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Social Media Files – What’s happening Saturday at Badminton? 2016 Badminton,Riders

  Connect with the Badminton action all weekend: [Website] [Schedule] [Times] [Results] [Cross-country highlight video] Michael Jung (GER) and La Biosthetique Sam FBW made Badminton look like a Novice course today and flew around clear, inside the time to hold his lead. Michael is one horse inspection and a show jumping round away from winning the Rolex Grand Slam. He will be the second rider in history to pull off this great feat, since Pippa Funnel (GBR) won it in 2003. It will be one of the most exciting show jumping days ever at Badminton. Check out the things happening…

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Michael Jung takes a two rail lead after cross-country and honing in on the Rolex Grand Slam 2016 Badminton,Events

  Connect with the Badminton action all weekend:  [Website] [Schedule] [Times] [Results] [Cross-country highlight video] For the second time in a week, Michael Jung (GER) showed exactly why he is world number one, producing an outstanding display of sympathetic horsemanship to retain his lead after the Cross Country phase at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016. He has a wonderfully trusting partnership with La Biosthetique Sam FBW and the pair gave a masterclass in bold, accurate jumping and galloping over what was to prove an influential course. The Olympic champion now has…

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Olympic hopefuls in the hunt at Badminton while Michael Jung is aiming to make history 2016 Badminton,2016 Events,Events

  Connect with the Badminton action all weekend:  [Website] [Schedule] [Entries] There is always an extra frisson of excitement surrounding the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016, in an Olympic year, and 2016 will be no exception as the historic event has received an exceptionally star-studded entry from 14 nations. In modern times, Olympic champions Mark Todd (NZL), Matt Ryan (AUS), Blyth Tait (NZL), David O’Connor (USA), Leslie Law (GBR) and Hinrich Romeike (GER), along with many other Olympic medalists had all won, or been highly placed, at the world’s oldest CCI4*. As…

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DOC chooses Wellington team – Pitting his selection skills against Buck & Kyle 2016 Wellington Eventing Showcase,Events

Stay connected with the Wellington action: [Website] [Results] [Dressage live stream] [Show jumping live stream] [Cross-country live stream] Buck Davidson and Kyle Carter has the Eventing world abuzz with their new Eventing TV program where they conducted a pre-show analysis of the pairs contesting the $75,000 in prize money. At the end of their show, they each chose an Olympic style team from the field in a friendly wager. David O’Connor has joined the fun and has chosen his four pairs that he thinks will outride Team Buck and Team Kyle. Check out the video below where David discusses his views…

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GALLERY ALERT – Rewind to 2015’s Wellington Event with only two weeks to go for 2016’s extravaganza 2016 Wellington Eventing Showcase,Events

At the inaugural event in 2015, more than 2,000 spectators enjoyed a spectacular view of the cross-country phase from the hill beside the derby field, as many were introduced to eventing for the first time. Captain Mark Phillips, one of the sport’s most renowned course designers, was responsible for creating a difficult track for competitors that accurately showcased the adrenaline-pumping excitement of the cross-country phase through the polo and derby fields adjacent to The Stadium arena. Enjoy the gallery below well we patiently wait for this year’s event in two weeks. Capt. Phillips returns in 2016 with a new course…

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He’s baaaack. Fox-Pitt is again number one. Riders

William Fox-Pitt (GBR), the multiple Olympic, World and European medallist, is back as world Eventing number one after victory in last month’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™. He had held on to the world number one slot for a year until last month, when Michael Jung (GER), who became the first Eventing athlete to hold the European, world and Olympic titles simultaneously in 2012, jumped to the top of the FEI World Eventing Rankings for the first time in his career. William and Michael have now switched places again, with Williamt holding a 15-point…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Headlines that would shock the Eventing world LOL,Riders,Tuesday's Top 10

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Welcome to our new weekly feature, Tuesday’s Top Ten. Check in every Tuesday for our Top Ten list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Headlines that would shock the Eventing world 10. FEI will yellow card riders caught sleeping with coaches 9. Kyle Carter wins Rolex Grand Slam on home breds 8. Denny Emerson refuses to comment 7. United States desperate for gold medal – David is back in the saddle 6. Laine Ashker wears tracksuit to Rolex jog-up 5….

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Michael Jung is number one in the FEI world rankings Riders

Michael Jung makes debut at Eventing world number one Michael Jung (GER), who in 2012 became the first Eventing athlete to hold the European, world and Olympic titles simultaneously after scoring individual and team gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has jumped to the top of the FEI World Eventing Rankings for the first time in his career. William Fox-Pitt (GBR), the multiple Olympic, World and European medallist who has held the world number one slot for the past 12 months, has now dropped to second. Jung (32), who was third in last month’s rankings, now has a 58-point…

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Tale of two FEI championships 2015 Pan Am Games,Missed it?,NAJYRC 2015

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” There is only one FEI Championship held in North America every year and that is the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC). Every four years, 41 countries from the Americas and closely situated island nations come together to compete at the biggest sporting event on this side of the globe, the Pan Am Games. About 18 of the events will be Olympic qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Summer Games, including Eventing. Toronto won the…

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From fear of horses to fearless riding – Ludwig Svennerstal – 30 Under 30 2014's 30 Under 30,Riders

His parent’s could never have envisioned that their little boy who was terrified of horses would someday storm around the Olympics as a world-class eventer. In 2012, Ludwig Svennerstal (SWE) did just that. Now, at the age of 24, his success continues, placing in the top ten at two different four-stars, on two different horses in the past two years. He produces horses to the top levels; coaches; and studies part-time. He has big plans and he has the ability, making him one one of the world’s Top 30 Under 30. Parents were thinking football Ludwig’s parents started riding after…

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