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Winner, winner…who won the the latest T-shirt draw?

  Drum roll please…… Congratulations to Erin Pullen from Kentucky! As Game of Thrones heats up the airways, Erin is now officially a Mother of Dragons with the swag. More chances for you to win You can enter current draws here or here. Erin will be receiving the following T-shirt and here is a link if you want to just buy now: Grow Eventing!

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We are hiring writers and bloggers from anywhere in the world. Must love Eventing.

  We’re looking for smart and passionate Eventing addicts to join the Eventing Connect team to help tell our readers what is happening in the Eventing world today. If you’re always up on the latest Eventing topics that Eventers love, we want you to join us! An ideal candidate will have a passion for Eventing, the ability to work closely with our editor and team in a fun but deadline oriented environment and will be eager to help the team create the most interesting, surprising, awesome stories out there. Responsibilities Writing 1-3 Eventing news stories or blogs a week as…

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Who will you award the Perri’s Halter to this month? Vote now for the coolest horse name with a letter ‘A’.

  THIS POLE IS NOW CLOSED. Thanks for voting. Perri’s Leather is bringing you a monthly contest to celebrate horse names, have some fun and give you a chance to win a beautiful ‘Amish made’ Perri’s leather halter with an engraved plate to show off your horse’s unique name. For the next year, we will be calling for submissions based on a different theme each month. Tune in for the next theme announcement on August 17th. Vote for June entries now: For July, we invited riders to submit their horse’s name that contained the letter “A” to see if our…

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Tuesday Top 10 – Top 10s from the past three years

  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.” For three years, we have been teasing top riders and shocking readers with our Top 10 lists. To celebrate our third birthday, we bring you the 10 most shared Top 10 lists ever. Thank you for reading, it takes a wicked sense of humour to appreciate these…

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How safe is the barn where you ride? Take the quiz.

  MD Barnmaster is the leader in custom designed barns, horse housing, professional equestrian facilities, horse stalls, modular buildings and barn accessories. Build A Better Barn. Contact MD Barnmaster today. Barn safety is paramount when you are dealing with a 1200 lb animal and 130 lb rider. Horses always find a way to hurt themselves or a rider just by their natural fleeing instincts. So it is beyond important to have barn policies to reduce risks in a very risky sport. Take the quiz and check to see if the barn you call home is up to the safety standards required to get…

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Former racehorse delivers masterful win for Tattersall at Leg 5 of the Event Rider Masters

  Great Britain’s Gemma Tattersall stamped her dominance on the 2017 Event Rider Master series today, by winning the fifth leg at Gatcombe Park. Riding the Soul Syndicate’s former racehorse, Arctic Soul, Tattersall produced a masterclass, with a very quick cross country round. She  jumped clear and added just 1.2 time penalties to finish on a winning score of 53.7.  Arctic Soul’s former career on the racecourse was obvious as he ate up the challenging terrain on the cross country, posting the quickest round of the day, which rocketed the pair from eleventh place after the  showjumping to victory. Tattersall…

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Most fans cannot match the riders with their nations, can you? Quiz time.

  Are you trying to kill time on a boring day? Well, we have the ultimate time passer for you. This may be one of the most exhilarating time wasters you have ever had the chance to delve into. How to play? Click on a card and when it flips, try and match the Eventer with their Flag. This little gem tracks how many times you turn the cards and your time. Challenge your friends! Have some fun and after you play, enter the below contest for the chance to win two T-Shirts.   Select “Yes” or “Double Yes” and…

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Mesmerizing equestrian wedding pictures that will have you dreaming – Part 2

  Horse people are not typically the type to fantasize endlessly over a dream wedding. Riders barely have enough time for basic life necessities such as eating and sleeping; let alone time to sleuth around the internet planning a wedding when they are still single. But when riders eventually stumble upon their Prince (or Princess) Charming and fall in love, they tend to have pretty badass weddings. This is because a) horse people know how to party and b) wedding pictures with horses are unparalleled. Here are some equestrian weddings that may actually cause you to think about your own future wedding for the…

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How widespread are your cross-country practices? Take the poll – Sponsored by FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strips

 ENTRIES FOR THE DRAW CLOSED AUGUST 30, 2017   Do you ever wonder if your cross-country prep and habits are like the rest of the Eventing world? There’s certainly more than one way to train and prepare for the most exciting and risky phase of the sport.  Although one rider may think his/her method is the ‘right’ way, there’s always another rider that would argue differently. Which cross-country habits are the norm? Take the poll and we will let you know next week how your cross-country practices are trending with your fellow riders. We can all learn from each other….

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