Tag Archives: Marilyn Little

Michael Jung eyes Rolex Grand Slam – Watch Press conference video to hear his plans 2016 Events,2016 Rolex,Events

    After day two of dressage, Alison Springer (USA) and her long-time partner the 17-year-old Arthur was the only pair that could even break into the thirties with a 39.7 at the 2016 Rolex Kentucky Three Day. Michael Jung (GER) and Fischerocanna FST firmly held their lead with 34.4 and more than a rail in hand. Marilyn Little (USA) and RF Demeter blew on to the scene basically out of nowhere scoring 42.5 considering they have only competed two shows in 2016 and at the Intermediate level. She did admit that the jumps looked big as her perspective is a…

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Marilyn Little and Michael Jung are both winners on different horsepower. Check out the breeding of their victorious mounts. Events,Missed it?

In 2015, Michael Jung (GER) has won 11 FEI events  and Marilyn Little (USA) is close behind, winning 10 FEI events. Most people do not win this many FEI events in a lifetime, let alone in three-quarters of a year. The majority of Michael’s wins have been at the three and four-star level, while Marilyn’s wins have been primarily at the two and three-star level. With Marilyn, we cannot forget that she has only been Eventing since 2010. Her success and wins are the result of only five years in Eventing. It will be fascinating to follow Marilyn’s mounts to…

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What you need to know to syndicate your horse Events,Riders

Previously in our Owners Series (part 1, part 2), we have discussed the possibility of syndication. Creating a syndicate allows more individuals to join in the ownership responsibility, splitting the cost while retaining the fulfillment of being an integral part of the team. Here’s how a syndicate works:  a number of people, often including the rider, agree to purchase ownership rights (“shares”) of a certain horse for a listed price.  The horse’s annual expenses, known as a “maintenance fee”- including board, training, entry fees, transportation, vet and farrier bills, equipment costs, etc– are paid by the syndicate members according to…

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Marilyn Little (CCI2*) and Beau Guimond (CCI1*) dominate the sandbox at Bromont 2015 Bromont,Events,Missed it?

CCI2* standings after dressage We are all starting to think that Mariyn Little couldn’t put in a bad dressage test if she actually tried to. Her skills just continue to dazzle judges at every level on multiple horses. Fresh from winning their first CCI1* in Ocala, FL in April, Marilyn and RF Overdressed have stepped up to the CCI2* level and are leading the field after dressage at the Jaguar Landrover Bromont CCI on a 40.9. This gives them over a four penalty point lead to the second place pair Mikki Kuchta and Rubens D’Ysieux who are sitting on a…

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Michael Jung is number one in the FEI world rankings Riders

Michael Jung makes debut at Eventing world number one Michael Jung (GER), who in 2012 became the first Eventing athlete to hold the European, world and Olympic titles simultaneously after scoring individual and team gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has jumped to the top of the FEI World Eventing Rankings for the first time in his career. William Fox-Pitt (GBR), the multiple Olympic, World and European medallist who has held the world number one slot for the past 12 months, has now dropped to second. Jung (32), who was third in last month’s rankings, now has a 58-point…

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Building a Program – David O’Connor sets sights on future success 2015 Pan Am Games,Missed it?

Optimal results can be achieved when one knows what it takes to win. The U.S. Eventing Chef d’Equipe, David O’Connor, is no stranger to success. His resume as an athlete needs no introduction, succeeding at the highest level as a participant. However, what sets O’Connor apart is that unlike many elite athletes in other sports, he has been able to make a successful transition to coaching. O’Connor succeeded Capt. Mark Phillips after the 2012 Olympic games, following a successful stint as the Chef d’ Equipe of the Canadian team, where Canada took team Silver at the 2010 World Equestrian Games…

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Kyle Carter and his best kept secret – FR’s Trust Fund 2015 Pan Am Games,Riders

We had a chance to catch up with Kyle Carter after his successful weekend at the Ocala International CCI2* where he was the highest placing Canadian with an unexpected 3rd place. Read on to find out more about his special homebred Finn and his plans for Rolex on his long-term partner and fan favourite Madison Park.   Top Canadian The Ocala Horse Properties International brought out many riders from a few different nations hoping to qualify for the 2015 Pan Am games and catch the eyes of their respective selectors. Kim Seversen and Cooley Cross Border owned the dressage phase,…

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Kyle Carter and FR’s Trust Fund put in personal best only one year after horse was almost put down 2015 Ocala International,Events

The Ocala Horse Properties International Festival of Eventing is now under way with the CCI1* and the CCI2* kicking off with day one of dressage. This show caps off the winter Florida season but also is 2015’s first FEI CCI competitions in the Eastern USA. This year, there are record entries in both the one-star and the two-star fields. Pan Am Games and NAJYRC qualifiers As this is a Pan Am Games year, the two-star field is certainly brimming with riders vying for one of the four coveted spots to represent their nations. In addition, for the first time in…

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Gallery: Red Hills CIC2* cross-country action Events,Galleries

The hunt for the Pan Am Games is on and riders from the America’s and included Island nations are vying for a spot. The CIC2* was filled to the brim with Pan Am hopefuls and its likely safe to say that the top five are on the radar screen of the selectors for their respective nations. Again, congratulations to the CIC2* top five: 1st – Marilyn Little on RF Scandalous 2nd – Tik Maynard on Dutch Times 3rd – Ryan Wood on Alcatraz 4th – Waylon Roberts on Bill Owen 5th – Buck Davidson on Be Mine Enjoy…more galleries will…

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Winning stadium rounds from Ocala horse park Galleries

  We were able to attend North America’s kick-off Eventing competition of the season, the Ocala Horse Properties Winter Series first show, managed by Equiventures. While enjoying the action, we felt a little guilty being in Florida when many of our fellow Eventing riders and fans are in the cold riding in their indoor arenas. We took some time to video so we could share the champions’ show jumping rounds and a few of the other top placing rides.   Lauren Keiffer and Czechmate – Open Intermediate Champions   Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous – 2nd place Open Intermediate  …

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