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2015′s most fascinating Eventer – Ben Hobday Annual most fascinating Eventer,Missed it?,Riders

“You have a choice and only one life to make it happen. You cannot get back time. I am going to do what I want to do when I want to do it.” Ben Hobday, 2015’s most fascinating Eventer. Seven years before he was afflicted with the disease himself, his fight against cancer began when his yard manager Diane Lee was going through cancer treatments. She was losing her hair and she suggested to him to shave his head. Ben gladly did it to draw attention to the cause and raise money for cancer research. At the time, his mother…

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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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