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Risky indoors and out – Eventing is just that kind of sport Events

The Royal Winter Fair is officially over for another year. Three disturbing falls over two nights of competition at last weekend’s Horseware Indoor Eventing left fans shaken. In your social media feeds this week, you have likely come across many opinions. The comments include:  “This does not represent our sport in a positive light.” “The format needs to change.” “Take away the speed.” I have attended the Indoor Eventing class as a horse owner and a fan. This year certainly had the most dramatic falls in recent memory but past years have not been without incident. Just about every year…

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Waylon Roberts – 4th place and top Canadian at Fair Hill 2014 events,2015 Pan Am Games,Canadian Eventing,Events,Riders

As the last pair on the wait list, Waylon Roberts and his mount Kelecyn Cognac almost didn’t get to compete at the CCI2* competition at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International this past weekend. As a last minute addition to the field, they did not disappoint. With a stellar performance they remained on their dressage score of 48.7 and placed fourth in a field of 114. Not an easy feat as only eight horse/rider combinations managed to stay on their dressage score. Waylon had the two top Canadian placings as on his other mount Bill Owen, he placed 26th. He…

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