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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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92 pairs contesting Burghley – Here is the drawn order Events,Missed it?

The drawn order has been announced for the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* on September 3rd to 6th. Currently, there are 92 duos set to compete but there have been 95 numbers assigned because two riders have multiple entries that they will not be riding. Oliver Townend has four mounts listed but will only ride three. Pippa Funnel has three horses listed but she is only going to ride two. Some riders currently in the drawn order for Burghley may still withdraw and reroute to Blair Castle European Championships. William Fox-Pitt (GBR) has two horses on the start list, Fernhill…

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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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Top 10 triumphant moments at Rolex 2015 Events,Rolex 2015,Top 10

As all eventers know too well, it is an excruciatingly rare to a non-existent occurrence to compete at an event without some type of a hitch, things are simply never 100-percent perfect. Rolex 2015 was a weekend filled with highs and lows for riders across the leaderboard.   For a little serotonin rush, take a moment to look back at the “Top 10 triumphant moments” at Rolex this year. We all were smiling for everyone on the list. We are Eventers, we can’t help but be happy for these riders, even if they are our competition.   10. Laine Ashker laying…

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Did the Thoroughbreds deliver at Rolex Kentucky? Events,Rolex 2015

The handsome, vigilant and spirited horse was ideal when the sport of Eventing, featured the long-format, where the horse’s endurance, fitness and conditioning were paramount. Thoroughbreds offer a certain presence, and their boldness, confidence and courage have enabled them to remain competitive. The change in format hasn’t dissuaded upper level riders from competing Thoroughbreds or ex-racehorses and that was very obvious at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event CCI4* where out of the 75 riders that started the competition, 26 of them were sitting on Thoroughbreds. Rolex 2015 top OTTB When the final penalty points were tallied, Donner the OTTB…

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