WEG Show Jumping Monday at 10 a.m.

Ingrid Klimke and Bob

All 70 horse presented at final inspection for WEG eventing today were accepted by the ground jury although five horses were held and represented. Two of the Irish horses were held (Ireland is in second place). Stellor Rebound, ridden by Sarah Ennis (who also sit in the individual bronze medal position) and Ardagh Highlight, ridden […]

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More Cancellations at WEG plus XC Results

Ingrid Klimke and SAP Hale Bob OLD

Here’s the good news: cross country day at WEG went well. The footing held up and the course was challenging but not dangerous. There were 26 numbered obstacles (40 total jumping efforts when taking all the direct routes, after 23A and 24B ) and the time limit was 10 minutes flat. Ingrid Klimke and SAP […]

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XC Day for WEG and Blenheim!

Today there is an abundance of Cross Country to watch from the comfort of your arm chair — the World Equestrian Games in At the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, SC, cross country began at 11 a.m. EST; at Blenheim in the UK, the day has wrapped up. You can watch the recording of the […]

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WEG off to an inauspicious start

WEG Endurance race

The World Equestrian Games hit a few snafus today in the FEI Endurance Racing event, ultimately canceling the event mid-race. The day started with chaos after several riders were misdirected onto the route. Those following the official livestream could see a Spanish team member being wrongly directed soon after the start, while the GPS tracking […]

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FEI World Equestrian Games Start Tuesday

World Equestrian Games

The FEI World Equestrian Games™, held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle, starts on September 11th at the Tyron International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC. There is something here for everyone:  All FEI disciplines are represented – Jumping, Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage, Eventing, Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining. Right now, […]

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Congratulations to Tim Price and Ringwood Sky Boy

NOTE: I forgot to publish this, so this info is from last weekend. After taking the lead during the cross country phase of Burghley, Tim Price and Ringwood Sky Boy held on for the win with a score of  27.3, ahead of last year’s winners Oliver Townend with Ballaghmor Class on 31.9 and New Zealand’s […]

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Burghley Cross Country Preview — Gurkha Style

Burghley cross country takes place tomorrow, with Sir Mark Todd in the lead after the second day of dressage on Kilturbrid Rhapsody. Tim Price is second on Ringwood Sky Boy and Oliver Townend remains in third. Providing a special preview of the cross country course, four Nepalese Ghurkhas have tackled the 31-obstacle course on foot. […]

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