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Are your bridle preferences similar to the rest of the equestrian world? Check out last week’s poll results

  Last week, we polled riders from around the equestrian world on which bridles they are riding in and why. Over 2,800 riders responded to the poll giving us a great idea of what people are using. Of course, picking a pair a bridle depends on the type of horse you have and your personal style preferences. There are many brands of bridles on the market but some appear to be more popular. Check out the poll results below to see how which bridles equestrians are riding with… Are you part of the majority or minority?        …

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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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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Signs and symptoms of ‘Obsessive Eventing Disorder’

  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   10. First thing you do in the morning is visit www.eventingconnect.today to check out Today’s SCOOP. 9. When you are sitting in your car and traffic slows down, you start to cluck. 8. Getting up in the middle of the night to watch events online across the pond is…

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Top six triumphant moments at Great Meadow International – 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.   Connect with the Great Meadow International action: [Website] [Results] Top pairs from around the world were contesting at the Great Meadow International CICO3* Nations Cup event over the weekend. This is the only Nations Cup event held in North America and the fifth leg of the series. With many Great Britain fielding a team and Canada and the USA sending their very best to this event, the competition was…

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Last Week TODAY

  Catch up on interesting tidbits that you might have missed last week. We work hard to catch all the good stuff so you don’t have to.   He’s done it! Congratulations to Equiline Sponsored Rider @willcolemanequestrian and Off The Record, winners of the @greatmeadow International CICO***! . . . #equilineamerica #thedresscode #lookingahead #rootd #eventing #equilineriders A post shared by EQUILINE America (@equilineamerica) on Jul 8, 2018 at 10:18am PDT   Great evening with the boys for a little pre @BarburyCastle golf pic.twitter.com/5uiXGVDNcf — Dan Jocelyn (@DanJocelyn) July 2, 2018   Another golden moment captured by the brilliant @libby_law_photography ….

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18 Bizarre but REAL fears that every equestrian has

  Owning and riding horses is incredibly fun and rewarding but it can also be equally stressful. Looking after a horse is a huge responsibility, it’s like raising a 1200 lb. super accident-prone toddler. Equestrian sports are definitely not for the fainthearted, but no matter how brave you are, you’ll still end up having some fears. Many of your fears are a bit irrational and on the weird side. Here they are, bizarre fears that all riders have that no non-horsey person could ever comprehend: 1) Going to a show and forgetting your horse. 2) Your horse’s automatic waterer randomly…

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Which bridle do you have? Which bridle do you want? Take the poll.

  Bridles are one of the most important pieces of equipment for every rider in every discipline. We can all learn from each other and it is always interesting to see what products other riders use and why. Share your bridle preferences by answering these four quick questions. We will share the results next week so you can see what other riders have to say about their bridle choices and why. At the end of the poll, be sure to enter our monthly draw for your choice of a Shop ATTITUDE T-shirt.

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Simple but game-changing grooming tip: Remedy nearly any skin condition

  Your average equestrian spends more time grooming horses than riding them. Over the years we all learn new, exciting and revolutionary grooming tips and tactics. Check back regularly for more grooming tips as we are on the hunt for the best.  Summer is well underway, and with the hot, humid and sometimes wet weather comes an array of equine skin conditions. From rain rot to scratches, to sweet itch, to unidentified fungus – there are a lot of horse owners trying to combat some form of skin problem. There are heaps of anti-fungal products for horses on the market,…

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Find out how equestrians answered these nearly impossible “Would you rather” questions

  Last week, riders from around the equestrian world played a game of “Would you rather“. The questions we asked made riders choose between some extremely tough choices. Everyone has different opinions on what is important to them. Most of the questions had some very evenly divided answers and only a few had an overwhelming top answer. Check out the results below to find out what equestrians really would rather do/have… Are you part of the majority or minority?                    

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One easy way eventers can improve their show jumping – Sponsored by Back On Track

  Great for muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. Products for horses, dogs and people. Visit www.backontrackproducts.com   Competing in three different phases dressage, cross-country and show jumping requires Eventers to be well-rounded riders. Many of the same fundamentals and principles apply to all three phases. For example, you need to be able to ride your horse straight in dressage for movements such as the centerline. Your horse has to be straight on cross-country or else you will have run outs at narrow fences. Straightness is equally important in show jumping because drifting down lines messes up distances and a crooked…

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