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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.     ‪Time for some more #KubotaSpotting around the world! #MyKubota @KubotaUK @kubota_europe A post shared by Andrew Hoy (@hoyeventing) on Nov 16, 2017 at 8:27pm PST     Details. @nf_style © A post shared by E M KĮNG (@emilykingofficial) on Nov 10, 2017 at 2:39pm PST   Is it a Bird….? Is it a Plane….? No, just the sight of my huge balls swimming with sharks whilst doing their best #theressomethingaboutmary impression……

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Follow this guide to perfect your equitation – No excuses

  Few top riders in the world have poor or even just average equitation. The best in our sport, nearly always look absolutely perfect in the saddle. This is because: a) riding with good equitation yields better results b) they don’t want to look like a joke. I was cursed with awful equitation from the start of my career. Whether it was because I learned on nearly unbroken horses or I lacked a certain natural athleticism, who knows. It was probably a combination of factors. But I decided at a young age that I did not want to spend my riding…

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Stylish Six: Second horse inspection – Ocala Jockey Club International CCI1* & CCI2*

  Connect with all the Ocala Jockey Club International action: [Omnibus] [Schedule] [Website] [Times] [Results]   This morning, the horses competing in the CCI2* and CCI1* at the Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event were presented for second horse inspection. All 33 horses presented in the CCI2* were accepted without any holds. There were 76 horses presented in the CCI1*, 75 of which will move on to show jumping. There were three horses sent to the hold box in the CCI1*: Becky Holder’s Kieran, Ryan Wood’s Galway Blazer and Emma Vallner’s mount T Other Guy. Ryan Wood withdrew Galway Blazer from the…

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Five goals every eventer should set for next season

  The 2017 competition season has come to a close for most eventers in the world. Although the off-season has just begun, it is already time to start planning for next year. Getting a head start on planning for 2018 will help you enter the year prepared and will give you something to look forward to during these cold and eventless months. Consider these goals for 2018 and start figuring out how to achieve them: 5) Volunteer at an event at least once. Volunteering at events is a great way to give back to our sport and it can also…

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Complete first horse inspection gallery from the Ocala Jockey Club International

  Connect with all the Ocala Jockey Club International action: [Omnibus] [Schedule] [Website] [Times] [Results]   Yesterday’s first horse inspection at the Ocala Jockey Club International saw horses and riders looking their best to kick off the biggest international event Florida. An impressive 96 horses were presented in the CCI1* and 45 in the CCI2*. Six horses were sent to the hold box in the CCI1* and all passed upon reinspection except for Karen Conk’s (USA) Time For Roses. In the CCI2* only Kirstin Buffamoyer’s mount, Hurry Murray was sent to the hold box but they passed upon reinspection. It was a difficult decision…

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A simple system to improve your jumping without a coach

  You land off of a jump and the first thing that crosses your mind is, “That was awful!” Clearly, you know that you must’ve messed something up because that jump was far from ideal but do you know what exactly caused the problem? Better yet, do you know how to prevent the problem from reoccurring at your next jump? Contrary to what you may tell yourself, your entire ride to the jump probably wasn’t all that bad. You more than likely just made one minor error that led to your horse jumping so poorly. If you want to be…

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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at the Ocala Jockey Club 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 all the Ocala Jockey Club International action: [Omnibus] [Schedule] [Website] [Entries]    This weekend, some of the top eventing pairs in North America are competing at the Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event in Reddick, Florida. This is only the second year running of this event and again this year there are three FEI divisions – a CIC3*, a CCI2* and a CCI1*. There are 36 pairs set to compete in the…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things that make equestrians say “F***”

  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.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things that make equestrians say “F***” 10. When you go to top up your horse’s water and there’s crap in it. 9. Showing up at a far away horse show only to realize you forgot your tall boots. 8. Spilling Regu-Mate all over yourself. 7. Hearing the judge’s bell ring in the middle of your dressage test. 6….

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Does your horse have the letter ‘U’ in its name? Enter to win a custom Perri’s halter

  We are thrilled to partner with Perri’s Leather and bring you the latest monthly contest to celebrate horse names and have some fun. For the past few months, readers like you have have been winning beautiful halters by submitting their horses’ unique names for judging. Here is another chance to enter the contest. If our readers choose your entry, you will win a beautiful ‘Amish made’ Perri’s leather halter with an engraved plate to show off your horse’s winning name. Enter this month’s contest if your horse’s name has the letter ‘U’ in it Any horse name that has…

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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.   Have had the BEST time having polo lesson with @BlondeMoment01 in Dubai 😁🏑☀️😎 #awesomefun #chillingwithmybestie #DubaiPoloAcademy pic.twitter.com/xIiSLl7s0o — Laura Collett (@CollettEventing) November 8, 2017     Just before heading to Pa for a clinic in the land of @summercogan, @jesshampf @ I were able to squeeze in 9 holes with my Aunt Maureen and Uncle Bob (the creeper in the back)! #babyhudson came out to play as well. #ontheway #golf #sc #aiken…

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