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Melbourne International 3 Day Event

The Melbourne International Horse Trials today was truly international with the Australian team winning the Oceania Challenge from New Zealand, Thailand's Naphatra Lerdsilpjaroen winning the Junior CCI1* and a horse called Shanghai playing a big part

Final results from Melbourne International Horse Trials 2014

The top two riders in the CCI3* do a swop after cross country day at Melbourne with Stuart Tinney and Pluto Mio now in the lead

Christina Klingspor and Helen Christie, Ground Jury members at Melbourne IHT, pay tribute to Barry Roycroft and Neil Clinton who will be stepping down from official FEI duties this year

Who remembers when the Melbourne 3 Day Event cross country at Werribee Park looked like this? Some classic footage from 1989

 

While Sonja Johnson's first horse didn't behave in the way she would have liked, her second horse Parkiarrup Illicit Liaison certainly produced the goods and the pair now take the lead in the CCI3*

Gabrielle Pither

Young Gabby Pither’s trip from Western Australia has proved worthwhile, topping the CCI2* at Melbourne and helping the Australian Oceania Young Rider team lead the way

We already have four winners at MIHT and they haven’t even finished the dressage yet. Last night Trudi McIntosh from Dubarry presented the Best Presented prizes for the first horse inspection

Following the first horse inspection at Werribee, the Australian Young Rider Team for the Oceania Eventing Championships between New Zealand has been announced along with the dressage draws

Melbourne International Horse Trials 2014

There were a few anxious moments at the first horse inspection today but, as the sun sets on the Polaris Arena at MIHT, there is an air of excitement about the old event under new management and with a new name

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