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Penn Valley, CA - October 20, 2016 – “Right now, less than 25 cents per horse is being spent annually on equine medical research funding in the United States, and that’s a shame when you consider how much our horses mean to us,” said Michael Van Noy, DVM.
Original Post Date: 10/28/2016 - 08:57   |   Last Updated: 2016:10:28 10:15:49

Lexington, VA, October 27, 2016 - The Virginia CCI/CIC and Horse Trials began yesterday at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va when the CCI* and CCI2* competitors presented their horses to the ground jury during the First Horse Inspection. The event this week is hosting three FEI divisions, an Adult Team Challenge, Beginner Novice through Intermediate horse trials, and is also the site of the 2016 Area II Championships for the second consecutive year. With close to 550 horses on the grounds, it is one of the largest events in Area II. 
Original Post Date: 10/28/2016 - 08:13   |   Last Updated: 2016:10:28 08:13:35

After nine months of training 302 Thoroughbred horses that retired recently from 62 different racetracks across North America are on their way to Lexington, Kentucky. Their destination is the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America on October 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Original Post Date: 10/17/2016 - 11:19   |   Last Updated: 2016:10:17 11:19:31

To the delight of the French crowd, Maxime Livio (FRA) scored his first CCI4* victory by Jumping clear on Qalao Des Mers at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau, the first leg of the FEI Classics™ 2016/17, to finish on his Dressage score of 45.3.Michael Jung (GER), the 2016 and 2012 individual Olympic gold medallist, held the lead after Cross Country on FischerRocana FST, his 2015 and 2016 Rolex Kentucky CCI4* winner. But Jung lowered two fences on the 11-year-old mare, moving down to third place, and handed the win to Livio.
Original Post Date: 10/17/2016 - 08:43   |   Last Updated: 2016:10:17 08:45:49

Michael Jung (GER) rode two brilliant rounds of Cross Country at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau (FRA), the first leg of the FEI Classics™ 2016/17, to hold the lead on FischerRocana FST and be within a fence of victory on his Dressage leader, the youngster FischerTakinou, now in fifth place with a few time penalties.France’s Maxime Livio thrilled the large crowd enjoying the warm autumn sunshine by finishing bang on the optimum time of 11 minutes to rise to second place on his Luhmühlen runner-up Qalao des Mers.
Original Post Date: 10/15/2016 - 23:00   |   Last Updated: 2016:10:15 23:04:15

Newly crowned Olympic champion Michael Jung has given himself a great chance of winning one of very few major competitions to elude him this far, the French premier event of Les 4 Etoiles de Pau (FRA), opening leg of the new FEI Classics™ season for 2015/16.
Original Post Date: 10/14/2016 - 10:46   |   Last Updated: 2016:10:14 10:46:12

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


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