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If you say that someone rants and raves, you mean that they talk loudly.. Maybe I do speak loudly but I believe I have the right to do so and if you don’t like what I have to say. You can always move along and or create your own little corner of the universe. // Gossip Pony

And along came Jack Pinkney

Hats of to Jack Pinkney who after his appearance at CCI5*-L Pau, France got world famous in a split second. Even though it's for all the wrong reasons after steering his brave horse into...
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If you rode it you approved it!

I admit to be one of those people to be the first one to complain out loud of strange animal welfare actions taken by i.e. the FEI. I even did it as late as...
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Eventing is dead, long live the FEI

I really like to congratulate the FEI on their aim and goal to stay on the Olympic agenda instead turned the past weekend's FEI Eventing Nations Cup finale in to a master class in...
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Two sides of a yellow card

You just have to love the FEI Yellow Cards and warnings. Just recently they were all updated and altered. This was especially visible in the world of endurance. Who instead of encouraging the use...

Eventing safety is not rocket science

WOAW, what a cross day we experienced at Waregem, Belgium on Sunday. First of all let's point out that the Hippodrome at Waregem is rapidly growing into one of the best event venues in...

Can we stop pretending eventing is moving forward..

As the head line states, can we stop pretending eventing is moving forward? And no I am not talking about Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials* and course design. I am talking about the idiotic...

Jumpers are boring

So after a couple of weeks on the road I have come to the conclusion jumpers are boring. In all honestly jumpers are so dead boring it's like watching paint dry out even when...
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Oh the dressage drama

Well that is what I call an exciting team competition. When the assigned members of the press entered the arena yesterday afternoon it was to celebrate team Germany, team GB and the home nation...
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‘We will truly miss him’: farewell to Household Cavalry ‘gentle giant’

SONY DSCA “gentle giant” who served with the Household Cavalry for 15 years has been put down aged 22. The Horse Trust paid tribute...