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Lexington, Ky., April 29, 2011—Tiana Coudray and Ringwood Magister earned 40.8 penalties to emerge as the top-scoring pair in dressage, the first phase of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone. Mary King of Great Britain scored 41.7 on Fernhill Urco to grab second place. On Thursday King scored 47.7 on King’s Temptress, a score that’s placed them fourth. Allison Springer and Arthur, the Thursday leaders, dropped to third place (42.3) among the 44 starters. 
Original Post Date: 04/29/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 13:52:44

Lexington, Ky.,April 28, 2011— Allison Springer has won every award given out thus far at this Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone. Scoring 42.3 penalties as the first horse in the ring, Springer, of Marshall, Va., and Arthur immediately grabbed first place on the first of two days of dressage and never let go. 
Original Post Date: 04/28/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 13:55:43

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… that’s right, springtime in Kentucky!
Original Post Date: 04/25/2011 - 19:54   |   Last Updated: 2011:11:10 16:20:55

It was a special moment in Eventing history as an ecstatic crowd at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), first leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, rose to their feet to salute the achievement of Mark Todd (NZL) in winning for the fourth time here since 1980.“Thirty-one years’ experience comes in handy sometimes!” joked the ever-relaxed Todd, whose mount NZB Land Vision had never experienced the rarefied CCI4* atmosphere before.
Original Post Date: 04/25/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:15:01

There was a thrilling climax to Cross-Country day at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials – the first leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ - when Mark Todd (NZL) returned to a hero’s welcome, having produced a masterful display of riding to bring the inexperienced NZB Land Vision home clear and into the lead.However, the three-times Badminton winner and double Olympic champion will need all his renowned skill in tomorrow’s Jumping phase for, in a remarkable result, the price of one fence covers the top 12 riders.
Original Post Date: 04/24/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:19:30

A trio of British girls head the leaderboard after the Dressage phase at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), the first leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2011.Ruth Edge (GBR), in pole position with the excellent score of 33.3 penalties on the 17-year-old Two Thyme, winner at Luhmühlen in 2007, is no stranger to the limelight in this phase – indeed, she regularly wins national titles in this discipline.
Original Post Date: 04/23/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:22:54

Laura Collett (GBR) made a dream start to her debut at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), the first leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, when heading several more experienced riders at the end of the first day of Dressage.Collett, 21, is renowned for having a cool head and a tidy style – she was a successful rider of show ponies as a child - and she presented a neat and pleasing picture on the 12-year-old Dutch-bred Rayef, the horse on which she won Junior and Young Rider European titles in 2007 and 2009.
Original Post Date: 04/22/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:24:45

Lexington, KY - All 84 horses presented at the first Horse Inspection at the 2011 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials were accepted by the Ground Jury without incident. This includes three American horses: Mandiba, BallyNoe Castle RM and The Good Witch.  
Original Post Date: 04/21/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:30:54

Woodside, Calif., April 20, 2011 – The third annual Preliminary Challenge will be the competitive highlight of the Event At Woodside on May 27-29. The popular competition, which climaxes as the sun sets over the San Francisco Bay on  Saturday evening, will offer $15,000 in prize money and $15,000 in prizes in each of the two divisions. 
Original Post Date: 04/20/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:35:55

Purcellville, Virginia (April 7, 2011)—$10,000 in prize money will be awarded to the Intermediate divisions in the inaugural J.C. Chester Intermediate Challenge at this June’s 8th annual Surefire Horse Trials. John C. “Chips” Chester was a long time Surefire supporter and owner of Jan Byyny’s competition horses Task Force, Syd Kent and Why Not.In addition, prize money will be awarded in the four other divisions, Beginner Novice through Preliminary, with $100 going to the winner of each class. Ribbons and other prizes will also be awarded in all divisions.
Original Post Date: 04/12/2011 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:44:18


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