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Rolex bound – Ellie MacPhail – 30 Under 30 2014's 30 Under 30,Riders,Rolex 2015

Placing 11th at her first CCI3* at the 2014 Fair Hill International, Ellie MacPhail (USA) is now aiming to do her first CCI4* at Rolex. She finished 24th on the overall USEA leaderboard and 63rd on the FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings. Ellie runs her own farm in Florida with 12 horses in her string and has recently started a small breeding program with some proven eventing mares and exceptional stallions. She also buys and sells horses as part of her business. At only 24, Ellie has the horses, is getting results and has a long-term plan for success making…

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Medal winners – produced not bought Good to know,Horses,Missed it?,Riders

Since the 2014 WEG, there is no shortage of discussion and blogs as to why North American Eventers cannot beat their European counterparts. Some obvious advantages include: availability of more competitions, an existing owner culture that is part of the social fabric, access to top training, and plenty of horse breeders. However, it is worth studying the methods and circumstances of the medal winning combinations to determine what separates them from the rest of us. Long-term partnerships It took six years of FEI competitions for Sandra Auffarth (GER) and Opgun Luovo to conquer the Eventing world and win individual Gold…

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