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September 29, 2016

The Answers To Throwback Thursday: Guess Who? 3.0

Do you know who appeared in our Guess Who? 3.0 article? The answers are below!

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September 29, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Guess Who? 3.0

Can you identify these top pros from their younger years? (There's a link to the page with the answers at the bottom of the page.)

If you think this was fun, check out the original Guess Who? article and the Guess Who? 2.0!

September 27, 2016

Horses Arrive For Longines Masters Of Los Angeles

On Sunday, Sept. 25, 43 of the world's best horses touched down at Los Angeles International Airport to compete in the Sept. 29-Oct. 2 Longines Masters of Los Angeles. 

This is the third year of the L.A. Masters and it involves a change in venue. After two years in the heart of downtown Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the show is moving 20 miles south to Long Beach, Calif., and the Long Beach Convention Center.

September 21, 2016

SFN Zenith Not Sold At Online Auction

The online auction sale of Dutch show jumper Jeroen Dubbeldam’s Olympic, World Games and European Championships partner, SFN Zenith N.O.P., was unsuccessful, with the Springpaarden Fonds Nederland fund buying the horse back at the conclusion of the bidding period.

September 15, 2016

Faces Of The Rio Paralympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—Sept. 15  

Smiles, tears, true elation. They're all on display as the para-equestrian riders compete at the Rio Paralympics, Sept. 11-16 at the Deodoro Equestrian Complex. We put together a few favorite photos...

Dutch rider Sanne Voets, who competed in the Grade III, gave Demantur a well deserved carrot after their ride. Photo by Lizz Gregg/FEI

September 11, 2016

Ursula XII Makes Her First Grand Prix Win A Huge One For Scott Brash In The $3 Million CP International Grand Prix

Calgary, Alberta, Canada—Sept. 11  

“She’s actually never won a grand prix before. But I guess she picked a good one for her first!” Scott Brash joked.

Ursula XII and Scott Brash on their way to a $1 million pay-out in the $3 Million CP International. Photo by Bob Langrish

September 6, 2016

Watch Why They Won: Chris Burton's Winning Burghley CCI**** Cross-Country Ride From Two Views

Chris Burton of Australia scored his first Land Rover Burghley CCI**** (England) win on Sept. 4 after riding Nobilis 18 to a classic cross-country clear round that put them enough ahead that he was able to prevail even with four rails in the show jumping. READ ALL ABOUT IT.

And here, watch a combination video of Burton's helmet camera and Burghley TV's video of his cross-country round...

September 1, 2016

Throwback Thursday: That Time When Will Simpson Jumped 7'5" On A Thoroughbred

Will Simpson on The Roofer at Arlington Park race track (Ill.) in 1976

It was 1976. Will Simpson was 17. The Roofer was a 15.3-hand Thoroughbred and a former children's hunter. 

The jump was set at 7'5", and there were more than 19,000 people watching. 

September 1, 2016

Rider Dies In Fall At HITS Saugerties

Amateur rider Rebecca “Becca” Weissbard, 22, suffered a fatal injury while competing at the HITS-on-the-Hudson VIII in Saugerties, N.Y., on Aug. 31.

HITS released a statement: “It is with great sadness that HITS informs the equestrian community of an accident involving a talented young athlete at HITS-on-the-Hudson in Saugerties, New York, on August 31, 2016. The athlete suffered a fatal fall during a 1.0m Jumper Class in Jumper Ring 1. HITS extends its deepest sympathy to the athlete’s family and to the entire horse sport community who feels the impact of this significant loss.”

August 30, 2016

What You Need To Know: The 2016 Nutrena American Eventing Championships

Eventers have gathered in Mill Spring, N.C., at the Tryon International Equestrian Center for the Nutrena American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover. There are professionals and amateurs and juniors competing at all the different levels, from beginner novice to advanced. It's the first time the TIEC has hosted the AEC. 

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