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Get your Eventing 2015 Pan Am tickets this weekend or risk not going

For Eventing fans in North America, the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games will deliver an epic competition as countries will be vying for a coveted Olympic team qualification. Brazil is the only country attending the 2015 Pan Am Games that has a guaranteed Olympic team spot as they are the host nation for the 2o16 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio. Canada may also have an Olympic team qualification. At the World Equestrian Games (WEG), Qalao des Mers , ridden by Maxime Livio (France), returned positive for the Controlled Medication substance Acepromazine. Acepromazine is a sedative. Canada is still waiting…

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True national championship or ‘B’ team finals?

The 2014 Nutrena American Eventing Championships did not fall short on prizes but it did fall short on entries. Only 392 competitors were in Tyler, Texas competing to be one of this year’s national champions. That is 174 less than in 2012 when the event was held at Chattahoochee Hills in Fairburn, Georgia. When the best in the country do not show up, is this truly a national championship or just a horse trial with great prizes? Missing top riders Glancing over the AEC results you cannot help but notice the absence of the top North American riders. With the…

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FOUND – UPDATE TO FOLLOW : Horse missing after rider falls off at show in North Augusta, Ontario

UPDATE: We have just got word that Mia has been found. We will have updates later about where she spent the last 24 hours. Thank you to everyone who spread the word. ____________________________________________________________________________________ We need the public’s help to bring home Jessica Adam’s beloved horse Mia. The last 24 hours have been a living nightmare for Jessica. Mia is “Missing In Action” as she ran off into the woods yesterday morning at Touch A Rainbow Horse Trials schooling show in North Augusta. The pair had a fall on course after slipping at a turn in between fence 12 and 13…

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Video break – Top Novice and Beginner Novice champions at AEC

Congratulations to all the Champions at the 2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships.   Thank you to our friends at RNS videomedia (website),  (Facebook page) for capturing it all! Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships & ATC  [Website] [Results]   Show jumping – 2014 AEC Novice Level Champions   Show jumping – 2014 AEC  Broadstone Beginner Novice Level Champions   Cross country – 2014 AEC Novice Level   Cross country – 2014 AEC  Broadstone Beginner Novice Level    

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Seven new American Eventing Champions crowned today

Congratulations to all the 2014 American Eventing Champions. Grow eventing! Press release from USEA-Michelle Dunn Today was the final day of the 2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery, and seven Novice and Beginner Novice Champions were decided and sent home with an abundance of cash and prizes. Novice Divisions Corinna Garcia came from Ohio to Texas to win the Novice Horse division on Jamaica Skodstrupp and with a double-clear show jumping round, finishing on their dressage score of 23.0 penalties. The eight-year-old mare is as eye-catching as she is athletic, with a unique color pattern that…

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In It To Win It – Avery Klunick never gives up and puts bridle back on while mounted

Maybe it was the name of her adequately named horse but Avery Klunick proved she is “In It To Win It.” Faced with elimination, Avery managed to keep calm after her horse abruptly stopped in show jumping and lost its bridle. She cleverly put the bridle back on the horse’s head while remaining mounted and finished the ride much to the crowds encouragement and pleasure. Avery you are an inspiration to us all. Kids…you may want to try this at home. Put your horse’s bridle while you are in the saddle. It could come in handy. All of this action…

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Top show jumping rounds at the 2014 American Eventing Champs

Texas action from the 2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships from  RNS videomedia (website). Yesterday some divisions were concluded in a nail-biting show jumping finale and here are the highlights, all videos courtesy of  RNS videomedia (Facebook). Final top three in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup and USEF Advanced Championships    Final top three in the Merial intermediate division   Winners of the AEC Preliminary divisions   Winners of the AEC Training divisions       

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Buck Davidson takes top honors in the $40,000 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final

Eventing Connect congratulates all the winners and competitors at the American Eventing Champioships. Grow eventing! Press release from USEA-Michelle Dunn It was written all over Buck Davidson’s face – he was thrilled with Caroline Martin’s Petite Flower and proud to win the $40,000 2014 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final at the Texas Rose Horse Park. They jumped double-clear over Richard Jeffery’s challenging course, edging out overnight leaders and defending Gold Cup Champions Laine Ashker and Anthony Patch. But even though he won his inaugural trip to Texas for the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery, and a…

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Video break – cross-country at American Eventing Champs

You do not need to be in Texas to catch the eventing action from the 2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships because RNS videomedia (website) is there capturing it all on film. Here is a video gallery of the highlights from yesterday’s cross-country excitement in Texas, all videos courtesy of  RNS videomedia (Facebook). Cross-country leaders in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup and USEF Advanced Championships    Cross-country leaders in the Merial intermediate division   Cross-country leaders in the AEC preliminary divisions   Cross-country leaders in the AEC training divisions   

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American Eventing Championships courses – Take a virtual stroll

The Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships are underway at Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, Texas.  A very cool interactive course map presented by VTO Saddlery Course Maps is available for all the divisions. Take a virtual course walk in each division by clicking on the links below. Beginner Novice Novice Training Preliminary Intermediate Advance [Website] [Entries/Times]

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