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Bitches and dogs ruling the barn: Sunshine and horse shows

  No stable is complete without numerous dogs hanging around. At horse shows, there are likely more dogs in attendance than horses. It is almost unheard of to meet a rider who does not own at least ONE dog. Check out these killer bitches and dogs ruling barns across the world… And remember to tag #BitchesNDogs on your photos to be featured in this fun series.   #WhidbeyIslandHorseTrials2018 #Brunolovesgoingtoshows #Rollinginthefield #Horseshowdog #WhidbeyIslandisawesome #3dayeventing #SilverStarStables #KLHorsemanshiptraining A post shared by Kim Lance (@klhtsilverstar) on Jul 6, 2018 at 11:40am PDT   Just me and my girls…❤️❤️ 🏇 #phillipe #horseshowdog #frenchiesofinstagram #vermontsummerfestival…

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How to break a world record – VIDEO Break

  The world puissance record is held by Germany’s Franke Sloothaak and Optiebeurs Golo, who cleared 2.40m at Chaudfontaine in Belgium in June, 1991. However, he first set the record of 2.35m aboard Leonardo. Check out his original record-setting 2.35m leap aboard Leonardo…    

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Bridles are overrated – VIDEO Break

  The New Zealand Mounted Games team did an entire training session without bridles. Your average equestrian cannot perform to any real standard when it comes to mounted games but these kids are total pros. Would you ever try something like this?    

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Cross-country jumps from 50 years ago that wouldn’t be on course today

  Over the years, cross-country jumps and the entire sport of Eventing continues to evolve. The long format is gone, frangible fences have become popular, jump faces are becoming more ascending, etc. Whether or not the changes have been a good thing for the sport or not, there is no doubt that the courses riders were jumping 50 or so years ago would not be considered acceptable today. Click through the slider and see if you would want to take a crack at these jumps from the good ole days…  

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When your horse has had enough of you – VIDEO Break

  Like humans, sometimes horses reach their breaking points. This horse was clearly sick and tired of his rider and the horse show she dragged him to. Has your horse ever exited a show ring in such an exuberant fashion?    

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#NoScopeNoHope – VIDEO Break

  People can often be quite critical of horses’ jumping techniques. But before you judge how well your horse can jump, maybe you should work on your own skills…    

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How to win the Great Meadow International Nations Cup – VIDEO Break

  Over the weekend, Will Coleman (USA) and Off The Record won the Great Meadow International Nations Cup CICO3* in The Plains, VA. This is the only Nations Cup event held on North American soil. Will and Off The Record, a 9-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, added only one rail to their 31.1 dressage score to clinch the win by only .1 of a penalty point. They were one of only five pairs to deliver a double clear round on cross-country. Making this even more impressive is the fact that this was only Off The Record’s second CIC3* start. What…

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Human versus horse – VIDEO Break

  You might be able to outsmart your horse (sometimes/on special occasions) but you will never be able to outmuscle it. This guy tried to be a ‘human anchor’ when this horse decided it wanted to go for little adventure but he ended up going for a ski around the yard. Perhaps if we all eat a bunch this Christmas we will become better anchors in future scenarios such as this one…    

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Eventing absolutely slaying it again on Instagram this weekend

  Instagram connects the world through photos and eventers love to share their lives on this social media platform. We have found Eventing pics from every continent in the world on Instagram. This is your chance to check out the entire world of eventers competing, training and having fun. Enjoy some international Eventing action thanks to some social media savvy riders…   National competition #hest #häst #horse #pferd #cavalo #cavallo #pinto #skäck #skewbald #eventhorse #eventing #irishsporthorse #training #military #fälttävlan #crosscountry #xcountry #søborggård #redmills #redmillsdk #redmillsdenmark #REDMILLShorsefeed #connollysredmills #FeedYourDesireToWin #flexon #flexonestirrups #micklem #bycruising #denmark #hangon A post shared by Natasja (@natasja_3105)…

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