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Artificial Intelligence joins Eventing – VIDEO Break

Racewood Simulator

  The Racewood Eventing Simulator allows riders to walk, trot, canter, gallop and jump their artificial horse. The Simulator has realistic movements in all gaits. The body, neck and head move independently and the different jumping actions are as close as you can get to the real thing. Riders are able to ride the Simulator as though it was a real horse by using rein, seat and leg aids. There is a video screen that sits in front of the rider as they ride the Simulator so the rider can navigate an entire cross-country course and control their bionic partner so…

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Tattersalls International CCI3* course walk preview

If you think this corner is daunting wait until you see the rest of the course... This course is only for the bravest riders.

Thank you to Jose Diacono and crosscountryapp.com for this overview of the Tattersalls International CCI3*, CIC3*, CCI2* and CCI1* cross-country courses. If you can’t be in Ireland to walk the course yourself, this is the next best thing. Sit back and take a virtual tour. Get the CrossCountry App Here are reasons why you need it and how to get it. To keep up with all the action at Tatts this weekend  [Website] [Times/Results] [Live Stream] Navigation tips To see each jump: Click on each jump number and a photo of the jump will open. Close the photo and then choose another one. To follow…

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Wide World of Eventing – VIDEO Break

Irish style?

Yesterday in Ireland, Tattersalls International H.T. kicked off its 2015 event. This year European based, Canadian rider, Rebecca Howard on her 2012 London Olympic mount, Riddle Master, is contesting in the CIC3*. Some of North American based US riders made the trek to compete there this weekend, Caroline Martin and her NAJYRC CCI2* gold medal partner, Quantum Solace are competing in the CIC3* to prepare for the Bramham Under 25 CCI3*, in two weeks. Buck Davidson is taking on the CCI3* division aboard Copper Beach, a horse he won the Jersey Fresh CCI3* with last year. Best of luck to everyone this…

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Helmet cam with Ingrid Klimke 4th place at Wiesbaden CIC3* – VIDEO Break

Ingrid Helmet came-Wiesbaden CIC3*-2015

Monday, we brought you Michael Jung’s helmet cam at the same competition aboard Halunke FBW, riding to a second place finish. Today, you get to ride along with another four-star winner, Ingrid Klimke riding FRH Escada JS, an 11-year-old mare and they finished in 4th place. This pair is for Luhmuhlen in a few weeks. Ingrid has partnered with SAP, a software company that has developed analytics software with the aim to enhance riders’ performance. With the use of a helmet cam, heart rate monitors on rider and horse, and GPS capabilities, the software can monitor speed data, time gaps…

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Ponies gone wild – VIDEO Break

Naughty pony video

Pony antics are always a source of amusement because they are so damn cute . This compilation of naughty ponies, guarantees to make you laugh out loud. We we can all relate to being dumped on the floor and it is always just a little more funny when it happens to someone else. The video was posted in French but the naughty ponies do not get lost in translation.   Les meilleures chutes du net. (English =  The best falls of the Internet)   You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Today’s SCOOP Last Week TODAY A guide to…

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Ride with Micheal Jung via his helmet cam on Halunke FBW this weekend

Riding around with Michael Jung on Halunke FBW.

Did you ever wonder how Michel Jung can be so damn good. Well you may never be able to ride like him, but you can ride with the world’s number one on his cross-country run this weekend. Join Michael and Halunke FBW, an 11-year-old, German sport horse gelding while they ride to 2nd place at the Wiesbaden CIC3* in Germany. They last competed three weeks ago at the Marbach CIC3* where they finished 1st. Here are your top 10 from the 2015 Wiesbaden CIC3*:   Sit back and enjoy the ride along with Michael:   Wiesbaden CIC3* [Website] [Results]  …

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WOW! – Badminton horses in slow motion – VIDEO Break

Slow motion Badminton video

High speed video captured by Centaur Biomechanics showcases the agility and strength of these amazing athletes. You can really get a sense of the stamina and coordination required for horses to compete at this level. Thank you Centaur Biomechanics.     You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Today’s SCOOP Kyle Carter update and bad news for fan favourite Libby Head – VIDEO Break Tuesday’s Top 10 – Conversations at the Canadian Pan Am selectors’ meeting Spotted at Poplar Place Area 3 Championships this weekend – Gallery Canada’s top Pan Am contenders Horse-breaking your husband – Bringing your significant…

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Stylish Six at Virginia Horse Trials CCI1*

Connor Husain and MTF Cooley Knight

  Virginia Horse Trials CCI1* competitors were strutting the jog-way this afternoon. Forty pairs are competing and many of the riders are here to try and qualify for the 2015 North American Junior Young Rider Championships to be held in Lexington, Kentucky in July. Most of the riders went for typical and safe fashion choices. Here are your Sylish Six….             You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Today’s SCOOP Canada’s top Pan Am contenders Horse-breaking your husband – Bringing your significant other to horse shows Helmet cam with Ingrid Klimke 4th place at…

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Kyle Carter takes love of horse to new level – VIDEO Break

Kyle Carter and FR's Trust Fund.

When you are in contention for selection to the Pan Am Games, you want to take extra care of your horse as we all know that if something can go wrong it will. Kyle Carter is known for his exceptional horsemanship but he has taken it to a new level. At the Chattahoochee Hills CIC International this past weekend, Kyle was so concerned about running his home bred super star FR’s Trust Fund (Finn) over the hard ground that he actually jumped on the tractor and made sure the CIC2* track was aerated to his liking.   Join Kyle for…

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Wide World of Eventing – VIDEO Break

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    Journey one week back in time and to the Netherlands with this cool video of the SGW Noord-Limburg event in Castenray. Aliene Ruyter and Bomba won the CCI1* division, meanwhile Laura Hoogeveeen and Arriba won the CIC1* division. This video gives you a feel for the entire event with the arial footage tour.   You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Today’s SCOOP 2015 Pan Am cross-country course is practically built – Eric Bull update Stylish Six at Virginia CCI1* Jessica Phoenix left the hospital today and is finally home Big egos, what the hell was that and manuals in…

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