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Chattahoochee Hills is excited to announce that our Spring CIC***/**/* will run in conjunction with the established Horse Trials on April 7-9th 2017. We believe this date will give opportunities for both the Horse Trials divisions and Collegiate Challenge competitors to ride on a bigger stage than normal and the CIC divisions to compete and prepare themselves for up-coming CCI outings. Edited 9/23, No entry fees will be waived for this event as previously announced. 
Original Post Date: 09/21/2016 - 11:15   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:23 10:39:35

Bettina Hoy made history as the first German rider to win the CCI3* at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, and she did so in style with a clear show jumping round on Seigneur Medicott.She finished with more than 10 penalties in hand over the brilliant New Zealand rider Andrew Nicholson, who rose from fifth after cross-country to take the runner-up spot on his father-in-law Philip Channer’s Tesio.Bettina, 53, has had a long and distinguished career, but this was her first CCI3* win for around a decade and she was thrilled.
Original Post Date: 09/11/2016 - 14:09   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:11 15:01:04

Bettina Hoy rode a blistering cross-country round in the worst of the weather at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials to hold on to her dressage lead in the CCI3*.Riding Seigneur Medicott, owned by Gerd-Hermann Horst, the German former European champion picked up 8.4 time-faults to add to her dressage mark of 32.9. She said: “He was really fantastic. He gave me a wonderful ride; he’s just a little bit green still and would like to take a second to look at each fence, but you just can’t—you have to keep going.” 
Original Post Date: 09/10/2016 - 17:38   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:10 17:42:48

Former European champion Bettina Hoy has a sizeable lead in the CCI3* after the first day of dressage at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.Riding Seigneur Medicott, an elegant bay 10-year-old owned by Gerd-Hermann Horst, the German rider scored an impressive mark of 32.9.
Original Post Date: 09/09/2016 - 13:12   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:10 17:25:46

It may not have been the most conventional way to win a CCI4*, but such was Christopher Burton’s superiority in the first two phases that he still lifted the Land Rover Burghley title despite lowering four fences in the final showjumping phase.The Australian star had four rails in hand as he cantered into the arena on Sue Lawson and Carolyn Townsend’s Nobilis 18, and he needed every single one of them as the 11-year-old clouted fence after heart-stopping fence.
Original Post Date: 09/04/2016 - 18:03   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:04 18:03:27

Christopher Burton (AUS) further staked his claim on a first Land Rover Burghley title today with a blistering round across the country  on Nobilis 18, which leaves him a staggering 11 penalties ahead of his nearest rivals.
Original Post Date: 09/04/2016 - 08:10   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:04 08:10:55

 The stylish Christopher Burton is on course to win his first CCI**** on British soil after storming into the lead at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI**** with a stunning dressage test on the Nobilis 18.Australia’s Burton, who also led the dressage at the Rio Olympic Games last month, eventually finishing fifth individually and with a team bronze medal, wowed the judges with his graceful riding and the Hanoverian gelding’s luxurious paces and balanced outline, scoring 30.2 penalties.
Original Post Date: 09/03/2016 - 07:56   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:03 08:00:08

Hamilton, Georgia – Poplar Place Farm and the USEA are saddened to report that a 24-year-old Thoroughbred named Fate’s Secret ridden by Victoria Blake and owned by Laura Duhamel collapsed and died after completing cross-country in the Junior Beginner Novice Rider Division of the Area III Championship today.  The rider was unhurt.  Blood samples were collected from Fate’s Secret and will be analyzed as a part of the ongoing USEA Cardiopulmonary Research Study.
Original Post Date: 06/04/2016 - 18:10   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:04 18:18:51

Allentown, NJ - May 15, 2016 -  Ryan Wood (AUS) and Powell led from start to finish to take the championship title in the CCI*** at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI), presented by BW Furlong & Associates on Sunday with a score of 46.0 penalties. Boyd Martin (USA) riding Welcome Shadow finished second and won the Gladstone National OpenTrophy as the leading US rider with 46.3 penalties. Canada's Jessica Phoenix was third with 49.2 penalties on Bentleys Best.
Original Post Date: 05/15/2016 - 22:30   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:15 22:31:16

Today Kitty King riding Ceylor L A N set a personal best dressage score by nine marks at CIC three-star level scoring 32.9 penalty points to take the lead at the first leg of the Event Rider Masters (ERM) held at the Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials. Kitty heads the ERM leader-board of forty international riders by under four points, and with less than five marks separating the top five after dressage, the £50,000 prize money pot is very much up for grabs.
Original Post Date: 05/15/2016 - 12:08   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:15 12:10:56


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