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René Tebbel and Shalva Gachechiladze – The Rolex One to Watch riders for January 2012

26. Jan 12 | 9:35 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

26 Jan 2012 René Tebbel and Shalva Gachechiladze The Rolex One to Watch for January 2012 is jointly awarded to René Tebbel (GER) and Shalva Gachechiladze (GEO). The pair both jumped from number 304 to 238 during December – a move up the Rolex Rankings of 66 places. Based in Emsbüren, Germany, 42-year-old René Tebbel […]



U.K.: Olympia International Horse Show Drops Final Day

25. Jan 12 | 14:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 The organizers of Olympia – The London International Horse Show – taking place in London shortly before Christmas has dropped the final day (Monday) of the show. The provisional dates for this year are 18-23 December. This means that the event will be a day shorter this year, running over six rather […]



Ireland/Belgium: Irish Shane Breen with New Ride

25. Jan 12 | 13:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 The promising 7-year-old stallion Figo de Muze (Vigo d ´Arsouilles x Ta  Belle van Sombeke)  was sold by Jos Lansink  to Old Lodge Stud. As stated on the online portal ww.studforlife.com, the new rider of Figo de Muze will be the Irish Nation Cup rider Shane Breen. Lansink bought the AES stallion […]



Prize Money Accumulated at GCT Events

25. Jan 12 | 12:36 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 After 10 exciting and highly competitive Global Champions Tour shows across the world, the most successful riders and horses accumulated significant prize money during 2011. GCT offers the highest prize money in the sport of show jumping as well as being the most prestigious circuit with events in some of the world’s […]



German Driver Christoph Sandmann Terminates His Career

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

25 Jan 2012 The German four-in-hand driver Christoph Sandmann will participate at his last World Cup this coming August. The World championships in Riesenbeck, Germany are the highlight of this year’s drinving calendar. Twenty years ago Christoph Sandmann won his first world championship medal in Riesenbeck. Sandmann said: “I think it’s a good moment to […]



KWPN News: Tackeray Fourth in WEF Challenge Series

25. Jan 12 | 11:53 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 In the second week of the Wellington Equestrian Festival in Florida, Ben Maher finished fourth in the 1.45m with Tackeray (Quick Star x Guinea by Sandro, breeder: Veehandel Musterd of Hooge Zwaluwe). First place in the class was for Nick Skelton with Carlo. Beezie Madden, who won last week’s Grand Prix with […]



Switzerland: The 24th Mercedes-CSI in Zurich Kicks Off from 27 to 29 January

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

25 Jan 2012 The 24th Mercedes-CSI event showcases horse sport of the finest and as appealing as nowhere else. World class horsemen and riders compete for points and attractive prize money close to one million Swiss Francs. This year’s sporting highlight will be the Rolex FEI World Cup™ taking place on Sunday at 1.45 pm. […]



German Team Coach Holger Schmezer to Resign After London Olympics

25. Jan 12 | 11:19 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 Holger Schmezer, team coach of the German dressage equipe since 2000, has announced his resignment after this year’s London Olympic Games. As stated on the horse portal www.st-georg.de, Schmezer’s co-trainer Jonny Hilberath will take over the team coach function. In March 2012, Schmezer will celebrate his 65th birthday. His contract with the […]



Sweden: New Dream Team – Patrik Kittel and Donna Unique

25. Jan 12 | 10:49 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 The sponsor Arlette Jasper-Kohl with Patrik Kittel riding Donna Unique A new dream pair has been born: Donna Unique (Don Schufro x Falkland) and Patrik Kittel. The purchase of this amazing horse was only made possible through Kittel’s great sponsors, Edwin Kohl and Arlette Jasper-Kohl. Last Monday, Patrik Kittel had his first […]



USA: Announcing 2012 London Paralympic Qualifier: Houston Dressage Society 2012 Spring Classic CPEDI3*

25. Jan 12 | 10:05 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 As the 2012 London Paralympics approach, the opportunity to qualify individually as a para-equestrian dressage rider is down to just six months. Before time runs out para-equestrians should consider adding to their schedule the Houston Dressage Society 2012 Spring Classic CPEDI3* scheduled for April 26-29 in Katy, TX. The Houston Dressage Society […]



USEF Dressage Kicks off 2012 with USET/USEF pre-Olympic Games Clinics and USEF Developing Dressage Clinic

25. Jan 12 | 10:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

25 Jan 2012 Continuing with preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games, the United States Equestrian Team Foundation (USET) and United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) kicked off 2012 with two training sessions for Dressage Olympic hopefuls. Betsy Juliano graciously opened the doors of her Havensafe Farm South to riders in Wellington, FL, January 6-8. The following […]



Official Ankum Dressage Tournament – 20 to 22 January 2012

24. Jan 12 | 12:45 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 Weltclassiker and Bianca Kasselmann – Another victory, this time in the Grand Prix Special This must have been a seriously satisfactory weekend of sport for Bianca Kasselmann from Hagen, Germany.  The professional rider, who feels right at home in almost every tournament venue in the world, followed up her victory in the […]



Canada/Belgium: Eric Lamaze with European Location

24. Jan 12 | 12:37 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 After several months of searching Canadian show jumper Eric Lamaze finally found a stable for his sponsors to use as European base. The French horse portal www.studforlife.com stated that from 1st April Eric Lamaze will be stationed at the equestrian center Luc Tilleman and Sporthengsten (T&L) in Vrasene, Belgium. The Tilleman family […]



BWP News: Three new ambassadors announced

24. Jan 12 | 11:26 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 The announcement of the BWP ambassadors is always one of the top moments during the second phase of the BWP stallion selection. This year Toulon (Heartbreaker x Jokinal de Bornival), Cornet Obolensky (Clinton x Heartbreaker) and Thunder van de Zuuthoeve (Argentinus x Nimmerdor) were named the new ambassadors by the Belgian Warmblood […]



Belgian Warmblood: 30 Stallions Approved for Third Phase

24. Jan 12 | 10:52 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 During the Second Phase of the BWP Stallion Selection, 30 new stallions were approved for Third Phase. They must prove themselves during the riding tests. As of the BWP breeders could be expected, a lot of jumping stallions were promising talents. In dressage, the offer was a little bit less, three stallions […]



Driving: No European Pair Driving Championships in 2012

24. Jan 12 | 10:39 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 This year there won’t be a European championship pair driving according to the FEI Driving Committee. The Hungarian federation was willing to organize this event, but Hungary was the only candidate. But the rules say that other countries should have a chance to enter as well. As the Hungarian federation passed on […]



USA: 2012 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Training Sessions and Selection Trials

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

24 Jan 2012 Below is the list of Training Sessions and Selection Trials for the 2012 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team: February 1-3: Ocala Training Session 6-9: Aiken Training Session 13-14: Ocala Training Session 18-19: California Training Session @ Shannon Lilley’s 20-21: Katie Prudent Training Session in Aiken 28-29: Twin Rivers Training Session March 5-6: […]



FEI: SPORTS FORUM TO DISCUSS FUTURE OF EQUESTRIAN SPORT

24. Jan 12 | 10:17 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 The 2012 Sports Forum, which will be held in Lausanne (SUI) from 30 April to 2 May, offers a unique opportunity to discuss issues related to the future of equestrian sport. The Forum is open to the National Federations and all FEI stakeholders, including members of the media. Delegates will hear detailed […]



World Dressage Masters Live on USEF NETWORK.COM

24. Jan 12 | 10:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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USA: Derek Petersen and Via Dolorosa capture the $25,000 HITS Grand Prix as the road to the 2012 Pfizer Million begins at HITS Ocala

24. Jan 12 | 9:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 The weather was beautiful in Ocala, Florida on Sunday as 26 competitors embarked on the first $25,000 HITS Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, of the winter season. It also served as the first qualifying class for the 2012 installment of the Pfizer $1 Million Grand Prix. Derek Petersen of Archer, […]



World Dressage Masters Palm Beach: European Horses Arrive at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center

24. Jan 12 | 9:39 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

24 Jan 2012 Four European horses arrived at the venue for the 2012 World Dressage Masters Palm Beach presented by International Polo Club Palm Beach on Sunday afternoon, following their release from quarantine in Miami. Charlotte Dujardin’s Valegro (GBR), Carl Hester’s Wie Atlantico (GBR), Anja Plönzke’s Le Mont D’Or (GER) and Minna Telde’s Deinhardt (SWE) […]



German Breeding: Hanoverian Auction Year Started Off Well

23. Jan 12 | 12:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 Customers invested an average of Euro 13,271 in the 92 Hanoverian riding horses put up for the Winter Auction in Verden. Top-priced horse became the four-year-old mare Sunshine for whom her new owners paid Euro 47,000. Horse experts from 17 nations purchased a Hanoverian youngster at the auction, among them many new […]



CSI** Wellington / USA Results

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

50.000.-$ Grand Prix      1°     Scott Brash     GBR         Intertoy Z     0/0      40,02 2°     Eric Lamaze     CAN     Derly Chin de Muze     0/0      40,23 3°     Katherine Dinan     USA         Vancouver     0/0      41,2 4°     Meredith Michaels Beerbaum     GER        […]



Norway: Dressage Rider Siril Helljesen Named Equestrian Athlete of the Year 2011

23. Jan 12 | 12:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 Last Saturday was a special day in Siril Helljesen’s life. The Norwegian dressage rider finished sixth in the World Cup in Amsterdam, took the plane back to Oslo and received two awards as Norwegian Equestrian Athlete of the Year and Sport Horse of the Year 2011 the same evening. A total of […]



New Zealand: Eventing & Dressage Head New High Performance Squads

23. Jan 12 | 11:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 Eventing and dressage take another step towards the London Olympics in the latest high performance squads announced by Equestrian Sports New Zealand. Unsurprisingly the 2012 eventing squad features Mark Todd, Andrew Nicholson, Jonathan Paget and Clarke Johnstone. All have been solid in their performances and would need a disaster to not be […]



CSI4* Amsterdam (NED): Irish Jessica Kürten Claimed Victory of Grand Prix

23. Jan 12 | 10:51 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 The Grand Prix of Amsterdam (NED) was won by Irish show jumper Jessica Kürten aboard her 9-year-old Vincente (Oakland x Ufarno) staying clear in 34.76 seconds. Receiving 24.500 euro for the victory Kürten was only 3/100 seconds faster than runner-up Gerco Schröder from the Netherlands and Eurocommerce California (0 / 34.79 sec). […]



ROLEX FEI WORLD CUP™ JUMPING 2011/2012 – ROUND 9, LEIPZIG

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

23 Jan 2012 AHLMANN TAKES THE WIN AT LEIPZIG, BUT ECKERMANN STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT Defending champion, Germany’s Christian Ahlmann, returned to the scene of his 2010/2011 triumph to win the ninth qualifying round of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2011/2012 series at Leipzig, Germany this afternoon. Host-nation competitors filled the top-three places, but both […]



FEI WORLD CUP™ DRIVING ROUND 7- LEIPZIG (GER)

23. Jan 12 | 10:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 CHARDON STEALS THE SHOW IN LEIPZIG IJsbrand Chardon (NED) won the seventh leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving 2011/2012 in front of a super enthusiastic crowd in Leipzig, Germany this afternoon. Wild card driver Chardon stayed ahead of runner-up Tomas Eriksson (SWE) and second wild card driver Christoph Sandmann (GER), who […]



World Dressage Masters Palm Beach Defending Champion Steffen Peters arrives in Florida

23. Jan 12 | 10:08 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 Steffen Peters, Champion of the 2011 World Dressage Masters Palm Beach presented by International Polo Club Palm Beach, arrived in Wellington, Florida on Saturday evening. Ravel, Akiko Yamazaki’s 14 year old KWPN gelding with which Peters swept to WDM victory in both the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle last March, arrived […]



USA: Entries Are Still Being Accepted for the First Event of the 2012 Global Dressage Festival

23. Jan 12 | 10:03 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 Entries are still being accepted for the first horse show of the inaugural 2012 Global Dressage Festival to be held February 2 through February 5, 2012. The competition will take place at the newly constructed venue that extends the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) show grounds. The facility includes four outdoor […]



Marie Hecart and Oceane de Nantuel Are Victorious in $25,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic

23. Jan 12 | 9:59 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 The second week of the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival came to a close today, and competition in the International Arena was fierce with the $25,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic. Marie Hecart (FRA) was the fastest clear round in the jump-off on Ecurie Michel Hecart’s Oceane de Nantuel. Second place went […]



Official Ankum Dressage Tournament – 20 to 22 January: World Classic Class in the Short Grand Prix at the ADC Tournament

23. Jan 12 | 9:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

23 Jan 2012 His name is Weltclassiker (World Classic), he is 16 years old and an Oldenburg, and he knows what needs to be done in the Dressage arena. And his rider is Bianca Kasselmann (Hagen a.T.W.), who knows her four-legged sporting partner like the back of her hand. The elegant duo won the first […]



CSI4*, CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) – Results from Sunday

22. Jan 12 | 23:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Provincie Noord-Holland Prize S7 Int. Jumping Competition 1,45m with jump-off Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Modena Penelope  Leprevost   FRA 0/0 35.23 2. Andrea Gert-Jan  Bruggink   NED 0/0 35.27 3. Uno Björn  Nagel   UKR 0/0 35.62 4. Cos I Can Shane  Breen   IRL 0/0 36.01 5. Bijou van de Vijfheide Guy  […]



CAI-W, CSI5*-W, CSIAm-A, CSIAm-B, CSIYH1*, CVI-W Leipzig (GER) – Results from Sunday

22. Jan 12 | 17:24 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

22.01.2012 23 SML Trophy Finale 2011/2012 – Small Int. Jumping Competition Table A with one Jump Off 1,15m Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. La Madam Pieper, Ellen GER 0/0 26.88 2. Casanova Kremser, Julia GER 0/0 29.02 3. Raja R Lüneburg, Jule GER 0/4 27.15 4. Christobal Sagel, Thomas GER 0/4 29.03 5. […]



CSI4*, CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) – Results from Saturday

22. Jan 12 | 10:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Presented by Amsterdam RAI D2 International Dressage Competition Freestyle Grand Prix (FEI-Edition 2009) Pl. Horse Rider Points 1. Jerich Parzival Adelinde Cornelissen NED 87.050 2. Damon Hill NRW Helen Langehanenberg GER 83.150 3. El Santo NRW Isabell Werth GER 81.625 4. Sisther de Jeu Edward Gal NED 79.875 5. […]



Leipzig (GER): Championat of Leipzig goes to the Netherlands

22. Jan 12 | 10:39 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

22 Jan 2012 The new winner of the legendary Championat of Leipzig goes to the only 23-year-old Maikel van der Vleuten. The son of the Nation Cup rider Eric van der Vleuten and European championship participant in 2011 was the last rider to enter the arena for the jump-off and destroyed Denis Lynch’s dream of […]



USA: 2012 Global Dressage Schedule of Events

22. Jan 12 | 10:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

22 Jan 2012 2012 Global Dressage Festival (GDF), one of the world’s largest international and national dressage circuits.  The GDF features five CDIs, including a 5*, the first non-championship CDIO Nations’ Cup in the Western Hemisphere, and nine U.S. national events.  The circuit begins February 2 and continues through April 15, 2012. The schedule will […]



Scott Brash and Intertoy Z Top $50,000 Wellington Equestrian Realty Grand Prix, CSI 2*

22. Jan 12 | 10:15 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

22 Jan 2012 Scott Brash and Intertoy Z A great crowd came out to watch the $50,000 Wellington Equestrian Realty Grand Prix, CSI 2* at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). Topping a full field of competitors and winning in front of more than 4,000 spectators was Great Britain’s Scott Brash on Stan […]



Amsterdam (NED): Veterinary Sport Horse Congress 2012

22. Jan 12 | 10:07 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

22 Jan 2012 Besides topsport, the last couple of days Jumping Amsterdam was the ambiance where sport horse medicine was discussed on a high level. Veterinary practitioners from the Netherlands and far over the borders have participated in the 8th edition of the Veterinary Sport Horse Congress. Besides big delegations of Dutch, Belgian and UK […]



USA: Team Guardian Tops the Field at PRO DerbyCross in Wellington

22. Jan 12 | 10:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

22 Jan 2012 It was an epic night for Team Guardian who dominated PRO DerbyCross at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. A team event with teams of five made up of three eventing riders, a show jumper and a polo player, jumped a hybrid cross country and show jumping course and the fastest combined […]



REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE 2011/2012 – ROUND 7, AMSTERDAM

22. Jan 12 | 9:55 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

22 Jan 2012 CORNELISSEN AND PARZIVAL DO THE DOUBLE IN AMSTERDAM Adelinde Cornelissen and the 15 year old Jerich Parzival stamped their authority all over the seventh leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2011/2012 Western European League on home turf in Amsterdam, The Netherlands this afternoon.  With a display of supreme confidence, […]



CAI-W, CSI5*-W, CSIAm-A, CSIAm-B, CSIYH1*, CVI-W Leipzig (GER) – Results from Saturday

22. Jan 12 | 1:30 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

21.01.2012 16 SML Tour – Small – Qualification SML Trophy 2011/2012 Int. Jumping Competition Table A two Phases 1,15m Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. La Madam Pieper, Ellen GER 0/0 24.73 2. Nickname Joergensen, Irmelin Alice Sofie NOR 0/0 24.81 3. Raja R Lüneburg, Jule GER 0/0 26.28 4. Helia Smith, Mandy GER […]



CSI4*, CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) – Results from Friday

21. Jan 12 | 13:21 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage D1 Int. Dressage Competition – Grand Prix Qualifying Competition for Competition D2 Pl. Horse Ruder Points 1. Jerich Parzival – KWPN Adelinde Cornelissen NED 80.936 2. Damon Hill NRW – WESTF Helen Langehanenberg GER 75.213 3. El Santo NRW – RHEINLD Isabell Werth GER 73.872 4. Sisther de Jeu […]



CSI5*-W Leipzig (GER): Bengtsson Continues Successful Streak

21. Jan 12 | 10:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

21 Jan 2012 Yesterday, Swedish Rolf-Göran Bengtsson and his top mare Ninja La Silla continued his successful start of the new year. The pair won the FEI World Cup qualifier (1.50m class) in Leipzig receiving a brand new Citroën on top of the prize money. Irish Billy Twomey came in second aboard Tinka’s Serenade (59.89 […]



Jumping Amsterdam (NED): Gregory Wathelet in Winning Mood

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

21 Jan 2012 Belgian show jumper Gregory Wathelet won Friday night’s 1.50 class competition riding two clear rounds with his mount Kronos d’Ouilly (Uzelin x Graphit).  Runner-up was Henk van de Pol with Warrant followed by Maurice van Roosbroeck with Dylano. From a total of 47 horse/rider combinations only twelve pairs managed to reach the […]



USA: Lillie Keenan Triumphs in USEF/Platinum Performance Show Jumping Talent Search

21. Jan 12 | 9:58 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

21 Jan 2012 Laura Chapot and Valentia Take Top Prize in World Development Group 1.35m Jumpers Forty-one of the nation’s top young riders showed in the USEF/Platinum Performance Show Jumping Talent Search in Wellington this morning with a win for Lillie Keenan aboard Chansonette Farm LLC’s Monterrey. Riders showed over a course set by Danny […]



Equestrian Sport Productions Welcomes Generous SponsorsTo the 2012 Global Dressage Festival

21. Jan 12 | 9:51 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

21 Jan 2012 The Global Dressage Festival (GDF) is one of the world’s largest international and national dressage circuits. It features five CDIs, including a 5*, the first non-championship CDIO Nations’ Cup in the Western Hemisphere, and nine U.S. national events beginning February 2 through April 15, 2012. Throughout the season, management group Equestrian Sport […]



FEI TV THIS WEEKEND

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

21 Jan 2012 FEI TV, the official FEI video platform, will be LIVE on Saturday, 21 January, and Sunday, 22 January, from the seventh leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage in Amsterdam (NED) and the ninth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping in Leipzig (GER). The Grand Prix Freestyle-to-Music from […]



CAI-W, CSI5*-W, CSIAm-A, CSIAm-B, CSIYH1*, CVI-W Leipzig (GER) – Results from Friday

20. Jan 12 | 22:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20.01.2012 02 Int. Jumping Competition Table A Accumulator 1,45m Pl. Horse Rider   Points Time 1. Quiness du Mezel Delestre, Simon FRA 65 47.63 2. Quatell Kutscher, Marco GER 65 48.52 3. D’Avignon Stevens, Mario GER 65 48.86 4. Ab 19 Chianti Bengtsson, Rolf-Göran SWE 65 49.20 5. Comme D Api VD Hacienda Deusser, Daniel […]



CSI5* LEIPZIG (GER): IRISH COYLE WINS GERMAN FEATURE CLASS AT LEIPZIG

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

20 Jan 2012 Trevor Coyle chalked up Ireland’s first international victory of the weekend when taking the trophy in the feature class at Leipzig’s five star show in Germany on Thursday. The 53 year-old, perhaps most famous for his partnership with the Irish-bred stallion Cruising and their 1999 World Cup second place in Sweden, tonight […]



Great Britain: Davison to take on Dutch line-up at Amsterdam CDIW

20. Jan 12 | 12:58 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 Richard Davison and the Countess of Derby’s Florestan gelding Hiscox Artemis will continue their Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ campaign this week at Amsterdam CDIW, 20 – 21 January. The pair is currently seventh in the world cup rankings, and enjoyed success at last year’s event, when they achieved their personal best […]



Netherlands: Breeders’ Achievements Honored at KWPN Stallion Show

20. Jan 12 | 12:38 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 KWPN is proud of its breeders’ achievements, and it encourages them to make the best pairing decisions. Under the auspices of the Rabo/KWPN Breeders Ranking, approximately €40,000 is awarded each year to leading breeders in recognition of their achievements. The goal of the ranking is to encourage and monetarily reward breeders of […]



KWPN Stallion Competition, Deurne (NED): Zizi Top, I.P.S. Bon Bravour, and Chippendale Win

20. Jan 12 | 11:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 The fourth selection round of the KNHS/KWPN GMB Stallion Competition was held today in Deurne. The event kicked off with the Z/ZZ-light dressage class, which was won by Zizi Top (Tango out of Litchy elite pref prest sport-dres s.Ferro, breeders: Van de Valk and Anholt families) under Hans Peter Minderhoud. An expressive […]



ANKUM DRESSAGE CLUB: Ankum Dressage Tournament – 20th to 22nd January 2012

20. Jan 12 | 11:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 ADC tournaments – We’re off again… … and it all kicks off this weekend.  The Ankum Dressage Club (ADC) invites you to a sporting get-together in the Dressage arena of the P.S.I. Auction Centre in Ankum.  The latest series of tournament weekends will begin this weekend, with 14 events between 20th and […]



CDI-W Amsterdam (NED): Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival Ready for Jumping Amsterdam

20. Jan 12 | 11:03 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 Yesterday evening the dressage riders could train in the main arena at Jumping Amsterdam in The Netherlands. The Grand Prix starts this morning and is a qualifier for the World Cup Freestyle on Saturday. Dutch European champion Adelinde Cornelissen looks forward to compete: ‘Jerich Parzival is in top shape and I hope […]



Netherlands: New Crack in the Stable Tops-Alexander

20. Jan 12 | 10:57 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 Australian top show jumper Edwina Tops-Alexander has got a new crack in her stable. The 7-year-old Belgian jumping champion Erenice Horta (by Diamant de Semilly x Parco) is the newcomer, who had been introduced to international jumping by Belgian rider Nick Vriens. The pair achieved several victories during the Youngster Tour last […]



London 2012: Extra Terminal at Heathrow Planned to Meet Expected Stampede of Visitors

20. Jan 12 | 10:24 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 At Heathrow airport in London a temporary terminal will be made for processing the passengers for the Olympics in August. On August 13, the day after the closing ceremony, the airport expects the largest number of passengers in its history. Approximately 138,000 people will travel through Heathrow, 45 percent more than on […]



CAI-W, CSI5*-W, CSIAm-A, CSIAm-B, CSIYH1*, CVI-W Leipzig (GER) – Results from Thursday

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

01 Int. Jumping Comp. 1.45m Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Jubilee D’ouilly Coyle, Trevor (IRL) 0 54.04 2. Ab 19 Chianti Bengtsson, Rolf-Göran (SWE) 0 54.17 3. Corlanda OLD Stevens, Mario (GER) 0 54.39 4. Mustax Amity Ernsting, Karin (GER) 0 56.22 5. Acorte Moormann, Rolf (GER) 0 56.75 6. Celentano Stroman, Amke (GER) […]



FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE – ASIA/PACIFIC AND CENTRAL EUROPEAN LEAGUE UPDATES

20. Jan 12 | 10:15 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 SANNA BOOKS HER TICKET TO DEN BOSCH WHILE LOIKA LEADS CENTRAL EUROPEAN SERIES Australia’s Rachael Sanna earned a place at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2011/2012 Final at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands next April with a convincing victory in the Asia/Pacific FEI World Cup™ Dressage League which concluded at Werribee, Australia […]



IN MEMORIAM: ELIZABETH SEARLE (USA)

20. Jan 12 | 10:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 Elizabeth Searle (USA), international Dressage and Vaulting Judge for the FEI, co-founder of the American Vaulting Association and Vice President of the United States Dressage Federation from 1989-1996,, passed away on 8 January. Elizabeth Searle was the first recipient of a USDF Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 and in 2003 received the […]



USA: Nick Skelton Scores Again in $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 2 with Carlo 273

20. Jan 12 | 9:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

20 Jan 2012 Nick Skelton (GBR) accumulated another win at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) today in the $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup 2, this time taking the top prize with Beverley Widdowson’s Carlo 273. The Irish took the next two places, with Richie Moloney on Slieveanorra, owned by Equinimity LLC/Richie Moloney in […]



Global Dressage Festival, Palm Beach (USA): Jamie Saults to Head the Communications Department for the 2012 Global Dressage Festival

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

20 Jan 2012 Betsy La Belle to serve as Media Relations Coordinator Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) is pleased to announce the addition of Jamie Saults as the director of communications for the Global Dressage Festival (GDF) at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL. Betsy La Belle will serve as the Media […]



World Dressage Masters Palm Beach: List of Competitors and Schedule

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

20 Jan 2012 Excitement is mounting for the World Dressage Masters Palm Beach presented by International Polo Club Palm Beach, which gets under way in just one week. The World Dressage Masters presented by Axel Johnson Group is the richest dressage series in the world; over half a million dollars in prize money was awarded […]



France/ Poland: Igor Kawiak Riding under Polish Flag

19. Jan 12 | 15:53 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

19 Jan 2012 In 2009, Igor Kawiak won double silver for France at the European Championships for Young Riders. As he owns dual citizenship, he now decided to ride for Poland at international show jumping competitions in the future. He hopes that the change of nationality will bring him forward faster in the international equestrian […]



CDI-W / CSI4* Amsterdam (NED): Jumping Amsterdam Kicks Off Today

19. Jan 12 | 13:59 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

19 Jan 2012 Jumping Amsterdam attracts top notch dressage riders to compete from all over the world. The FEI Grand Prix Dressage and the first CSI4* competitions takes place on Friday, the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage presented by Amsterdam RAI Kür to music on Saturday and Sunday is the Stoeterij Sterrehof Grand Prix […]



USA: Fabulous Fall Show Jumping Wows the West

19. Jan 12 | 12:21 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

19 Jan 2012 Show Jumping riders can pick up the reins and strap on their spurs for a fabulous fall show jumping tour to wrap up the season on the West Coast.  “This is something we have worked on for three years,” stated Robert Ridland of Blenheim EquiSports, one of the three show organizers working […]



Eventing: William Fox-Pitt’s Cool Mountain Not Fit for London

19. Jan 12 | 12:06 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

19 Jan 2012 What a pity! British top eventer William Fox-Pitt has to do without his top ride Cool Mountain at the Olympic Games in London. According to the daily newspaper ‘The Telegraph‘ the 12-year-old gelding sustained a tendon damage at the Europeans last year and will have to pause for twelve months. William Fox-Pitt […]



Great Britain: John Whitaker received new 8-year-old

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

19 Jan 2012 Further horse changes are going on in Great Britain. The 8-year-old Abdul Aziz (by Diamant de Semilly/Vert et Rouge) arrived in the stable of legendary show jumper John Whitaker.  The AES (Anglo European Studbook) branded gelding was born in Great Britian and bred by Old Lodge stud. Last year, Abdul Aziz and […]



Germany: Dressage Rider Falk Rosenbauer with New Ride

19. Jan 12 | 11:33 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

19 Jan 2012 The sponsors of German dressage rider Falk Rosenbauer bought the 7-year-old SWB-gelding Ramstein (by Rubinrot x Michellino) from Swedish breeders. Last year Swedish rider Malin Ljungcrantz participated with Ramstein at the Swedish young horse championships in Flying finishing 12th. Falk Rosenbauer is a trainer and rider and won several titles with Desperados, […]



Netherlands: KWPN Horse of the Year

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

19 Jan 2012 Who will succeed Totilas as the 2011 KWPN Horse of the Year? Eleven horses which demonstrated excellence in the sport last year were selected as candidates for the coveted title. Voting is now over. As in preceding years, the public and a judging committee determine which horse will become the KWPN Horse […]