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Past Rolex Kentucky CCI4* winners in action – VIDEO Break

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  Connect with the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* action: [Website] [Schedule] [Draw Order] This week, numerous world class duos from around the world will be contesting at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* in Lexington, Kentucky. The event will kick off tomorrow with the first horse inspection, and dressage will follow on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, the Kentucky Horse Park will be packed with fans watching the intense cross-country action. The event will conclude with show jumping on Sunday. Micahel Jung (GER) and Fisherrocana FST are competing this weekend. This seemingly unstoppable duo has been victorious at Rolex the last two years….

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This dressage horse has some absolutely wild moves – VIDEO Break

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  Some horses are more athletic than others, and far too often the better equine athletes tend to be a bit naughtier than the average horse. Perhaps these talented horses know they can get away with their occasional antics. This particular dressage horse has some pretty impressive aerial acrobatic moves. Props to his rider for sticking it out but seriously I think he desperately needs to wear a helmet.    

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Proof that every barn needs goats in pajamas – VIDEO Break

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  What’s cuter than little goats? Little goats dressed in pajamas! These hilarious goats are having what could only be described as a barn pajama party and it is too adorable for words. I don’t know about you, but I think the barn I’m at needs some goats to liven the place up… Do you know where I could buy some? And do they come standard with pajamas?    

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1995 Newdale H.T. Advanced cross-country action – VIDEO Break


  Take a trip back in time to the 1995 Newdale Horse Trials in Western Australia. This Channel Ten broadcast from 1995 is a real blast from the past. Check out the fantastic footage from the Intermediate Young Rider division and the Advanced… Cross-country courses have certainly changed a lot in the last 22 years!    

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How to win a CCI1* – VIDEO Break

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  Winning an FEI event is no easy task. So just what just does it take to be victorious in a CCI1*? What calibre of mount do you need and how flawless must you ride? Watch Ellie MacPhail O’Neal (USA) and Fury H, a 7-year-old KWPN geldning clinch the win at the Ocala International CCI1* to find out… They stayed on their 41.9 dressage score to move up from 6th after dressage, to 5th after cross-country and after a double clear show jumping around over a tough track they moved up into the covetted 1st place. Bonus fun fact: Ellie’s…

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The pains and frustrations of selling horses poetically illustrated – VIDEO Break

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  Selling a horse can be a complete nightmare. Although there are many courteous buyers, encounters with dimwits who seem to love wasting sellers time are enough to leave anyone dreading the task. If you have ever had to sell a horse, you will understand the pain and frustrations that are induced by answering questions that aren’t necessary if the for sale ad was actually read, getting offers on your horse that are borderline insulting, etc. If you have sold a horse and never felt so annoyed by certain prospective ‘buyers’ that you wanted to rip your own hair out…

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Ocala International CCI2* water complex action – VIDEO Break


  Connect with Ocala International 3-Day & H.T. action: [Omnibus] [Website] [Results] Over the weekend, North American riders were out in full force at the Ocala International Horse Trials. There were 23 pairs competing in the CCI2* division. Only six pairs finished on their dressage scores. Liz Halliday-Sharp (USA) and Deniro Z added only one rail to their stellar 36.1 dressage score to win the CCI2*. This was their fourth consecutive FEI event win. Doug Payne (USA) and Getaway finished in 2nd on their 40.3 dressage score. Buck Davidson (USA) and Victor BZ also finished on their dressage score, a 43.9…

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Sneak peek at the new Jersey Fresh International CCI3* course – VIDEO Break


  The Jersey Fresh International Three-Day event (May 10th-14th) is less than a month away now. As in past years, this event will be hosting a CCI3*, CCI2*, CIC3* and CIC2*. However, this will is the first year that Capt. Mark Phillips is the cross-country Course Designer. He has taken over the design from John Williams. Capt. Mark Phillips is the Course Designer for the 2018 Tryon World Equestrian Games, so this event is a good opportunity for North American riders to get a feel for his courses. Watch out the video below to see some of the exciting changes…

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