Eventing

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Inspiring News! Holly Jacks-Smither and Morris Heading to Pau

Canadian eventer Holly Jacks-Smither has announced that she will be competing at the Les Etoiles de Pau CCI5*-L on October 24-27 with her partner, the 14-year-old OTTB gelding More Inspiration. Holly explained her motivation for this overseas venture. “It’s one of only six five-stars in the world; it’s very twisty and turny and technical, and […]
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Tickets on Sale for 2020 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

Tickets for the 2020 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN and the $225,000 Kentucky CSI3* Invitational Grand Prix presented by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will go on sale October 15, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Organized by Equestrian Events Inc. (EEI), both world-class events return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, […]
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Rutledge and Covert Rights take CCI4*-S at Plantation Field International

Canadian rider Colleen Loach and FE Golden Eye win CCI2*-S Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights galloped around clear and in the time to claim victory at the Plantation Field International CCI4*-S today on a score of 30.30. “He felt like a rock star,” Rutledge said of the 13-year-old Thoroughbred/Clydesdale cross. “For a very long time […]
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Erin Sylvester and Paddy the Caddy Lead CCI4*-S at Plantation Field

Erin Sylvester and Paddy the Caddy leaped into the lead today with a double clear show jumping at the Plantation Field International CCI4*-S. Overnight leader Colleen Rutledge and her 11-year-old Thoroughbred/Draft cross Covert Rights had one rail down on course (30.1), dropping them to third. Going into the ring Boyd Martin and Bonito, owned by […]
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Colleen Rutledge Leads CCI4*-S Dressage at Plantation Field International

Colleen Rutledge of Frederick, Maryland took a commanding lead after dressage, scoring 26.3 at the Plantation Field International CIC4*-S today riding Covert Rights, a 13-year-old Thoroughbred/Draft cross gelding. Boyd Martin of Cochranville, PA and Bonito, a Westphalian gelding owned by Stephen Blauner and Nancy Hathaway, were the second to last pair of the day to […]
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Ingrid Klimke Masterclass At Risk Due to Low Ticket Sales

Equestrian Management Group is planning to host a Masterclass with European Eventing Championship gold medalist Ingrid Klimke, at the Caledon Equestrian Park. However, they say that unless they meet their ticket sales goal by September 17th, the event will be cancelled. They released the following statement: To the Equestrian Community, As you are aware, Equestrian […]
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Veteran Eventer Suspended Nine Months for Alleged Pony Abuse

Joris Vanspringel has been suspended for nine months after being accused of abusing a pony while giving a clinic in South Africa last November. He was also fined 3,000 Swiss francs and ordered to pay 3,000 Swiss francs in costs. The decision was handed down on August 15th, though only published this week. Vanspringel, 56, […]
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Canadian Eventing Community Mourns Loss of Mary Anne Laframboise

Equestrian Canada (EC) extends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mary Anne Laframboise of Ottawa, ON, who passed away on Aug. 31, 2019, at the age of 90 after a short illness caused by a stroke. With an abundance of passion and determination, Laframboise worked tirelessly over many decades to raise the profile, […]
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Ingrid Klimke is Golden in European Eventing Championships

The popular and ever-gracious Ingrid Klimke (GER) thrilled her mass of cheering, flag-waving supporters by conjuring a faultless Jumping round from her wonderful horse SAP Hale Bob OLD to clinch both the team title for Germany as well as her second successive individual gold medal at the Longines FEI European Eventing Championships, held in her […]
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Jung on course to take record fourth European title at Luhmühlen

Brilliant cross-country performances by Michael Jung (GER) on new ride fischerChipmunk FST and defending champion Ingrid Klimke (GER) with the evergreen SAP Hale Bob OLD, who are in individual gold and silver medal positions, ensured the hosts retained their lead over defending champions Great Britain. They now have a three-rail advantage over their rivals going […]
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