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Kyle Carter update and bad news for fan favourite Libby Head – VIDEO Break

Five minutes at Five ring with Kyle Carter Kyle updates us on his Pan Am contender, FR’s Trust Fund (Finn) and  lets us in on how an injury may prevent his student Libby Head and her horse Sir Rockstar from competing at Luhmühlen.     You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Today’s SCOOP Spotted on Thursday at the 2015 Jaguar Land Rover Bromont CCI Marilyn Little (CCI2*) and Beau Guimond (CCI1*) dominate the sandbox at Bromont He’s baaaack. Fox-Pitt is again number one Stylish Six – The best dressed at the Bromont CCI Jaguar Land Rover Bromont CCI…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Conversations at the Canadian Pan Am selectors’ meeting

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.   10. Selector 1: So have the riders on the list submitted their paperwork on time? Selector 2: Obviously, like as if we would ever announce a rider on the team that didn’t. 9. Selector 4: Lesley is on fire. She just placed 2nd at the Area 3 Intermediate Championships. Selector 3: There were only three riders in the division. 8….

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John Nicholson announced as course designer for Virginia Horse Trials

Virginia Horse Trials, a long time destination event for East Coast Eventers, announced today that International Course Designer John Nicholson will take over as the new FEI cross country course designer, beginning with the events staple FEI competition set to take place October 30th- November 1st, 2015. This event will mark Nicholson’s first course in the United States, an exciting addition to US Eventing as a whole, adding another highly accredited International FEI 3*/4* course designer to competition in the US. Known for his beautiful presentation, design creativity, and unique flair, Nicholson has designed events, which include The New Zealand…

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Spotted at Poplar Place Area 3 Championships this weekend

If you were at Poplar Place this weekend, maybe you were spotted by Visionaire. Check out the gallery below to see who you know. Thank you to our own AJ Dyer for her great photos and congrats to all the competitors. Feel free to share the photos on social media with your friends and family. 123►   Today’s SCOOP Spotted on Thursday at the 2015 Jaguar Land Rover Bromont CCI Marilyn Little (CCI2*) and Beau Guimond (CCI1*) dominate the sandbox at Bromont He’s baaaack. Fox-Pitt is again number one Stylish Six – The best dressed at the Bromont CCI Jaguar…

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Last Week TODAY

Follow us on Twitter: @eventingconnect                                                         You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Today’s SCOOP He’s baaaack. Fox-Pitt is again number one Stylish Six – The best dressed at the Bromont CCI Jaguar Land Rover Bromont CCI gallery – First horse inspection Pan Am site is ready and waiting – Eric Bull update Kyle Carter update and bad news for fan favourite Libby Head – VIDEO Break Tuesday’s Top 10 – Conversations at…

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A guide to help you choose a safety vest

NOTE: This is an just an overview of available safety vests and Eventing Connect or Equine Connect Today Corporation is not endorsing any brand or model of  body protectors. The main purpose of a safety vest is to reduce soft tissue injury in the unfortunate chance you are to suffer an unplanned, involuntary dismount. Modern safety vests do not claim to be life-saving devices, but they will help soften the blow upon landing or if a hoof were to glance off your chest. Several international standards have been developed to test the effectiveness of equestrian safety vests. In such testing, the vests…

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Horse-breaking your husband – Bringing your significant other to horse shows

She made her debut on Eventing Connect yesterday with Five tips on how to be successful at selling horses. Today she is back with another entertaining article. AJ Dyer aka Visionaire, a founding writer of Eventing Nation has joined our team. During her time at Eventing Nation, she published in excess of 1,500 articles. She has been working with us a couple of weeks now and you can expect many more great Eventing stories and insights from this popular writer and pillar of the Eventing Community. You can look forward to many more great articles from AJ.    Some of you…

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Helmet cam with Ingrid Klimke 4th place at Wiesbaden CIC3* – VIDEO Break

Monday, we brought you Michael Jung’s helmet cam at the same competition aboard Halunke FBW, riding to a second place finish. Today, you get to ride along with another four-star winner, Ingrid Klimke riding FRH Escada JS, an 11-year-old mare and they finished in 4th place. This pair is for Luhmuhlen in a few weeks. Ingrid has partnered with SAP, a software company that has developed analytics software with the aim to enhance riders’ performance. With the use of a helmet cam, heart rate monitors on rider and horse, and GPS capabilities, the software can monitor speed data, time gaps…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Excuses for losing an event

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 – Excuses for losing an event 10. I would have won if my horse didn’t pull five rails. 9. My groom forgot my lucky whip. 8. If I could ride my dressage test in draw reins he would have been perfect. 7. ‘If Michael Jung didn’t show up,’ – Tim Price 6. I had it in the…

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Which WEG individual silver medalist has evented on every continent in the world?

…well except Antarctica, but they are are yet to run an event there. Yesterday, he added Canada to his Eventing Passport which is the 15th country he has competed in. Clayton Fredericks competed at one of Ontario’s favourite events at Grandview Farms where he dazzled the dressage judges with some top tests and managed to end the day with some respectable placings with all four horses that he just brought from Florida this week.   Every continent, every four-star in the world Clayton has competed on every continent that holds an event including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa,…

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