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Germany: Athina Onassis de Miranda Participating at SIGNAL IDUNA CUP in Dortmund

15. Feb 12 | 12:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

15 Feb 2012 The organizers of the SIGNAL IDUNA CUP to be held in Dortmund from 8 to 11March 2012 are happy to announce that Athina Onassis de Miranda, wife of Brazilian show jumper Álvaro Affonso de Miranda Neto, will compete at the SIGNAL IDUNA CUP. The successful Greek rider started her international career in […]



Australia: Brett Parbery with New Dressage Horse Lord of Loxley

15. Feb 12 | 10:57 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

15 Feb 2012 Australian dressage rider Brett Parbery, who had to put down his top mount Victory Salute last December due to acute laminitis, had his debut with his new mount Lord of Loxley. The pair competed in their first Grand Prix during the CDI Wroclaw in Poland. Lord Loxley did a very good job […]



KWPN Horses Successful in the US

15. Feb 12 | 10:45 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

15 Feb 2012 This week, North America’s best riders, as well as several European riders who sought escape from the cold weather in their home countries, competed in Wellington, FL, and Thermal, CA. KWPN horses excelled in both prestigious competitions, placing high in almost all the main classes. In Wellington, it was week five of […]



Germany: Olympic Judges at the International ‘Pfingstturnier’ in Wiesbaden (25 – 28 May 2012)

15. Feb 12 | 10:42 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

15 Feb 2012 2012 is the year of the London Olympics. No question that this will become a very exciting year especially for the dressage fans worldwide. This year, the ‘Pfingstturnier’ in Wiesbaden, Germany celebrates its 76th anniversary and will also host a leg of the Global Champions Tour. In May, the Olympic flair will […]



KWPN News: Certification Selection in Bunschoten Yields Two Stallions

15. Feb 12 | 9:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

15 Feb 2012 Yesterday, the certification selection, additional selection, and reselection for the various breeding directions were held at Stal Groenendaal in Bunschoten. In addition, the selected stallions of 2011 gave their first under-saddle performance. The certification selection is open to stallions which were unable to participate in the first round viewing in Ermelo or […]



Australia: 2012 National Dressage Squads Announced

15. Feb 12 | 9:35 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

15 Feb 2012 Equestrian Australia announced three squads forming the National High Performance Dressage Program: •    The Elite Squad for the combinations that have been identified as leading combinations in contention for the Australian Team for the next Major Championships ie Olympic or World Equestrian Games •    The National A Squad for talented combinations who, in […]



Starting Lists for the $50,000 Florida Dressage Classic CDI-W and National Showat 2012 Global Dressage Festival Available for Viewing

15. Feb 12 | 8:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

15 Feb 2012 The starting lists for the $50,000 Florida Dressage Classic CDI-W, presented by the United States P.R.E. Association, and National Show are now available for viewing on the website www.globaldressagefestival.com under the link for dressage show information and ride times on the main homepage.  This second event of the 2012 Global Dressage Festival (GDF) circuit […]



SIGNAL IDUNA CUP, Dortmund (GER): Grand Prix de Dressage with Interesting Starting Field – 8 to 11 March 2012

14. Feb 12 | 13:23 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 Top dressage riders have announced their participation at the Grand Prix de Dressage to be held during the SIGNAL IDUNA CUP in the so-called Westfalen hall in Dortmund, Germany. On Friday, the Olympic aspirants will compete in the Grand Prix de Dressage before entering the highly endowed competitions leading to the MEGGLE […]



Eventing Australia: Eventing Senior Trans-Tasman team annouced

14. Feb 12 | 12:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 The Australian Team has been selected to compete against New Zealand in the Senior Trans Tasman competition at the CIC3* Kihikihi 6-8 April. The team will consist of the following combinations: Christine Bates and Delago Katja Weimann and BP Gallantry Natalie Blundell and Algebra Shane Rose and Taurus The Chef d’Euipe accompanying the […]



Zangersheide Stallion Selection: 16 New Stallions

14. Feb 12 | 11:42 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 16 of the 68 candidate stallions received the green light from Studbook Zangersheide, including ten 3-yr-olds. The group was remarkable as it included a number of exceptionally talented stallions. A few of the noteworthy examples are former reserve world champion Comme Il Faut, a son of Ratina Z and Cornet Obolensky, and […]



CDI Sydney (AUS): Guest Rider for the H.H.S.A Young Horse Championships Announced

14. Feb 12 | 11:25 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 In conjunction with the Hanoverian Horse Society of Australia, the Organising Committee is pleased to announce Andreas Schöffner from Germany will be our special young horse guest rider at the coming Sydney CDI. The top three placegetters in each age group in the second round will be eligible to take part in […]



Carvalho wins Sunshine Tour Dressage 2012

14. Feb 12 | 11:22 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 The Sunshine Dressage Tour 2012 came to an end. Portuguese Carvalho sealed his brilliant participation this week with a deserved victory at the big final. Now, after a week off, Montenmdio will reopen its doors to Jumping competition. The final day of Sunshine Dressage Tour started with 13 pairs taking part in […]



Sweden: Scandic Not to Start at Göteborg Horse Show

14. Feb 12 | 11:08 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 A small strain has put Scandic out of action for the rest of the World Cup.  Although Scandic is showing no signs of lameness, Swedish dressage rider Patrick Kittel stated on his website that he prefers to stay on the safe side. After a check up with Jan, they decided to give him […]



Duncan McFarlane works out a win aboard Mr. Whoopy in the $53,000 HITS Grand Prix CSI2*-W, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, at HITS Thermal

14. Feb 12 | 10:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 In Saturday’s $53,000 HITS Grand Prix CSI2*-W, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand’s own Duncan McFarlane worked his magic aboard Simon Coxe’s Mr. Whoopy and posted the only double-clear effort in the class to capture their first Grand Prix victory of the season together. This dynamic duo has a history together, […]



FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival: Week Five Wrap-up and Week Six Upcoming Events

14. Feb 12 | 10:21 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

14 Feb 2012 The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) has come to a close. Sponsored by Spy Coast Farm, the show hosted numerous exciting events, including the Spy Coast Farm Young Horse Show and the $125,000 FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix presented by Spy Coast Farm. Next week’s competition is sponsored by […]



Belgium: Gregory Wathelet With New Horse

13. Feb 12 | 13:57 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

13 Feb 2012 Belgian show jumper Gregory Wathelet continues to expand his string of horses. His newcomer is 9-year-old Desteny van het Dennehof (Andiamo x Burggraaf) and is owned by Karel Geens from Kalvarie stables. Desteny van het Dennehof ‘s former rider was Jan Motmans, who won the bronze medal at the Belgian Championships in […]



CDI3* Wroclaw (POL) – Results

13. Feb 12 | 12:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Int. Dressage Comeptition Grand Prix Special Pl. Horse Rider Points 1. Divertimento Tinne Wilgelmsson Silfvén SWE 71.646 2. Smeyers Molberg Marcela Krinke Susmelj SUI 69.896 3. Rudi’s Memory Michelle Hagman SWE 69.667 4. Potifar Lyndal Oatley AUS 67.167 5. MC Waterford 2 Alexandra Malström FIN 65.083 6. Wibaldi van Overis Suzanne E. Dunkley-Zandvoort BER […]



USA: McFarlane Hits it big in the Desert GP World Cup

13. Feb 12 | 12:06 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  13 Feb 2012 The desert played host to the West’s best show jumpers last night during the $53,000 HITS Grand Prix CSI2*, a North American Western League FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix. Seventeen horses and riders signed up to jump the track set inside the tight on space indoor at HITS Thermal Desert […]



Video of Edward Gal and Blu Hors Romanov in Vechta

13. Feb 12 | 11:52 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

13 Feb 2012 Last Friday Dutch dressage rider Edward Gal gave his first presentation of his new ride Blu Hors Romanov during the stallion show in Vechta organized by Ludwig Kathmann, his Danish partner Blu Hors and the Bonhomme stud. Click here to start the video of Edward Gal and the Rohdiamant-Grundstein II son. « […]



CSI3*-W Wellington FL (USA) – Results

13. Feb 12 | 11:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Class 101 – $125,000 Spy Coast Farm CSI 3*- World Cup Pl. Horse Rider Gains 1. INDIGO MARGIE ENGLE $41,250 2. LISONA DARRAGH KERINS $25,000 3. G&C QUICK STAR 11 PABLO BARRIOS $18,750 4. UCEKO KENT FARRINGTON $12,500 5. CRISTALLO RICHARD SPOONER $7,500 6. URICO MARIO DESLAURIERS $5,625 7. HH LET’S FLY RODRIGO PESSOA $3,750 […]



Germany: ‘Balve Optimum‘ Hosts German Dressage and Jumping Championships until 2016

13. Feb 12 | 11:00 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

13 Feb 2012 ‘Balve Optimum’ has extended its cooperation with the German Equestrian Federation (FN), so that Balve will remain the venue for the German Dressage and Jumping Championships until the year 2016. For this year’s championships the equestrian centre next to the Wocklum castle will be expanded and further improved. This year, the German […]



Florida Dressage Classic CDI-W Presented by United States P.R.E. Association Filled to Capacity at 2012 Global Dressage Festival

13. Feb 12 | 10:07 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

13 Feb 2012 International dressage riders filled the CDI-W classes beyond capacity for the Florida Dressage Classic CDI-W presented by the United States P.R.E. Association.  This is the second event of the Global Dressage Festival (GDF) circuit, which also features a National Show, and takes place February 16-19 at The Stadium section of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center […]



USA: Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Checkmate 4 Top $32,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic

13. Feb 12 | 10:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

13 Feb 2012 A large field came to compete on Sunday in the $32,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic, and it was Olympian Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum (GER) on Octavia Farms LLC’s Checkmate 4 who came away with the win. Cian O’Connor (IRL) and Everything, owned by Abdulla Humaid Al Muhairi, were second, while Kirsten Coe (USA) […]



CSI1*, CSIJ-A, CSIP Aarhus, Vilhelmsborg (DEN) – Results from Sunday

12. Feb 12 | 18:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

12.02.12 13A Int. Jumping Competition Table A 1.05/0.95m – Ponies Kat. II and III Pl. Rider   Pony Faults Time 1. Alexia Tsangaratos DEN Lucas 0 54.25 2. Clara Hallundbæk DEN Felix IV 0 56.05 3. Clara Hallundbæk DEN Heartbreaker 0 56.43             13B Int. Jumping Competition Table A 1.05/0.95m – Ponies Kat. II […]



CDI3*, CDICh-A, CDIJ, CDIP, CDIY, CDIYH Vejer de la Frontera (ESP) – Results from Sunday

12. Feb 12 | 15:13 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

12.02.2012 124 Int. Dressage Competition – Kur Intermediaire I Pl. Horse Rider Points 1. AGNETA 17 Jorissen, Philippe 75,500 2. DAIMLER DE HUS Michel, Jessica 75,200 3. ALFA Collins, Annabelle 71,500 4. RECUERDO Reija Belart, Laura Beatriz 69,125 5. ROBLE AR Brühe, Christian 68,900 6. VANCOUVER K Reynolds, Judy 68,725 7. JIMENO IA Lopez Porras, […]



Watch our Live-Stream on www.horseweb.tv today at 1.30 pm!

12. Feb 12 | 10:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

12 Feb 2012 Today at 1.30 pm you can watch the top stallions 2012 presented on the occasion of the ‘Messe Pferd Bodensee’. To view click  on the www.horseweb.tv website. The participating stallions are: 1 Acasino B 1998 Acadius – Casino Boy xx – Lord Hengststation Bachl 79 2 Acordelli 1996 Acord II – Cor […]



New Zealand: Meech Simply Sensational

12. Feb 12 | 10:22 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

12 Feb 2012 Two-time Olympian Daniel Meech has written his name into the history books taking a trifecta of titles at the 18th annual NZ National Show Jumping Championships in Christchurch today. Daniel Meech with Argento Meech (Taupo) guided the Bruce’s imported mare Argento to success in the prestigious Rutherford Cup for the June Cresswell […]



Canada Names Olympic Jumping Contenders

12. Feb 12 | 10:18 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

12 Feb 2012 Jump Canada has named its list of declared candidates to be considered for the Canadian Show Jumping Team at the 2012 London Olympic Games.The show jumping team and individual competition will take place from August 4 to 9 in Greenwich Park in London. Members of Canada’s silver medal winning jumping team in […]



USA: Margie Engle and Indigo Win $125,000 FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix presented by Spy Coast Farm

12. Feb 12 | 9:41 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

12 Feb 2012 Margie Engle (USA) and Indigo emerged victorious in the $125,000 FEI World Cup™ Qualifier Grand Prix presented by Spy Coast Farm under the lights in front of a crowd of 5,200 spectators at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Saturday night. Engle and Indigo, owned by Gladewinds, Griese, Garber, and Hidden […]



CSI1*, CSIJ-A, CSIP Aarhus, Vilhelmsborg (DEN) – Results from Saturday

11. Feb 12 | 20:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

11.02.2012 7A Int. Jumping Competition Table A 1.10m – Ponies Small Round Pl. Rider   Pony Faults Time 1. Clara Bergman Smit DEN Enghøjs Quincy Blue 0 48.84 2. Karoline Vistesen Graversen DEN Bisselbjerg Gårdens Malibou 0 50.20 3. Emma Bilstrup Jørgensen DEN Flying Duchess 0 54.87 4. Cecilie Rosendal DEN Belle 0 55.21 5. Clara Hallundbæk DEN Beigh Castle 0 56.49             8A […]



CDI3*, CDICh-A, CDIJ, CDIP, CDIY, CDIYH Vejer de la Frontera (ESP) – Results from Saturday

11. Feb 12 | 20:05 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

11.02.2012 114 Int. Dressage Competition – Intermediaire Pl. Horse Rider   Points 1. AGNETA 17 Jorissen, Philippe BEL 72,316 2. DAIMLER DE HUS Michel, Jessica FRA 72,105 3. ROBLE AR Brühe, Christian PLE 69,921 4. ALFA Collins, Annabelle BERM 67,895 5. RECUERDO Reija Belart, Laura Beatriz ESP 67,737 6. VANCOUVER K Reynolds, Judy IRL 67,632 […]



Reigning Pfizer Million Champion Andre Thieme returns to HITS Ocala to win the $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health

11. Feb 12 | 9:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

11 Feb 2012 Andre Thieme began his 2012 Winter Circuit at HITS Ocala on Thursday with a lot to defend. The 2011 Pfizer $1 Million Grand Prix winner, Thieme got his 2012 qualifying efforts off to the perfect start with a win in the $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, at HITS […]



Dressage Under the Stars Finds Home At Palm Beach Polo and Hunt Club

11. Feb 12 | 9:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

11 Feb 2012 Kicking off its fourth season in Wellington, Dressage Under the Stars will begin Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at 6:30 pm. This esteemed event will be taking place in a new location, the Palm Beach Polo and Hunt Club located within Greenview Cove on Southshore Boulevard. Last year’s series was a huge success […]



Jill Henselwood sets her sights on London 2012 with another Grand Prix victory at HITS Thermal

11. Feb 12 | 9:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

11 Feb 2012 Canadian Olympic Silver Medalist Jill Henselwood came to the HITS Desert Circuit laser focused on punching her ticket to the London 2012 Olympic Games and it showed. In Thursday’s $32,000 HITS Desert Classic, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, Henselwood teamed up with Brian Gingras’ IV Everand beat all other starters to take […]



Germany: New Talent at Ludger Beerbaum Stables

11. Feb 12 | 9:05 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

11 Feb 2012 The German show jumping champion Ludger Beerbaum has a new talented horse in his stable: 3-year-old and approved Holsteiner gray stallion Lux Hermes (by Hermes D’Authieux). Hermès D’Authieux AA is known as a highlight among French Anglo-Arabian breeders. Lus Hermes’ mother (G-Manjana EGE) has been successful in jumping competitions. Hermes de Lux […]



John “Jack” Fritz 1924-2012

11. Feb 12 | 8:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

11 Feb 2012 We mourn the loss of a great leader in equestrian sport in the United States. John “Jack” Fritz passed away the morning of February 9, 2012. John “Jack” Fritz 1924-2012 (USEF Archive) Fritz was on the forefront of developing the disciplines of dressage and eventing in the US. He served as the […]



CSI1*, CSIJ-A, CSIP Aarhus, Vilhelmsborg (DEN) – Results from Friday

10. Feb 12 | 22:51 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10.02.2012 1A Int. Jumping Competition Table A in two Phases 1.20m – Small Round Pl. Rider   Horse Faults Time 1. Simon Yde DEN Clara 72 0/0 23.41 2. Simon Yde DEN Cavan Girl 0/0 23.46 3. Simon Yde DEN Conmetro 0/0 23.64 4. Laura Rindom DEN Ramazottie 0/0 23.65 5. Berit Wheler Sørensen DEN Lasar H 0/0 26.04 6. Maja Juhl Sørensen DEN Diamond 4′ Ever 0/0 […]



CDI3*, CDICh-A, CDIJ, CDIP, CDIY, CDIYH Vejer de la Frontera (ESP) – Results from Friday

10. Feb 12 | 21:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10.02.2012 105 Int. Dressage Competition – Grande Prix Pl. Horse Rider   Points 1. RUBI Carvalho, Gonçalo POR 73,660 2. RIWERA DE HUS Michel, Jessica FRA 72,383 3. GRANDIOSO Martin Dockx, José Daniel ESP 70,255 4. WHISPER 115 Hoketsu, Hiroshi JPN 70,128 5. HELIO II Serre, Arnaud FRA 69,319 6. DONELLY 3 Kanerva, Emma FIN […]



Netherlands: New Ride for Edward Gal

10. Feb 12 | 17:35 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Feb 2012 Dutch dressage rider Edward Gal has got a new ride: the 11-year-old Glock’s Ullrich (previously known as DUPP Undercover). 

Gal states on his website that Glock’s Undercover (Ferro x Donnerhall) is sired by the famous dressage stallion Ferro. He has been training him for several weeks and it seems that it works out […]



Germany: Klaus Rath’s Comments to Rumours of Totilas Being Sold

10. Feb 12 | 17:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Feb 2012 Klaus Rath, father of German dressage rider Matthias Alexander Rath, reacts in ‘Keine Zeitung’ to all rumors that are going around about Gal’s new sponsor Glock expressing interest in buying Totilas back: ‘We do not even think about selling Totilas, that is really insane.’ Further: ‘Only for an amount that goes much […]



200 DAYS TO GO TO LONDON 2012 PARALYMPIC GAMES

10. Feb 12 | 17:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Feb 2012 The London 2012 Paralympic Games look set to take Paralympic Equestrian into the history books for many reasons, as we get one step closer on the eve of the 200-day countdown (11 February). Sales of Paralympic Equestrian tickets for London 2012 have already broken records. More than 40,000 tickets were sold before […]



FEI WORLD CUPTM JUMPING SOUTH EAST ASIAN LEAGUE AND THAI EQUESTRIAN GROW FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

10. Feb 12 | 17:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Feb 2012 Thai Team Thai Equestrian sport continues to develop and produce results within the region. More success has been realised by the Kingdom, after finishing second on the medal tally, of all the equestrian sports, at the South East Asian Games (SEA Games) 2011 hosted by Indonesia. Last weekend, Thailand fielded three (3) […]



USA: Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC Announces 2012 Competition Dates

10. Feb 12 | 17:03 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Feb 2012 McLain Ward won the 2011 Hagyard Challenge Series Leading Rider Bonus. Photo By: Rebecca Walton/PMG. Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC, one of the leading horse show management companies in the nation, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2012 horse show season. Featuring “AA”-rated hunter/jumper competition throughout the spring and summer at […]



Winter Equestrian Festival: Kent Farrington and Uceko, Richie Moloney and Slieveanorra Share Victory in $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 5

10. Feb 12 | 16:58 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 Feb 2012 It was a great afternoon for grand prix riders Kent Farrington (USA) and Richie Moloney (IRL) at the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) as each took home the top share of prize money in a split class for round five of the WEF Challenge Cup Series. Held in a ‘California […]



CDI3*, CDICh-A, CDIJ, CDIP, CDIY, CDIYH Vejer de la Frontera (ESP) – Results from Thursday

10. Feb 12 | 10:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

112 Int. Dressage Comp. 6 Years Old Final Pl. Horse Rider Points 1. FÜRST PLUS Freire, Boaventura (POR) 82,2 2. BARILOCHE Carvalho, Gonçalo (POR) 81,0 3. ESCRITOR DE YMAS II El Ouahhaby, Yassine (ESP) 71,6 4. QUELIDONA DE YMAS El Ouahhaby, Yassine (ESP) 71,4 5. BOLZANO UTOPIA Von Lazar, Viola (GER) 66,6 6. BLUSHING FOREVER […]



Breeding and Sport under one roof – Stallion Show Sosath at the 11th February 2012

10. Feb 12 | 9:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10.02.2012 Breeding and sport under one roof – nothing fits better to the stallion station of the Sosath family and under this slogan the yearly stallion show takes place. On Saturday the 11th February the gala of the sires starts at 7 p.m. in the auction centre at Vechta. The presentation will be broadcasted live […]



No ‘Hong Kong Masters’ in 2012

09. Feb 12 | 13:35 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 The top show jumping event in Asia, the Hong Kong Masters, which had been planned to take place for the first time from 1 to 3 March 2012, has been postponed until 2013. The first Masters Jumping in Asia offering total prize money of one million US dollars was supposed to be […]



Australia: Equestrian Australia (EA) Announced Recent Appointments for the EA Board

09. Feb 12 | 13:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 Equestrian Australia (EA) is pleased to announce the recent appointments for the Equestrian Australia Board. Nicholas Crowe and Warwick Vale were formally appointed to the EA Board at the January 2012 Board meeting upon the recommendation from the nominations panel. Both members bring a wealth of experience to the Equestrian Australia Board, […]



Official Ankum Dressage Tournament – 10th to 12th February 2012: Third Dressage Weekend at the Ankum Dressage Club

09. Feb 12 | 12:55 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 No pain no gain and no competition training no ribbons! The ADC Tournament in Ankum offers dressage riders exactly this: an official tournament, a carefully balanced schedule and the opportunity to prepare the horses for the start of the outdoor season under competition conditions. The Ankum Dressage Club invites you to the […]



Australia: Sydney CDI – Celebrating 20 Years

09. Feb 12 | 12:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 Some of Australia’s leading dressage horses and riders will be travelling to Europe to take part in the Olympic Nomination events and will miss the Sydney CDI this year.  This leaves the door wide open for other combinations to step up and win one of the coveted Sydney CDI trophies. The competition […]



New Zealand: Louisa Hill the First Equestrian Olympian to be Named

09. Feb 12 | 11:52 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 Dressage rider Louisa Hill and her horse Bates Antonello have been named as New Zealand’s first equestrian representatives for the London Olympic Games. Louisa Hill is the first confirmed Kiwi equestrian rider named to compete at the London Olympics. She was selected this morning by the New Zealand Olympic Committee, and Secretary […]



Netherlands: Breeders Honored at KWPN Stallion Show

09. Feb 12 | 11:35 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 The KWPN is proud of its breeders’ achievements and encourages them to make the best stallion-mare matches. To show its appreciation, the KWPN awards breeders approximately €40,000 in prize money under the auspices of the Rabo/KWPN Breeders Ranking. Its goal is to incentivize breeders of outstanding KWPN dressage horses, jumpers, eventers, harness […]



Germany/Sweden: Henrik von Eckermann Successfully Operated

09. Feb 12 | 10:58 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 A message on Ludger Beerbaum’s website states that Swedish show jumper Henrik von Eckermann successfully underwent surgery after he had suffered a collarbone fracture due to a fall. He is presently in rehab and the whole team hopes that he will be fit again for the World Cup in Göteborg in three […]



U.K.: William Whitaker becomes a Dad!

09. Feb 12 | 10:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 22-year-old show jumper William Whitaker and his girlfriend Elisabeth Fredlund became proud parents of a healthy baby girl. Little Isabella was born on 1st February 2012. William Whitaker is the nephew of the well-known British show jumpers John and Michael Whitaker. Horseweb congratulates the parents to the birth of their daughter ‘Isabella Emma […]



FTI Winter Equestrian Festival: HH Sandor and Quentin Judge Capture Speed Victory in $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers

09. Feb 12 | 10:18 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival began its fifth week of competition today. Quentin Judge of Ridgefield, CT, rode HH Sandor, owned by Double H Farm, to victory in the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers. Quentin Judge and HH Sandor Attention: Today”s $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 5 will start at 11:30 […]



CHIO Aachen (GER): Isabell Werth at “Horse & Symphony”

09. Feb 12 | 9:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 When top sport meets top music, the organisers of the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen, have invited guests to the “Horse & Symphony”, where a unique and spectacular show programme is performed to the live sound of the Aachen Symphony Orchestra. This year the “Horse & Symphony” is going to be highly […]



Willem Greve– The Rolex One to Watch for February 2012

09. Feb 12 | 9:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9 Feb 2012 The Rolex One to Watch for February 2012 is awarded to Willem Greve (NED). Based in Markelo, The Netherlands, the 28-year-old jumped from number 299 to 241 during January – a move up the Rolex Rankings of 58 places. Photo: Willem Greve riding Carambole at the FEI World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young […]



Norway: Siril Helljesen first Norwegian dressage rider at Olympics after 60 years

08. Feb 12 | 14:23 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

8 Feb 2012 The Dutch website horsus.nl reported that Siril Helljesen can be the first Norwegian dressage rider who will compete at the Olympics in 60 years. To make this Olympic dream come true, five sponsors have joined to arrange for Siril’s financial support on her way to London. Siril said to HorsUs: ‘This is […]



Global Champions Tour 2012 in Doha (QAT)

08. Feb 12 | 11:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

For the second year in succession, Doha, the capital of Qatar, will be the dramatic opening show of the Global Champions Tour 2012 season from April 5-7. Qatar is a flourishing international destination where a thriving modern nation lives in harmony with its rich Arabian culture and heritage. In recent years significant business, cultural and […]



Charisma Z wins Dutch Stallion Competition

08. Feb 12 | 11:02 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

8.2.2012 Charisma Z wins Dutch Stallion Competition Charisma, ex Stassino LVP Z, won the finals in ‘s Hertogenbosch and became over-all winner of the Dutch Stallion Competition. As first starter in the ring, Patrick Lemmen jumped a fine round on Charisma in a time that could not be beaten. This victory in the finals earned […]



Charlie Jacobs and Flaming Star Win $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m Open Jumpers

08. Feb 12 | 9:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

East Aurora, NY and Wellington, FL – February 7, 2012 – Charlie Jacobs had an excellent start to the fourth week of the Winter Equestrian Festival, claiming the blue ribbon prize in the $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m Open Jumper class aboard Flaming Star. Riding for his family’s Deeridge Farm, Jacobs topped a field of […]



Josh Hall DVM Shares Words of Wisdom with the Harvard Polo Team at San Saba

08. Feb 12 | 9:11 | By | Category: English Polo News, INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, FL- February 7, 2012- Every winter Harvard Polo Team members come to San Saba, Tommy Lee Jones’ Polo complex in Wellington, FL, to train and learn the ins and outs of a high goal polo operation. World-class polo player, Clarissa Echazarreta serves as their teacher and mentor. “Tommy Lee has invited us down for […]



Spy Coast Farm Presents “Breeding” Week Five CSI 3*-W at the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival

07. Feb 12 | 19:57 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 Feb 2012 Equestrian Sport Productions welcomes Spy Coast Farm as the title sponsor of week five competition at the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). The Spy Coast Farm CSI 3*-W “Breeding” week will run February 8-12, 2012 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL. Week five will feature a […]



Winter Equestrian Festival: Charlie Jacobs and Flaming Star Win $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m Open Jumpers

07. Feb 12 | 19:53 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 Feb 2012 Charlie Jacobs had an excellent start to the fourth week of the Winter Equestrian Festival, claiming the blue ribbon prize in the $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m Open Jumper class aboard Flaming Star. Riding for his family’s Deeridge Farm, Jacobs topped a field of 74 starters with his talented mount, completing a […]



Netherlands: Parzival is KWPN Horse of the Year

07. Feb 12 | 14:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 Feb 2012 In the course of the KWPN stallion licensing the KWPN Horse of Year has been announced in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NED). The 15-year-old chestnut gelding Jerich Parzival won the title. In 2011, Jerich Parzival and Dutch dressage queen Adelinde Cornelissen won the World Cup Dressage and became double individual European champion. Bert Wassenaar, the […]



New Zealand: Lisa Coupe takes NZ World Cup Final but McVean the Series / Katie McVean Not to Compete at finals in s’Hertogenbosch

07. Feb 12 | 14:10 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 Feb 2012   Lisa Coupe and Bates Amaretto MVNZ – Photo courtesy Kampic Lisa Coupe has won the New Zealand league FEI World Cup final on Sunday at Tauranga, New Zealand, with defending champ Katie McVean making history in taking the series for the third consecutive year. McVean (Mystery Creek) and her home-bred mare Dunstan Daffodil […]



Germany: Hans-Dieter Dreher with New Horse

07. Feb 12 | 13:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 Feb 2012 Hans-Dieter Dreher – Photo: Olaf Rutschek During the Baden Classics in Offenburg, Germany last weekend the news spread quickly that German show jumper and shooting star 2011 Hans-Dieter Dreher has got a second horse in his stable: Canberra – a 8-year-old mare by Cyrano de Bergerac which has been shown by German […]



2011 Equine Canada Horse of the Year: Hickstead

07. Feb 12 | 13:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 Feb 2012 A very special presentation was held at the 2012 Equine Canada Annual Awards Gala—the unveiling of the Equine Canada Horse of the Year award. Equine Canada unveiled the new Horse of the Year Award, with the first recipient being Hickstead. Photo by Robert YoungEquine artist Mary Sand was commissioned to created a […]



NRHA Germany Becomes an NRHA National Affiliate Association

07. Feb 12 | 13:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 Feb 2012 During their first 2012 meeting, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors approved for NRHA Germany to be named an NRHA National Affiliate Association and a member of NRHA’s International Affiliate Program. This is exciting news for reiners in Europe as the following four big shows are scheduled to be […]



Tracy Fenney celebrates her birthday with a first and second place finish in the $50,000 EMO Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, at the Ocala Premiere

07. Feb 12 | 11:02 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

OCALA, FL (February 6, 2012) – Tracy Fenney couldn’t have had a better week in Ocala to kick-off the rated circuit. After an impressive victory in Thursday’s $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, aboard MTM Farm’s MTM Timon, she celebrated her birthday on Sunday with a first and second place finish in […]