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Educational articles and motivating stories to encourage you on your eventing journey

How CrossCountry App has changed this organiser's life

pairs class at Munstead Hunter Trials

Rebecca Harvie organises British Eventing official, unaffiliated and Hunter Trials competitions at Munstead in Surrey, England. She also competes regularly herself. She says "It is just the most useful tool..."

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Shane Rose checks his eventing watch

How to use minute markers

Minute markers are a great tool for event riders to ride to time at a smooth, safe pace on cross country. They help riders pace themselves and know if they are up or down on the clock at each minute on course. They are equally helpful for the rider who goes too fast and needs to slow down or alternatively who is frustrated with picking up time penalties at every competition! We've put together our top tips for how to use minute markers.

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Corn and Tabasco

Most imaginative fences from 2022

We love checking out courses from all over the world and we know that you do too. There are so many to choose from but we collected together 15 creative cross country fences to inspire you for 2023

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walking the course

Walking the course

In the third of our articles with international event rider Craig Barrett, Level 2 eventing and dressage coach, we asked him to pass on some tips for walking the cross country course.

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at the start box

Fitness for eventing

In the second of our articles with international event rider Craig Barrett, Level 2 eventing and dressage coach, we asked the question just how fit do event riders, at the lower levels, and their horses have to be?

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Craig Barrett cross country

Getting started in eventing

The sport of eventing can be a tricky path to navigate especially if you don’t have anyone to guide you on your way. In this first article, with international event rider and leading Australian coach Craig Barrett, we look at how the sport of eventing runs, point you in the direction of some rules and regulations and give you some helpful hints when it comes to getting to your first event.

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Tara and Denison Park Smooth

Sponsored Rider Profile: Tara Rogers - Born to ride

Tara Rogers has been around horses for most of her life. Indeed her family is steeped in equestrian history with her uncle, Simon Cassidy, running until its closure, the famous Windfield Farm in Canada that bred world leading stallion Northern Dancer and other champions such as Nijinsky.

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