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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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FEI awards 2017 shortlist announced – Start voting for the eventers!

  The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has today opened the public voting for all the shortlisted nominees of the FEI awards 2017. Top eventer, Ingrid Klimke (GER) is in the running for the ‘Best Athlete’ award after winning the 2017 Strzegom European Eventing Championships. The other member of the Eventing community to crack onto this prestigious shortlist is Imogen Mercer, a star groom who has worked for Australian four-star eventer, Sam Griffiths for five years now. She is shortlisted for the ‘Best Groom’ award. This is the first time since the creation of the awards in 2009, that the public…

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Final teams announced for the Fite Group Luxury Homes $50,000 Arena Eventing competition

  The Arena Eventing competition will take place this weekend at the 2017 Rolex Central Park Horse Show at Wollman Rink on Saturday, September 23, at 8:00 p.m. It will include elements of both the show jumping and cross-country phases of traditional Three-Day Eventing in an electrifying and exciting course set by Captain Mark Phillips, which will incorporate several never-before-seen jumping efforts referencing prominent New York City features and structures. The competition is set to feature some of the best Three-Day Event riders in the world, hosting competitors from Australia, Canada, Great Britain, and the United States in the heart…

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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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Exciting news for equestrian sports – FEI President Ingmar De Vos elected as IOC Member

  Ingmar De Vos, President of the Fédération Equestre International (FEI) since 2014, was today elected as a Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the IOC Session in Lima (PER). Ingmar De Vos received 70 out of 78 valid votes. “It is a really great honour for me personally, and for the FEI, to be elected as an IOC Member. I see this as clear recognition of the way the FEI has embraced and continues to embrace Olympic Agenda 2020, our clear focus on sport format changes for Tokyo 2020 and our good governance. I would like to…

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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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Equestrian Canada releases 2016-2017 financial statement

  In preparation for the presentation of the 2016-2017 Audited Financial Statement at the 2017 EC Annual General Meeting, and to honour the commitment to communication openly with EC stakeholders and the equestrian community as a whole, EC has provided a summary of the 2016-2017 financial status. EC’s executive, administrative and financial teams have worked tirelessly to ensure that EC is meeting fiduciary responsibilities in the best interests of its partners, communities, members and participants. Overview EC completed the 2016-2017 fiscal year with an unfavourable variance of $10,233 over the combined Operational and Reserved budget target for the year ended…

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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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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at Plantation Field this weekend – 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 Plantation Field International action: [Omnibus] [Website] [Schedule] [Entries] This weekend, many of North America’s best are facing off at the Plantation Field International in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. This event’s slogan is the ‘BEST. EVENT. EVER.’ and the organizers do not disappoint with unreal competitors parties and gorgeous cross-country courses. Riders agree that this is a must attend event because this year there are a whopping 110 horses contesting in the CIC2*, 91 in the CIC1* and 49 in the CIC3*! The competition…

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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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