Rolex 2012

by Katie Lindsay, Cross Country and Chief Area Steward

Used with permission of USEA Area IV As Cross Country and Chief Area Steward for Rolex, I am privileged to witness first hand some of the things that make this great competition tick.This year, to any observer, the organization was flawless, and the
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Stadium Jumping

by Sarah
William Fox-Pitt and Parklane Hawk
pass the final inspection Sunday morning.
Margaret MacGregor/MacMillan Photography
The final day of Rolex competition doesn’t start for the crowds until the afternoon, although there is plenty to do and see for spectators in the trade fair and sponsor’s village. But for the
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Eventing Cross-Country & World Championship Reining Freestyle Competition

by Sarah
Boyd Martin and Otis Barbotiere.
Allen MacMillan/MacMillan Photography
I hiked out to my chosen first jump for today (# 22a,b,c – the HSBC FEI Classic Normandy Bank)  in a sweater with both rain coat and wellies in my backpack. The sky looked
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Early Morning, XC Course Walk

by Sarah One of the best perks of coming before cross-country day is the opportunity to do a course walk. Where else can you learn that a 3’11” jump with a 6’6” spread is a “breather”? This year I did two: one for the press with course
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 Dressage, Day Two and Reining CRI3*
by Sarah
Allison Springer’s dressage ride.
Margaret MacGregor/MacMillan Photography
The competition and the feeling in the Park really stepped up today. The audience for dressage seemed larger this year and the riders rewarded those crowds with some fantastic scores. The weather was perfect horse show weather,
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This year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event got off to a cool, misty start, before blooming into a warm sunny day. There is a feeling of easy anticipation in the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. As you walk by the stables everyone seems unhurried…
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