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MayDaze H.T. Intermediate water complex action – VIDEO Break


  Connect with the MayDaze action: [Website] [Results] Over the weekend, hundreds of riders and horses were competing at MayDaze Horse Trials at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The Kentucky Horse Park is a world-class venue that is home to the Rolex Kentucky CCI4*, among other prestigious competitions in other disciplines. There were 31 pairs competing across two Intermediate divisions at MayDaze H.T. Jon Holling (USA) and Sportfield Two Doors Down emerged victorious in the Open Intermediate A division. Meanwhile, Alexandra Baugh (USA) and Ballingowan Pizazz clinched the Open Intermediate B division win. Check out the stellar riding…

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Virginia International H.T. show jumping action – VIDEO Break

alyssa phillips & oskar

  Connect with the Virginia Horse Trials action: [Website] [Times] [Results] This weekend, numerous top pairs on the East Coast in North America are competing at the Virginia International H.T. in Lexington, VA. This event is running a CIC2*, CCI1* and national divisions ranging from Beginner Novice all the way up to Advanced/Intermediate. Captain Mark Phillips is the cross-country Course Designer for the CCI1*, CCI2* and Intermediate divisions and John Michael Durr is the Course Designer for the Beginner Novice through to Preliminary. While you wait for today’s cross-country action to ramp up check out some of the action highlights…

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When you just really want attention – VIDEO Break


  This little foal was sick of the farrier paying attention to his mother and thought that he should really be the star of the show. So he made sure he was not ignored… Have you ever seen a foal demand so much attention?    

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World class pony Eventing action – VIDEO Break

Miniature four-star horse.

  In approximately two month’s time, young jockeys and their ponies will be competing for medals at the European Championships for Ponies, which is taking place at Kaposvár University in Hungary. There will be Eventing, Dressage and Show Jumping hosted at these championships.  Many of the world’s greatest eventers once competed in these Pony championships, including Oliver Townend and Laura Collett. Enjoy this footage from the 2014 championships, at Millstreet, Ireland. There were some seriously cute pairs riding with total class.    

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Just a horse finding its freedom – VIDEO Break


  No one likes being stuck somewhere that they don’t want to be. This particular horse was obviously not very content standing in his paddock. So he took matters into his own hooves and freed himself… Make sure you watch this video with the volume on so you can hear his owner’s reaction.     ✅✅follow us ✅✅ ❤️#twohearts ❤️ #Horse #Instahorse #Instahorses #Horses #Horsesofinstagram #horseaddict #Horseriding #Myhorse #Horselover #Love #Horsehead #Horselove #Horseoftheday #Horsejumping #Horserider #Horsegirl #Horselove #Horsephotography #Pferd #reiten #horsemanship #Horselovers #tagafriend #smsporthorses #funny #riding #rider #picoftheday #tagsforlikes #horsepower A post shared by (@sm_sporthorses.com_original) on May 22,…

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Rockingham Intermediate cross-country excitement – VIDEO Break


  Over the weekend, hundreds of top UK-based riders and horses competed at the Rockingham International Horse Trials. Holly Woodhead (GBR) and Finduss PFB emerged victorious in the Open Intermediate Section M. Izzy Taylor (GBR) and Monkeying Aroudn won the Open Intermedicte Secion N. Meanwhile, Oliver Townend (GBR) and Coldplay III captured the Open Intermeiate Sectio O title. Check out the adrenaline-packed footage from the Intermediate cross-country at Rockingham…    

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How to help your team win a Nations Cup CICO3* – VIDEO Break


  Connect with the Strzegom Nations Cup action: [Website] [Team Results] [Indvidual Results] Over the weekend, the first Nations Cup CICO3* of the 2017 season took place at Strzegom Horse Trials in Poland. The Germans claimed the win in the team competition, followed by the British team in 2nd and the Swedish team in 3rd. Andreas Dibowski (GER) and Butts Avedon were the best of the German team finishing in 2nd place with a score of 57.4 penalties. Interestingly, another German rider, Kai Ruder won the individual event aboard Colani Sunrise. Perhaps, this pair will be on the next Nations…

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Use this dual-purpose grid to master angles and turning – VIDEO Break


  Improve your horse’s steering and straightness with this multi-use gridwork exercise brought to you by four-star eventer, Laine Ashker. To build this fun exercise, set five verticals alternating angles on a one-stride distance (21-24ft) from the middle of the jump to the middle. You can use this exercise in two ways: The first is jumping the exercise in a straight line of one strides as demonstrated by Laine’s horses Comet, Patrick and Debakey at the beginning of the video. The second option is to ride the verticals as a bending exercise as demonstrated by my Laine’s mother, Valeire riding…

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This escapee foal immediately has regrets – VIDEO Break


  This foal was clearly bored with just hanging out with his mother. So he decided it was time to go on a solo adventure. But once he obtained his freedom he quickly realized that maybe life was safer living with his mom…     Wait A post shared by (@sm_sporthorses.com_original) on May 18, 2017 at 12:31pm PDT

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