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Official Ankum Dressage Tournament 3rd to 5th February 2012: First Spanish victory at the ADC Tournament Ankum – Arctic temperatures outside did nothing to stop t

05. Feb 12 | 12:45 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

5 Feb 2012 Arctic temperatures outside did nothing to stop the dressage riders inside.  At the second Dressage Weekend in the P.S.I. Auction Centre in Ankum temperatures weren’t the issue, but rather temperaments, as the first day of the tournament belonged mainly to the young four-legged athletes.  Both the “primary school pupils” and those heading […]



James Koford Wins Grand Prix Freestyle In Wellington Dressage CDI-W At 2012 Global Dressage Festival

05. Feb 12 | 12:42 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

5 Feb 2012 James Koford, of Wellington, FL, was all smiles as he won the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle in the Wellington Dressage CDI-W, presented by Magnolia Farm, on Saturday.  Riding Pharaoh, owned by Hannah Hollandshook, Koford won the featured event of the 2012 Global Dressage Festival (GDF) with a score of 73.300%.  Shawna Harding, of […]



Nick Skelton and Big Star Reign Supreme in $80,000 Adequan CSI 2* Grand Prix

05. Feb 12 | 12:36 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

5 Feb 2012 Great Britain’s Nick Skelton and Big Star triumphed in Saturday night’s $80,000 Adequan CSI 2* Grand Prix during the fourth week of competition at the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Nineteen countries were represented in the world-class event with a record 81 starters, the largest recorded weekend grand prix field. […]



FEI WORLD CUP™ DRIVING FINAL 2011/2012 BORDEAUX

05. Feb 12 | 12:30 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

5 Feb 2012 BOYD EXELL WRITES HISTORY AT BORDEAUX Boyd Exell (AUS) has entered the history books by winning the FEI World Cup™ Driving Final for the fourth consecutive time. Dutch drivers IJsbrand Chardon (NED) and Koos de Ronde (NED) fought like lions but were unable to beat Exell, who was simply unbeatable. Class of […]



ROLEX FEI WORLD CUP™ JUMPING 2011/2012 – ROUND 11, BORDEAUX

05. Feb 12 | 12:28 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

5 Feb 2012 STAUT AND SILVANA ARE BRILLIANT IN BORDEAUX French hero, Kevin Staut, won the eleventh qualifying round of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2011/2012 series on his home turf at Bordeaux tonight.  Riding the 13 year old grey mare, Silvana HDC, he devastated the opposition in the ten-horse jump-off with a display […]



FEI WORLD CUP™ DRIVING FINAL 2011/2012 BORDEAUX – FIRST COMPETITION

05. Feb 12 | 12:25 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

4 Feb 2012 BOYD EXELL TAKES THE LEAD IN FEI WORLD CUP™ DRIVING FINAL IN BORDEAUX Triple World Cup winner Boyd Exell (AUS) has taken the lead in the FEI World Cup™ Driving Final in Bordeaux (FRA) after the first competition on Friday 3 February. Many spectators attended the first competition of the FEI World […]



CSI 5* Bordeaux (FRA): Results from Friday and Saturday

05. Feb 12 | 11:29 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

5.2.2012 Result from Saturday: Grand Prix  150.000.-€ 1°     Kevin Staut FRA         Silvana 0/0     34,16 2°     Edwina Alexander Tops AUS         Itot du Chateau 0/0     34,59 3°     Rik Hemeryck BEL         Quarco de Kerambars 0/0     35,54 4°     Denis Lynch IRL         Contifex 0/0    […]



CSI2*, CSIYH1* Aarhus, Vilhelmsborg (DEN) – Results from Saturday

05. Feb 12 | 0:14 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

04.02.2012 6A Int. Jumping Competition Table A 1.25m – Small Tour Pl. Rider   Horse Faults Time 1. Daniel Cassøe Jakobsen DEN Raider Holmen 0 50.21 2. Karina Skou Truelsen DEN Qunnie 0 50.61 3. Dieter Smitz GER Bini-Balou 0 51.01 4. Trine Eide Brobak NOR Vagantas 0 52.76 5. Freja Johansen DEN Cooper 0 53.07 6. Tia-Maria Kjærsfeldt DEN Coqueluche 0 54.76 7. Thomas Pihl Jensen […]



CSI3*, CSIAm-B, CSIYH1* Villach, Treffen (AUT) – Results from Saturday

04. Feb 12 | 23:39 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

04.02.2012 9 Int. Jumping Competition Table A 1.40m FEI Art 238.2.1 – Silver Tour Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. Romeos Child Duffy Alex IRL 0 55,82 2. Admara 2 Gaudiano Emanuele ITA 0 55,91 3. Sundance Stroman Amke GER 0 56,52 4. Landlysts Sundance Carey Shane IRL 0 57,84 5. Eurocommerce Vorsselmans Annelies […]



CSI5*-W, CAI-W Final, CVI-W Final Bordeaux (FRA) – Results from Saturday

04. Feb 12 | 23:09 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

04 International Jumping Competition Table A 1m45 against the clock FEI Art. 238.2.1 Starting at: 13:00 – 04/02/2012 Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Catapulte Michel  Robert   FRA 0.00 53.25 2. Abab van het Molenhof Sergio  Alvarez Moya   ESP 0.00 54.11 3. Storm 16 Geir  Gulliksen   NOR 0.00 59.53 4. Satisfaction FHR […]



CSI1*, CSI2*, CSIYH1* Offenburg (GER) – Results from Saturday

04. Feb 12 | 21:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

04.02.2012 13 Int. Jumping Competition Table A (1.35 m) FEI – Art. 238.2.1 – CSI1* Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. Queeny V Melliger, Kevin SUI 0 50.44 2. Boris Puschak, Wolfgang GER 0 53.06 3. Quattro’s Can Fly Allgäuer, Remo GER 0 53.21 4. Quidam de Luxe Wolf, Marcel GER 0 54.05 5. […]



CSI1*, CSI2*, CSIYH1* Offenburg (GER) – Results from Friday

04. Feb 12 | 0:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

03.02.2012 08.1 Int. Jumping Competition Table A (1.35/1.40 m) FEI-Art. 238.2.1 – CSIYH1* Youngster-Tour 7-years old Horses Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. Nonplusultra Meyer, Tobias GER 0 53.73 2. Queen du Chateau Liebherr, Christina SUI 0 55.35 3. Sportsmann S Jung, Michael GER 0 55.72 4. Sl Brazonado Haßmann, Felix GER 0 56.49 […]



CSI3*, CSIAm-B, CSIYH1* Villach, Treffen (AUT) – Results from Friday

03. Feb 12 | 23:28 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

03.02.2012 4 Int. Jumping Competition Table A 1.30m FEI Art 238.2.1 – Bronze Tour Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. Admara 2 Gaudiano Emanuele ITA 0 50,35 2. Rio Nuevo Kontio Anna julia FIN 0 50,48 3. Zandiego U Carey Shane IRL 0 51,35 4. Success 9 Saurugg Markus AUT 0 51,71 5. Cornea […]



CSI5*-W, CAI-W Final, CVI-W Final Bordeaux (FRA) – Results from Friday

03. Feb 12 | 23:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

01 International Jumping Competition Table A 1m40 against the clock FEI Art. 238.2.1 Starting at: 14:45 – 03/02/2012 Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Storm 16 Geir  Gulliksen   NOR 0.00 51.29 2. Mouse Nina  Fagerström   FIN 0.00 51.30 3. Mistinguete Marc  Dilasser   FRA 0.00 51.35 4. Commissario Julien  Epaillard   FRA 0.00 […]



CSI2*, CSIYH1* Aarhus, Vilhelmsborg (DEN) – Results from Friday

03. Feb 12 | 22:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

03.02.2012 2A Int. Jumping Competition Table A in two Phases 1.20m – Small Tour Pl. Rider   Horse Faults Time 1. Daniel Cassøe Jakobsen DEN Raider Holmen 0/0 22.84 2. Dieter Smitz GER Bini-Balou 0/0 23.88 3. Rikke Andersen DEN La Isla Lavida 0/0 23.90 4. Mie Daugaard Reimer DEN Laslo Z 0/0 24.12 5. […]



Eschweiler Jumping Festival, 19th of April – 6th of May, 2012

03. Feb 12 | 13:40 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

3.2.2012  www.EschweilerJumping.com  this is the website with all the information the riders, sponsors and spectators need. Schedule online. 1st week. Eschweiler Young Masters, CSI Pony, Children, Junior and Young Riders. 2nd week. Eschweiler Masters, CSI** (2 world ranking classes) CSI* Young Horses. 3rd week, Eschweiler National show. After a successful show in 2010 and an […]



WAR HORSE: INTERVIEW WITH HORSE TRAINER BOBBY LOVGREN

03. Feb 12 | 13:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS, interviews

3 Feb 2012 BOBBY LOVGREN (Horse Trainer) was born in South Africa into an equestrian family. He grew up surrounded by horses and developed the confidence and skills necessary to become both an accomplished rider and trainer.   After spending five years as a stable manager at Brentwood Park Stables, the largest jumping and eventing […]



First official test of Edward Gal and Romanov in Vechta

03. Feb 12 | 12:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

3 Feb 2012 Dutch dressage rider Edward Gal and Blue Hors Romanov (by Rohdiamant) will have their first performance in the arena at the show in Vechta (Germany) next week. After Romanov’s trainer, Danish Sune Hansen, got fired at Blue Hors, the stallion moved to Gal’s stables. Dutch chef d’équipe Sjef Janssen named Romanov as […]



FTI Cosulting Winter Equestrian Festival: Yann Candele and Carlotta Singular La Magnifica Outlast the Field in $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 4

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

3  Feb 2012 The $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 4 had an imposing field of 84 entries today, but it was Yann Candele (CAN) and Carlotta Singular La Magnifica, owned by Susan Grange, who were able to beat the strong contenders for victory. Today’s grand prix was the highlight class in the International Arena at […]



Inaugural Day a Success for First Dressage Show of 2012 Global Dressage Festival

03. Feb 12 | 11:37 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

3 Feb 2012 The opening day of the 2012 Global Dressage Festival (GDF) featuring the Wellington Dressage CDI-W, presented by Magnolia Farm, and National Show was a great success on Thursday. National level classes in nine divisions were held at the newly constructed venue that extends the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) show grounds. Laurie Moore and […]



CSI1*, CSI2*, CSIYH1* Offenburg (GER) – Results from Thursday

03. Feb 12 | 11:19 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

03 Int. Jumping Comp. 1,40m Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Corlanda OLD Stevens, Mario (GER) 0 59.65 2. Kepi de Valse Sprunger, Hansueli (SUI) 0 60.04 3. S.I.E.C. Caro Ass Azak, Burak (TUR) 0 60.61 4. Nabab de Revel Eckermann, Katrin (GER) 0 60.71 5. Constanzia Etter, Daniel (SUI) 0 61.03 6. Kick Like […]



2012 Tampa Equestrian Series Prize List Now Available Online

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

3 Feb 2012 The prize list for the 2012 Tampa Equestrian Series is now available online by visiting www.stadiumjumping.com. Stadium Jumping, Inc., one of the nation’s leading horse show production companies, will be hosting the two week equestrian event at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, FL. The Tampa […]



HITS Ocala wraps up the prelude to seven weeks of non-stop, rated hunter/jumper competition

03. Feb 12 | 10:30 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

3 Feb 2012 HITS Ocala kicked off the 2012 Winter Circuit in style with perfect weather, immaculate grounds and eager competitors during the first two weeks of unrated competition and Post Time Farm. Hunter and Jumper riders alike took advantage of early qualifying opportunities as the fever surrounding HITS’ Championship Weekend begins to spike. Qualifiers […]



CSI3*, CSIAm-B, CSIYH1* Villach, Treffen (AUT) – Results from Thursday

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

01 Int. Jumping Comp. 1,30m Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Trebox Acorada Carey Shane (IRL) 0 51,65 2. Admara 2 Gaudiano Emanuele (ITA) 0 52,72 3. Wavantos Vd Wasilewski Lukasz (POL) 0 53,17 4. Flip Du Rozel Gordon Elliott (GBR) 0 54,32 5. Ambelina JB Puck Robert (AUT) 0 54,83 6. Laroso 2 Lokken […]



Official Ankum Dressage Tournament Second Dressage Weekend at the Ankum Dressage Club

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

3.2.2012  Ankum – It all kicks off on Friday at eight o’clock:  The second ADC Tournament in Ankum in 2012 will begin with the events for the younger generation in the dressage arena.  Between Friday and Sunday the Official Ankum Dressage Tournament will be holding a total of 16 events, from L and M class […]



Sweden: Henrik von Eckermann Injured

02. Feb 12 | 15:55 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 Feb 2012 Swedish Nation Cup rider Henrik von Eckermann (fifth at the European championships in Madrid 2011) broke his collarbone and had to be operated. The stallion Cristallo rose, lost his balance and fell down with von Eckermann. How long Henrik von Eckermann has to pause is not sure yet. According to the online […]



German Olympic Committee Adopts Declaration

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

2. Feb 2012 During their meeting in Frankfurt last Tuesday, the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) determined the binding rules for the participation of German athletes at the forthcoming Olympic Games in London. All participating athletes, trainers and attendants have to sign a declaration, in which they promise that they will never use any doping or […]



FEI World Ranking List Dressage

02. Feb 12 | 13:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Rk Rider Horse NF Points 1 CORNELISSEN, Adelinde JERICH PARZIVAL NED 2739 2 HESTER, Carl UTHOPIA GBR 2526 3 BECHTOLSHEIMER, Laura MISTRAL HOJRIS GBR 2492 4 RATH, Matthias Alexander TOTILAS GER 2471 5 DUJARDIN, Charlotte VALEGRO GBR 2360 6 SALZGEBER, Ulla HERZRUF’S ERBE GER 2356 7 KITTEL, Patrick WATERMILL SCANDIC H.B.C. SWE 2350 8 WERTH, […]



Rolex Rankings World Ranking List Jumping

02. Feb 12 | 13:26 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Rk Rider NF Points 1. BENGTSSON, Rolf-Göran SWE 2637 2. LAMAZE, Eric CAN 2483 3. BEERBAUM, Ludger GER 2332 4. AHLMANN, Christian GER 2193 5. SCHWIZER, Pius SUI 2163 5. WARD, Mclain USA 2163 7. STAUT, Kevin FRA 2093 8. SKELTON, Nick GBR 2090 9. KUTSCHER, Marco GER 2087 10. AFFONSO DE MIRANDA NETO, Alvaro […]



2012 USEF Dressage Festival of Champions Returns to Gladstone, NJ

02. Feb 12 | 13:17 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 Feb 2012 The 2012 USEF Dressage Festival of Champions will be held at the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ over two weekends in June. June 8-10, 2012 will feature the first half of the Grand Prix National Dressage Championship (which will also serve as the USEF Selection Trial for the U.S. Dressage Team), […]



London 2012 reveals plans for Olympic Flame

02. Feb 12 | 12:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 Feb 2012 The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has announced details of the lighting of the Olympic Flame and its arrival into the UK on the 18 May. The Flame will be lit in Greece on 10 May and travel on board a special gold-liveried aircraft to Cornwall ahead of the Torch Relay, which […]



Live Oak International 2012, Host of the USEF Four-In-Hand Driving Championship, will Celebrate 20 years of Competition and Include Jumping Events

02. Feb 12 | 12:36 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 Feb 2012 The Live Oak International Driving Event will celebrate its 20th year in 2012. Over this 20 year period it has been the industry standard for Combined Driving Competition welcoming leading drivers, trainers, coaches and owners from Europe and North America and drawing thousands of people to the area as we again serve […]



TWENTY-THREE NATIONS QUALIFY FOR LONDON 2012 PARALYMPIC GAMES

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

2 Feb 2012 Para-Dressage riders from 23 nations have qualified to take part in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The qualification process, which began in October 2010, finished yesterday, 31 January 2012. As the top three ranked teams at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2010, Great Britain, Germany and Denmark will each be represented […]



FEI WORLD CUP™ VAULTING COMES TO THRILLING CLIMAX IN BORDEAUX

02. Feb 12 | 12:28 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 Feb 2012 The first full FEI World Cup™ Vaulting season will culminate in a hotly contested Final in Bordeaux (FRA) this weekend (4-5 February), when the sport’s top male and female vaulters will compete to secure the World Cup title. Photo: Simone Jaiser from Switzerland The series has been hard fought with 10 male […]



FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival: Hot Wheels Rolls to Victory with Darragh Kerins in $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers

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

2 Feb 2012 The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival welcomed exhibitors for the fourth week of competition, which starts today and goes through Sunday, February 5. In the opening class in the International Arena, Darragh Kerins (IRL) guided Hot Wheels to victory in the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers. Week four of the FTI WEF […]



Starting Lists for First Dressage Show of 2012 Global Dressage Festival Available for Viewing

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

2 Feb 2012 Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) is pleased to announce that the starting lists for the first event of the 2012 Global Dressage Festival (GDF) are now available on the website www.globaldressagefestival.com under the link for dressage show information on the main homepage. The Wellington Dressage CDI-W, presented by Magnolia Farm, and National Show […]



USA: THE NARG TOP 25 of 2011 – SEE WHO’S BEST IN SHOW

02. Feb 12 | 11:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 Feb 2012 Year Two: The NARG Top 25 Shows in North America Are Revealed Following the overwhelmingly positive response to our 2010 Top 25 report, NARG’s host of volunteers once again invested hundreds of hours to numerically evaluate 50 of the top horse shows in North America. The 2011 results are an interesting mix […]



Belgium: Judy Ann Melchior Expects First Child

01. Feb 12 | 13:50 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 Belgian show jumper Judy Ann Melchior had not been seen around international competitions for the last weeks. As stated on studforlife.com, Judy Ann Melchior and Christian Ahlmann are expecting their first child. Therefore, Judy Ann will not compete until August. It is planned for this season that her mares As Cold as […]



Relax, Refresh and Ride for a Green World with Arenus® at the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival

01. Feb 12 | 13:28 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 Arenus®, makers of ASSURE™, EQUILITE™, SORE NO-MORE™, and STEADFAST™, is a Circuit sponsor with the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), which runs January 11-April 1, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL. Arenus will help horse people learn how to live and ride a green and relaxing […]



Germany: From Bengtsson to Werth – high class sport at the VR Classics

01. Feb 12 | 13:22 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 Neumuenster- the horse country Schleswig Holstein is getting closer to a great event: the VR Classics from 16 – 19 February will again attract national and international high-class riders to the Holstenhallen in Neumuenster. Amongst many others the European Champion Rolf-Göran Bengtsson (Sweden) and the five time Olympic winner in dressage Isabell […]



New Zealand: Katie McVean Aims at World Cup Final in s’Hertogenbosch

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

1 Feb 2012 Katie McVean may be on the cusp of securing her third World Cup series but there will still be plenty of competition for final honours in Tauranga this week at the New Zealand World Cup Final Show. It was touch and go as to whether McVean (Mystery Creek) would even get to […]



PREVIEW FEI WORLD CUP™ DRIVING FINAL 2011/2012

01. Feb 12 | 12:58 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

TOP CLASS LINEUP FOR FEI WORLD CUP™ DRIVING FINAL IN BORDEAUX Driving fans will be treated to a thrilling finale of the FEI World Cup™ Driving 11th season in Bordeaux (FRA) on 3 and 4 February. Six drivers – Boyd Exell (AUS); IJsbrand Chardon (NED); Koos De Ronde (NED); Tomas Eriksson (SWE); Jozsef Dobrovitz (HUN) […]



USA/Netherlands: Top Combinations Not to Compete in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

01. Feb 12 | 12:07 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 As stated on dressage-news.com, American top dressage rider Steffen Peters will not compete his 14-year-old KWPN gelding Ravel (Contango x Hautain x Democraat) in the Word Cup Final at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands taking place in April. Peters and Ravel’s owner Akiko Yamazaki concluded that the preparation for the Olympic Games in London […]



Ireland: Cameron Hanley Still Fighting with Injury Problems

01. Feb 12 | 11:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 CAMERON Hanley has undergone 17 operations during the last eight months, four of which he has spent in hospital. The Mayo-born show jumper is unlikely to be back in the saddle until 2013, and in the meantime will have to restrict his equestrian activities to coaching and finding horses for clients. Ironically, […]



U.K.: Charlotte Dujardin just missed out on number one in Florida

01. Feb 12 | 11:40 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 Just 0.05% stood between Charlotte Dujardin and the 70,000 Euro top spot at the Palm Beach World Dressage Masters Freestyle, Saturday 28 January. With Roly Luard’s Valegro, the 26 year old rode into second place on 83.650%, just behind the USA’s Steffen Peters and Ravel who clinched the title with 83.700%. USA […]



Germany/Netherlands: Sjef Janssen will not train Matthias Alexander Rath

01. Feb 12 | 10:55 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 Yesterday it was announced that German dressage rider Mathias Alexander Rath will train with Dutch chef d’équipe Sjef Janssen. Since last year, Rath is the rider of famous stallion Totilas. Rath asked Janssen to train him and Totilas, but Janssen agreed in a contract with the Dutch federation that he is not […]



USA: Alltech National Horse Show is NARG’s Top Ranked American Event for 2011

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

1 Feb 2012 The Alltech National Horse Show, following its debut at the Kentucky Horse Park last November, on Tuesday evening was awarded the North American Riders Group’s highest ranking for any American horse show. The North American Riders Group (NARG), representing the riders and owners in North America, is comprised of the top horsemen […]



World Dressage Masters Palm Beach Declared a Resounding Success

01. Feb 12 | 9:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 Feb 2012 The 2012 World Dressage Masters Palm Beach presented by International Polo Club Palm Beach exceeded all expections, from the first horse on center line in Friday’s Grand Prix to the victory lap following Saturday’s Exquis Grand Prix Freestyle. Top sport was represented by the world’s most exciting horse and rider combinations, some […]



CSI** Offenburg (GER): List of Participants +++ European Champion Rolf Göran Bengtsson to Start in Offenburg+++

31. Jan 12 | 12:42 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 In 2011, the fourth edition of the badenclassics, Offenburg’s international 2-stars showjumping event, satisfied riders and spectators by its still increased quality. Offenburg’s exhibition center turned out to be an ideal location for an event of such a size and importance: The Baden-Arena with a surface of 6.600 square meters and bleacher […]



SPAIN: IBERIA CONTINUES BACKING EQUESTRIAN SPORT IN 2012

31. Jan 12 | 12:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 Iberia, working with Oxer, will continue to support equestrian sport during 2012. This is the tenth consecutive year that the airline will be present at the most important show jumping competitions to be held in Spain. The agreement between Iberia and Oxer was recently confirmed and guarantees the continuity of a sponsor […]



International Polo Club Delivers a Wow Factor Experience at the World Dressage Masters Competitors Party

31. Jan 12 | 11:52 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 Mason Phelps, Julie Pickens and Ron Neal flanked by showgirls. LILA PHOTO International Polo Club and Wanderers Club members, International competitors, owners and guests were treated to one of most enjoyable and colorful evenings of the season. The World Dressage Masters Palm Beach (WDM) is the only North American leg of the […]



CHIO Aachen: Minister visits show grounds

31. Jan 12 | 11:42 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 On Monday Ute Schäfer, Minister for Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sport of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, visited the grounds of the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen. The Minister also honoured the Aachen Soers with her presence on the final day of the event last year. She was pleased to accept […]



U.K.: New Equestrian Event ‘HorseWorld Live’ To Be Launched in London – 16 to 18 November 2012

31. Jan 12 | 11:13 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 HorseWorld Live is an innovative and thrilling addition to the equestrian calendar, a three day extravaganza of equine demonstrations, entertainment and shopping all under one roof at premier exhibition centre, and Olympic venue ExCel London. The international sized ‘World Arena’ will host leading professional and Olympic riders demonstrating their talents and sharing […]



USDF Approves US Dressage Finals

31. Jan 12 | 10:38 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce approval by its Board of Governors of a US Dressage Finals beginning in 2013.  These finals will be a head to head competition showcasing Adult Amateur and Open riders at Training Level through Grand Prix. With invitations to be extended to competitors […]



World Dressage Masters in Frankfurt

31. Jan 12 | 10:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 During a press conference following the Grand Prix Special at the 2012 World Dressage Masters Palm Beach on Saturday, January 28th, WDM CEO Anthony Kies announced that the Frankfurt CDI5* will be part of the WDM circuit, beginning December 12th to 16th, 2012. The Frankfurt CDI5* is the only indoor equestrian competition […]



Para-Equestrian Dressage CPEDI3* Freestyles Finalize Two Exciting Weeks at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center

31. Jan 12 | 10:19 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 Over two weeks, Para-Equestrian Dressage riders competed in front of F.E.I. judges Katherine Lucheschi (ITA), Hanneke Gerritsen (NED), and Carlos Lopes (POR), and Marc Urban (BEL) at two CPEDI3* events . This was the first time that Noreen O’Sullivan and her staff graciously hosted two consecutive CPEDI3* competitions (Gold Coast Dressage Opener […]



USA: USET Foundation Awards 2012 Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy to Lucy Davis

31. Jan 12 | 10:02 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 The United States Equestrian Team Foundation is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2012 Lionel Guerrand-Hermes Trophy will be talented show jumping rider Lucy Davis of Los Angeles, CA. Each year this award is presented to a Young Rider in one of the Olympic disciplines who exemplifies both sportsmanship and […]



FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival: Week Three Wrap-up and Week Four Upcoming Events

31. Jan 12 | 9:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival finished its third week of competition with success for hunter, jumpers, and equitation riders. The third week of the FTI WEF was sponsored by Horseware Ireland. The fourth week, sponsored by Adequan, is on February 1-5. The 2012 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival has 12 weeks of […]



Interview Adelinde Cornelissen

31. Jan 12 | 9:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31.1.2012  Dutch dressage rider Adelinde Cornelissen is at the top – at the top of the FEI World Rankings, at the top of Europe (since winning the Individual and Freestyle at the Championships in Rotterdam) and maybe soon at the top of the world at the Olympics in London? Many experts predict so – because […]



USA: Stadium Jumping, Inc. Hosts 2012 Tampa Equestrian Series March 28 – April 7, 2012

31. Jan 12 | 9:40 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 Jan 2012 Stadium Jumping, Inc., one of the nation’s leading horse show production companies, is pleased to announce the official dates of the 2012 Tampa Equestrian Festival and 40th Annual $200,000 Gene Mische American Invitational presented by G & C Farm. The world’s top equestrians will come together for two weeks of competition, held […]



Stable Scherer: Lacrimoso Sold

30. Jan 12 | 14:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2012 In the future Kathie Offel has to go without one of her most promising young horses – 8-year-old Lacrimoso (Landjunge x Cascavelle). The pair had already considerable placings and victories on 5* level in the youngster tour. The French stud Haras des Coudettes acquired Lacrimoso. His new rider will be French Patrice […]



New Combination: Schwizer and Achaz von Buchwaldt

30. Jan 12 | 12:18 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2012 During the World Cup in Leipzig Swiss show jumper Pius Schwizer and double Derby winner Achaz von Buchwaldt already walked the course together. Schwizer confirmed that he will train regularly with the ex-coach of the Danish equipe. However, last weekend Achaz von Buchwaldt could not join Pius during the Mercedes CSI in […]



Waldenserhof Stallion Station: Loose jumping Competition on 4 February

30. Jan 12 | 11:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 January 2012 Waldenserhof stallion station located in the south of Germany will hold their 5th loose jumping competition for 3 and 4-year-old horses from all German breeding areas on 4 February 2012 starting 10 am. Visitors can have a closer look at the promising offspring of Caretino, Cassini I, Catoki and Staccato. Some of […]



World Dressage Masters to Expand to Four Indoor Shows

30. Jan 12 | 11:15 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2012 The horse portal www.dressage-news.com reported that the World Dressage Masters of four €100,000 (US130.000) outdoor competitions plans to expand to four indoor shows beginning with the Frankfurt International Horse Show next December. The disclosure of the expansion to the indoor circuit that could compete directly with the World Cup series – the […]



CSI** CSI Marcq en Baroeul (France) Results Grand Prix (23.000.-€)

30. Jan 12 | 10:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30.1.2012 1°  Timothee Anciaume  FRA    Olympique Libellule  0/0   41,57 2°  Karline De Brabandere  BEL    Elvis Ter Putte  0/3   47,08 3°  Marc Dilasser  FRA    Obiwan de Piliere  0/4   40,05 4°  Marc Bettinger  GER    The Lux Effect  0/8   40,36 5°  Victor Kumps  BEL    Bellano van de Bosbeek  4 68,07 6°  Joelle Cairaschi […]



United States Para-Equestrian Team Clinched the Win at Wellington Classic Sunshine Challenge CPEDI3*

30. Jan 12 | 10:26 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2012 United States clinched the win over Canada after earning superior scores in the Individual Test competition at the Wellington Classic Sunshine Challenge CPEDI3*. After Thursday’s Team Test results the United States forged ahead in the Team competition. After Saturday’s Individual Tests, the United States secured the win with an 8.14 percentage lead […]



CDI5* West Palm Beach FL (USA) – Results

30. Jan 12 | 10:23 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Int. Dressage Competition Grand Prix Freestyle Pl. Horse Rider   Points 1. Ravel Steffen Peters USA 83700 2. Valegro Charlotte Dujardin GBR 83650 3. Favourit Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven SWE 78250 4. Wie-Atlantico De Ymas Carl Hester GBR 74850 5. Le Mon d’Or Anja Plönzke GER 74840 6. Calecto V Tina Konyot USA 73025 7. Breaking Dawn […]



ROLEX FEI WORLD CUP™ JUMPING 2011/2012 – ROUND 10, ZURICH

30. Jan 12 | 10:18 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2012 KUTSCHER AND OBOLENSKY ARE IN A CLASS OF THEIR OWN AT ZURICH Germany’s Marco Kutscher steered Cornet Obolensky to victory in the tenth qualifying leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League 2011/2012 series at Zurich in Switzerland this afternoon.  The 13 year old stallion produced an exhibition of […]



International Jumping Riders Club: Voting Result

30. Jan 12 | 10:02 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2012 At the request of the GCT Organizers a poll has been organized by the IJRC. The riders have been asked to chose between these three options: 1) support the IJRC position and the FEI decision : 
take 50% from the total amount of the GCT legs into account for the final ranking […]



FTI Winter Equestrian Festival: Katie Dinan and Nougat Du Vallet Capture $50,000 Horseware Ireland CSI2* Grand Prix

30. Jan 12 | 9:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2012 Eighteen-year-old Katie Dinan (USA) and Grant Road Partner’s Nougat Du Vallet led the victory gallop in the $50,000 Horseware Ireland CSI 2* Grand Prix this afternoon at the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). Running through April 1, 2012, the FTI WEF will award more than $6 million in prize […]