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Who is the most stylish jumper of them all? – Royal Indoor Eventing Galleries,Missed it?

  Last weekend, I was at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair watching the Horseware Indoor Eventing Challenge. Michael Jung (GER) added another Eventing title to his win, seizing the victory aboard Shawn Ferguson’s (CAN) Cruising Guy. Michael also made history becoming the first rider who is not a Canadian to win this title. Rachel McDonough (CAN) and her longtime mount, Irish Rhythm finished in 2nd with a faultless final score. Jessica Phoenix (CAN) and Abbey GS rounded out the top three. I enjoyed my evening snapping pictures of the action. Obviously, the competition was a speed class and far from…

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Canadians add seven Advanced horses to the ranks – Go Canada! Events

The Canadian roster of Advanced horses has just deepened with the addition of seven who proved themselves this weekend at Richland Park Horse Trials in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After a record number of Canadian pairs qualified for the 2015 Pan American Games, this crop of up and coming duos will hopefully continue getting better and will give the team selectors some serious talent to choose from for the 2016 Olympics. [Full results] New Advanced recruits In the Advanced division, we are thrilled to introduce Canada’s newly minted Advanced pairs: 7th – Jessica Phoenix and Bentley’s Best, an 8-year-old, Trakehner, gelding, owned by Don Good. 11th –…

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Six Canadian duos upgrading to Advanced at Richland Events

Some seriously exciting news for Canadian Eventing…this weekend, at Richland Park Horse Trials in Kalamazoo, Michigan, six Canadian horse/rider combinations will be making their Advanced upgrade. After such a strong group of horses and riders delivered solid and consistent performances for the selectors to choose from for the 2015 Pan American Games,  it looks like this group is moving up to the next level. The advanced performances this year are already starting to provide the selectors with some tough decisions to make for the 2016 Olympics and it looks like more combinations are heading into the mix. Check out this new…

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Canadians still on top after cross-country at Hagyard Midsouth CCI1* 2014 events,Canadian Eventing,Events,Riders

Canada’s Eventing Ken and Barbie Karl Slezak on Fernhill Dutch Design and Katlyn Hewson on Fernhill Cascum Marco are both sitting in first place in the CCI1* – A and the CCI1* – B respectively after cross-country at the Hagyard Midsouth Three Day at the Kentucky Horse Park. Karl and Katlyn have been a couple for a few years now so it is awesome to see them both in 1st place. After dressage on Thursday, Karl was in a tie for second place and Katlyn was in the lead. Cross-country was on Friday and the course did take it’s toll….

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Canadians dominate dressage at CCI* at Hagyard Midsouth 2014 events,Canadian Eventing,Events,Riders

Canadians are in first place and second place in both CCI* divisions at the Hagyard Midsouth Three Day & Team Challenge HT heading into cross-country today. CCI1* – A 1st Penny Rowland on Dynamo (CAN) 2nd – T Katherine Brown on Dylano Q (USA) 2nd- T Karl Slezak on Fernhill Dutch Design (CAN) CCI1* – B 1st Katlyn Hewson on Fernhill Cascum Marco (CAN) 2nd Hannah Rankin on Flourescent Adolescent (CAN) 3rd Emily Shirley on Raptor Force (USA) Wishing all the competitors good luck and safe rides. Hagyard MidSouth 3Day & Team Challenge HT [Website] [Times] [Results]

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