Jumping and Eventing

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Family of Rider Injured at Rolex Releases Statement

April 28, 2008

Equestrian Laine Ashker, 24, was seriously injured Saturday during the cross-country portion of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Her horse, Frodo Baggins, was euthanized.

Ashker's family released the following statement:

"First and... Read More

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Second Rolex Horse Euthanized

April 27, 2008

The Quiet Man, a 12-year-old Irish gelding, was euthanized today after sustaining an injury during the cross-country portion of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day event. The horse, ridden by Sarah Hansel, fractured his distal scapula and the shoulder... Read More

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Dutton Captures First Rolex Event Win

April 27, 2008

With a completely faultless show jumping round on Connaught, Phillip Dutton, of West Grove, Pa., scored his first victory in the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam.

Becky Holder, of Mendota Heights, Minn., lowered two rails... Read More

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Rider in Hospital, Horse Euthanized After Accident at Rolex Event

April 26, 2008

Equestrian Laine Ashker and her mount, Frodo Baggins, were both injured this afternoon in an accident during the cross-country portion of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. The horse, a 12-year-old black Thoroughbred from New Zealand, was... Read More

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Holder Leads After First Day of Rolex Dressage

April 25, 2008

Becky Holder and Courageous Comet lead the competition at the 2008 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Farnam following the first day of dressage competition. Further sweetening their success, Holder's 39.3-scoring ride took place on her... Read More

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Offers Lectures, Demos at Rolex

April 23, 2008

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will offer three lectures and a demonstration to attendees of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, April 24-26. The lectures will offer a variety of educational information pertaining to sport horses and their... Read More

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Eventers O'Connor, Severson Available for Book Signing at Rolex

April 23, 2008

World-renowned Olympians David O'Connor and Kim Severson will sign copies of Eclipse Press' revised edition of Olympic Equestrian at the... Read More

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Rolex Coverage Available Via Webcast

April 19, 2008

Equestrian sports fans will be able to watch the 2008 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, live as it happens via an exclusive pay-per-view Webcast.

This year's Rolex Kentucky CCI****, a U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF)... Read More

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SmartPak Offering Rolex Course Walk

April 14, 2008

Those attending the upcoming Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event will have the opportunity to walk the only CCI**** cross country course in America with two of the country's top event riders, Kim Severson and Jan Byyny. This will be Severson's third... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Returns in April

February 28, 2008

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 24-27. The event features some of the world's best horses and riders vying for top honors.

This year's event has the added attraction of... Read More

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More Incentive Money Offered for Riders in Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

February 22, 2008

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, just got a little more exciting. With an additional $50,000 in prize money on the line, this year's event is sure to again draw many of the world's best horses and riders, as well as... Read More

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Rolex to Include Retirement Ceremony for Champion Winsome Adante

January 22, 2008

The only three-time winner of the CCI**** at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, eventing legend Winsome Adante will grace the Sheila C. Johnson Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in... Read More

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Rider Education, Equipment, Course Design Considered at Eventing Risk Forum

January 21, 2008

Leaders in the sport of eventing are attempting to reach new heights in education, experimentation, data collection, and communication in their quest to reduce the risk of accidents among equestrian athletes. These were the main themes to emerge... Read More

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Horse and Rider Die After Florida Jumping Accident

November 18, 2007

An British woman died after her horse stumbled during a cross-country jumping event and crushed her on Saturday.

Eleanor Brennan, 21, was competing in the 2007 Horse Trials, an international horse event, at the Florida Horse Park, a statement... Read More

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Breyer Creating Model of Eventing Super Pony Theodore O'Connor

July 30, 2007

Breyer Animal Creations, The Theodore O'Connor Syndicate, LLC, and Sportponies Unlimited have announced that Theodore O'Connor, the pony who has caused a sensation in the eventing world, will be the latest international star to join the Breyer... Read More

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FEI Tribunal Gives Decision on Tryon Rolex Case: Abuse, Without Intent

July 20, 2007

The FEI Tribunal has released its decision in the case of alleged horse abuse committed by Amy Tryon while participating in the cross-country phase of the 2007 Rolex Lexington Kentucky 4-Star Event, held April 28. Tryon's mount, Le Samurai, was... Read More

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Specialized Lameness Evaluation for the Jumping Horse

July 05, 2007

Horses performing different jobs require specialized examinations for lameness, according to Philippe Benoit, DVM, French jumping team veterinarian from 1991 to 2000. Benoit presented his method for examining jumping horses at the 2006 American... Read More

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New FEI Eventing Safety Group Holds First Meeting

June 26, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale's new safety subcommittee held its first meeting on June 18 in London.

International rider and course designer David O'Connor chairs the group. Committee members include: Chris Bartle, international... Read More

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Rolex Alleged Abuse Hearing Held; Decision Expected within 30 Days

June 25, 2007

According to a statement released today (June 25) by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the hearing in the case of alleged abuse at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event involving rider Amy Tryon was held earlier today.

Tryon's... Read More

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Rolex Alleged Abuse Case Hearing Scheduled for June 25

June 03, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body for equestrian sport, announced Friday (June 1) that U.S. eventing rider Amy Tryon has requested a hearing regarding an incident of alleged abuse that occurred o... Read More

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FEI Forming Permanent Eventing Safety Sub-Committee

May 13, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) released a statement earlier this week, stating that the organization is seriously concerned by the fatal accidents which have occurred in Eventing over the last months. Although the FEI does... Read More

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Rolex: Safety Precautions in Place for Horses, Riders, and Spectators

May 01, 2007

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, sponsored by Farnam, is one of the most prestigious events in a potentially dangerous sport. An extensive medical support team for horses and humans works behind the scenes to keep the only four star event in the... Read More

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FEI Investigating Rolex Cross Country Injury

May 01, 2007

An incident on the cross country course at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, sponsored by Farnam, on April 28, has attracted the attention of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). Le Samurai, a 12-year-old bay Holsteiner/Thoroughbred... Read More

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Bachman and Gryffindor Lead After Cross Country at Rolex

April 29, 2007

Nearly 47,000 people turned out for a spectacular day of cross country yesterday (April 28) at the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam. A variation of last year's course greeted horses and riders, and at the end of a... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky Won by Aussie

April 29, 2007

A press release from the International Sports Movement stated that Australian Clayton Fredericks won the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam. U.S. riders Phillip Dutton and Karen O'Connor finish second and third,... Read More