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Which world-class eventer are you most like? Take the QUIZ.

  We all dream about getting there…to the coveted four-star level. If you look at the odds, very few Eventers ever achieve this milestone. It takes a lot of talent, hard work and even a touch of luck to ever crack into the top 10 on the FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings. So for a little encouragement, take this quiz to see which eventer in the top four spots on the 2017 FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings you are most like: Michael Jung Tim Price Gemma Tattersall Phillip Dutton Chances are if your attitude and riding habits match a four-star…

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Real-life insults straight from riding instructors: Part 1

  People from all over the world read, “They said that?” – Real-life insults straight from riding instructors. Many of our readers shared comments that their trainers have actually said to them. These trainers were not sugar coating anything. Thank-you to all the riders who shared these hilarious, real-life comments. Despite what our trainers sometimes say with their outside voices, they really want the best for us and are just struggling to come up with the ‘right’ words. Thank you to all the good sports who are sharing some of their more humiliating riding moments with a sense of humour.   My awesome…

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Why can’t all unplanned dismounts be this graceful? – VIDEO Break

  Whenever you get on a horse you will eventually have to get off. And we all hope that the dismount will be intentional. However, we have all suffered through some unplanned dismounts which usually result with our bums in the dirt. But this rider managed to stick the landing and score a perfect ’10’ on her unplanned dismount… Have you ever pulled this off?     < @danielletaylornz > Good morning, it’s Friday!! #horsefail #horse #horses A post shared by Konsten Att Få Det På Film (@failvideor) on Nov 16, 2017 at 11:57pm PST

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Sunday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Events in North America this weekend: United States: Partners of the Park Schooling Show (FL) [Website] [Times]   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Charlotte Dujardin gives mounted police impromptu dressage lesson at Olympia – Horse & Hound     United States: Cooling Your Horse Out on Cold Days | TheHorse.com Inside look: Secrets of internal fat in horses revealed – Horsetalk.co.nz Breeding Older Mares | TheHorse.com What Should I Do if My Horse Was Exposed to Disease? | TheHorse.com

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The perfect storm: White line disease and founder – The hard journey through rehab

  Amy Gibbs is an American eventer who fell in love with an off the track Thoroughbred, Denali. He provided comfort for her during a dark period in her life so when his soundness was on the line, Amy stepped up and did everything in her ability to help him through rehab. Horses are not easy animals to care for and Amy’s story is a beautiful reminder of the responsibility we have as horse owners to take the best care of our mounts. This is also a good educational story for people who may be going through similar problems with…

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Your votes have been counted – Check out the ‘five-star’ eventers from Grand Oaks

  On Tuesday, we asked you to vote for the ‘five-star’ Novice jumper at Grand Oaks Schooling Horse Trials. Over 3,000 votes were cast for which duo our readers thought jumped the fence out of the water on cross-country the best. These are the riders who most impressed the masses with their ‘five-star’ ability!     Congrats to these talented riders and their scopey mounts. Gold Star – Lilah Frank & Phillip’s Best Day     Silver Star – Justine Dutton & Arctic Tiger     Bronze Star – Cora Fisby & Don Tirso Q

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So small but extra sassy – VIDEO Break

  This miniature pony might lack in size but he certainly doesn’t lack in sass. It’s a good thing he isn’t a full-sized horse or else his handler would have his work cut out for him… Have you ever met a miniature pony quite like this?     How cute!😍 Video by: @friskyfriesian #pferd #pony #horse #pferdebilder #ponybilder #horsepictures #instagramhorse #pferdeshooting #pferdeshootings #horseshooting #pferde #equestrian #rider #reiter #horsejump #dressage #dressur #dressagehorse #dressageriding #repost #horseposts #horsepostpage #wunderschön #dressagerider#horses #dreampic#sunset#sunrise#dream #hoorsepoowerfam A post shared by h o r s e p i c s ♥️ 5,2 k ❤️ (@hoorsepoower) on Dec 13,…

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Saturday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Canada: Cooling Your Horse Out on Cold Days | TheHorse.com Learn how to properly cool your horse out after cold weather exercise to avoid chills and muscle tension.   United States: The Horse | Precious Cargo: Steps for a Safer Horse-Hauling Experience | TheHorse.com From annual safety inspections to cautious driving, you can help make your horses’ journey safer.     United Kingdom: ‘I won’t give up on my dream’: young rider wins Hannah Francis Award – Horse &…

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Captions are in and so damn funny you will snort-laugh. Vote for your favourite!

  This year we have captured some remarkable images at horse trials all over North America. Last week, we asked our readers to caption the photo above for a chance to win a T-Shirt of their choice from Shop ATTITUDE. With over 200 entries, we have been laughing our guts out over the clever captions that our readers have sent in. Frig these are funny! We had a hard time narrowing it down to the top five as we originally stated we would do in the contest announcement. With much laughter an debate we were able to get it down to 11…

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When you’re such a bad pony that three police cruisers come for you – VIDEO Break

  This little guy wins the naughty pony of the year award by a landslide. Turn your volume on and listen to his owner’s account of how three police cruisers ended up chasing him down when he got loose in a neighbourhood… You will laugh out loud!     ⚠️⚠️NEW ACCOUNT⚠️⚠️ ✅✅follow us✅✅ ❇️Blocked by 327 k❇️ Sm_sporthorses.com_original ✅ share THIS new site ✅ NEW @sm_sporthorses.com_privat http://instagram.com/sm_sporthorses.com_privat www.twohearts-equestrian.de #Horse #Instahorse#Instahorses #Horses  #horses_addiction_w #horseaddict #Horseriding #Myhorse  #Horselover#Love #Horsehead  #Horselove  #Horseoftheday #Horsejumping  #Horserider #Horsegirl  #Horselove #Pferd #reiten  #horsemanship #Horselovers #tagafriend #smsporthorses #riding #rider #picoftheday #twohearts #horsepower #showjumping A post shared by SM-Sporthorses.com – NEW (@sm_sporthorses.com_privat) on Dec 13, 2017…

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