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How Francis Whittington brought down corner in 20 frames Missed it?,Riders,Rolex 2015

On the Rolex 2015 cross-country course, Francis Whittington was the only rider to break a fence and escape the frangible pin breaking penalty because the fence he demolished was not pinned. Francis and Easy Target took 6 strides to the C element of the Land Rover hollow, and while attempting to bank the corner, Easy Target dropped his hind legs behind the ground line log. The momentum carried the horse’s haunches to the left and when it hit on the far left post, the jump gave way. Luckily it did collapse, because a more sturdy construction would have had a different…

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Klimke keeps 1st, Canada’s Robinson moves up to 8th at Pau 2014 events,Canadian Eventing,Riders

Ingrid Klimke (GER) is poised to win her first CCI4* after a superbly committed Cross Country round on Horseware Hale Bob at Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA), opening leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015. The double Olympic gold medallist was cheered to the finish by the large crowd enjoying an exciting and sunny afternoon as she flew home just two seconds over time. Klimke now has a fence in hand for tomorrow’s final Jumping phase over Joseph Murphy (IRL) and Electric Cruise, the only pair to achieve the optimum time of 12 minutes 2 seconds. “It was a very challenging…

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