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Choose the winning Central Park Arena Eventing team this weekend and win cool prizes!

  Time to choose your Fantasy Central Park Arena Eventing teams. DEADLINE: Enter before September 23rd at 8:00 PM (tomorrow night!). Join the fun and see how well you know the Eventing talent!!! In the simplest terms, you choose a Fantasy Team of three of the Rider and Horse teams (listed below). If you choose the team with the lowest combined scores, you win $117.00 worth of cool Eventing swag from Shop ATTITUDE. It is easy to enter and fun to follow along. Scores will be updated all weekend. Can you choose the three teams that will deliver the lowest scores and win…

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More Eventing wear with ATTITUDE for you to choose from

  You love Eventing and this line of fun clothing is for you to make some noise about our sport. Other sports have tons of swag that allow their athletes to be walking billboards, giving plenty of airtime to the general public. With this collection of Eventing wear, you can share your enthusiasm for your passion and pitch it to the masses outside the sport. Great gifts for adult and young Eventers! Here are the latest designs for ladies and girls. Keep checking back as there is much more to come. All orders will be shipped FREE of Charge to…

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Izzy Taylor is untouchable at the Event Rider Masters finale

  Connect with Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials: [Website] [Live Feed] [eventridermasters.tv] Britain’s Izzy Taylor led the final leg of the 2017 Event Rider Masters (ERM) from start to finish. She secured her first ERM podium finish at the series finale held at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. Riding the eleven-year-old gelding “Be Touchable”, Taylor maintained her overnight dressage lead, producing clear jumping rounds in both the showjumping and cross country.  She added just 1.8 time penalties on the demanding cross-country phase, finishing on a score of 36.9.   Taylor continues a tremendous run of form, with this win being her remarkable…

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Britain’s Izzy Taylor in pole position after dressage

  Connect with Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials: [Website] [Live Feed] [eventridermasters.tv] Britain’s Izzy Taylor in pole position after dressage On a vintage day of dressage at the series finale of the 2017 Event Rider Masters (ERM), Britain’s Izzy Taylor riding the eleven-year-old “Be Touchable” leads with a personal best score of 35.7.   The combination performed a stunning test in front of the magnificent Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire to top the leaderboard after the first phase. Taylor, who is an exceptional eventing showjumper, arrives at the final leg in red-hot form on the back of an impressive seven FEI international…

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Tattersall is the 2017 Event Rider Master series champ – Who will take 2nd and 3rd?

  Britain’s Gemma Tattersall will be crowned the 2017 Event Rider Masters (ERM) Champion.  Having built an unassailable lead in the £400,000 Eventing series, Tattersall will be presented with the ERM series trophy and the winner’s cheque for £30,000 at the 2017 ERM series finale this weekend. Tattersall has been an outstanding performer across the series. She made history at Leg 1 by becoming the first female rider to win a leg when riding the grey mare Quick Look V. Then, at Leg 5 she produced a remarkable cross country performance clocking just 1.2 time penalties, the quickest in the…

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What you need to know about attending 2018 World Equestrian Games – sponsored by MD Barnmaster

  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. The one year to go countdown to the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018  (WEG) was launched today. With more than 500,000 people expected to attend the 2018 Games, the 12-day spectacle of equestrian champions is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar and will be the largest equestrian event in North Carolina’s history. Ticket sales Mark Bellissimo, CEO of host venue Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Tryon, NC, announced today…

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This horse is a jumping FREAK – VIDEO Break

  Some horses couldn’t jump their way out of a wet paper bag. Then you have your average jumpers and your good jumpers. But there are a few exceptional horses out there that seem to defy the laws of physics with their jumping abilities. This horse is one of those freaks of nature. Have you ever seen a horse with this much scope?    

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Eventing is heading to the big apple with the $50,000 Arena Eventing debuting in Central Park

  Eventing is heading to the big apple with the $50,000 Arena Eventing debuting in Central Park For the first time in history, the Rolex Central Park Horse Show (RCPHS) will welcome a fast-paced, action-packed $50,000 Arena Eventing competition to the official show schedule on Saturday, September 23, at 8:00 p.m. The 2017 Rolex Central Park Horse Show is set to commence Wednesday, September 20, and continue through Sunday, September 24, in the heart of New York City’s Central Park in Wollman Rink. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the $50,000 Arena Eventing competition, which will take place on Saturday,…

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Politics ends Richland Park International after 17 years – Open letter from owners explains

  We were very saddened to get this open letter from Bob & Kay Willmarth owners of Richland Park in our inbox this morning. This is a kick in the guts to North American Eventers competing at the international level with so few shows to get required FEI qualifications. It was  encouraging last year with the inaugural Jockey Club International bringing another opportunity to the FEI competition line-up. Now, North America is no further ahead as we just lost an important and integral FEI qualifying competition for the riders based in the USA and Canada.  The USEA needs to have a…

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2018 Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider sponsorship quest is on – Do you have what it takes?

  Last year, Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider sponsorship opportunity debuted to astounding success and interest. After receiving a few hundred applicants, the sponsorship partnerships were awarded to these social media savvy riders. 1st place – Gold ($1500 USD) – Haley Carspecken (USA) 2nd place – Silver ($1000 USD) – Nick Madsen (USA) 3rd place – Bronze ($500 USD) Alexa Bresnahan (CAN) We are thrilled to again bring you the chance for a sponsorship partnership in 2018. This year, the World Equestrian Games will be held in Tryon, North Carolina so this is a big year for Eventing in North America. Do you…

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