2012: Wet And Wonderful

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The Wonderful – History In The Making – The Unassailable Michael Jung Adds “Olympic Champion” To His CV The Wet – A Common Sight All Year Despite An Official Drought The 2012 Eventing season was ushered in with so much anticipation, and with a resoundingly great start in March, it was hard to imagine anything…

Blenheim 2012 | Spectacular Sunshine & Competition Once More

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Fidelity Blenheim Horse Trials | Cross Country Day This year’s Fidelity Blenheim International Horse Trials, was as good as any I’ve been too over the last 10 years – the weather was the best we’ve seen at a horse trials in the UK all year, and bumper entries for both the CIC & CCI classes,…

Wellington Horse Trials 2012 | Looking For The Next Fence

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Bill Levett | Looking For The Next Fence Intermediate day at the inaugural KBIS Wellington Horse Trials provided a real treat of cross country action and plenty of great riding from a mixed group of riders.  I’m not sure if it was just that I noticed it more today, or they were all on form, but just…

Barbury 2012 | The XC Style Council

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Sinead Halpin Whilst going through my photos from today’s epic action at Barbury Castle Horse Trials I’ve been thinking “I wish I could ride like that!” So before I gather my thoughts on all that I’ve witnessed today at Barbury in a wrap up, here’s a few photos of the most stylish riders I’ve watched…

Bright & Breezy At Larkhill

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Salisbury Plain, not far from Stonehenge, is one of the UK’s largest military exercise grounds, but it’s also home to Larkhill Horse Trials, run over a point-to-point course. The open and exposed landscape may not have the hallmarks many associate with eventing venues, but it does attract many of the top riders who use it…

Tweseldown And That Pink Life Jacket

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Lucinda Fredericks Completes The Cross Country With An Inflated Life Jacket Are there any eventers left in New Zealand at the moment? Tweseldown hosts one of the season openers for the Open Intermediate class giving Badminton bound horses a pipe opener, and the Kiwis were out in force today. It felt like a third of…