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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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Can Boyd do it again?

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The action gets underway with Dressage on Thursday and Friday. The Marathon takes place on Saturday and Obstacles on Sunday, and every phase will be staged at the La Prairie Racecourse. A total of 46 four-in-hand drivers from 17 nations will take part, including world champion and title defender Boyd Exell from Australia. A total…[More]

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W for Wunderbar… and Wolle

September 2nd, 2014 at 3:45 pm

Sandra Auffarth and the Normandy-bred Opgun Louvo aka Wolle were foot-perfect throughout to take individual Eventing gold and lead the Germans to team gold at the 2014 WEG. Many had tipped Sandra as a hot candidate for an individual medal, but this is Eventing we are talking about and a lot can go wrong –…[More]

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Next stop Rio – Part II

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It wasn’t quite the result the Australian Eventing team was hoping after they secured a promising Bronze medal position following the cross country carnage. So many teams were out of contention after losing two or more riders and many of the top chances not finishing. Australia moved up to third, France was fourth and Netherlands…[More]

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Next stop: Rio de Janeiro

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Australia’s Para-equestrians concluded their World Equestrian Games campaign declaring their intention to come back bigger and better in Rio. It was the first World Equestrian Games for all four members of the Australian team and their efforts over the five days of competition helped to book the Aussies a place at the Rio 2016 Paralympic…[More]

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Paul Tapner’s WEG

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The WEG was a bit of rollercoaster ride for Aussie Paul Tapner, who carried the hopes of a nation after his and Kilronan’s great results at Badminton earlier this year. First his dressage test was not as good as in Badminton and put him in 20th place, on 47 penalties (Badminton 36.0!). Come cross country…[More]

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