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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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Clayton Fredericks wins car at Perth’s Eventing in the Park 2014 events,Riders

UPDATED: Dec. 14/2014 8:50 pm A visit home to the land down under was well worth the trip for Australia’s Clayton Fredericks as he was able to fit a competition into his busy schedule and win a brand new car – a Holden Barina Spark. Clayton competed at the prestigious second annual Solid Gold Diamonds Eventing in the Park held on the Taylor Reserve on the banks of Perth’s swan river. Similar to Indoor Eventing, but held outside, this class is held in a large arena with a shortened cross-country course that enables the crowd to watch the the entire competition from…

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Marketer by day, rider by night – Samantha Felton – 30 Under 30 2014's 30 Under 30,Riders

Like a double agent, Samantha Felton (NZL) leads two distinct lives. Utilizing her university degree, her mornings begin in the office with a budding career in marketing. However, every afternoon when the clock strikes 1:30 she sheds her civilian clothes, dons her jodhpurs and pursues her passion of Eventing. With a day career and an after hours career Sam puts in long days. She rides six horses, coaches and is in the process of setting up a new farm. At only 23, she is a member of the New Zealand Talent Development squad and is consistently in the ribbons at…

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Been there done that and will do it again- Clarke Johnstone – 30 Under 30 2014's 30 Under 30,Riders

Winning his first World Equestrian Games (WEG) team bronze medal at the age of 23, Clark Johnstone (NZL) recalls, “I thought it was easy then, you just got a horse and got it ready, and away you went. But it is actually a lot harder than that. It was an amazing experience being on the podium that is for sure.” In 2010, Clarke was enjoying a swift rise to the top of the sport. He was chosen to ride on the New Zealand team alongside Mark Todd, Andrew Nicholson and Caroline Powell at the WEG inLexington, Kentucky. Shortly after, he…

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