The countdown has begun for the Goresbridge Go For Gold select event horse sale which, run by Ireland’s premier sport horse sales company, is due to take place on the 12th- 13th November.
With an unrivalled four graduates running at CCI4* level this year, and a further glut of winners in the three and two-star ranks, it has become a must attend event for riders and owners with ambitions to compete at the top level.
Previous graduates of the select sale included the superb Cooley SRS, who with Oliver Townend in the saddle, was ... Read More
Sarah Carles reports..
It was a win for Great Britain at the penultimate leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup series in Waregem.
On a team score of 86.4 penalties, the British team ranked second behind Germany on a score of 78.9 after the dressage. Solid show jumping performances from the Brits added just six penalties to their total to hold second place going into the final cross-country phase, with the German’s adding nothing to their score.
However the influential cross country saw faults from the leading Germany team which dropped them down to finish third, the GB team added a total of ... Read More
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In a dramatic finish to the Mars Inc Eventing competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 Tryon, Great Britain claimed honours in both the Team and Individual standings with Ros Canter being crowned champion.
The final show jumping phase – which had to be postponed by a day due to heavy rainfall on Sunday – caused problems throughout the field and made for an exciting climax to the 2018 World Equestrian Games.
Great Britain’s victory comes off the back of their European team title in Strzegom last year, and thus secures their qualification for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Their final ... Read More
Great Britain sit in Gold medal position following a day of world class cross country action and shocks.
Whilst many of the competitions favourites dropped out of contention, the British riders held their nerve, with all four riders coming home clear, and inside the time, with the team remaining on their first phase score of 80.8, taking a 9.2 penalty advantage into the show jumping.
First to go under the orders of the cross country starter was Gemma Tattersall and The Soul Syndicate’s 15 year old gelding Arctic Soul, who put in the perfect pathfinding round to come home inside the ... Read More
Germany’s quest to retain the team and individual Eventing world titles gathered pace in record breaking fashion on another thrilling action-packed day at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 on Friday.
German challenger Julia Krajewski not only held her overnight lead with Chipmunk FRH after the second day of dressage, but her closest challenger emerged as team-mate and reigning European champion Ingrid Klimke.
Klimke delivered a trademark display that oozed star quality on SAP Hale Bob OLD, posting a score of 23.3 penalties to trail Krajewski by just 3.4 penalties heading into Saturday’s cross-country phase.
“I am very happy,” Klimke said. “He ... Read More
Krajewski, a renowned superstar performer in the dressage phase with Chipmunk FRH, did not disappoint the electric atmosphere in Tryon Stadium that lapped up every moment of what at times looked like an exhibition performance.
It is with regret that Team Griffiths Eventing must announce that Sam Griffiths is withdrawing Paulank Brockagh from the Australian Eventing Team going to the FEI World Equestrian Games.
“Brocks sustained a minor injury in her final preparations and will not be fit to travel.”
“She will recuperate and then be prepared for Badminton 2019. Sam and Team Griffiths wish the Australian Eventing Team the very best of luck,” said Sam Griffiths.
The withdrawal has meant that 30-year-old Emma McNab has received the call up to replace Sam on the Australian Eventing Team for next month’s FEI World
Equestrian Games. She will compete with ... Read More
Sam Griffiths and his former Badminton winner Paulank Brockagh have gained selection for the third championship team in a row with the announcement of the Australian eventing team for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games.
The team of five has vast Championship experience with all athletes having previously competed in at least one World Equestrian or Olympic Games. The five riders who represent Australia at Tryon are:
· Chris Burton and Cooley Lands – owner Kate Walls
· Sam Griffiths and Paulank Brockagh – owners Steve & Dinah Posford, Jules Carter and Sam Griffiths
· Andrew Hoy and ... Read More
The Netherlands has named its eventing squad for the at the World Equestrian Games (WEG).
After national coach Bettina Hoy previously announced a selection of six riders, she has now determined her final choice.
At the end of July, the Dutch selection was announced. But because there was still much uncertainty about the length of the cross-country course, Hoy wanted to wait to make her final choice. Based on the knowledge that the cross country course will remain the length as planned, competition results, training and veterinary findings, Hoy has chosen her selection:
Irish event riders claimed victory in the two big classes at Camphire International Horse Trials over the weekend.
Cathal Daniels climbed from overnight second to win the Sema Lease CCI3* with Sammy Davis Junior. Daniels finished with four penalties in the final show jumping phase, and when leader New Zealand’s Tim Price had two fences down with Ascona M, Daniels took winner’s trophy. Price finished second with Kincooley Cruising with Ascona M dropping to third.
Irish riders also dominated the final standings in the Cahervillahow CIC3*, with Padraig McCarthy
leading from start to finish to claim victory. McCarthy and ... Read More