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Rider faces surgery after horse chased by out-of-control dogs

A rider is awaiting surgery after she fell from her horse when she was chased by two large dogs – whose owner had failed to obey signs ordering dogs to be kept on leads. Katrina West and her daughter Hayley Williams, 29, were riding their geldings Dodger and Harry on …

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Australia’s Mary Hanna Places 1st & 2nd on Calanta & Syriana in Bawley Point CDI4* Grand Prix

Mary Hanna and Calanta. BAWLEY POINT, Australia, Feb. 22, 2020–Mary Hanna, a five-time Olympian for Australia, rode Calanta to victory and Syriana to runner-up in the Willinga Park Dressage by the Sea CDI4* Saturday. The score of 70.696% for Calanta, 13-year-old KWPN mare, was a personal best while the result …

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Katherine Bateson-Chandler & Alcazar Sweep Wellington CDI5* With Both Grand Prix & Freestyle Victories

Katherine Bateson-Chandler and Alcazar won the Global Dressage Festival Grand Prix Freestyle Friday night to sweep the CDI5*. © 2020 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 21, 2020–Katherine Bateson-Chandler and Alcazar won the Global Dressage Festival CDI5* Grand Prix Freestyle Friday night for a sweep of the only top rated international …

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Horse Wedding Fails

What bride doesn’t want to make a show-stopping entrance on her big day? And, as a horse lover, what better way to do that than to make your appearance on your dashing charger! Of course, as the bride in the featured photo found out, the horse may not always have …

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Kiichi Harada Captures Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle for 2nd Victory in 2 Days

Kiichi Harada and Egistar completing the Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle to claim the second victory in two days for the Japanese Olympic partnership. © 2020 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com By KENNETH J. BRADDICK WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 20, 2020–Kiichi Harada and his 2016 Olympic partner Egistar won the Global Dressage …

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Researchers weigh in with study on the effects of rider weight on horses

Horsetalk.co.nz “There are currently no strict weight limits for riders. However, we believe that horse riders should pay more attention to this problem,” say researchers. Researchers weigh in with study on the effects of rider weight on horses — Horsetalk.co.nz – equine news, research, and information

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Irish Show Jumping squad named for second Nations Cup of the season in Florida

Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his squad for the $150,000 four-star Nations Cup which takes place next Saturday February 29th at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida, USA. Ireland got their 2020 Nations Cup campaign underway with a sixth place finish at the Palm Beach Masters …

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Loose horses on a jolly and 9 other great bits of horsey social media this week

Enjoy some of our favourite updates from equestrian social media channels during the past week. From a very cute foal to some riding attire perfect for the current weather, it all happened on social media this week. Don’t miss the exciting competition on this weekly page. Our favourite tweet each …

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Heels Down Happy Hour Podcast 66: Pet Peeves & How To Handle Pressure

It’s normal to feel the pressure in competition. But how do you learn to keep your cool in the moment? We asked an expert for help. This week, we’re talking about Beezie Madden’s announcement and our biggest pet peeves in the barn. Thanks for tuning in. Click here to stream Episode …

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