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Ride along with Laine Ashker at the Virginia CIC2* – Helmet cam VIDEO Break Today's video

One of my favourite riders and social media maven, Lainey Ashker, successfully rode Flagmount’s Spartan around the Virginia CIC2* course yesterday to an 11th place finish. She posted on Facebook, “First two star done and dusted and now qualified with his stable brother Comet for a CCI** this year! Very proud of this dude!”  Ride along with Lainey and Sparty!   Connect with Lainey: [Instagram] [Facebook] [Twitter]

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92 pairs contesting Burghley – Here is the drawn order Events,Missed it?

The drawn order has been announced for the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* on September 3rd to 6th. Currently, there are 92 duos set to compete but there have been 95 numbers assigned because two riders have multiple entries that they will not be riding. Oliver Townend has four mounts listed but will only ride three. Pippa Funnel has three horses listed but she is only going to ride two. Some riders currently in the drawn order for Burghley may still withdraw and reroute to Blair Castle European Championships. William Fox-Pitt (GBR) has two horses on the start list, Fernhill…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Headlines that would shock the Eventing world LOL,Riders,Tuesday's Top 10

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Welcome to our new weekly feature, Tuesday’s Top Ten. Check in every Tuesday for our Top Ten list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Headlines that would shock the Eventing world 10. FEI will yellow card riders caught sleeping with coaches 9. Kyle Carter wins Rolex Grand Slam on home breds 8. Denny Emerson refuses to comment 7. United States desperate for gold medal – David is back in the saddle 6. Laine Ashker wears tracksuit to Rolex jog-up 5….

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Did the Thoroughbreds deliver at Rolex Kentucky? Events,Rolex 2015

The handsome, vigilant and spirited horse was ideal when the sport of Eventing, featured the long-format, where the horse’s endurance, fitness and conditioning were paramount. Thoroughbreds offer a certain presence, and their boldness, confidence and courage have enabled them to remain competitive. The change in format hasn’t dissuaded upper level riders from competing Thoroughbreds or ex-racehorses and that was very obvious at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event CCI4* where out of the 75 riders that started the competition, 26 of them were sitting on Thoroughbreds. Rolex 2015 top OTTB When the final penalty points were tallied, Donner the OTTB…

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Buck Davidson takes top honors in the $40,000 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final 2014 events,Events,Riders

Eventing Connect congratulates all the winners and competitors at the American Eventing Champioships. Grow eventing! Press release from USEA-Michelle Dunn It was written all over Buck Davidson’s face – he was thrilled with Caroline Martin’s Petite Flower and proud to win the $40,000 2014 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final at the Texas Rose Horse Park. They jumped double-clear over Richard Jeffery’s challenging course, edging out overnight leaders and defending Gold Cup Champions Laine Ashker and Anthony Patch. But even though he won his inaugural trip to Texas for the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery, and a…

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