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Totilas out of Olympic Contention

July 6th, 2012 at 10:29 am

Matthias Rath will not ride Totilas at the London Olympics as the German rider is still suffering from glandular fever. Matthias was to prove his fitness at Aachen CHIO but was too unwell to ride and will therefore not compete in London. German team doctor Manfred Giensch said: “Today’s analysis of his (Rath’s) blood test…[More]

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Eventing Team Selected

July 4th, 2012 at 9:56 am

Australia’s Olympic Eventing Team has been finalised with the team announced as: Clayton Fredericks, Lucinda Fredericks, Andrew Hoy, Shane Rose and Christopher Burton. This same team was nominated last month but there were appeals against the selection that have since been dismissed. This will be the second Olympic team for husband and wife duo, Clayton…[More]

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Carl Hester and the Games Countdown

June 13th, 2012 at 2:01 pm

THM EXCLUSIVE: Interview by Chris Hector. Kit Houghton took the stunning photos… The timing simply could not be better, as we run up to the London Games, for the first time ever in the history of equestrian sport at the Olympics, the British Dressage Team is the very hot favourite for team gold, and for…[More]

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Christopher Burton First and Second at Saumur CCI3*

May 21st, 2012 at 2:05 pm

Christopher Burton took out the 2012 Saumur CCI3* placing first on Haruzac and second on Holstein Park Leilani. He went clear cross country on both horses, just picking up 5.60 and 4.80 time faults. Going into the showjumping he was in first place on Leilani but had one rail and one time penalty, which slipped…[More]

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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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