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Social Media Files – What’s happening Saturday at Badminton? 2016 Badminton,Riders

  Connect with the Badminton action all weekend: [Website] [Schedule] [Times] [Results] [Cross-country highlight video] Michael Jung (GER) and La Biosthetique Sam FBW made Badminton look like a Novice course today and flew around clear, inside the time to hold his lead. Michael is one horse inspection and a show jumping round away from winning the Rolex Grand Slam. He will be the second rider in history to pull off this great feat, since Pippa Funnel (GBR) won it in 2003. It will be one of the most exciting show jumping days ever at Badminton. Check out the things happening…

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Stylish Six at Badminton 2015 Badminton,Events,Stylish Six

Fashion tastes from around the world were on display at the first horse inspection at Badminton. Rider personalities shone through with their fashion choices and they did not disappoint despite dressing for cool temperatures. Keeping warm with style, here are the six that did it very well. Thank you to the Eventing Consultant and Libby Law for the photos.     Badminton CCI4*: [Website] [Entries] [Schedule] [Course preview] [First horse inspection] [Results] [FEI TV]   You might also enjoy these Eventing Connect features: Today’s SCOOP Maxime Livio suspended and fined – Cloak and dagger defense fails to sway tribunal Jessica…

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Can Thoroughbreds still win at the CCI4* level? Events

The Thoroughbreds at Rolex Kentucky this past weekend did not demonstrate a level of competitiveness that could get them on the podium. When the final penalty points were tallied, Donner the OTTB piloted by Lynn Symansky was the top placing Thoroughbred in 12th place. After putting in a respectable dressage score of 52.7 and starting in 32nd place, the pair steadily moved up the leaderboard. To their dressage score they added time penalties on cross-country and one rail in stadium to end the weekend on a final score of 67.5. One might think that 12th is a competitive placing, however,…

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