UK based eventers were contesting at Tweseldown Horse Trials. There were an impressive 134 pairs competing across five Intermediate sections. Andrew Nicholson (NZL) and Zacharias won section G. James Stocker (GBR) and Valentino claimed section H. Kristy Johnston and WTTL Opposition Sky Law emerged victorious in section D. Section E was won by the famous Pippa Funnell (GBR) aboard MGH Grafton Street. Meanwhile, Harry Meade (GBR) and Vrolijk were the section F champions. Check out this adrenaline packed footage of the section F cross-country. Special thanks…

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Who did the voters choose? Check out the ‘five-star’ Intermediate jumpers from Rocking Horse

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  On Tuesday, we asked you to vote for the ‘five-star’ jumper from the Intermediate at Rocking Horse . Hundreds of people voted for which duo they thought jumped the roll top in the water the best . These are the riders who most impressed the masses with their ‘five-star’ ability! Congrats to these talented riders and their athletic mounts.      

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Get a sneak peek of Michael Jung’s winter training – VIDEO Break

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  Double Olympic individual gold medalist and multiple CCI4* winner, Michael Jung has been keeping busy this winter, show jumping at big FEI events. But the start of the German Eventing season is only weeks away and Michael is getting his eventers turned. According to the competition schedule that Michael laid out earlier this year, he plans on running four horses at the Kreuth CIC2* on April 6th, including his gold medal winning partner, La Biosthetique Sam FBW. Check out Michael and his 2015 European Champion, FischerTakinou training at their home base. On a side note, if you weren’t already…

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Rocking Horse Winter III H.T. Intermediate cross-country - Photo gallery

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  Over the weekend, hundreds of riders were contesting at the Rocking Horse Winter III Horse Trials in Altoona, Florida. Riders and horses alike were treated to beautiful sunny weather. There were 54 pairs competing across three Intermediate divisions. On Saturday, I spent my afternoon walking my course and snapping some pictures of the Intermediate cross-country action. Check out and share these photos from the Intermediate cross-country. Feel free to republish them and use them for your personal use. Just credit Eventing Connect. Enjoy! #GrowEventing – ideas on how to use your photos: your social media thank you cards to supporters print and…

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Red Hills International CIC3* cross-country rewind – VIDEO Break

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  Many of North America’s top Eventing duos are contesting at the Red Hills International Horse Trials in Tallahassee, Florida this weekend. Today, the action is kicking off with dressage. There are three FEI divisions (a CIC3*, CIC2* and CIC1*) taking place, along with national Preliminary and Intermediate divisions. This event is hands down one of the best events on North American soil and attracts thousands of spectators each year. While you wait for tomorrow’s cross-country excitement to begin, take a ride down memory lane and check out this fantastic footage from past years…     2016 Red Hills CIC3*…

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