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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Conversations at the Canadian Pan Am selectors’ meeting 2015 Pan Am Games,Events,Missed it?,Tuesday's Top 10

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour. Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits.   10. Selector 1: So have the riders on the list submitted their paperwork on time? Selector 2: Obviously, like as if we would ever announce a rider on the team that didn’t. 9. Selector 4: Lesley is on fire. She just placed 2nd at the Area 3 Intermediate Championships. Selector 3: There were only three riders in the division. 8….

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The Eventing rollercoaster ride of 2014 – Kathryn Robinson – 30 Under 30 2014's 30 Under 30,Canadian Eventing,Riders

“I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just…in between.” Jim Morrison Riding the Eventing roller coaster would sum up 2014 for 29 year-old, Kathryn Robinson (CAN). After a successful and competitive spring, she was chosen to represent Canada at the 2014 World Equestrian Games. Ten days later she found out she was ineligible, as she had not submitted her paperwork by the required date. Moving on from her disappointment like a true professional, she put Pau in her sights as her four-star event for the year. Despite elimination at Pau in 2012 and…

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Klimke conquers Pau – Canada’s Robinson finishes seventh 2014 events,Canadian Eventing,Riders

The beaming smile said it all. Ingrid Klimke (GER), one of the most popular and talented riders in Eventing, finally secured her first CCI4* victory, at Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA), the first leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/15. Klimke has won six team gold medals at Olympic, World and European level, and now she looks to have found the complete event horse in Horseware Hale Bob, a 10-year-old Oldenburger by Helikon. The Jumping course at Pau is always challenging, and this year was no exception, but the influence of yesterday’s Cross Country time meant that scores were spread out…

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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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FEI Classics™: New season starts at Pau with all-star cast 2014 events,Canadian Eventing,Events,Riders

An elite group of riders have gathered in south-west France for Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA), the start of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015. The premier French event is the first of the popular series that links the world’s six CCI4*s. World number one William Fox-Pitt (GBR), who won the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014 with victories at Pau and Kentucky (USA) last year, is bidding to stamp his authority on the new season. He has entered two former CCI4* winners: Parklane Hawk (Burghley 2011 and Kentucky 2012) and Seacookie, the horse he rode to victory in Pau 12 months ago. Andreas Dibowski…

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Graeme Thom did not resign over Canadian team correction 2014 WEG,Current news

This week, I had the opportunity to chat with Graeme Thom, former Canadian Eventing Team Chef d’Equipe and the Chair of High Performance about his recent resignation. There have been postings on social media that people are linking his resignation to the Canadian Eventing Team’s correction that removed Kathryn Robinson as a team member. These posts came as a result, of a story posted by Eventing Connection, Who goes to WEG – Best riders or paperwork keeners? After speaking at length with Graeme it is clear that the reason for, and timing of, his resignation and the Team’s correction are…

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Hartpury: Burton wins, the Prices take 2nd and 3rd 2014 events,Events

Christopher Burton on his WEG mount took the win with a 44.2, finishing on his dressage score at the NAF Five Star International Hartpury Horse Trials CIC3*. Tim Price on Wesko his WEG mount finished second and his, wife Jonelle Price on Classic Moet took third with a 48.7. Both Tim and Jonelle will be competing at WEG. Burton and Jonelle Price were the only two to make the time on Eric Winter’s updated course. Firm ground was a concern for William Fox Pitt riding Parklane Hawk and he mentioned on his website that he might not run Parker despite…

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Who goes to WEG – Best riders or paperwork keeners? 2014 WEG,Riders

Riding for Canada at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) was a life long dream for eventer, Kathryn Robinson. That dream finally came true in June 2014…for about ten days. One might automatically think that the dream-ending culprit was an injury. Not even close. If you followed the Canadian WEG selection, you will remember that there was an initial press release from Equine Canada to announce Kathryn as part the team on June 20th, 2014. Strangely, another press release on July 2nd, 2014, announced a correction to the team selection. It stated “Kathryn Robinson, Kettering, GBR, formerly named to the WEG…

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