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For the first time in history, the Rolex Central Park Horse Show (RCPHS) will welcome a fast-paced, action-packed $50,000 Arena Eventing competition to the official show schedule on Saturday, September 23, at 8:00 p.m.
Original Post Date: 09/19/2017 - 09:31   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:19 09:32:04

The USA’s Kim Severson won the main CCI3* class at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, 16 years after her first victory at the Oxfordshire event.The 44-year-old takes home a check for £16,000 ($21,732), and title sponsor SsangYong added a Tivoli 4x4 to the prize-fund this year, which was presented to Severson by SsangYong Motors UK CEO Paul Williams.
Original Post Date: 09/17/2017 - 15:04   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:17 15:06:17

Izzy Taylor rode a superb clear cross-country round under pressure at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials to claim the seventh and last leg of the Event Rider Masters series.It was an eighth international win this year for Taylor, 34, from Bicester, but, as leader after the dressage and show jumping phases on Be Touchable, she had to endure a long, nervous wait with the cross-country phase run in reverse order.
Original Post Date: 09/16/2017 - 16:44   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:16 16:49:31

Six nations are represented in the three top spots in the three international classes at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.In the final of the Event Rider Masters series, Oxfordshire’s Izzy Taylor tops the leaderboard with a stunning score of 35.7 aboard Be Touchable.“I’m delighted with him,” said Taylor. “He's always shown that he has three beautiful paces, so you're halfway there. His brain’s very good, and since I’ve had him he’s upgraded very quickly, which is great in some ways, and then you pay for it in other ways.
Original Post Date: 09/15/2017 - 14:32   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:15 14:33:06

Germany’s Julia Krajewski has taken pole position at the end of dressage in the CCI3* at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.Riding Chipmunk FRH, the 28-year-old scored 33.4, which gives her a 2.3 penalties lead over Britain’s Pippa Funnell and MGH Grafton Street.
Original Post Date: 09/14/2017 - 20:41   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:14 20:42:21

The one year to go countdown to the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018  (WEG) was launched today. With more than 500,000 people expected to attend the 2018 Games, the 12-day spectacle of equestrian champions is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar and will be the largest equestrian event in North Carolina's history. Mark Bellissimo, CEO of host venue Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Tryon, NC, announced today that tickets will go on sale to the public on Monday, October 16, 2017.
Original Post Date: 09/12/2017 - 13:20   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:12 13:20:09

From Bob and Kay Willmarth:What an amazing ride it has been for Richland Park . . . beginning in the fall of 2000 when Bob met with Mike Etherington-Smith to discuss building and developing our 400-acre farm into an eventing venue. Over the next several years we built the national levels of Novice through Advanced and the international levels of CIC3*, CCI2*, CIC2* and CIC*. In 2009, Ian Stark took over the role of cross-country course designer.
Original Post Date: 09/06/2017 - 10:33   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:06 10:47:53

Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI) is opening ticket sales early to unveil a new ticket-ordering system for the 2018 Kentucky Three-Day Event. Ticket sales will open September 27, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern U.S. time. Known as the "Best Weekend All Year," the Kentucky Three-Day Event will return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, April 26-29, 2018.
Original Post Date: 09/05/2017 - 11:37   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:05 11:37:21

Oliver Townend (GBR) kept his head in a tense final jumping round at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, last leg of the FEI Classics™, to score his first CCI4* victory for eight years and head a British sweep of the top four places.He overcame a nerve-racking moment when the 10-year-old Irish Sports Horse Ballaghmor Class crashed through the upright gate but, fortunately for him, the previous pair in the arena, Gemma Tattersall (GBR) and Arctic Soul had given him breathing space when they had a fence down.
Original Post Date: 09/03/2017 - 22:29   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:03 22:29:07

It was down the to the wire on cross-country day at The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials when the last rider to go – Britain’s Oliver Townend – coaxed a beautiful round out of his relatively inexperienced Ballaghmor Class, to end the day at the top of the leaderboard. Townend's 40.6 score sits him 2.4 points clear at this stage.
Original Post Date: 09/02/2017 - 20:01   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:02 20:01:38


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