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Temecula, Calif., Nov. 2, 2012—Michael Pollard, of Dalton, Ga., rode Schoensgreen Hanni to a narrow lead in the dressage phase of the CCI3* at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event. Scoring 46.4 penalties, Pollard just eclipsed Phillip Dutton on Atlas (47.0). Hawley Bennett-Awad stands a close third on Five O’Clock Somewhere (48.2) and McKenna Shea is fourth on Landioso (48.4).
Original Post Date: 11/02/2012 - 23:04   |   Last Updated: Sat, 2012-11-03 03:07

Temecula, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012—The Galway Downs International Three-Day event got underway this morning with the first horse inspection for the four divisions, followed by dressage for 30 of the 49 starters in the CCI1*. Competition continues on Friday with the completion of the CCI1* dressage, before all the horses in the training three-day event, the CCI2* and the featured CCI3* perform in the dressage ring.
Original Post Date: 11/01/2012 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: Fri, 2012-11-02 09:20

The SmartPak Equine USEA Training Three-Day at the Colorado Horse Park drew only four entries, but competition was still fierce as only half the division finished the weekend. 15-year-old Hailey Patno traveled from Wyoming to compete with her 15-year-old Appendix mare, Syncotina (Syncospin x Keegans Doc) and made the journey well worth it by finishing on her dressage score of 39.3 to take the blue ribbon.
Original Post Date: 10/30/2012 - 14:30   |   Last Updated: Fri, 2012-11-02 13:18

Andrew Nicholson (NZL) crowned perhaps the best season of his long and distinguished career when he won Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA), the first leg of the 2012/2013 HSBC FEI Classics™, on Libby Sellars’ talented chestnut Nereo this weekend.The only rider to complete on his Dressage score, Pau was Nicholson’s fourth consecutive international victory this autumn, following Burghley, Blenheim and Boekelo, and his fourth CCI4* triumph in a career that has spanned some 30 years.
Original Post Date: 10/29/2012 - 11:46   |   Last Updated: Mon, 2012-10-29 11:46

Christopher Burton, Australia’s latest Eventing star, performed an outstanding Dressage test on Underdiscussion, to sweep into the lead at Les Etoiles de Pau, the first leg of the 2012/2013 HSBC FEI Classics™.After a test that was full of impulsion and expression, Burton was awarded the only 10 of the day, by Ground Jury President Christian Landolt (SUI) for the halt, and heads a strong field with the good score of 34.8.
Original Post Date: 10/27/2012 - 10:48   |   Last Updated: Sat, 2012-10-27 10:48

Today in Damascus, Maryland, competitors at the Waredaca Training 3-Day and Novice 3-Day ran their cross-country phases as a part of the Smartpak Equine USEA Classic Series. Despite the gloomy skies, the temperatures were warm for late fall, the footing was perfect, and all the elements were aligned for a perfect day of long-format competition. The camaraderie was palpable as competitors and family members left their tasks in the barns behind and lined the galloping lanes to cheer on exhibitors tackling each phase.
Original Post Date: 10/26/2012 - 16:59   |   Last Updated: Sat, 2012-10-27 10:33

On Friday, October 19, 2012 the IDHSNA USEA Future Event Horse West Coast Championships were held at the Ram Tap facilities in Fresno, California.  The group of future event horse athletes was greeted by California’s warm Fall weather, with clear, sunny skies and mild temperatures. 
Original Post Date: 10/23/2012 - 11:12   |   Last Updated: Tue, 2012-10-23 15:41

Join U.S. Eventing and Frankie Thieriot at we bring you to the final day of competition at the 2012 Dankso Fair Hill International Three-Day Eventing where the national CCI2* and CCI3* Champions were crowned.
Original Post Date: 10/22/2012 - 14:11   |   Last Updated: Fri, 2013-02-22 14:56

The biggest names in U.S. eventing were entered in this weekend’s Fair Hill International CCI2*, but youth prevailed as 19-year-old college student, Connor Husain, beat the veteran crowd to take the top spot in the division. Connor started the weekend in a tie for fifth on his and his mom’s Piece of Hope, a 13-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding, and when they added only .8 time penalties on the cross-country course they jumped up to second place. The finished their climb up the leaderboard today by leaving all of the jumps in the cups to put the pressure on the overnight leaders, Jennie Brannigan and Indie. When Jennie lowered a rail in the double, Connor was assured the victory.
Original Post Date: 10/21/2012 - 18:01   |   Last Updated: Mon, 2012-11-05 16:40

The second veterinary inspection kicked off bright and early this morning at Fair Hill International with the CCI2* horses jogging first. Kelly Sult and Montgomery withdrew before the start of the jog. Robin Walker and Freedoms Light, Caroline Martin and Petite Flower, Susan Beebee and Wolf, and Doug Payne and Crown Talisman were all sent to the hold box but passed upon reinspection. Caroline Martin and Quantum Solace and Charles Plumb and Ard Denzil were sent to the hold box and withdrew from there.
Original Post Date: 10/21/2012 - 09:52   |   Last Updated: Sun, 2012-10-21 12:39


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