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Fox-Pitt Tops Dressage at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 24, 2010

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain smoothly rode Cool Mountain into the lead yesterday on the second and final day of dressage at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone. His score of 42.8 penalties put him just in front of ... Read More

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Fox-Pitt Solidifies His Hold On Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 24, 2010

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain retained the lead he took in dressage by recording a clear cross-country round today on Cool Mountain at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone.

Fox-Pitt's score of 42... Read More

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Rolex: O'Connor Leads After Thursday's Dressage

April 23, 2010

Karen O'Connor and Mandiba have taken the first-day lead at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone, scoring 43.7 penalties.

Becky Holder rode Courageous Comet to second place (45.2), and Phillip... Read More

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Record Field Set for Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Three-Day Event

April 22, 2010

A field of 53 horses--the largest ever since the event became a CCI**** in 1998--will start the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone, on Thursday morning. All 53 horses that were presented to the ground jury and official vet... Read More

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FEI to Freeze Rolex Rankings Points for Riders on Maternity Leave

April 10, 2010

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) is to freeze the Rolex Rankings points for Jumping riders on maternity leave, starting with the April rankings issued today. Under the new system, female riders will now lose only 50% ... Read More

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Top International Riders to Compete at the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event

April 07, 2010

Once again, the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event, this year Presented by Bridgestone, will host a truly international event at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 22-25. The Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event, part of the HSBC FEI Classics Serie... Read More

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Equine Hospital Tours Offered During Rolex Event

March 11, 2010

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, the official equine hospital and veterinary partner of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, will host tours April 21-23, for visitors during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Tour guests will walk th... Read More

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NBC to Televise Rolex Event Prior to Preakness

May 15, 2009

Just before filly Rachel Alexandra tries to spoil Kentucky Derby longshot winner Mine That Bird's attempt to win the second leg of the Triple Crown, equine enthusiasts will be able to watch Headley Britannia and Australian rider Lucinda... Read More

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Team Vet Says Rolex Horse Died of Abdominal Hemorrhage

April 28, 2009

The horse that died at this year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event succumbed to an abdominal hemorrhage, according to a statement from Canadian Eventing Team Veterinarian Christiana Ober, DVM, released via Equine Canada.

Kingpin, a... Read More

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Fredericks Tops Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 27, 2009

By adding no penalties to their stellar dressage score of 32.3, Lucinda Fredericks of Australia and Headley Britannia earned the $80,000 first prize at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event yesterday.

Bettina Hoy of Germany and Ringwood... Read More

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Equestrian Olding Dies in Eventing Fall

April 27, 2009

Professional rider Ian Olding was killed in a fall at the Belton Park Horse Trials in Lincolnshire, U.K., on Sunday, according to a statement released by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI).

Olding, 47, was competing in the... Read More

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Fredericks Leads Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event After Cross-Country

April 26, 2009

Aboard Headley Britannia, Lucinda Fredericks of Australia galloped and jumped to a faultless cross-country round to take over the lead (32.3) at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Dressage leader Bettina Hoy of Germany incurred 9.6 time faults to... Read More

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Horse 'Kingpin' Dies at Rolex

April 25, 2009

Kingpin, a 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding ridden by Canadian Mike Winter, died today after sustaining a fall on the cross country course at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.

Event organizers released the following... Read More

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Horse Down on Rolex Cross-Country Course

April 25, 2009

Mike Winter of Canada and his mount, Kingpin, sustained a fall today during cross-country at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, which is under way at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Veterinary officials transported the horse away in... Read More

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Dutch Rider Tim Lips Leads Rolex Dressage after First Day

April 24, 2009

With 22 riders making up the largest foreign contingent to ever compete at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, it was no surprise that the European delegation made a strong showing yesterday, the first day of dressage. Tim Lips of the Netherland... Read More

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50 Horses to Compete in Rolex Event

April 23, 2009

A field of 50 horses is set to compete in the 2009 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, which starts today. Riders presented 52 horses at Wednesday's horse inspection, but two riders decided to withdraw their mounts after the three-member ground jury... Read More

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International Champions Return to Rolex Event

April 21, 2009

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 23-26, will feature 54 of the world's best horses and riders from nine countries, all vying for their share of $250,000 in prize money and a... Read More

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Learn From Top Riders at the Annual Rolex Course Walk

March 28, 2009

SmartPak is offering attendees another special opportunity to learn from top riders at the 2009 Rolex Kentucky CCI**** when they hold their 5th consecutive Course Walk on Thursday, April 23rd.  Attendees will get the opportunity to see the... Read More

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Rolex Equine Hospital Tour Includes Podiatry, MRI Observation

March 24, 2009

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host special tours April 22-24, for visitors during the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. Tour guests will be guided through the state-of-the-art facility and observe surgery, diagnostic imaging, and podiatry... Read More

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Emergency Preparedness for Eventing

March 07, 2009

In general, event horses are subject to tendon and ligament injuries, lacerations and trauma, hyperthermia (overheating), hypoxia (low oxygen), tying-up, electrolyte depletion, exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage, and other speed-related problems.... Read More

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Park Construction Brings Changes to Rolex Event

February 16, 2009

As a result of construction projects at the Kentucky Horse Park, Equestrian Events Inc. has announced some major changes for the 2009 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Scheduled for April 23-26, the event typically draws more than 100,000... Read More

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Norwegian Show Jumping Team to Lose Medals

December 22, 2008

The panel of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Camiro ridden by Tony Andre Hanse... Read More

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U.K. Horse Charity Investigates Eventing Risks

December 04, 2008

The Horse Trust, a U.K. equine welfare organization, has announced that based on recent research the group funded, some cross-country course designers are putting horses at risk for damaging falls by incorporating "potentially dangerous"... Read More

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Dobbin Named Horse of the Year by Eventing Association

November 28, 2008

Dobbin, owned and ridden by Dover Saddlery employee Corinne Ashton, has been named 2008 Horse of the Year by the United States Eventing Association.

Dobbin, a 14-year-old Thoroughbred gelding is owned and ridden by Corinne Ashton who... Read More

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Good Day for Jumping, Eh? Canadian Wins First Individual Jumping Gold

August 21, 2008

Two unusual delays marred Round B, the final round of the 2008 Olympic individual jumping competition, in Hong Kong Aug. 21. The first was a heavy-set man wearing only a pink tutu and black shoes, sporting an advertising slogan inked on his chest.... Read More