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Are your show coat preferences similar to the rest of the equestrian world? Check out last week’s poll results

  Last week, we polled riders from around the equestrian world on which show coat they are riding in and why. Over 2,200 riders responded to the poll giving us a great idea of what people are using. Of course, picking a pair of show coat is a personal choice because everyone has different body types, personal style and budgets. There are many brands of show coat on the market but some appear to be more popular. Check out the poll results below to see how which show coat equestrians are riding in… Are you part of the majority or…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Leila Saxe

Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Leila Saxe, a 15-year-old Junior rider from Atlanta Georgia. Leila will be representing Area III at the North American Junior Championships at Rebecca Farms in Montanna this weekend.   If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Leila I started Eventing three years ago on a grey warmblood named Graffiti. After my first event, I was hooked on Eventing. Once I got to training level, it became clear to my trainer that…

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When a horse show weekend SUCKS – Did you have a bad weekend too?

  On Mondays, your social media is often filled with cute statuses about how your fellow equestrians’ weekends went and of course, ribbon photos. Yes, the classic ribbon on a horse’s bridle photos with someone holding it smiling like a Cheshire cat. One quick scroll down any social media platform and you will see way too many of these victorious little photos with joyous captions. But sometimes your weekend will SUCK. To keep things real, Sable Giesler shared her sucky weekend tale and asked Eventing Connect readers to share their horrendous weekend stories. Our readers did not disappoint… Kicking off…

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Choose the winning Fantasy Kentucky four-star team and win Eponia Breeches!

  Fantasy Equestrian Teams is thrilled to bring fans and riders a chance to join the fun from the sidelines. Players get a chance to win cash and prizes, bringing a new element to the sport. This gives everyone a chance to showcase their team picking skills and participate in every show. Join the fun and see how well you know the Eventing talent!!! In the simplest terms, you choose a Fantasy Team of four pairs and if your team delivers the lowest accumulated score, you win bragging rights and $185.00 pair of breeches from Eponia Equestrian Sport It is easy to enter and…

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Monday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Event results in North America over the weekend: Stable View Spring H.T. (SC) [Omnibus] [Website] [Scores] Carolina International CIC and H.T. (NC) [Omnibus] [Website] [Scores] Poplar Place Farm March H.T. (GA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Scores] Southern Arizona H.T. (AZ) [Omnibus] [Website] [Scores] Worldwide bits and bites Canada: Online course helps combat killer colic in horses – Horsetalk.co.nz Online training in gut health and colic prevention has prompted several Canadian trainers to change their horse management methods.     United Kingdom: ‘The key that unlocks a horse’s potential’: how to master riding…

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Choose your Fantasy Team from the Ocala Horse Properties Eventing Prix and win fun prizes

  The popular $15,000 Ocala Horse Properties Eventing Prix Invitational will play out on March 6th at Southern Cross Equestrian in Reddick, Florida. For five years, this favourite competition with fans has been providing riders with the chance to get their horses in a competitive show jumping atmosphere right before heading to the Red Hills International Horse Trials. This year, Fantasy Equestrian Teams is thrilled to bring fans and riders a chance to join the fun from the sidelines. Fantasy Equestrian Teams give fans and supporters an official platform to participate in the sport when you are not riding. The intention is…

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Eventing absolutely slaying it again on Instagram this weekend

  Instagram connects the world through photos and eventers love to share their lives on this social media platform. We have found Eventing pics from every continent in the world on Instagram. This is your chance to check out the entire world of eventers competing, training and having fun. Enjoy some international Eventing action thanks to some social media savvy riders…   #ClaraFall hat mir ein tolles Wochenende beschert. Zusammen mit ihr (und dank @suusb320 😊) bin ich am Samstag über meinen Schatten gesprungen und wurde mit ganz viel Spaß belohnt. 💝 Ich warte schon gespannt auf die Fotos von…

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Here is your Canadian 2018 Eventing High Performance Squad

Congratulations to all these amazing riders and good luck in 2018! The Equestrian Canada (EC) Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the athletes invited to the 2018 Eventing High Performance Squad, based on FEI results from the 2017 season. National Squad Athlete / Hometown / Horse / Owner Colleen Loach / Dunham, QC / Qorry Blue d’Argouges / Peter & Susan Barry Selena O’Hanlon / Kingston, ON / Foxwood High / John & Judy Rumble Jessica Phoenix / Cannington, ON / Pavarotti / Don J. Good Kathryn Robinson / Kettering, GBR / Let It Bee / Kathryn & Gayle Robinson…

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Caption this for a chance to win a very cool prize!

  Throughout 2017, we captured some remarkable images at horse trials all over North America. As we share some of the most “interesting” photos over the next four weeks, we are going to let you add the captions. For your effort and entry, you will automatically be entered in our monthly T-shirt draw to be held on December 31st. (For a variety of reasons we accept entries into a monthly T-shirt draw for a T-shirt of the winner’s choice from Shop ATTITUDE.) If you have the best caption for the above image Our writers will decide on their favourite captions and…

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Add your logo to these great Christmas gifts for the peeps on your list

  Christmas is closer than you want to believe and your time is limited. We have the perfect gift solution for the horse people on your list. Give T-shirts that promote our sport with edge and humour. What makes this gift even cooler is that you can also build your business by adding your logo to the back of the shirt like in the Carter Eventing sample attached (Thanks, Kyle and Jen!). Your brand is what the outside world thinks of you. That’s it. So here is a great opportunity to build your brand by being kind and thanking clients, grooms,…

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