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Arlando and Diederik van Silfhout – the young stars of the Dutch WEG Team

September 17th, 2014 at 3:52 pm

Diederik and Arlando NH made their Grand Prix debut only at the beginning of 2014. Their results were good enough for the pair to be included in the Dutch B-team in March and soon after in the Dutch Olympic team. In May 2014 Arlando was contracted by the NOP, the Dutch Olympiad Horse Foundation and…[More]

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State of Origin and QLD 3DE

September 12th, 2014 at 12:57 pm

Brilliant sunshine blessed the 2014 Pryde’s EasiFeed Qld International 3 Day Event held at Warwick 28-31 August. The lead up to the event was perfect with approx. 70 mls. of welcome rain soaking the course in the fortnight leading to the event providing perfect surfaces on the arenas and cross country courses, a reward for…[More]

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Take a lesson with a Champion

September 11th, 2014 at 12:40 pm

The German eventing riders seem to be the measure of all things eventing at the moment, Gold medals at the 2010 and 2014 WEG, 2011 and 2013 European Champs, and 2012 Olympic Games – need we say any more…? How about the opportunity to train with a Champion German eventer without flying across the globe?…[More]

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September spotlight Neustadt-Dosse Stud, Home of Belantis

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Promising young stallion DSP Belantis by Benetton Dream just won the five-year-old class at the 2014 Bundeschampionate in Warendorf. He received top scores of 9.5 for trot, 9.5 for walk, 9.0 for canter, 8.5 for rideability and 9.5 for overall impression. Total of 9.2. Belantis is now ridden by Beatrice Buchwald, a student and rider…[More]

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Who will it be???

September 7th, 2014 at 8:07 pm

Four experienced riders, four top horses, four different nations – who will be crowned the 2014 World Showjumping Champion tonight? Here are some facts to get you in the mood: France has taken the title once before when Eric Navet and Quito de Baussy came out on top at the very first WEG in Stockholm,…[More]

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All Eventing Eyes on Burghley

September 6th, 2014 at 10:23 am

Jock Paget is on top of a closely bunched group of riders after the Dressage phase at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials. Jock and Clifton Promise earned the excellent score of 38.8 for a fluent, well-executed performance. The pair were third after Dressage at last week’s WEG in Normandy, but after they had an…[More]

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No Walk in the Park

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The Team competition is over, the Netherlands took their second world team title in style on Thursday at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. They benefitted from the lead they established in Wednesday’s round to narrowly pip the host nation of France at the end of a nail-biting contest, while the USA…[More]

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Thank you Amy & James

September 4th, 2014 at 4:13 pm

Spare a thought for our two Australian showjumpers, who didn’t progress to the next round of the WEG finals. Both riders went into the event with great form, but Hey, that’s showjumping, one day clear and on top of the world, the next day things don’t go to plan… You still did your best and…[More]

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The last Aussie Chances – Edwina and Jamie

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Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander and Jamie Kermond are through to the round of 50 in the individual jumping competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2014. Jumping continues tonight, fingers crossed for Edwina and Kermo!       Horsepower Feeds and Supplements – products that work! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and check out…[More]

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It’s not over yet – The Jumping Results from Day 2

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The Netherlands now head the team standings while French star, Patrice Delaveau, heads the individual leaderboard after the first round of the Team Jumping competition at the WEG last night. On day two of the Jumping Frederic Cottier’s exquisite course design again played a significant role. From a start-list of 144 horse-and-rider combinations only 20…[More]

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Showjumping at Caen – Day 2

September 3rd, 2014 at 9:43 pm

Day two and the course is stunning again. By lunchtime we have quite a lot of carnage from the ‘new’ showjumping nations, and  we haven’t seen many clears. Horses crashing through fences has been common. There are lots of very open fences and maybe although they look great and are carefully designed to show the…[More]

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Highlights from the Showjumping – Day 1

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In a sensational start to the Jumping Championships Ireland’s teenage star Bertram Allen won the opening speed leg with a brilliant performance from Molly Malone V. A surprise winner? Maybe not, the 19-year-old is based in Munster, Germany and is coached by THE Marcus Ehning. Bertram was 40th to go in the field of 153…[More]

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