Renaming of Three-Day-Events

27. Oct 17 | 10:07 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Badminton, Burghley, Kentucky, Adelaide, Luhmühlen and Pau CCI4*s are currently known as the FEI Classics but will be called “5* Majors” from 2019. More information can be found here.   « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links to that – Die aktuelle Live-Stream Übersicht

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS are Best in $35,000 Welcome Stake at Washington International Horse Show CSI4*-W

27. Oct 17 | 9:50 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

October 26, 2017 – The USA’s Beezie Madden and Beat Mändli of Switzerland claimed international jumper victories on Thursday, October 26, at the Washington International Horse Show CSI4*-W (WIHS), running now through October 29 at the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C. Madden’s victory came aboard Breitling LS, who topped a field of 26 […]

FEI reaching settlement in doping case after proposed change to the classification of Pramoxine

27. Oct 17 | 9:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Positive Test Result at the Winter Equestrian Festival, FL Paige Johnson´s horse Luke Skywalker 46 tested positive for the local anesthetic Pramoxine at the CSI2* in Wellington (USA) at the end of January 2017. In July 2017 the FEI Tribunal imposed a one-year suspension and a fine of 2,000 CHF and contribution of 3,000 CHF […]

Santiago Lambre Bests Stiff Competition in $35,000 Suncast® Commercial Welcome Stake CSI 3* at Tryon Fall VI

27. Oct 17 | 9:45 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Santiago Lambre (MEX) consistently wins at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), and his streak continued with Thursday’s $35,000 Suncast® Commercial Welcome Stake CSI 3*, as he piloted two mounts to top finishes over 56 entries. Aboard Doloris, a 2008 Dutch Warmblood mare (Harley VDL x Colorado D), he placed first, stopping the short-course timers at 37.64 […]

Equitopia Launches Children’s Books to Raise Funds for their Mission

26. Oct 17 | 19:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Cordelia, Calif. – Oct. 26, 2017 – Equitopia’s free, online educational videos are beginning to shift the way people approach the care, welfare and training of horses in the industry. Founder, Caroline Hegarty, is thrilled to be able to offer a great way of supporting Equitopia’s mission by releasing a series of horse-centric children’s books […]

World-class Dressage Featured at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show

26. Oct 17 | 19:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Toronto, Ontario – The $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup, presented by Butternut Ridge, returns to highlight the 2017 Royal Horse Show on Wednesday and Thursday, November 8 and 9, as part of the 95th annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair running from November 3 through 12 in Toronto, ON.   Canadian Olympian Megan Lane of Collingwood, […]

Owner Big Star purchases embryo Big Star in Zangersheide auction

26. Oct 17 | 14:15 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The owner of the Olympic gold winner Big Star (Quick Star x Nimmerdor) purchased an embryo of Big Star during the auction at Zangersheide. Gary Widdowson, the owner, is probably hoping for a similar amazing success story that he experienced with the ‘original’ Big Star. Big Star won individual gold under Nick Skelton at the […]

Furlong dominates 2017 Britannia 3* League

26. Oct 17 | 12:37 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

At the end of the 2017 British Eventing season Will Furlong (pictured) secured a commanding win in the Britannia 3* League on his own 10 year old Collien P 2. In their first full season together, 22 year old Will and the grey mare posted some impressive results at 3* level to take the win […]

World class riders gather in Belgiums Sentower Park

26. Oct 17 | 11:51 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The two star competition in Belgiums Sentower Park this weekend has just announced the master list. It will be a beautiful weekend full of world class riders. We will see for example Australian Eventer Christopher Burton with three of his horses Bahira, Graf Liberty and Limited Edition. For the Belgium equipe we find many top […]

International Horse & Rider List for Royal West CSI3*-W

26. Oct 17 | 11:23 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

International Show Jumping will return to the heart of Calgary, Canada, for the 2017 Royal West Jumping Tournament, set to take place between October 19-29, 2017. Held at the Agrium Western Event Centre in Stampede Park, the event will culminate in the $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/2018 qualifier on Sunday, October 29. Last year, USA’s Jenni McAllister […]

Badminton adds voice to mandatory frangible pin call

26. Oct 17 | 9:51 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The world’s most famous three day event, Badminton Horse Trials,  has added its voice to the call for frangible fence pins to made mandatory by the FEI at all international competitions. After statements to this effect from the eventing federations in Canada and the USA,  Hugh Thomas, the Director of Badminton Horse Trials has issued the […]

Silver medallist London back on the circuit

26. Oct 17 | 9:22 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

London, the chestnut who carried Gerco Schroder of the Netherlands to Olympic individual silver at. approriately, the London Olympics in 2012, is back out jumping with Schroder on the international circuit. He was jumping at the weekend at the CSI3* St Lo in France after some time off through injury.   Source: Grandprix Replay « […]

Rule changes for international eventing announced

26. Oct 17 | 9:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

After two months of consultation with national federations and other interested parties, the FEI have ratified the draft of proposed international evening rule changes to be implemented between 2018/19.  The entire document is here and long with the name changes to bring star levels into line with jumping, the other main changes include clarification of the blood rule, […]

Carly Hoft and Paige Kouimanis Claim $10,000 WIHS Adult and Children’s Jumper Championship Victories

26. Oct 17 | 9:00 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

October 25, 2017 – The 59th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) continued on Wednesday, October 25, with the second day of competition featuring the $10,000 WIHS Children’s and $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Championships, the awarding of the professional and amateur-owner hunter championships, and the $10,000 International Jumper speed class. The first jumper victory of […]

FEI World Cup Driving Rounds are drawn

25. Oct 17 | 21:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Late last week the FEI made the draw for the FEI World Cup Driving rounds. The best driver in the world have been competing over the spring and summer to qualify for the series, the title of which is currently held by Australia’s Boyd Exell. The Final will be held in Bordeaux France in February. […]

Masters list for CSI2* Opglabbeek

25. Oct 17 | 20:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The two star competition in Belgiums Sentower Park this weekend has just announced the master list. It will be a beautiful weekend full of world class riders. We will see for example Australian Eventer Christopher Burton with three of his horses Bahira, Graf Liberty and Limited Edition. For the Belgium equipe we find many top […]

Del Mar International Horse Show Sponsors Go Above & Beyond To Make The Del Mar International Horse Show A Resounding Success

25. Oct 17 | 20:33 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Putting on an event of this magnitude requires a great deal of teamwork, cooperation and compromise. From start to finish, the Del Mar International Horse Show went off without a hitch, thank you to all of our sponsors who worked so diligently to ensure its success. Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping series celebrates its 40th […]

Video: Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/18 – Wester European League

25. Oct 17 | 19:02 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

This Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping season has big shoes to fill after the epic season we had last year. But if the first two qualifiers are anything to go by we’re in for a treat on the #RideToParis 12.10. – 15.10.2017 Oslo (NOR) 19.10. – 22.10.2017 Helsinki (FIN) 26.10. – 29.10.2017 Verona (ITA) 01.11. […]

Daniel Coyle and Fortis Fortuna Remain the Speediest at Royal West in the $35,000 Friends of Rocky Mountain Cup 1.45m CSI3*-W

25. Oct 17 | 17:30 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The second week of international competition kicked off Tuesday night with a speed class, the 1.45 m $35,000 Friends of Rocky Mountain Cup, Presented by Pure North and Sponsored by Mermac Construction, Volker Stevin and NSI Scapes. While competition was more intense than the first week with many Americans and Canadians arriving in Calgary from […]

Francisco Zamudio and Woopy 14 Take Top Honors at ESP Fall III

25. Oct 17 | 15:37 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Wellington, FL – October 25, 2017 – Francisco Zamudio of Wellington, FL, piloted Claudia Villamil’s Woopy 14 to the top of the leaderboard in the $10,000 TackNRider Stakes Class, on Sunday, October 22 at ESP Fall II at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). The duo was the only combination to complete the short-track course with a […]

Philippe Le Jeune’s Cadeau de Muze sold to Denis Lynch

25. Oct 17 | 14:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Former World Champion, Philippe Le Jeune has sold his Grand Prix horse, Cadeau de Muze to colleague-rider, Denis Lynch. The 9-year-old sBs-sire jumped up to the highest level with Le Jeune in the saddle. The Nabab de Reve-son out of Atlanta (by Almeo) impressed at the latest Spruce Meadows CSIO5* competition in Calgary. Together with […]

Virginia Horse Trials to Host 560 Horses at October CCI & Horse Trials

25. Oct 17 | 9:28 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) has once again broken its own record for entries, with 560 horses entered to compete at the October CCI and Horse Trials this week. The competition includes Beginner Novice through Intermediate horse trials as well as international CCI2*, CIC2*, and CCI* levels. VHT will also host the Area II Championships and […]

International Eventing Forum 2018 – ‘What’s the Limit’?

25. Oct 17 | 9:26 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The 2018 International Eventing Forum takes place on the 5th of February at Hartpury College, where attendees can look forward to a day full of ‘Insight and Education’ into the sport of eventing. Few would argue that eventing is a different sport now than it was 20 years ago. As the sport changes we must […]

FEI to Seek Sponsors for Individual Horse Sport Disciplines

25. Oct 17 | 9:23 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) is restructuring its marketing program to seek separate sponsors for each of the seven disciplines it governs, according to the organization’s commercial director. Ralph Straus of the FEI was reported by to have told the SPORTEL convention in Monaco that the governing body of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining […]

Overwhelming Majority of Dressage Nations Oppose “HiLo” Scoring Proposal

25. Oct 17 | 9:22 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

An overwhelming majority of dressage nations have come out against a controversial proposal by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to change judging in 2018 by dropping high and low scores for each movement. Only two nations supported the proposal and a handful of others suggested testing and evaluating first. Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, France, Canada […]

EIA-Affected Premises in Alberta

25. Oct 17 | 9:21 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

On October 19, 2017, a positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) national reference laboratory for a horse located on a premises in Lacombe County, Alberta. This animal had been sampled by the CFIA to comply with export conditions and no clinical signs of the disease were reported. […]

Two weekends, two disciplines – and 30 days to go. The best aspiring young riders compete against each other at the “Aachen Youngstars”

25. Oct 17 | 9:06 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

For ambitious show-jumpers and dressage riders aged up to 21 there is no more important dates in their diaries at the end of the year than the “Aachen Dressage Youngstars” (23.-26.11.) and the “Aachen Jumping Youngstars – Salut Festival” (30.11.-3.12.). The international dressage riders kick the event off in 30 days’ time in the Albert-Vahle-Arena […]

Anna Kubiak Captures $10,000 WIHS Children’s Hunter Championships Win

25. Oct 17 | 9:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

October 24, 2017 – The 2017 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) kicked off on Tuesday, October 24, at the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C. and continues through Sunday, October 29. The opening day of competition featured the start of professional and amateur hunter divisions, as well as year-end championships for child and adult […]

Olivier Philippaerts’ H&M Henna de Goedereede for Alexandra Thornton

24. Oct 17 | 21:53 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

On his social media Olivier Philippaerts has announced the 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare, H&M Henna de Goedereede has left his stables. The mare is underway to her new home with Alexandra Thornton. The Argentinus-daughter was produced at an international level under the saddle of Marlon Modolo Zanotelli and Tom Martens. After a short while with […]

Wrong Horse Put Down By Vet; Diligence Requirements For Vets To Avoid Law Suit

24. Oct 17 | 21:52 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (SEL) have for a long time been cooperating with equine veterinarians in order to establish thorough protocols to assure comprehensiveness and to avoid possible legal complications. As we all know, vets are only human and thus also capable of making mistakes. However, when it comes to the wellbeing of horses and even […]

Rocky Mountain Show Jumping: Week 1 Wrap Up Royal West

24. Oct 17 | 21:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The first week of competition of Royal West saw unprecedented divisions sizes, competition, and spectators. Sponsors, riders, coaches, and the crowd raved each night about the intense competition, footing, level of sport, and format of the championship classes. After three nights in a row of 1.45m classes and championships, Sunday showcased young horses in the […]

Spectacular Global Champions League Play Offs Announced

24. Oct 17 | 17:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Global Champions League today announces the introduction of spectacular new team play offs in 2018 with an unprecedented €10 million in prize money. The new play offs will be staged in the magical Czech capital Prague, one of the world’s most beautiful cities and a UNESCO World Heritage site, promising unforgettable excitement for millions of […]

Sweden to Weigh Whether to Follow Denmark with New Noseband Rule

24. Oct 17 | 8:35 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Swedish federation expects to complete by year’s end a report on the use of nosebands to help decide whether to follow Denmark’s adoption of a new rule on tightness on sport horses. The United States reported it will look into the report by the Danish Equestrian Federation that decided to impose a rule for all […]

Hutchins-Kristen Earns Wire-to-Wire Victory in USEF CCI1* Eventing National Championship

24. Oct 17 | 8:29 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The 2017 Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park saw impressive performances from the CCI1* competitors from October 19-21. The combinations headed into Saturday’s show jumping phase hoping for a strong finish. Bethany Hutchins-Kristen and Geluk HVF led from start to finish in the USEF CCI1* Eventing National Championship for the Richard Collins […]

Blair Castle raises 17.000€ for charity

24. Oct 17 | 8:26 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials has turned in a faultless round of fundraising to help Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) deliver its life-saving service. SCAA, Scotland’s only charity-funded air ambulance helicopter, was the 2017 official charity partner of this year’s event in August. Through a variety of fundraising activities and corporate support, SCAA secured nearly […]

Hester and Dujardin confirm Liverpool and Olympia appearances

24. Oct 17 | 8:25 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin have confirmed that they will be making appearances over the Christmas period  at London Olympia and the Liverpool International Horse Show. CARL HESTER AT LIVERPOOL DRESSAGE legend Carl Hester is set to take centre-stage alongside a stellar line-up at this year’s Liverpool International Horse Show. A new addition to this […]

WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Championship Featured at Prince George’s Equestrian Center

23. Oct 17 | 23:29 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

59th Annual Washington International Horse Show Begins Tuesday   Washington, D.C. – The 2017 WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Linden Group at Morgan Stanley, called Prince George’s Equestrian Center (PGEC) in Upper Marlboro, MD, home from Friday, October 21, through Sunday, October 23. The annual event showcased local […]

International Rider List for Jumping Verona CSI5*-W

23. Oct 17 | 17:50 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

A highlight of the indoor show jumping season in Italy and beyond, Jumping Verona is the eagerly-awaited Italian leg of the Longines FEI Show Jumping World Cup™ 2017/2018. The qualifying event is ready for its 17th edition, set to take place at the 119th Fieracavalli International Horse Show in Verona, Italy from October 26-29, 2017. The previous sixteen […]

Irish Equestrian industry contributes over 816 million euro to economy

23. Oct 17 | 17:49 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Contribution of the Sport Horse Industry to the Irish Economy 2017,  Corbally and Fahey, 2017 Michael Creed, T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has launched an important report authored by Alison Corbally and Professor Alan G. Fahey entitled “The Contribution of the Sport Horse Industry to the Irish Economy 2017.” The report […]

Washington International Horse Show President’s Cup Party to Benefit USET Foundation

23. Oct 17 | 17:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Gladstone, N.J. – Oct. 23, 2017 – The capital of the United States will once again be filled with more than 500 of the world’s top horses and riders vying for half a million dollars in prize money as the 59th installment of the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) gets underway Oct. 24-29. The United States […]

Kevin Staut takes over World Cup ranking. Jur Vrieling: “My plan was just to keep going…”

23. Oct 17 | 13:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

After the world cup leg in Helsinki it is Kevin Staut who has taken over the world cup ranking with a total of 24 points. Daniel Deusser follows as runner-up with a difference of four points. Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/2018 Western European League – Standings after Round 2 in Helsinki (FIN): 1. Kevin Staut FRA […]

Kocher takes lead of World Cup ranking

23. Oct 17 | 13:31 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Andrew Kocher (USA) – 1st “I’ve lost, I don’t know how many classes going too fast, so I thought, ‘I’m going to take it easy [over fences] one, two, three, and four [in the jump-off]. I mean, I didn’t go slow, but I didn’t let him out. The brakes were really hot coming back on […]

Rob Whitaler 4th as Vrieling speeds to Helsinki win

23. Oct 17 | 11:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Robert Whitaker and Catwalk picked up a fine fourth place in the Longines FEI World Cup qualifier in Helsinki last night, jumping the first double clear in a class won by Dutchman Jur Vrieling riding VDL Glasgow v. Merelsnest. Vrieling (48) claimed a convincing victory in the second leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ […]

Watershed victory on home ground for Denmark’s Dufour

23. Oct 17 | 11:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Danish fans had everything to shout about when their home-grown superstar partnership of 25-year-old Cathrine Dufour and her wonderful 14-year-old gelding, Atterupgaards Cassidy, claimed victory at the opening leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/2018 Western European League in Herning (DEN) today. Although the 14-strong field included Isabell Werth who took triple-gold at the […]

Pessoa Rides to Top of Leaderboard in $86,000 Tryon Sunday Classic CSI 5*

23. Oct 17 | 10:14 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Mill Spring, NC – October 22, 2017- Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) and Chaganus stole top honors in Sunday’s feature class to close out the week of Tryon Fall V competition, stopping the short course timers of the $86,000 1.50m Tryon Sunday Classic in 39.865 seconds. Quentin Judge (USA) and Giorgio Van’t Hagenhof, a 2006 Belgian Warmblood […]

Jur Vrieling wins the second leg of Longines FEI World Cup in Helsinki

22. Oct 17 | 19:55 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Source: On Sunday afternoon it was time for probably the most expected competition of the Horse Show weekend when the secong World Cup qualifier for the season took place in Helsinki. This year the winner came from the Netherlands when Jur Vrieling on VDL Glasgow v. Merelsnest was strongest in the challenging course with […]

Canadian icon Susan Grange passed away

22. Oct 17 | 19:49 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Very few people have had more of an influence on the Canadian horse industry than Susan Grange. The Caledon Enterprise has confirmed through numerous source that Grange died on Thursday, Oct. 19. The cause of death has not been disclosed. She was in her 60s. Owner of Lothlorien Farms in Caledon with husband John, Grange […]

Ireland Takes All! Conor Swail & Flower Win $35,000 Tractorland Cup and Daniel Coyle Wins Overall

22. Oct 17 | 15:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In a repeat of last night’s competition, late to go in the jump-off of the $35,000 Tractorland Cup, Jim Ifko and his striking stallion Un Diamant des Forets took the lead with a fast, clean, and applause driven jump-off. For the second night in a row, he walked out of the ring to watch Conor […]

Video: 1st Victory for Andy Kocher – Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Del Mar (NAL)

22. Oct 17 | 14:18 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Finishes don’t get much more exciting! Last to go in an eight-horse jump-off, Andy Kocher and Navalo de Poheton earn their first World Cup qualifier victory in the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping™ at Del Mar! Source: « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links […]

Kent Farrington and Gazelle Steal Win in $380,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI 5*

22. Oct 17 | 13:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Mill Spring, NC – October 21, 2017 – Thirty-three horse and rider combinations went head-to-head in the biggest “Saturday Night Lights” event of the 2017 season at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) featuring the $380,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI 5* competition in front of the packed stands of the George H. Morris Arena. Ultimately the […]

Andrew Kocher and Navalo De Poheton Top Impressive Field to Win $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Del Mar

22. Oct 17 | 9:17 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

North America’s Fastest Horses and Riders Battled for World Cup Ranking Points in the Down-to-the-Wire Class The signature event of the Del Mar International World Cup™ Week did not disappoint as 29 of the best horses and riders in North America took a shot at $100,000 in prize money and the chance to earn valuable […]

Ireland’s Conor Swail and Flower Race to the Win in the $35,000 Friends of Royal West Challenge Cup, Presented by Truman Homes

22. Oct 17 | 8:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In an exciting jump-off with 15 horses, Ireland’s Conor Swail and the 12-year-old mare Flower blazed to the win double clear in 37.05 seconds. Swail dared the other riders going first in the jump off with inside turns and fast gallops on CK Coco Chanel. His clear round jump-off and fast time kept others chasing […]

Steve Guerdat and Alamo surprised all in the Land Rover Helsinki Grand Prix

22. Oct 17 | 8:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The world’s best riders gathered together to compete in the 160 cm Land Rover Helsinki Grand Prix in Helsinki Ice Hall. Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat on Alamo did two amazing rounds and took the win with the result 36,63 seconds. Especially his jump-off round was great, and he managed to clear the round 1,5 seconds faster […]

Da Rima on top of Equuleus Open CSI3* Ranking Class

21. Oct 17 | 14:25 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

It was the Chinese anthem that sounded after the 1.50m Longines Ranking Class at the Equuleus Open CSI3* event. It was China’s Da Rima who speeded to victory aboard the 13-year-old gelding, Z Wellie 72. The pair speeded to victory in 80.61 seconds. A pair of Dutch show jumping riders completed the stage. Tom Martens […]

Isabell Werth Speaks Out Against Controversial “HiLo” Dressage Scoring Proposed by FEI

21. Oct 17 | 9:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Isabell Werth, the most decorated equestrian in history and beginning defense of her World Cup title this weekend, has dismissed as “completely unnecessary” a proposal by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to drop the highest and lowest judges’ scores in dressage competitions. Isabell pointed out that similar moves with so-called HiLo in the past had […]

Neato Is Just Neat at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show

21. Oct 17 | 9:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Stephanie Fabiano, Mechanicsville, PA, and her horse Neato, took home the Grand Amateur Owner 3’3″ Hunter Championship and the Art Dunphy Perpetual Trophy for their performances at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund, held at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA. Fabiano and Neato, an 8-year-old gelding, won […]

Jeanna Högberg wins CDI3* Grand Prix for Sweden in Helsinki

21. Oct 17 | 9:31 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Swedish rider Jeanna Högberg just won the Grand Prix at the CDI3* in Helsinki. She did this with the thirteen-year-old FWB stallion Duendecillo P, a son of Don Romantic. Högberg and her chestnut stallion scored 70,4%, almost 3% more than Estonian Dina Ellermann and Landy’s Akvarel (Landcruiser). Finnish Mia von Schantz finished in third […]

Bertram Allen and Dino W win CSI5* Helsinki 1,45m for Ireland

21. Oct 17 | 9:31 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Irish rider Bertram Allen and Dino W (Berlin) just won the CSI5* class 1,45m in Helsinki. The pair finished in 54,29 seconds. Second place went to the Netherlands with Eric van der Vleuten and Zigali P S (Kigali), Belgium finished third with Gregory Wathelet and Eldorado vh Vijverhof (Thunder vd Zuuthoeve). Philipp Weishaupt and Call […]

Leaders at Le Lion remain unchanged

21. Oct 17 | 9:29 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Izzy Taylor and James Avery maintainted theri dressage leads at the the conclusion of the phase at the World Young Event Horse Championships at Le Lion D’Angers yesterday but the rest of the pack are cloosing in. Paul Tapner and Bob Chaolin are now nly one penalty behind Taylor and Monkeying Around in the 6YO section […]

Robert Whitaker placed in Helsinki

21. Oct 17 | 9:29 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Robert Whitaker was placed twice yesterday as the international jumping classes began at CSIW Helsinki. He was sixth on Cash sent in the Welcome Stakes and was then also placed in the Two Phase on Catwalk. The Grand Prix is the feature class today with the second European World Cup Qualifier on Sunday. Start lists […]

Canada supprts USA stance on fragible pins

21. Oct 17 | 9:28 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Equestrian Canada’s Eventing Chairman Peter Gray has told Horse Canada that his organisation  supports the United States Eventing Association’s call for frangible pins to be made mandatory at FEI events. He told the publication that ““on one hand you have Australia that has no pins at all and then you have the US who are trying […]

Brianne Goutal and Fineman Cruise to Top of Leaderboard in $35,000 Horseware® Ireland Jumper Classic CSI 5*

21. Oct 17 | 9:14 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Mill Spring, NC – October 20, 2017 – The $35,000 Horseware® Ireland Jumper Classic CSI 5* welcomed a steadfast victory for Brianne Goutal (USA) and Fineman on Friday afternoon hosted on the Grass Complex at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). The duo raced to complete the short course in 42.929 seconds, prompting a final victory gallop […]

Richard Spooner and Quirado Race to the Finish of the $36,500 Del Mar 1.45m Class

21. Oct 17 | 9:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The race was on Friday afternoon at the Del Mar Horsepark as 39 horses and riders took to the Grand Prix field for the $36,500 Del Mar speed class during the Del Mar International World Cup Week. The 1.45m course was designed by Alan Wade of Ireland and consisted of 14 jumping efforts including two […]


20. Oct 17 | 18:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The World championship of young horses launched the 32nd edition of the Mondial du Lion, the Haras Nationaux event, on Thursday morning. Twenty four pairs out of the forty eight on the start list presented their dressage test to the jury presided over by the British judge Jane Tolley. At the end of this first […]

Jump Canada Hall of Fame to Take One-Year Hiatus

20. Oct 17 | 18:40 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Toronto, Ontario – Following ten successful editions, the Jump Canada Hall of Fame will take a one-year hiatus in 2017. The Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, will return on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. In light of the enormous amount […]

Video: Romain Duguet triumphs in Helsinki again! #FlashbackFriday | FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016

20. Oct 17 | 18:36 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

FlashbackFriday: Switzerland’s Romain Duguet and the brilliant Quorida de Treho won the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League leg at Helsinki in Finland for the second year in a row. In another heavyweight jump-off against the clock, the 36-year-old rider came with a late run to snatch victory. Source: You Tube « back […]

Ireland’s Daniel Coyle and Fortis Fortuna Win Speed $35,000 1.45m CSI2* Royal West Championship Sponsored by Camelot Stables

20. Oct 17 | 17:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Royal West kicked off on Thursday, October 19th in downtown Calgary with the first evening’s $35,000 Camelot Cup. Ireland dominated international competition, with the winner of the speed class Daniel Coyle, who bested fellow Irishman Conor Swail in second place, and the sponsor Camelot Stables is owned by James MacDonald, also an Irishman who now […]

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) not always traceable with bloodtest

20. Oct 17 | 13:18 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Up until now, it was believed that the EIA (Equine Infectious Anemia)-virus could always be found with a simple blood test. However, a recent study in Argentina found that horses can be infected with the virus for up to two years before the bloodtest turns out positive. After a horse is diagnosed with EIA, there […]

Gonzalez’ incredible luck at the last fence #ThrowbackThursday | Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping

20. Oct 17 | 12:52 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Joe Clayton goes independant

20. Oct 17 | 12:49 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Due to World of Showjumping, the British showjumper Joseph Clayton is going independant. After ten years of working with Michael Whitaker, he wants to build up his own business. In the stables of Whitaker, he had great experiences and lots of success up to 5* level. He is thankful for the time at Whitaker’s stables […]