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Thursday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect World wide bits and bites Australia: Melbourne 3 Day Event lowdown: What was the Melbourne International Horse Trials for a brief period of time will once again be the Saddlewood Melbourne 3 Day Event. Find out where the dressage will be held, the details on the trade fair and what exciting new divisions will be running. What’s on at Melbourne 3 Day Event United States: World class youngster sold to Hannah Sue Burnett: American rider, Hannah Sue, now has the ride on Cooley Dream Extreme, after the horse was recently purchased…

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Did the Thoroughbreds deliver at Rolex Kentucky?

The handsome, vigilant and spirited horse was ideal when the sport of Eventing, featured the long-format, where the horse’s endurance, fitness and conditioning were paramount. Thoroughbreds offer a certain presence, and their boldness, confidence and courage have enabled them to remain competitive. The change in format hasn’t dissuaded upper level riders from competing Thoroughbreds or ex-racehorses and that was very obvious at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event CCI4* where out of the 75 riders that started the competition, 26 of them were sitting on Thoroughbreds. Rolex 2015 top OTTB When the final penalty points were tallied, Donner the OTTB…

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Monday’s SCOOP

New updates all day, check back often Twitter: @eventingconnect to stay connected with everything eventing World wide bits and bites: United Kingdom: Top riders talk proposed changes: Hear what the likes of team riders such as Paul Tapner, have to say about the FEI’s list of proposed changes to Eventing. Riders speak out about proposals to radically change eventing New Zealand: Why change Eventing: Many people in the Eventing community are stunned by the proposed changes to the sport, but there is some reason behind the madness of these changes. Understand why the sport is in desperate need of some big changes….

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