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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at Strzegom FEI European Eventing Championships – Sponsored by Back on Track

  Great for muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. Products for horses, dogs and people. Visit www.backontrackproducts.com   Connect with the Strzegom FEI European Eventing Championships action: [Website] [Entries] This weekend, the best eventers in Europe are facing off at the 2017 Strzegom FEI European Eventing Championships in Poland. There are 77 riders from 19 nations competing at this prestigious championship event. A total of 51 combinations from 13 countries will take part in the team competition and 26 as individuals. Rüdiger Schwarz is the cross-country Course Designer at Strzegom. He designed the 2013 European Championship course at Malmo in Sweden and…

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History waiting to be made as 19 European nations line up at Eventing Championships in Strzegom

  Connect with the Strzegom FEI European Eventing Championships action: [Website] [Entries] Can anyone break Germany’s firm grip on the FEI European Eventing Championships? That is the question as riders, horses, owners, grooms and trainers from 19 countries, plus a host of volunteers, have been welcomed to the first senior Eventing championships to be held at the Stragona Equestrian Center in Strzegom (POL) from August 17-20 and the first one in Eastern Europe since Bialy Bor (POL) in 1986. The German team is bidding for a fourth successive European team gold medal and world number one Michael Jung, whose extraordinary winning…

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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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Jonty Evans’ crowdfunding success delivers 5 worthwhile lessons to help your career

    Crowdfunding is a concept that was originally a major funding resource for budding entrepreneurs and start-ups who were looking for help to make their next big idea a reality. With the creation of crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, GoFundMe, and IndieGoGo people began to raise money for other reasons than business ideas. Crowdfunding quickly became a way for members of a community to work together and support a good cause. The most popular campaigns raise money for college funds, medical emergencies, travel, volunteer work, and now… horses.   Embed from Getty Images   This week, in the most ambitious…

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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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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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Happy Birthday to us! Feel free to send gifts…

  It is hard to believe that three years have whizzed by since I launched www.eventingconnect.today. This was an idea that I came up with to bring a different angle to the sport of Eventing that I am obsessed with. I have been so lucky to have the support of great contributors over the past few years. First and foremost, I need to thank AJ Dyer. She was one of the original founders of the legendary Eventing Nation and her guidance has been instrumental to our success here at Eventing Connect as well. I continue to learn from AJ’s advice…

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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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Townend poised to win the Gatcombe Leg of the ERM Series for a second consecutive year

  Connect with the Gatcombe Park Event Rider Masters action: [Website] [Times] [Results] [Watch Live] The 2016 Event Rider Masters (ERM) Champion Oliver Townend (GBR) leads after dressage at Leg 5 of the 2017 ERM series. Riding the thirteen-year old gelding, Note Worthy, Oliver produced a beautifully relaxed and consistent dressage test. Oliver was one of only two riders to secure a dressage score in the 30’s, of 38.7 penalties. His dressage score is 0.4 better than the dressage mark he scored at this leg last year when riding Cillnabradden Evo. The pair then went on to win the leg…

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