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Longines World Cup in Budapest

14. Dec 17 | 21:44 | 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

14. Dec 17 | 21:42 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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London: Boyd Exell is unbeatable

14. Dec 17 | 18:29 | 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: Dressage season remains exciting – News London Olympia | FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/18

14. Dec 17 | 17:58 | 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

14. Dec 17 | 17:29 | 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 […]



Video: Interview with Edward Gal

14. Dec 17 | 9:29 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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

14. Dec 17 | 8:59 | 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

14. Dec 17 | 6:15 | 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 […]



Eric van der Vleuten back in the saddle

13. Dec 17 | 21:26 | 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 […]



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

13. Dec 17 | 20:15 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 20:10 | 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 […]



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

13. Dec 17 | 14:58 | 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 […]



Video: Boyd Exell in Genf

13. Dec 17 | 12:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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

13. Dec 17 | 11:24 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 11:22 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 11:21 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 10:59 | 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!

13. Dec 17 | 10:04 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 9:52 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 9:51 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 9:28 | 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

13. Dec 17 | 9:17 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 20:41 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 20:40 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 20:20 | 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 […]



Clenur is new ride of Cian O’Connor

12. Dec 17 | 17:53 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 17:47 | 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 […]



New rider for van der Vleuten’s VDL Groep Quatro

12. Dec 17 | 13:36 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 12:05 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 10:16 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 9:30 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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

12. Dec 17 | 9:29 | 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

12. Dec 17 | 9:28 | 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 […]



Strong competition in Showjumping by an eventing legend

11. Dec 17 | 18:39 | 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

11. Dec 17 | 18:12 | 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



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

11. Dec 17 | 13:55 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Helgstrand Dressage Launches Florida Sales Operation

11. Dec 17 | 13:52 | 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

11. Dec 17 | 13:50 | 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

11. Dec 17 | 13:50 | 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

11. Dec 17 | 13:49 | 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

11. Dec 17 | 13:38 | 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

11. Dec 17 | 13:30 | 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

11. Dec 17 | 9:24 | 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 […]



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

10. Dec 17 | 20:47 | 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

10. Dec 17 | 19:58 | 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

10. Dec 17 | 13:38 | 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

10. Dec 17 | 13:02 | 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

10. Dec 17 | 12:57 | 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

10. Dec 17 | 12:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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

10. Dec 17 | 9:05 | 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 […]



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

09. Dec 17 | 22:34 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 16:47 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 16:43 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 12:19 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 12:18 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 12:17 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 9:22 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 9:22 | 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

09. Dec 17 | 9:19 | 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 […]



5.218 Horses Were Drug Tested In 2016. 82 Horses Tested Positive

08. Dec 17 | 20:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In light of the recent FEI General Assembly, the FEI released a report on the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping Control Medication (EADCM) Programme including figures of drug tests conducted in 2016. The report shows that the number of sampled horses has been increasing over the last 3 years where the increase between 2015 and 2016 was […]



Julien Epaillard claims victory with Instit de Jucaso in La Coruña

08. Dec 17 | 20:35 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Julien Epaillard has been relying on his Belgian bred Instit de Jucaso (Cooper van de Heffinck x Darco) for a few months now. The pair won last month in Lyon, for example. Now, Epaillard rode the nine-year-old to victory in the CSI5*-W in La Coruna. In this class against the clock, they finished in 64,3 […]



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

08. Dec 17 | 19:15 | 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

08. Dec 17 | 19:00 | 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

08. Dec 17 | 18:52 | 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

08. Dec 17 | 18:36 | 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

08. Dec 17 | 16:45 | 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 […]



International Horse & Rider List for La Coruna CSI5*-W

08. Dec 17 | 12:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

From December 8-10, 2017, The Casas Novas Equestrian Center in A Caruna, Spain, will host the Casas Novas International Jumping Show. The event will also doubles as the seventh leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Western European League, which will highlight the competition on Sunday. The full schedule, results, and rider list can be viewed here.  International CSI5*-W […]



RENWICK TRAVELS TO LA CORUNA

08. Dec 17 | 12:15 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Laura Renwick and Robert Whitaker head the British entry at CSI5* La Coruna in Spain which begins today and  is hosting the Sapnish qualifier for the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping. The full details aer on the website here.   Source: Grandprix Replay « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE […]



Smolders starts CHI Geneva with a win

08. Dec 17 | 9:58 | 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

08. Dec 17 | 9:52 | 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. […]