Saturday, October 16, 2010

WEG Eventing: Peter Atkins Eventing Cross Country Helmet Cam Video

Note camera on Peter Atkins' helmet... (© 2010, Nan Rawlins/Equimage®)

If you've ever wondered what it was like to ride a CCI4* Cross-Country Course, now you can experience the ride.  Peter Adkins, on his horse Henny, galloped the 2010 Alltech® FEI WEG  Eventing Cross-Country course wearing a helmet cam.  The camera has a built in gyro which makes the video images incredibly stable.  So climb into the saddle and experience 4-star cross-country for yourself:

Eventing: Boekelo CCI***: Cross Country Video Course Walk

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Eventing: Boekelo CCI***: Leader Mark Todd Video Blog On-Line

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Eventing: Boekelo CCI***: Video On Demand Available

Boekelo CCI*** Eventing Championship Video on Demand is being made available by German Eventing. To view video clips, interviews, competition clips and more, please click on the link below or copy and paste into your browser:

Eventing: Boekelo CCI***: Courdray and Faudree Move Up After CC

Courtesy USEF:

The U.S. horses made up some significant ground on the cross-country today at the Boekelo CCI3* in Holland. Tiana Coudray dropped one place in the standings after picking up some time faults on the cross country, she lies sixth on a score of 53.8.

Eventing: Boekelo: CCI *** Cross-Country Leaderboard Results Going into Jumping

  • Judge at C : Christian Landolt (SUI)
  • Judge at M : Dr. Ernst Topp (GER)
  • Judge at E : Ciska van Meggelen (NED)
Rank No. Rider Horse Dressage Rank after
Cross-Country Rank after
Jumping Final
Points Percentage Score Rank Faults Time Score Rank Faults Time
1. 282 Mark Todd NZL Landvision 538 71,73 42,40 2. 1,60 10:49 44,00 1.
2. 265 Michael Jung GER Weidezaunprofi's River of Joy 561 74,80 37,80 1. 8,40 11:06 46,20 2.
3. 257 Michael Jung GER Leopin 517 68,93 46,60 7. 0,00 10:43 46,60 3.

Eventing: Fair Hill: Montgomery Maintains Advantage in CCI2*; Chambers Continues to Lead CCI3* in USEF National Eventing Championships at Dansko Fair Hill International - By Joanie Morris

Courtesy USEF

Elkton, MD - Cross Country conditions were perfect as a blustery and sunny day dawned at the Dansko Fair Hill International and 89 horses took to Derek DiGrazia's cross country track to contest the USEF National CCI2* and National CCI3* Eventing Championships.

Eventing: Fair Hill: Nate Chambers Maintains Lead in CCI *** Fall Eventing Championship

            Fair Hill, MD-October 16, 2010- Nate Chambers, 23, of Vienna, VA, maintained the lead in the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) CCI*** at the 22nd annual Dansko Fair Hill International Festival in the Country following the cross country test on Saturday.  Riding his 14 year-old warmblood gelding, Rolling Stone II, Chambers ended the day with a penalty score of 46.6.

Hunter/Jumper: Penn National: Love and Laughter Dominates Pony Awards at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show Victoria Press is Best Junior Rider on a Pony!

Grand Champion Pony Hunter Love and Laughter and rider Victoria Press. (Al Cook Photo)

Harrisburg, Penn. - October 16, 2010 - It was just her second visit to the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, but 12-year-old Victoria "Vixie" Press piloted Olivia Jack's Love and Laughter to top honors as Grand Champion Pony Hunter, Large Pony Hunter Champion and Best Junior Rider Award, Pony.

Hunter/Jumper: Penn National: Zone 2 Triumphant in Prix de States Team Championship at PNHS

Karen Polle aboard Cachette Z, winners of Junior Jumper Individual Phase 1 and members of Prix de States Champion team, Zone 2. (Al Cook Photo)
Harrisburg, Penn. - October 15, 2010 - The four team members from Zone 2 came to Harrisburg with the intention of winning, and that is exactly what they did. With seven of their eight trips clear, Katie Dinan, Reed Kessler, Meg O'Mara and Karen Polle made it look easy.

Eventing: Fair Hill: Nate Chambers On Top in CCI *** Fall Eventing Championship

                Fair Hill, MD-October 15, 2010-Youthful enthusiasm combined with practiced precision led the way at the 22nd annual Dansko Fair Hill International Festival in the Country. The thirty-three horse field includes a broad range of competitors, including Olympians and riders that have just returned from the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.