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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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Kendal Lehari’s new ride – Meet RF D’Orbalia Canadian Eventing,Horses,Riders

Canada’s Kendal Lehari is announcing the addition of  RF D’Orbalia to her string. This lovely 6-year-old KWPN mare was sourced through Marilyn Little and will be arriving from Holland to North America in mid-January. Kendal says, “I am so lucky to get this promising mare. Marilyn Little has been amazing to work with while I was trying to find my next horse and very patient with me in the process. After I had to retire Frank so suddenly, I wanted to find a horse that could help me stay at the upper levels and have a chance for the Canadian…

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There is a new winner in town – Tik Maynard 2014 events,Events,Horses,Owners

Defending his lead after round one on Friday night of the Horseware Indoor Eventing Challenge Canadian, Tik Maynard on Dutch Times laid down another fast round and only one rail to break Waylon Roberts’s four-year winning streak. Tik is only the third person to be able to claim the crown in this class that has been running for nine years. Waylon Roberts holds the record for winning it seven times. Penny Rolands won the title in 2009. Colleen Loach and Free Spirit were only trailing the lead by tenths of a second heading into round two. However, their bid for…

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Kendal Lehari retiring Totally Frank after injury at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International 2014 events,Canadian Eventing,Horses,Riders

After rupturing a tendon on cross-country this weekend at Fairhill, Kendal Lehari’s Totally Frank, a nine-year old OTTB, will be retired from Eventing. Kendal explained, “He was going around amazingly but that one slip was all it took.” Kendal is optimistic that Frank may may be able to do jumpers after a long rehabilitation process. However, her plans to compete at the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been derailed. Just arriving back to her farm moments ago, Kendal said, ” I just unloaded him and he’s looking very chipper after the journey, so he definitely hasn’t lost any…

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