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British Olympic champion transferring to Belgium, occasion horse’s demise, plus different issues the horse world is speaking about


  • 1. British Olympic famous person going to Europe

    In huge breeding information, it has been revealed that legendary showjumping stallion Massive Star will transfer from Britain to face in Europe subsequent season. Stallion AI Providers, who’ve stood the 2016 Olympic champion in Britain since 2013, full-time since 2016, confirmed on 2 December that the 19-year-old gold medallist can be transferring to Euro Horse in Belgium for subsequent yr.

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    2. Loss of life of a terrific mare after well-earned retirement

    Georgie Dalton (neé Davies) misplaced five-star occasion horse Fachoudette two weeks in the past after the mare had loved a protracted and glad retirement. The horse was 29 and Georgie described the mare’s demise as marking the tip of an period. “I used to be together with her proper to the tip,” Georgie instructed H&H. “She was beautiful and fluffy and heat, and I sat and chatted to her after she’d gone. It was a stunning night and I stayed until it received darkish. I thanked her, and gave her the most important cuddle.”

    Georgie’s tribute to this glorious horse

    3. The rider who has had 75 wins already this yr

    French showjumper Julien Epaillard, 45, is within the type of his life, making headlines virtually weekly. He’s risen to quantity three on the earth rankings, and made his championship debut within the worlds at Herning, Denmark, this yr, main individually by the early phases of the competitors together with his sensible however quirky mare Caracole De La Roque.

    In October, Julien racked up an unbelievable sequence of seven straight worldwide wins, topping each class he entered at each the CSI4* at St Lo and CSI5* Lyon exhibits, the place his victories included the World Cup-grand prix double.

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    Discover out extra about this rider’s unbelievable run

    Julien Epaillard riding Caracole De La Roque

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