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This Bromont CCI3* blast from the past will give you an adrenaline rush – VIDEO Break

  Connect with the Bromont CCI action: [Website] [Omnibus] [Entries] Today, the Bromont CCI action is kicking off with the first horse inspection at 3:00 PM. This is the final Olympic selection trial on North American soil so competition will be fierce. Here are some classy pairs you should keep your eye on this weekend. While you anxiously wait to see which riders make the cut for the ‘Stylish Six‘ at the jog up this afternoon, you can enjoy this intense cross-country footage from past Bromont events…   2014 Bromont CCI3* water complex action   2011 Bromont CCI3* cross-country highlights

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The only chance you will get to ride a four-star winning horse today – VIDEO Break

  Do you ever wonder what it would be like to ride a four-star winning horse? Here is probably the only chance you will have to experience that today. Take a ride around the beautiful Kreuth CIC2* in Germany with Ingrid Klimke (GER) and her 2014 Pau winner, Horseware Hale Bob thanks to this helmet cam video. Check out how much their speed varies for different types of fences. Are the speeds that they jump out of and gallop at what you would have guessed? Also if you are curious as to why they do not pull up at the…

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2016 Tattersalls International action – VIDEO Break

  Connect with Tattersalls International: [Website] [Schedule] [Times/Results] [Live stream] 2016 Tattersalls International is in full force this weekend and they have been live streaming continuously all of the classes and all the divisions. Here is over four hours of the live stream from yesterday where you can catch the CCI3* cross-country and the CIC3* show jumping plus some two-star and one-star action. A great way to spend your Sunday, watching some of the best in the world including William Fox-Pitt, Olivier Townend, Jonelle and Tim Price, Jock Paget, Andrew Hoy, Paul Tapner, Sam Watson, Austin O’Connor, and more. Connect…

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Is this Michael Jung’s next four-star winner? – VIDEO Break

  Michael Jung has won four-star titles on three different horses; La Biosthetique Sam FBW, Fischerrocana FST and Leopin FST. He was also the 2015 European Champion on FischerTakinou, who at the the time was only 8-years-old. It seems that Michael has an endless supply of four-star winners. This is because he is constantly producing them. Last year, Michael won the Le Lion CCI1* 6-year-old Championship with on FischerrIncantas, a 7-year-old Holstiener gelding. Earlier this spring, they were victorious at the Radolfzell CIC1*, finishing on their 30.6 dressage score. Take this rising star of Michael’s for a spin at this event. Do you…

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Never give up on your dream – VIDEO Break

  On the west coast of Ireland, kids don’t dream about winning the world cup. They dream about being championship jockeys, but with Ireland still in the grip of recession, there are less horses for kids to ride and less opportunities. This is the story of a 12 year old jockey called Dylan who is tiny, even for a jockey. Since stepping up a level he has to compete against older, stronger jockeys with more experience. At the Glenbeigh Races, one of the biggest events in the grassroots horse racing calendar, Dylan has the chance to make a name for…

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The Irish know how to organize a world-class event – VIDEO Break

  Preparations for the Fernill Sport Horses Kilguilkey International (July 2nd to 3rd) are already well underway. This year, will be the first time that this venue hosts a CIC3* and the legendary, Mike Etherington-Smith is the course designer. But this event is not new to hosting spectacular events, in 2014 Kilguilkey International was voted the best two-star event by Eventing Ireland. Danny and Michelle Dulohery have put significant effort into developing their home into a state-of-the-art equestrian facility making it one of the finest events on Irish soil. Watch the video below to hear what event organizer, Danny Dulohery…

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This cavalry horse is demanding a career change – VIDEO Break

    What happens to a horse that is too brave for the modern-day cavalry? You turn it into an event horse. This sassy chestnut clearly has no aspirations of being a quiet cavalry horse, who stands perfectly still during ceremonies. Oh no, this steed wants to jump around a four-star. This horse’s rider however, is not too keen about this change of plan, which is understandable considering this horse needs to work on its jumping skills…  

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Top UK riders tackling the Tweseldown Intermediate track – VIDEO Break

  Last weekend, some of the best UK-based riders were competing one or more horses in the Tweseldown Intermediate sections. It was an international field of winners: Lucy Jackson (NZL) and Superstition II won Section-P, Kevin McNab (AUS) and Brookfield Quality claimed Section-Q, and Francis Whittington (GBR) and Easy Target were victorious in Section-R. Enjoy watching the world class action from this event thanks to HarveyWetDog…   Tweseldown Horse Trials cross-country: Mr Blue Sky Show Case

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Mid race, jockey gets a good whipping after elbowing opponent – VIDEO Break

  You expect physical altercations in contact sports like hockey and football…but horse racing?? Freddy Jose Manrrique-Guerrero, riding Oliver G, learned his lesson after elbowing Natalie Turner on War Chirp. Retaliating with her whip to get even, she has made it clear that she does not take any crap from her fellow jockeys. At Will Rogers Downs racecourse in Oklahoma, as they were turning for home, things got really tense as they were trying to navigate for space. Freddy Jose who started the dispute with an elbow to Natalie has received a 30-day ban from the stewards and surprise, surprise…

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Ride along with Laine Ashker at the Virginia CIC2* – Helmet cam VIDEO Break

One of my favourite riders and social media maven, Lainey Ashker, successfully rode Flagmount’s Spartan around the Virginia CIC2* course yesterday to an 11th place finish. She posted on Facebook, “First two star done and dusted and now qualified with his stable brother Comet for a CCI** this year! Very proud of this dude!”  Ride along with Lainey and Sparty!   Connect with Lainey: [Instagram] [Facebook] [Twitter]

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