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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.   View this post on Instagram What a fabulous day of racing at the @flemingtonvrc #StakesDay . It’s been a complete new experience for me to join the ‘family side’ of the #MelbourneCupCarnival with the #pharlapclub activities by #ThePark but I have to say I could not have enjoyed it more! Philippa’s favourite activity, however, was watching the horses in the Parade Ring and Stables. #DaddysGirl #MelbourneCupCarnival #seppeltwinesstakesday A post shared by Andrew…

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Three critical things you must remember during No-Stirrup November – from Goresbridge Go For Gold

  The Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale of pre-selected event horses has been the success story of recent years. Now heading into its ninth renewal, the sale has truly achieved its aim of bringing together Ireland’s best young event horses to one venue for one sale. Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale (November 12-13th) : [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage]   As we delve into the month of November, lots of riders are taking on the challenge to drop their stirrups for the month. Some go so far as to taking their stirrups off of their saddles altogether. Riding sans stirrups is…

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Make your Olympic dreams a reality with this stunning gelding – Check out the Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale

  Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale: [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage] The Goresbridge Go For Gold Select Sale of Eventers is only days away, taking place Monday through Wednesday on November 12th-13th. The writers at www.eventingconnect.today have been sharing their wishlists from this world-class auction. There are some very interesting prospects and we invite you to check out the catalogue and share what you look for in a new horse. Which of these mounts would you want in your barn? Email me your choice and explain why? This 3-year-old gelding is long, lanky, and gorgeous—just like a jaguar. Lot 048 – Jaguar seems to have too…

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Start winning events with this flashy mare – Check out the Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale

  Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale: [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage] The Goresbridge Go For Gold Select Sale of Eventers is only days away, taking place Monday through Wednesday on November 12th-13th. The writers at www.eventingconnect.today have been sharing their wishlists from this world-class auction. There are some very interesting prospects and we invite you to check out the catalogue and share what you look for in a new horse. Which of these mounts would you want in your barn? Email me your choice and explain why? The only drawback to this special filly, Lot 033, is that she doesn’t have a name. Perhaps you could…

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Take the quiz – 11 insanely challenging ‘Would you rather’ questions for equestrians

  Equestrians spend a great deal of their time thinking about horses. Sometimes we think about dream scenarios like winning the Olympics and other times our mind takes a dark turn and we start thinking about nightmarish what-if scenarios. But no matter what you think about horses no fewer than 102 times a day. So why not take a break and think about horses a bit more and test your decision-making skills by answering these insanely tough ‘would you rather’ questions. Tune in next week for the results and check out how your choices stack up against your peers. At the…

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Understanding the stereotypical crazies in the horse world – A brief guide

  WARNING: Uncensored language. But all in fun.   Horses as a species are a paradox in the extreme. For those of us who love the world’s most improbable mammal – and insist on attaching ourselves to it mentally, physically and worse, emotionally – it is simultaneously the greatest waste of time and money imaginable, and yet also our very favourite thing to do. As berserk as the horses are, though, the people who frequent the industry are doubly questionable. I doubt there is any other sporting activity that brings out quite so many different types and kinds of humanity….

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Dominate the Eventing world with this traditionally bred Irish gelding – Check out the Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale

  Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale: [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage] The Goresbridge Go For Gold Select Sale of Eventers is only weeks away, taking place Monday through Wednesday on November 12th-13th. Over the next few of weeks, the writers at www.eventingconnect.today will be sharing their wishlists from this world-class auction. There are some very interesting prospects and we invite you to check out the catalogue and share what you look for in a new horse. Which of these mounts would you want in your barn? Email me your choice and explain why? My selection for the upcoming Go For Gold sale is Lot 007 –…

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Last Week TODAY – from Goresbridge Go For Gold

  The Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale of pre-selected event horses has been the success story of recent years. Now heading into its ninth renewal, the sale has truly achieved its aim of bringing together Ireland’s best young event horses to one venue for one sale. Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale (November 12-13th) : [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage]   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.   View this post on Instagram Great weekend with the team at the opening meet……..

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Time to complete your 2018 competition season report card – from Goresbridge Go For Gold

  The Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale of pre-selected event horses has been the success story of recent years. Now heading into its ninth renewal, the sale has truly achieved its aim of bringing together Ireland’s best young event horses to one venue for one sale. Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale (November 12-13th) : [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage]   National, provincial and area championships have already taken place and the 2018 summer competition season has come to an end. Did you successfully make that upgrade you were aiming to do this year? Did you qualify for championships? Have you made…

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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at the Virginia International H.T. – from Goresbridge Go For Gold

  The Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale of pre-selected event horses has been the success story of recent years. Now heading into its ninth renewal, the sale has truly achieved its aim of bringing together Ireland’s best young event horses to one venue for one sale. Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale (November 12-13th) : [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage]   Connect with the Virginia International Horse Trials action: [Omnibus] [Website] [Times] Rider alert: Pairs to watch at the Virginia International H.T. – from Goresbridge Go For Gold/h4> This weekend, eventers on the East coast will be competing at the Virginia International…

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