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Ben Along Time joins the Florida retiree club at Clayton Fredericks’ stables

Ben Along Time (Ben) is living out every person’s horse’s dream of retiring in sunny Ocala, Florida. He seems more than content with his new home, arriving at Clayton Fredericks’ Greenbrier Stables this week after making the long trek from Hong Kong, China. Ben was in an active retirement in Hong Kong with his owners, Edwin and Peta McAuley, who were spoiling him rotten. Peta was competing Ben in some dressage competitions but recently made the decision to send him to Florida so he could enjoy total retirement with Clayton, his previous partner. The last and only time Ben was…

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Michael Jung shares German course walk photos

Images of the massive jumps that equestrian’s bravest riders will tackle on Saturday are starting to hit the air waves. Michael Jung shared on Facebook these great pictures of the German course walk this morning.      

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Graeme Thom did not resign over Canadian team correction

This week, I had the opportunity to chat with Graeme Thom, former Canadian Eventing Team Chef d’Equipe and the Chair of High Performance about his recent resignation. There have been postings on social media that people are linking his resignation to the Canadian Eventing Team’s correction that removed Kathryn Robinson as a team member. These posts came as a result, of a story posted by Eventing Connection, Who goes to WEG – Best riders or paperwork keeners? After speaking at length with Graeme it is clear that the reason for, and timing of, his resignation and the Team’s correction are…

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