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Jumping Owners Club: Christian Baillet makes space for new chairman Dominique Mégret

Dec 15th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Jumping Owners Club (JOC), the association gathering the international showjumping horse owners, held its General Assembly on Saturday December 9th in Geneva, Switzerland. Christian Baillet, current chairman of the Club, has chosen to step down from his position and pass the reins. On the invitation of Christian Baillet, the members of the Jumping Owners […]



Ijsbrand Chardon beats Boyd Exell in World Cup of London

Dec 15th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In an nail-biting  round the dutch team of Ijsbrand Chardon won the FEI World Cup Driving at the London International Horse Show “Olympia”. He cut out the multi-champion Boyd Exell by over a second. The export from Australia set the time as first competitor at 134,95 seconds and could almost grab  his second world cup […]



Video: Dressage season remains exciting – News London Olympia | FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/18

Dec 14th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Leg 5 of 9 of this thrilling FEI World Cup™ Dressage season came from London Olympia and the thrill kept up at a high level. Edward Gal missed the 80% mark and was beaten by Emile Faurie with 80.405% and Patrik Kittel who took the victory with 80.635% Source: Youtube « back to the news […]



FEI Guidelines for Fines and Contributions Towards Legal Costs

Dec 14th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In order to provide clarity on fines and legal costs relating to cases that come before the FEI Tribunal, we have now published the FEI Guidelines for Fines and Contributions Towards Legal Costs (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines, which are available here, have been prepared with the aim of providing transparency to Persons Responsible, National Federations and […]



Eric van der Vleuten back in the saddle

Dec 13th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

After a break from riding at the international shows the Dutch show jumper Eric van der Vleuten got back into the sport quietly. He has been there the whole time, never retired, he just stopped riding at the highest level. Now he has his comeback and competes again. The World of Showjumping met the Dutch […]



Martha W. Jolicoeur Presents Leading Lady Rider Award at 2018 Winter Equestrian Festival

Dec 13th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, FL – Martha W. Jolicoeur will present the Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award for the eighth consecutive season at the 2018 Winter Equestrian Festival running January 10 through April 1 in Wellington, FL. A steadfast sponsor of the Winter Equestrian Festival since 2010, leading South Florida real estate broker Martha W. Jolicoeur is […]



Clenur is new ride of Cian O’Connor

Dec 12th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The gelding Clenur (Carinue x Fernando) will switch riders from Marco Kutscher (GER) to Ireland’s Cian O’Connor. Kutscher had some successes this year with the gelding. At two Nations Cup competitions they became third in the team and in in Zurich the duo made the fifth place in the FEI World Cup Jumping. Kutscher took […]



NBC TO TELEVISE WORLD GAMES

Dec 12th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement for exclusive multiplatform United States media rights to the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 on September 11 – 23. The agreement includes an unprecedented amount of national equestrian sport coverage. The FEI World Equestrian Games™ return to the United States for the second time in eight years […]



Strong competition in Showjumping by an eventing legend

Dec 11th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Kent Farrington won the Rolex Grand Prix of Geneve yesterday but in eleventh place with just one fence down was a certain eventing legend, Michael Jung. The double Olympic gold medaliist does like to ump in pure showjumping out of the eventing season but this was his first appearance in a five star Grand Prix, […]



Video: Dorothee Schneider & Sammy Davis Jr. stun the Judges | FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/18

Dec 11th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

German rider Dorothee Schneider and horse Sammy Davis Jr. stunned the audience and crowd alike with this amazing performance that won them the round! Source: YouTube « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links to that News:horseweb.tv – Die aktuelle Live-Stream Übersicht



FEI World Cup™ Driving: The king’s throne was shaking.

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Sunday morning was dedicated to four-in-hand driving, and that was easy to here! The bells of the fans from local community Sembrancher in support of their hero, the Valais Jérôme Voutaz echoed throughout the Palexpo Hall. Fast in the first round with a time of 167’10”, he had to accept two faults and was […]



The Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping has begun for Kent Farrington

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Kent Farrington won the Rolex Grand Prix at the CHI Geneva 2017. In the last leg of the year of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, the US American jumped to victory on Sunday afternoon at the sold-out Palexpo and thus celebrated the first Major victory in his career. “This is the one I’ve […]



Marcel Marschall takes Salzburg Championat

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

German Rider Marcel Marschall went to claim the victory at PAPPAS championat of Salzburg.  With the Belgian Warmblood Mare Fenia van Klapscheut (by Cicero Z) her speeded to a fantastic jump-off round by 36,52 seconds and left the other competitors behind. Ten riders proceeded to the jump-off of the 1.55m competition. French Man Emetic George […]



Egypt’s Sameh El Dahan takes Longines Grand Prix in La Coruña

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Longines Grand Prix closed the second day of the CSI5*W La Coruna. Fans enjoyed a really exciting struggle among some of the best riders of this modality. In the jump off, the rider Sameh El Dahan got the first position on the back of Suma’s Zorro with a time of 33.61 seconds in the […]



Martin Fuchs claims Speed Derby victory in Geneva

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

At the penultimate day of the 57th edition of CHI Geneva they finished the day with the ‘Prix Starling Hotel Geneva’. This is the annual speed derby taking place after the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final. A lot of swiss riders competed in this class, but also some foreign riders decided to take a chance […]



Video: Relive the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final in Geneva

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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ROLEX TESTIMONEE KEVIN STAUT CROWNED ROLEX IJRC TOP 10 FINAL CHAMPION AT CHI GENEVA

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

09 December 2017, Geneva, Switzerland – The current top 10 riders in the world gathered at the iconic CHI Geneva, Switzerland, to contend for one of the most exciting classes of the year, the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final. The roster of elite show jumpers who had qualified to tackle Gérard Lachat’s technically challenging and […]



In Memoriam: FEI pays tribute to legendary Jumping athlete William “Bill” Steinkraus (USA)

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

William “Bill” Steinkraus, the five-time Olympian and USA’s first jumping individual gold medalist passed away on 29 November at the age of 92 surrounded by his family. At his 1952 Olympic Games debut in Helsinki, Steinkraus helped Team USA to win team Jumping bronze, and went on to secure team Jumping silver at the 1960 […]



Interview with Major winners Philipp Weishaupt and Grégory Wathelet

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

At the CHI Geneva 2017 Philipp Weishaupt and Grégory Wathelet have the chance of claiming their second Major victory this year. An interview with the two Grand Slam candidates about fighting spirit, headstrong partners and prestigious Grands Prix that every rider wants to win once in a lifetime. The competitions at the CHI Geneva began […]



FEI Statement on reallocation of team medals from FEI European Eventing Championships 2017

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Team medals for the FEI European Eventing Championships in Strzegom (POL) have been reallocated following a positive controlled medication case in Germany’s silver medal winning team. As a result, Sweden will be promoted to team silver, and the bronze medal will be reallocated to the Italians, who finished fourth at the Championships. Great Britain, which […]



Kevin Staut new president of IJRC

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The IJRC held its Extraordinary General Assembly in Geneva this morning, during which Kevin Staut was elected as the new president of the International Jumping Riders Club. Kevin Staut follows Christina Liebherr, who has been the club’s president twice. Christina Liebherr and François Mathy JR were elected as Vice Presidents. While the new IJRC Board […]



Isabell Werth on top

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The technical mastery of the dressage routines during the Grand Prix presented by Jiva Hill Stables on Friday delighted connoisseurs. Unsurprisingly, the competition was dominated by German rider Isabell Werth, the unrivalled champion, with her horse Don Johnson FRH. The runner-up was Bernadette Brune on Spirit of the Age OLD, with Antonella Joannou on Dandy […]



Smolders starts CHI Geneva with a win

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The first main competition of these four days of competition, the “Credit Suisse Geneva Classic”, kept what it promised.   After only ten competitors it already seemed to be clear who would take the victory! In fact, the Egyptian Abdel Saïd, at the start with number 9, set the level so high that any following […]



First tickets for the Rolex Grand Prix allocated

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The last Major of the year 2017 is in full swing: The best show-jumpers in the world have been competing against each other at the CHI Geneva in Switzerland since Thursday. The first starting places for the Rolex Grand Prix that is endowed with prize money of 1.2 million Swiss Francs have already been allocated. […]



Video: Riders Masters Cup – Team USA vs Team Europe

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Team USA’s Chloe Reid and Team Europe’s Lorenzo de Luca went to head in a friendly duel before the Riders Masters Cup competition at the Longines Masters Paris. Source: YOuTUbe « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links to that News:horseweb.tv – Die aktuelle Live-Stream Übersicht



The riders list for La Coruña CSI5*

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Click here, to find the riders list of the CSI5*-W La Coruña tournament in Spain featuring the Longines FEI World Cup in its seventh leg.   « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links to that News:horseweb.tv – Die aktuelle Live-Stream Übersicht



Sire Emilios passed away at 31

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

“Today we had to say goodbye to our top stallion Emilion. The Preferent stallion reached a fantastic age of 31 years . Emilion has been of great value to us and our company, we do not only look back at his fantastic sport and breeding results but also at his great personality and super character, […]



Video: Six Million Dollar Mare Marsha in auction

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Marsha, the mare who this year won the Gp 1 Nunthorpe Stakes and last year took the Gp 1 Prix de l’Abbaye in France  has set the highest ever price at a European auction, this evening at the Tattersalls December Sale in Newmarket, England.  The price was 6 million Guineas (a Guinea is worth £1.05 […]



Longines and Global Champions Tour announce significant new long-term partnership

Dec 5th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Longines and Global Champions Tour today announce a significant new long-term partnership further cementing commitment to the top level of show jumping and the future growth of the sport. The global agreement will see Longines renew and extend its status as Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of the Longines Global Champions Tour circuit as show […]



Longines Masters of Paris Season III: A grand finale for the Longines Grand Prix!

Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Yesterday was the last day of competition in the European stage of the intercontinental Longines Masters Paris – Hong Kong – New York. Concluding an intense competition day, the Longines Grand Prix delighted the public that saw the amazing victory of the Deutsch Daniel Deusser. Season III promises to continue with even greater sensations, with […]



Spotlight on the First 25 Palm Beach County Charities Selected to Participate in 2018 Great Charity Challenge Presented by Fidelity Investments®

Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, FL – December 4, 2017 – What if stardom wasn’t about Hollywood movies, holding a gold record or having a million followers on Instagram. Determined to redefine what true stars look like,the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) had local nonprofit organizations center stage during the $216,000 Palm Beach County Sports Commission Grand Prix […]



British Dressage Awards

Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Amongst two phenomenal days of training at the 2017 BD National Convention supported by Harrison Clark Rickerbys (25 – 26 November) a handful of this year’s top performing riders and successful individuals elsewhere in the sport were presented with awards to mark their achievements. Peter Storr (pictured) and Michele Assouline were each awarded with the […]



British riders for CDI Roosendaal

Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The following horses and riders have been selected to represent Great Briitain at the Roosendaal Den Goubergh CDI (29 November – 3 December): Big Tour Louise Bell with her own Into the Blue (roan, gelding, 16.2hh, 11yrs, Ublesco x Calvaro Z) Richard Davison with Gwendolyn Meyer’s Bubblingh (bay, gelding, 16.3hh, 11yrs, Lingh x Picandt – […]



Horse Death overshadows the World Cup Driving prizegiving ceremony

Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

It is with great sadness that the Sweden International Horse Show in Stockholm (SWE) announces that Luma de Lux, one of the horses in Fredrik Persson´s four-in-hand Driving team, died after the prize giving for tonight’s competition. The team had completed the round and the prize giving when Luma de Lux collapsed. The veterinary team […]



Team Europe Edges Past Team USA in Inaugural Riders Masters Cup, a Brand-New Equestrian Duel-Style Competition

Dec 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Paris Event Set the Stage for the Second and Final Showdown of the Riders Masters Cup Hosted by the Longines Masters of New York in April 2018 PARIS – Dec. 2, 2017 – A brand new type of equestrian competition premiered today at the Longines Masters of Paris, pitting the United States and Europe against […]



FIRST CAR GOES TO PEDER FREDRICSON AND H&M ALL IN

Dec 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Stephanie Holmén (SWE) and 11-year-old Flip’s Little Sparrow sat the pace straight away for the riders in the international jumping Volkswagen Cup over 1.50 m on Saturday evening in Stockholm. As start number three with a clear and really fast round, the rest of the field had to really go for it. The course built […]



ISABELL WERTH WINS FIRST PART OF SAAB TOP 10 DRESSAGE

Dec 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Saab Top 10 Dressage is a new exclusive competition for the best dressage riders in the world and today saw the first part of the final at Sweden International Horse Show in Stockholm. The best riders in the world are invited to Saab Top 10 Dressage: The top 8 riders as of FEI World Ranking 30th of September, […]



Kristen Vanderveen and Bull Run’s Faustino De Tili Score Win in $216,000 Holiday & Horses Grand Prix CSI 4* Presented by Palm Beach County Sports Commission

Dec 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, FL – December 2, 2017 – Kristen Vanderveen (USA) and Bull Run’s Faustino De Tili dashed through the finish in the $216,000 Holiday & Horses Grand Prix CSI 4* presented by Palm Beach County Sports Commission on Saturday night at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) to take the win in the highlight class […]



Marc Dilasser wins Six Bars Paris with nine-year-old Belgian bred Indigo Blue Biolley

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Belgian rider Karline De Brabander and her twelve-year-old Belgian bred stallion Fantomas de Muze just took hold of the second place in the Six Bars of Paris. During the fourth jump-off, the pair slightly touched the upper bar of the last 2 meter-high fence, and ended this class with four penalties and a second […]



Isabell Werth and Emilio take the victory at SAAB Top Ten Final Premier

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The German dressage queen Isabell Werth took the win in the CDI5* Grand Prix with four judges giving her more than 80 percent for her performance and one 76,00 percent. In total it adds up to 79,700 percent for her and the Westphalian gelding Emilio (by Ehrenpreis). The dutch rider Caroline Dufour,however, did’t make it […]



Van Asten is the fastest in Paris at the Longines Masters

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Dutch show jumping rider, Leopold van Asten has ensured an orange victory today at the Masters One Salon du Cheval CSI5* Longines Ranking Class in Paris. At the Longines Masters the jumps were set at a height of 1.50m. Aboard the 10-year-old VDL Groep Miss Untouchable (by Chacco Blue), van Asten speeded to victory after […]



Julien Epaillard wins Speed Challenge in Paris

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Julien Epaillard won with his Holstein gelding Cristallo A LM the Longines Speed Challenge by 60,99 Seconds (58,99) and secured the 33.00 Euros prize money. Second become another French man, Kevon Staut with Swedisch Warmblood Ayade de Septon et HDC (61.65 sec), he earns 22.000 Euros. Italian rider Lorenzo de Luca has been placed third […]



Jennifer Bliss and Poker Face Sweep $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Later in the afternoon, Jennifer Bliss of Wellington, FL, rode Poker Face, owned by Harris Hill Farm, to top honors in the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby. Second place went to Brent Balisky of Langley, BC, and Easy Street, owned by Thunderbird Show Stables, completing their rounds with a final score of 175. Third place […]



Alberto Michan and Inouk P Capture $35,000 Dever Golf Cars, Inc. 1.45m Classic CSI 4*

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, FL – December 1, 2017 – Mexico’s Alberto Michan and Inouk P took the win in the $35,000 Dever Golf Cars, Inc. 1.45m Classic CSI 4* during the first week of the ESP Holiday Series on Friday at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL. The Holiday & Horses CSI 4* […]



Longines to Sponsor FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping of the United States of America 2018

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

HITS is very excited to announce that Longines will be sponsoring the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping of the United States of America 2018, as well as the Longines Grand Prix during Week V of the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida. Longines has been sponsoring equestrian events since […]



TICKETS FOR 5* ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW 2018 TO GO ON SALE NEXT WEEK

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Tickets for Royal Windsor Horse Show, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2018, will be going on sale at 11am GMT on Tuesday 5 December. The Show takes place from 9 – 13 May 2018 in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and is a five-day celebration of horses and equestrian sport, with entertainment for […]



The man of the evening: Peder Fredricson

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

On Wednesday evening, 29th November, Swedish European Champion Peder Fredricson was honored for his outstanding season at the 2017 Swedish Riders Gala in Stockholm. He earned three awards for the Achievement of the year with his gold medal win at the Europeans in Gothenburg this year, the Performance of the year together with the team […]



Live in Paris with EEM.tv

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Register for free at the EEM.tv and get access to the live streams of the Longines Master series or with on replay.     « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links to that News:horseweb.tv – Die aktuelle Live-Stream Übersicht



USA vs Europe: The teams are made in Paris

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

It was in the setting of the Longines Masters in Paris and during the long-awaited opening night that the draw took place, in the presence of team leaders Philippe Guerdat and Robert Ridland, Pierre Durand, Olympic champion and Ambassador of this new competition created to create the legend, Christophe Ameeuw, CEO of EEM and Founder […]



Paris: Grégory Cottard triumphs at the opening CSI5* Masters One Asia Horse Week

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The French show jumping rider Gregory Cottard steals the first CSI5* win at the Longines Masters of Paris event. The capital of France turns into the capital of Show jumping for the week end, welcoming worlds’s elite league of the sport. Cottard took the beginning victory on board of the twelve-year-old Selle Français mare Regate […]



The FEI WEG 2018 Test Event Schedule

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In 2018 we can expect a test in each performing equestrian category represented at the FEI World Equestrian Games in September. The events are organized to secure a smooth running when the real counting competition comes on at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). The first FEI WEG 2018 test event took place in October […]



Dorothee Schneider and Peterhof end co-operation

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The end of November marks as well the end of the collaboration between Olympic dressage rider Dorothee Schneider and the Perterhof where she successfully trained upcoming horses like Sezuan. Five years Dorothee Schneider has been part of the Team and drove the 200 kilometer distance from her own stables to Perl-Borg, where the Peterhof is […]



Video: ‘A Portrait of the CHI Geneva’ by Steve Guerdat

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

It’s simply breathtaking to watch Swiss show jumper Steve Guerdat fly over CHI Geneva’s most challenging fences. For him, competing in the Rolex Grand Prix is like coming home, to an event ripe with memories of extraordinary triumphs and ecstatic crowds. The young Guerdat first dreamt of winning at the CHI Geneva while watching his […]



Jessica Springsteen and RMF Swinny Du Parc Top $35,000 Ultima Fitness 1.50m Qualifier CSI 4*

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, FL – November 30, 2017 – Competition continued today with the ESP Holiday & Horses CSI 4* at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) and awarded a win to Jessica Springsteen (USA) and RMF Swinny Du Parc in the $35,000 Ultima Fitness 1.50m Qualifier CSI 4*. Second place honors in the class were […]



CHI Geneva: Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

CHI Geneva 2017: December 7th-10th, Palexpo, Geneva (SUI) The Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping is entering the next round: The best riders in the world are travelling to the banks of Lake Geneva for the last Major in the year to face the ultimate challenge of the equestrian sport once again. Since the first […]



CHI GENEVA WELCOMES THE WORLD’S GREATEST RIDERS FOR THE LAST MAJOR OF THE SEASON – THE ROLEX GRAND PRIX

Nov 30th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 November 2017, Geneva, Switzerland – The 2017 global equestrian season will culminate with the CHI Geneva, the final Major of the year featuring an exhilarating display of show jumping from the world’s most prestigious riders. From the hallowed turf of Spruce Meadows, the most distinguished horse and rider combinations will travel to Geneva, a […]



The Destination Tryon

Nov 30th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Complementing the unparalleled opportunity to watch the world’s top equestrian athletes and horses compete is the chance to discover the distinct culture and adventures within the Carolinas region. TIEC is centrally located within an hour of some of the United States’ top destinations including Asheville and Charlotte in North Carolina and Greenville in South Carolina. […]



British Eventing statement: Hambleden International Horse Trials

Nov 29th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

“It is with regret that we share the announcement that Hambleden International Horse Trials will not take place in 2018. The popular Oxfordshire based event, scheduled to run on 20th – 22nd April 2018, has made the decision to give the estate a ‘fallow year’ and will confirm future scheduling of the Horse Trials in […]



Allister Hood is the first recipient of the Roger Stack Award

Nov 28th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Top show producer Allister Hood has been selected as the first recipient of the Roger Stack Award, given to the person who has produced the outstanding showing performance of the year at Hickstead. Norfolk-based Hood was given the award after winning the British Horse Society Supreme Horse title at this year’s Longines Royal International Horse […]



SEVEN OF THE WORLD’S TOP TEN SHOW JUMPERS TO COMPETE AT OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW

Nov 28th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Seven of the world’s top 10 Show Jumpers will take to the Olympia Grand Hall as top-class sporting action returns to Olympia, The London International Horse Show. Europe’s most renowned riders, including seven former world number 1s, will take centre stage over five days of unmissable CSI5*-W competition from Thursday 14 – Monday 18 December […]



Show jumping legends back in the saddle in Mechelen

Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

On December 26 the international topshow, the Xmass horse show in Mechelen, Belgium kicks-off with their own “The Belgian Stars Masters”. For their own crowd former Belgian show jumping legends will compete against each other in a Masters class. At the start it will be Mechelen’s alltime favorite and two-time worldcup winner in Mechelen, Ludo […]



Smolders and Jure take home win in Samorin

Nov 25th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Harrie Smolders and Alain Jufer both took a first place in Samorin today. The biggest win went to Smolders, who won the CSI4* 1,50m with Zinius (Nabab de Reve). The KWPN bred Zinius jumped to victory in 62,81 seconds. The American combination Lucas Porter and Diamonte Darco (Unbelievable Darco) tried to keep up, but had […]



Michael Whitaker on top at Madrid Horse Week

Nov 25th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The CSI5* -W, UAX Trophy, qualifying class for the 7-10 remaining places of the Mutua Madrileña – Longines FEI World Cup Grand Prix, started this Friday at 20:00. This class has been played under the “Fault&Time” scale and a height of 155 cm. The stands went crazy with the course made by the last riders […]



BEATRIZ FERRER-SALAT DOES NOT DISAPPOINT IN THE CDI5* RODILLA GRAND PRIX

Nov 25th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The CDI5* Rodilla Grand Prix started this morning at 11:30 a.m. Dressage fans enjoyed this discipline, based on the harmony between rider and horse through which a series of movements of great difficulty are made. The Spanish Olympic Beatriz Ferrer-Salat demonstrated why she was the favorite of the public for this fifth edition of Madrid […]



VERY GOOD WEEKEND FOR EMANUELE GAUDIANO, WINNER OF CSI5* -W HOLA TROPHY

Nov 25th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

At 2:30 pm on Friday, the smaller class of the CSI5*-W, the Hola Trophy, started with a height of 145 cm. Italy can be proud of its representatives, since Emanuele Gaudiano was also first in this class. Yesterday he he won the CSI5* MHW Trophy, riding the same 8-year-old mare that took him to the […]



A SPECTACULAR GONZALO AÑÓN WON THE CSI2* IFEMA TROPHY

Nov 24th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

At noon the second test of the day, the IFEMA Trophy, began. It was played under a “2 phase” scale and with a height of 140 cm. Most of the riders failed to get to the second phase during the first half of the test, making Kevin Gonzalez de Zarate reach the first place on […]



ITALY TAKES THE MHW TROPHY THANK YOU TO EMANUELE GAUDIANO

Nov 24th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Friday afternoon began with the first class of the CSI5*, the MHW Trophy, which was held under the “Fault&Time” scale and a height of 145 cm. The best riders of the event have participated in this class, which will serve as a prelude to the qualifying test for the Longines FEI ranking, the CSI5*-W UAX […]



HITS to host West Coast Gold Star Clinic

Nov 24th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

HITS is pleased to announce that the 2018 West Coast USHJA Gold Star Clinic will be held at HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal, California, February 18-21, 2018, during the Off-Weeks of the HITS Coachella Desert Circuit. The West Coast clinicians will be Richard Spooner and Rich Fellers. This clinic is part of the USHJA […]



LAHJA Medal Finals News

Nov 24th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

West Palms Events is Honored to Present the LAHJA Rosewood Medals Finals & Betsy Woods Horsemanship Medal Finals at the Huntington Beach Summer Classic, August 9-12, 2018 Huntington Beach, CA West Palms Events look forward to presenting the prestigious 2018 LA Hunter Jumper Association Rosewood Medal Finals and the Betsy Woods Horsemanship Finals 2018 at […]



FEI Approves Olympic qualification system and new rules hind boots

Nov 24th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Just before closing the 2017 FEI General Assembly, the FEI President made special presentations to individuals leaving the FEI, starting with the Chair of the Nominations Committtee, Andrew Finding, and Chair of the FEI Tribunal Erik Elstad. Outgoing Chair of the FEI Eventing Committee Giuseppe Della Chiesa, who finished an eight-year term at the General […]