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Day Two Saumur

May 19th, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Aussies in handy position The Aussies are looking good as we head into the cross country. There’s less than ten points separating the top ten with the leading Australians in a good position to catch the leaders on a pretty tough and demanding track. Walterstown Don and Clayton Best score for the Australians came from Clayton…[More]

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Badminton Cancelled

May 1st, 2012 at 11:40 am

Badminton Horse Trials has been cancelled due to what the organisers have called, “totally waterlogged and partially flooded” grounds. This is the first time since 1987 that the prestigious event has been cancelled. Unlike 1987 though, 2012′s competition had an extra focus on it in the lead-up to the London Olympics with several combinations hoping…[More]

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High Scores at Hagen CDI

April 30th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin won the Grand Prix Special at the Hagen CDI on the weekend with a world record score of 88.022%. She was more than eight points clear of second place and received a standing ovation as she left the arena. Second place went to Danish rider Anna Kasprzak riding Donnperignon on 79.844%, third…[More]

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Adelinde and Parzival Win World Cup

April 23rd, 2012 at 10:06 am

Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival defended their World Cup title to win with a score of 86.250. The final took place in s’Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands with competitors from Australia, Finland, Poland, USA, Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Great Britain and Italy.

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A Tribute To Bimbo Peilicke

April 17th, 2012 at 11:58 pm

A tribute to the late dressage trainer, Bimbo Peilicke

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Aussies Victorious in Trans-Tasman Eventing

April 10th, 2012 at 3:43 am

Congratulations to the Aussie Team who won the Trans-Tasman Eventing Competition at the Kihikihi International Horse Trials on the weekend. Shane Rose won the event and led the Aussie team to victory. Read THM’s full report in the upcoming May magazine!

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Matt and Bolero Place 7th out of 32 in American Invitational

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Matt Williams placed 7th out of 32 riders in the American Invitational on the weekend in Florida, jumping well to beat Checkmate and Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum.

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Edwina Tops-Alexander Wins First Round of Global Champions Tour

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The opening round of the 2012 Global Champions Tour was held in Doha on the weekend where Edwina Tops-Alexander won a tough jump-off round to claim victory on her horse, Cevo itôt du Chateau. With seven riders making the final round Edwina was the first to ride and jumped clear with a time of 40.99…[More]

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Save us from the Equestrian ‘Experts’ – Chris Hector’s April Editorial

March 27th, 2012 at 11:23 pm

Below is Christopher Hector’s Editorial from the April issue of The Horse Magazine.   This morning, I read a disturbing report in The Age. It seems that Andrew Duff, a barrier attendant at Warrnambool races, was charged by the RSPCA with animal cruelty arising from an incident in which a jumping horse, Sirrocean Storm broke…[More]

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Jamie Kermond Heading Home

March 18th, 2012 at 11:19 pm

  Showjumper Jamie Kermond is returning home to Australia from the USA after a disappointing run in Florida at the Winter Equestrian Festival. Jamie headed over to Florida as a lead-up to the selection events in Europe. Sadly, due to health issues with the horse, Colthaga, Jamie has decided to return home with the horse,…[More]

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Matt Williams Places 7th in Florida 1.50m Class, while Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum Takes the Win.

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German showjumper Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum won the $32,000 Suncast® 1.50m class in Wellington, Florida on the weekend on her horse Cantano. Her time of 78.26 wasn’t one of the fastest rounds, but as she was the only rider to jump clear no jump-off was held. There remained nine four-fault rounds from which the places were determined. Mixing it up…[More]

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Headley Britannia To Retire

March 15th, 2012 at 11:13 pm

  This morning Team Fredericks announced that Headley Britannia would be retiring instead of aiming for qualification for the London Olympics. Lucinda had been aiming for London but has decided to retire the 19-year-old mare after this year’s Badminton Horse Trials in May. Team Fredericks decided that the preparations required to get to the Games…[More]

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