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Germany’s Jan-Dirk Giesselmann & Real Dancer Win Frankfurt CDI4* Freestyle

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

FRANKFURT, Germany, Dec. 17, 2017–Germany’s Jan-Dirk Giesselmann and Real Dancer FRH won the CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday to repeat the pair’s success in the musical performance from a year ago. Jan-Dirk and the 13-year-old Hanoverian gelding scored 76.000 per cent for the win that was the first since triumphing here a year ago. In […]



Gerrit Nieberg ensure a save victory in the Grand Prix of Frankfurt

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The 1m55 Grand Prix of Frankfurt fell prey to Germany’s own Gerrit Nieberg. He finished with a ‘save’ ride in the saddle of his Holstein Contagio (by Colman). The combination was the only pair that finished with a double clear round in the jump-off, taking their time to finish without penalties. He won a Mercedes […]



Brilliant win for Johnny Pals in Grand Prix Den Goubergh

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In the Grand Prix of Den Goubergh, The Netherlands, it was Johnny Pals who shined with his Chat Botte du Ruisseau Z (by Casall). The combination finished with a beautiful clear round is this fifteen combinations strong jump-off in this 1m45 two star competition with a timne of 40.10 seconds. He stayed ahead of French […]



Irish Show Jumping Team named RTE Sport Awards “Team Of The Year”

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Irish Show Jumping team have beaten off competition from the best teams in Ireland to be crowned 2017 RTE Sport Awards “Team Of The Year” during a show broadcast live on RTE TV last night (Saturday). Ireland’s Show jumpers, who won Team Gold at the European European Championships in Gothenburg back in August for […]



New talented horse for Beezie Madden

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

John and Beezie Madden have invested in a new, young talented horse. Madden has acquired the six year old Warrant-son, Garant from Willem Greve. Greve and Garant jumped to glory in last year’s FEI World Championships for young show jumping horses in Lanaken. At the Peelbergen John Madden’s business partner, Johan Heins noticed Garant two weeks ago. […]



London: Whitaker adds second Olympia prize

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

John Whitaker kept the British flag  flying last night at the London Olympia Horse Show when he won his second class at the show, this time riding the evergreen Argento. John Whitaker’s assiduous scrutinising of the jump-off course for The Ivy Stakes paid off in spades as he found the most audacious turn which had […]



Julien Epaillard is Roque solid in the Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Leg

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Julien Epaillard, riding Toupie de la Roque, became only the second Frenchman in history to win the Olympia leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping, thanks to a spectacular burst of speed in the jump-off which relegated last year’s winner, Scott Brash, to second place. “It is a great honour for me to win […]



London: Super Sunday at Olympia

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Longines FEI World CupTM  Jumping Leg provided an afternoon of exhilarating sport in the Olympia Grand Hall, with only four of the 36 starters jumping a clear in the first round. As the penultimate to go in the jump-off, Britain’s Scott Brash set the packed crowd alight, jumping clear in a time which looked like it could […]



German win in the FEI World Cup of Budapest

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Christmas pre-present for Amke Stroman (GER) is her victory in Sunday’s FEI World Cup of Budapest. The 1.60m track set by the course designer László Karádi (HUN) counted 12 obstacles and 15 efforts in the first round. With faults spreading out all over the track, only two combinations clearing their way into the jump-off. […]



London: Wins for McCoy and Maikel van der Vleuten on race night

Dec 16th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Jockeys of a different kind stole the show on day four of Olympia, The London International Horse Show. Ten of the most renowned jockeys from the world of flat and National Hunt racing took to the Olympia Grand Hall for the Markel Champions Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund, with Sir AP McCoy’s […]



Christie Pritchard wins The Under 23 British Championship

Dec 16th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Christie Pritchard shed tears of delight as she trounced a strong field in the Under 23 British Championship Final to lift the coveted title. Only two riders achieved double clears and Christie was the quickest, finishing 2.73 seconds faster than the 2015 winner Chloe Winchester riding Billy Cool for William Funnell. The class offers a […]



Chardon throws down Driving Gauntlez at Olympia

Dec 16th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

After Thursday’s warm-up went to Boyd Exell, the first round of the FEI World Cup Driving at London Olympia last night looked like it might be the next win in the Australian’s current streak but Dutch master Ijsbrand Chardon put paid to that and set up a showdown for tonight’s second round. Ijsbrand Chardon, former […]



Gábor Szabó Jr. Rules first worldcup day in Budapest

Dec 16th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

With a double win, Gábor Szabó Jr. ruled the first day of the CSI**-W event at Budapest. He took the win in the 1.40m Gold Tour and in the 1.30m MSLT class. Peter Szentirmai and Express took the runner-up position, while Zoltan Lazar Jr. and Lacrima Di Felicita were third in the biggest class of […]



Guild Volunteers Provide Support to Huntington Hospital

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

West Palms Events is pleased to partner with the Flintridge La Cañada Guild again for the Annual Flintridge Horse Show. We are looking forward to hosting everyone at the Flintridge Riding Club for a week of excitement with the 97th Annual Flintridge Horse Show on April 26-29,2018 in La Cañada Flintridge, CA. The Flintridge La Cañada […]



The Build-up to Cheltenham

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

One of the most enthralling events on the horseracing calendar is the Cheltenham Festival. The festival will run from 13 to 16 March 2018, however, the hype around the upcoming event is massive on as we fast approach the new year. It seems that racing fanatics and gamblers are full of excitement for the 2018 […]



New Chairman for the Jumping Owner Club

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 […]



Daniel Deusser wins Snowman Stakes in London with SX Hidalgo VG

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

aniel Deusser just did it again. After a magnificent victory in the Grand Prix of Paris two weeks ago, the German rider won the Snowman Stakes in London today. In Paris, he competed with Cornet d’Amour, but today he was aboard SX Hidalgo VG, a ten-year-old Belgian bred gelding by Quadrillo. His victory was a […]



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

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

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Video: Watch Michael Jung jump the Genève 1.60m GP

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

Eventing fans are used to Germany’s Michael Jung carrying all before him. He also rides in pure dressage and showjumping with some success but last weekend he took his show jumping aspirations to a new level when he jumped fischerSolution in the 5* CHIO Geneve Grand Prix. He only had one fence down in a […]



Crimewave Reaches the Peak

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

Jayne Harper and her 20-year-old black gelding, Crimewave ll, triumphed in the ridden section of the Olympia Senior Showing Series Championships, sponsored by Anthony D Evans Brokers. Jayne, a farmer’s wife from Bicester, Oxfordshire, has owned “Stanley”, by Criminal Law out of a Krisinsky mare, since he was a two-year-old and has ridden him in […]



William Micklem on Tack and Horsemanship in Equestrian Sport

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

Cordelia, Calif. – Nov. 28, 2017 – How important is the tack you ride in everyday and use in competition? Great horsemen and horsewomen have a comprehensive understanding of the tack they use every day and how it affects their horses. Knowing how tack should fit and feel on the horse’s body is essential to ethical […]



Video: Jessica von Bredow-Werndl | Zaire-E | Grand Prix | Int. Festhallen Reitturnier 2017

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

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Charlotte Dujardin and “Mrs. Valegro”

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

With the extraordinary Valegro, Charlotte Dujardin has already won everything. But following the retirement of Negro’s son, the British amazon had to rebuild a new champion, which may take him to new heights. Present at the Olympia Horse Show in London, Carl Hester’s pupil did not compete but presented himself to the public in a […]



World’s best lead the way at Olympia

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

Britain’s leading lady rider Laura Renwick put on a spectacular performance to win The Cayenne Puissance in front of a packed-out grandstand with HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as the guest of honour in the Presidents Box. The afternoon session saw Spaniard Eduardo Alvarez Aznar speed to victory in the opening CSI5* Show Jumping class […]



Renwick jumps to the win in London Puissance

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

Britain’s leading lady rider Laura Renwick put on a spectacular performance to win The Cayenne Puissance in front of a packed-out grandstand with HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as the guest of honour in the Presidents Box. The afternoon session saw Spaniard Eduardo Alvarez Aznar speed to victory in the opening CSI5* Show Jumping class of […]



Luidam passes away aged 24

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

THE prolific show jumping sire and Nations Cup horse Luidam has passed away at the age of 24. The son of Guidam was ridden to international prominence by Ireland’s Billy Twomey. The combination were part of the winning Irish Aga Khan team at the Dublin Horse Show in 2004, jumping the all-important double clear to […]



Longines World Cup in Budapest

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

It is time for the next stop in the Longines World Cup, and the series moves on to Budapest this week. The two star CSI indoor competiton lasts from Friday to Sunday, held by the National Riding Hall, the most modern horse riding arena in Hungary. 227 riding pairs from 14 countries head to Budapest […]



Video: Patrik Kittel rocks London Olympia | FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/18

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

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London: Boyd Exell is unbeatable

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

Boyd Exell is unbeatable. At the Dodson & Horrell Extreme Carriage Driving he wins in 101.43 seconds ahead of the Belgian Glenn Geerts (109.34) and Netherland’s Koos de Ronde (109.52). The whole result can be found here. « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links to that […]



Video: Interview with Edward Gal

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

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Bulana and Oliver Townend- British eventing’s number ones 2017

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

British Eventing have released the final points tables for horses and riders during 2017. In the horse catagory, it was Nicola Wilson’s team horse and double European medallist Bulana who topped the table  with 357 points 17 ahead of Artic Soul, who is ridden by Gemma Tattersall. ​In the rider list, where Nicola Wilson is only in […]



Patrik Kittel Wins The FEI World CupTM Dressage Freestyle To Music Supported By Horse & Hound

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

The world’s greatest dressage riders took to the arena for another night of thrilling competition which saw Sweden’s Patrik Kittel and Delaunay OLD clinch the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Freestyle to Music supported by Horse & Hound title with the smallest of margins ahead of Great Britain’s Emile Faurie. Alongside the world-class dressage, spectators were […]



A key moment in the evolution of show jumping: Dominique Mégret

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

This past weekend, France’s Dominique Mégret was named president of the Jumping Owners Club. Owner of that country’s Clarbec stud farm, which works with elite French rider Pénélope Leprevost, Mégret is taking over from compatriot Christian Baillet at what he sees as a pivotal time in the sport of Show Jumping. The new president is […]



VIDEO: DRESSAGE HILARITY AT LONDON OLYMPIA THIS WEEK

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

Olympia, the London International Horse Show has kicked off in the British capital as part of the traditional run-up period to the holiday season. Through December 18th, the event will feature world class — and occasionally nerve-wracking — competition in different disciplines. But it is also delivering some laughs. Video below. International Grand Prix rider and […]



Video: Boyd Exell in Genf

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

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Brett Parbery, Australian Grand Prix Champion, & Willinga Park Announce Partnership to Boost Horse Sports Down Under

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

Brett Parbery, the reigning Australian Grand Prix dressage champion, and the architecture-award winning Willinga Park equestrian center on Tuesday announced a partnership aimed at boosting horse sports Down Under. Brett, whose equestrian experience includes camp drafting, polocrosse and rodeo as well as world championship dressage, will relocate to Willinga Park located on the Pacific coast […]



Germany’s A Squad Newly Named Olympic Includes 8 of World’s Top 20

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

WARENDORF, Germany, Dec. 12, 2017–Germany’s 2018 A squad newly named Olympic and announced Tuesday includes the world’s top three combinations and eight of the top 20 in the global standings. The Olympic squad with best chances of successful participation in the Olympics of Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 as selected by the German Olympic Committee […]



US Equestrian names emerging elite eventing riders for 2018

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

The US Equestrian (USEF) Eventing Sport Committee has approved 15 athletes from a pool of applicants for the Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 program for 2018. The announcement follows the list of athletes named to the Emerging Athlete Eventing 18 program list. As USEF describes, the Emerging Athlete program is for riders with an FEI age of 25 […]



Daughter of Cocaine Z sold for 60.000€ at Zangersheide Auction

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

There was a betting war tonight at the online Zangersheide auction. Potential young super stars were offered in this online auction concluding on Tuesday December 12. Eventually it was Ascaina Z (Asca Z x Caretano Z) who was crowned as best selling horse. The daughter of the 17-year-old Cocaine Z was sold for 60.000 euro […]



Kent Farrington talks Grand Slam!

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

The USA’s Kent Farrington finished his year with a win last week on the Grand Prix at CHI Genevé, which cemented his position as World Number One and also set him on the road to winning the Rolex  Grand Slam of Showjumping. Congratulations on your victory in the Rolex Grand Prix of the CHI Geneva […]



Video: World’s best jockeys honoured

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

Two of the world’s best jockeys have been honoured by Longines this week. You can watch them in a couple of their greatest moments below. Australian jockey Hugh Bowman was crowned “2017 Longines World’s Best Jockey”  in a ceremony held during the annual Longines Hong Kong International Races Gala dinner hosted by the Hong Kong […]



New youngster for Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum

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

Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum has a new youngster in her stables: The four-year-old Cabeau Z (Cosun x Numero Uno). The young stallion was bred by Joop Timmer from Zweeloo (NED) and was sold to Stevens Stables as a foal. Maurice Stevens rode the KWPN-stallion up to L-niveau.   « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back […]



Edward Gal dominates on Opening Night of Olympia

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

The World’s best Dressage riders were out in force on the opening night of Olympia, The London International Horse Show, where Edward Gal (NED) was crowned winner of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix supported by Horse & Hound. In addition to the top-class competition, Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester took centre stage to […]



David Blake and Goldbreaker Clinch Victory in $25,000 #1 Education Place Grand Prix at ESP Year End Awards

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

Wellington, FL – December 12, 2017 – The ESP Holiday Series returned to Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) on Friday, December 8, with the ESP Year End Awards. The $25,000 #1 Education Place Grand Prix was the highlight class of the weekend and saw a win for David Blake (IRL) and Goldbreaker, owned by Gochman Sport Horses, […]



Video: Germany again strong at the World Cup | FEI World Cup™ Dressage

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

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The court of Appeal in ‘s-Hertogenbosch rules in favor of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers’ clients in case regarding breeding and purchase of embryos

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

Contractual agreement Schelstraete’s clients contracted with the breeder for an embryo where a living foal as a result of the breeding was promised. The clients decided the breeding lines and informed the breeder. The breeder was to flush the embryo and transfer it to a surrogate mare. The breeder stated that several attempts to flush […]



Liverpool International Horse Show

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

THE WORLD’S LEADING SHOW JUMPERS WILL BE OUT IN FORCE AT THIS YEAR’S LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW! Here’s a guide of who to look out for… The Whitaker dynasty will be represented by John and son Robert who are set to compete at this festive show jumping finale which will round off 2017 in style […]



New rider for van der Vleuten’s VDL Groep Quatro

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

Maikel van der Vleuten will no longer compete with VDL Groep Quatro. The Norwegian Gulliksen family confirmed they’ve bought the Quaprice Bois Margot-son. It will be Geir Gulliksen who’ll make his debut at the London Olympia Horse Show this week with Quatro. VDL Groep Quatro jumped to many international successes with van der Vleuten. The […]



Irish showjumping manager Rodrigo Pessoa considering his position

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

Irish showjumping team manager Rodrigo Pessoa has told The Irish Field newspaper that he may have to consider his position after a backroom row led to the resignation of High Performance chairman Gerry Mullins. Mullins was only appointed to the role in January and was tasked with taking the team to Olympic success at the Tokyo […]



International Riders List for London Olympia CSI5*-W

Dec 12th, 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 […]



Video: CHI Geneva 2017 highlights presented by Rolex

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

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Dressage on the First Coast Kicks off December Events at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

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

Jacksonville, FL (December 11, 2017) – The Jacksonville Equestrian Center recently kicked off an eclectic month of events with the Dressage on the First Coast Fall Show this December. The show was put on by the Northeast Florida Dressage Association, and featured nearly 40 classes ranging from Training Level through Grand Prix. Riders competed for […]



NBC Sports Group to Televise FEI World Equestrian Games™ in September 2018

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

Stamford, CT – December 11, 2017 – 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 […]



Video: Edwina Tops-Alexander takes the top prize in Jumping in Spain | Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping

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

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Helgstrand Dressage Launches Florida Sales Operation

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

WELLINGTON, Florida, Dec. 10, 2017–Hundreds of equestrians from around the world for the Florida winter circuit turned out for a champagne buffet brunch to view the lineup of more than 20 horses imported from Denmark for the launching of Helgstrand Dressage. The launch of the division of the successful Danish sales and training behemoth created […]



Denis Lynch and Cian O’Connor feature in five-star Grand Prix prizes in Spain and Switzerland

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

Irish riders featured strongly in two lucrative five-star Grand Prix competitions today (Sunday), with Denis Lynch finishing fourth in the Spanish Longines FEI World Cup in La Coruna, while Cian O’Connor finished fifth in the Swiss Rolex Grand Prix in Geneva. Tipperary-born Lynch and Thomas Straumann’s 14-year-old stallion All Star were one of eight combinations […]



USEA Convention: Board of Governors Tackle Critical Topics Facing the Sport

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

The USEA Annual Meeting & Convention concluded today at the Westin Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California with the grand finale Board of Governors meeting. This was one of the meatier Board of Governors meetings in recent years, and EN has your back with all the details you need to know. Read on for a full […]



Canada: Para-Dressage Classification Hub Coming to Saanichton, BC in January 2018

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

Ottawa, ON, Dec. 7, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that a Para-Equestrian Classification Hub will be hosted at Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association (VTRA) in Saanichton, BC on Jan. 27, 2018. What: Para-Equestrian Classification Hub When: Jan. 27, 2017 Where: Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association, 6917 Veyaness Rd., Saanichton, BC V8M 1W1 Cost: […]



Interview with Major winner Kent Farrington

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

Congratulations on your victory in the Rolex Grand Prix of the CHI Geneva 2017! You came close a few times before, now you have finally succeeded in winning a Major. Kent Farrington: I am overjoyed, but to be honest I am still in a state of shock. I have been trying to win this Grand Prix […]



Exell makes it three

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

Boyd Exell has already made sure of his place at the FEI World Cup Driving Final by winning a third qualifier in a row, yesterday at CHI Genevé. He has won every running of the class in the Swiss city since he first competed there in 2008. The Sunday morning was dedicated to four-in-hand driving, […]



Edwina Tops-Alexander absolute winner in the FEI World Cup Jumping stage in La Coruña

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

Longines FEI World Cup returns to Casas Novas, after its premiere last year. The level was very high, proof of this was that only 8 riders qualified for the jump off. All the spotlights of the jumping world were in Casas Novas, with a full house in the equestrian center. A Coruña’s competition is the […]



Isabell Werth and Don Johnson take clear victory in GP Freestyle Geneva

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

After the Grand Prix Special this morning, the GP Freestyle announced itself in Geneva. Eight combinations appeared in the dressage ring. And again, it was Isabell Werth who impressed with her bay gelding Don Johnson FRH (Don Frederico). The German rider and her Hannoverian mount just scraped 80% with their score of 79,035%. They beat […]



Canadian Olympian Tiffany Foster Launches Little Creek Equestrian

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, Florida – Two-time Canadian Olympian Tiffany Foster has launched her own training and sales business, Little Creek Equestrian, with bases in Wellington, Florida, and Vrasene, Belgium. Maintaining her long-standing relationship with Andy and Carlene Ziegler’s Artisan Farms, Foster will continue to compete its large string of international show jumping horses.  In addition, she will […]



Niels Bruynseels superior in Coupe de Genève

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

After the Grand Prix Special and the first round of driving, it was time for the show jumping riders to enter the ring in Palexpo, Geneva. It was a 1.55m class with jump-off. The first round only had combinations and it was a real challenge to stay clear. Only eight riders managed to stay clear. […]



European Commission Order to Change Skating Competition Rules May Impact Horse Sports

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

BRUSSELS, Dec. 9, 2017–A European Commission order to change rules to allow skaters to compete in events not sanctioned by the sport’s governing body could impact other organizations such as the International Equestrian Federation (FEI). The European Commission determined that an International Skating Union rule imposing severe penalties on athletes participating in speed skating competitions […]



Para-Dressage Classification Hub Coming to Saanichton, BC in January 2018

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Ottawa, ON, Dec. 7, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that a Para-Equestrian Classification Hub will be hosted at Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association (VTRA) in Saanichton, BC on Jan. 27, 2018. What: Para-Equestrian Classification Hub When: Jan. 27, 2017 Where: Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association, 6917 Veyaness Rd., Saanichton, BC V8M 1W1 Cost: […]



IN MEMORIAM: FEI PAYS TRIBUTE TO JESÚS GÓMEZ PORTUGAL (MEX) OLYMPIC JUMPER AND FORMER MEXICAN FEDERATION PRESIDENT

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Jesús Gómez Portugal, Olympic jumping athlete and former President of the Mexican Equestrian Federation passed away on 26 November at the age of 77. At the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, he helped Team Mexico to bronze alongside Gerardo Tazzer Valencia, Alberto Valdez Lacarra and Joaquín Pérez de las Heras (RIP). He owned three of the […]



Van der Vleuten speeds to victory in Coruna

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

It was a great night for Netherlands in the CSI5*-W A Coruña, with the great triumph of Maikel van der Vleuten in the Massimo Dutti Trophy, the test of more difficulty of those disputed today in the equestrian center of Casas Novas. The rider, sixth in the World Ranking,was the only one capable of resisting […]



Kent Farrington claims victory in Credit Suisse Grand Prix Geneva

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Tonight, the Credit Suisse Grand Prix was one of the most important jumping competitions at this year’s CHI Geneva to qualify for the Rolex Grand Prix on Sunday. 16 efforts, 13 obstacles and 22 starting positions for the Rolex Grand Prix – that may seem like a lot, but if 38 riders strive exactly for […]



WATHELET & WEISHAUPT- GENEVÉ’S DOUBLE ACT

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Gregory Wathelet and Phillipp Weishaupt are both in Genevé this weekend hoping that on Sunday, one of them will add  a second Grand Prix to the one each has already won in Aachen and Spruce Meadows.  Below we bring you a joint interview  with the pair. At the CHI Geneva 2017 Philipp Weishaupt and Grégory Wathelet […]