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Tampa Bay Classic Wrap-Up – March 28 – April 1, 2012

03. Apr 12 | 9:50 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

3 April 2012 The Tampa Bay Classic, held at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, FL, has come to an end after an exceptional week of competition. After a week of unparalleled athleticism and talent, exhibitors are reveling in their success and taking a quick break before the second […]



CSI** -FEI World Cup Tampa(USA): Results

02. Apr 12 | 14:53 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2.4.2012  FEI WORLD CUP 50.000.-$ 1° Elizabeth Patton Madden USA Mademoiselle 2° Margie Engle Goldstein USA Pauly du Breuil 3° Charlie Jayne USA Uraya 4° Nicholas Dello Joio USA Geledimar Z 5° Nicholas Dello Joio USA Notre Star Le Nutria 6° Molly Ashe Cawley USA Carissimo 7° Christine Tribble McCrea USA Avenir 8° Jonathan McCrea […]



Vechta Auction (GER): Stern von Afrika OLD Becomes Top Horse of 2012 Oldenburg Spring Elite Auction

02. Apr 12 | 11:40 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 April 2012 The 76th Oldenburg Spring Elite Auction in Vechta, Germany took place on 31st March 2012. The top selling horse of this auction was 4-year-old dark bay gelding Stern von Afrika (by San Amour x Harvard), who was sold for 200.000 euro to a dressage rider from Berlin.  Stern von Afrika was already […]



CSW 2012: Happy Clients, Top Atmosphere

02. Apr 12 | 10:47 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 April 2012 The atmosphere at the fourth edition of Classical Sales Warendorf rocked. “We are delighted with the way the auction went,” said Pferdewirtschaftsmeister Fabian Scholz, who initiated the auction together with Grand Prix trainer Susanne Miesner. “The indoor school was full, with around 800 people in attendance, including several famous faces, and we […]



U.K.: London is Ready to Welcome the World

02. Apr 12 | 9:58 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 April 2012 The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) Coordination Commission today concluded its tenth and final visit to London with the message that the 2012 Host City is ready to welcome the world’s best athletes and Olympic and Paralympic fans this summer. Chairman of the IOC’s Coordination Commission Denis Oswald said: ‘With only 119 days […]



USA: Rick Rockefeller-Silvia Earned Top Score at Global Dressage Festival National Show

02. Apr 12 | 9:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 April 2012 Rick Rockefeller-Silvia, a USDF Gold Medalist, scored the highest on the final day of the West Palm Beach National Show on Sunday.  Riding Sakramenter, an Oldenburg gelding, the pair earned 79.595% in the USEF First Level Test 2 – Open at the at the Stadium show grounds of the Global Dressage Festival. […]



USA: Beezie Madden Secures World Cup Spot With Final Qualifier Victory at Tampa Bay Classic

02. Apr 12 | 9:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 April 2012 It was the concluding day of the Tampa Bay Classic today at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center, and competition was fierce as the nation’s top competitors strived to pave their way to the 2012 World Cup Finals in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. The $50,000 Grand Prix of Tampa CSI 2*-W was the last opportunity […]



USA: MANDATORY HELMET ALERT FOR ALL RIDERS AT PBIEC

02. Apr 12 | 9:13 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

2 April 2012 Riders at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center should be aware of the impending rule change that goes into effect today, that will call for mandatory helmets for anyone on horseback on the property. United States Equestrian Federation GR801 reads: “It is compulsory for riders all persons at Federation licensed hunter, jumper or […]



CSI1*, CSI3*, CSICh-A, CSIJ-B, CSIP, CSIYH1* Arezzo – Toscana Tour (ITA) – Results from Sunday

01. Apr 12 | 22:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

01.04.2012 78 Int. Jumping Competition Table A in two Phases 1.25m – Bronze Tour Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. Vega Morssinkhof, Evy BEL 0 26.79 2. Jk Horsetrucks Valentino Curcio, Serena ITA 0 28.22 3. Lady Quicklj Morganti, Violetta ITA 0 28.93 4. Baladin de Litrange XXXXII Diego Soares da Silva, Thalison BRA […]



CSI2* Vilamoura (POR) – Results from Sunday

01. Apr 12 | 21:41 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Int. Jumping Competition with jump-off Big Tour – Grand Prix Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Urlanmore Aldi Henry Turrell GBR 0/0 36.22 2. Cruise on Clover Thomas Ryan IRL 0/0 37.08 3. Kolibri Classic Chloe Aston GBR 0/0 37.21 4. Pluco T Joao Chuva POR 0/0 39.06 5. Roller Coaster Laura Renwick GBR 0/4 […]



CSI1*, CSI2*, CSIAm-B, CSICh-A, CSIP, CSIYH1* Barbizon (FRA) – Results from Sunday

01. Apr 12 | 21:19 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

01.04.2012 24 CSI ** Prix LAMICELL– Int. Jumping Competition Table A (Art.238,2,1) 1m30 Pl. Rider   Horse Faults Time 1. PATRICE DELAVEAU FRA QUARTO MAIL 0 55.21 2. NICOLAS HOUZELLE FRA QUI VIVE DE L’ATRE 0 59.22 3. DOROTHEE AMAR FRA MELODY DU GOLFE 0 60.57 4. FREDERIC BUSQUET FRA PHARONE 0 60.70 5. ABDELKABIR […]



2012 ESP Spring Circuit Features Five Weeks of Competition on April 3- May 13

01. Apr 12 | 10:14 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 April 2012 Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP), the management company of the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival, is pleased to announce the dates of their 2012 ESP Spring Circuit. The ESP Spring Circuit will continue the fantastic show season at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL, featuring five weeks of world-class competition […]



Daniel Bluman and Sancha LS Conquer All-Star Lineup in the $500,000 FTI Consulting Finale Grand Prix, CSI 5*

01. Apr 12 | 10:09 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 April 2012 Kraut Wins $100,000 FTI Consulting Rider Challenge, Skelton Takes $50,000 Suncast 1.50m Championship Jumper Series Bonus, Lamaze Triumphs In $32,000 Suncast 1.50m Championship Jumper Series Final Twenty-two-year-old Daniel Bluman, of Colombia, jumped to an exciting victory on Saturday night in the $500,000 FTI Consulting Finale Grand Prix, CSI 5* at the 2012 […]



Germany: HORSES & DREAMS meets Great Britain Kasselmann Stables I Hagen aTW/ GER 25-29 April 2012

01. Apr 12 | 9:41 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 April 2012 Pure dressage and Olympia are just around the corner… Horses & Dreams meets Great Britain, the CDI4*/CDI4* from 25th to 29th April. This will be a vital test of strength for the best riders in the run up to the Olympics: We’re still several weeks away from the top sporting highlight of […]



USA: Katherine Bateson with New Ride

01. Apr 12 | 9:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 April 2012 American dressage rider Katherine Bateson has got a new ride: 7-year-old Dutch bred Alonzo. Katherine Bateson is the current rider of Nartan, who used to be with Dutch Jeannette Haazen. Alonzo finished 12th at the World Championships for Young Horses in 2012. At that time his rider was Dutch Jonna Schelstraete who trains with […]



Yvonne Losos de Muniz Scores High at Global Dressage Festival National Show

01. Apr 12 | 9:05 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 April 2012 Yvonne Losos de Muniz of the Dominican Republic received one of the highest scores on Dondolo Las Marismas at the West Palm Beach National Show on Saturday. The pair won the Freestyle with 77.875% at the Stadium show grounds of the Global Dressage Festival. (GDF) “It was amazing! It felt like one […]



Global Dressage Festival (USA): Adrienne Lyle And Wizard Capture The Freestyle At The $120,000 5* West Palm Beach

01. Apr 12 | 9:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 April 2012 Adrienne Lyle and Wizard returned to the stadium spotlight and danced away with the win in the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle during the Global Dressage Festival (GDF) at the $120,000 5* West Palm Beach, presented by Diamante Farms on Friday evening. Their score of 77.275% placed them well above the competition and […]



USA: Molly Ashe-Cawley and Carissimo Pave the Way to Victory in $32,000 Tampa Bay Welcome Stake at Tampa Equestrian Series

01. Apr 12 | 9:02 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

1 April 2012 The crowd was alive with anticipation as 10 riders moved into the Tampa Bay Welcome Stake jump-off yesterday evening. The nation’s top riders joined the series, attempting to garner the championship prize in the $32,000 Tampa Bay Welcome Stake CSI 2* at the Tampa Equestrian Series. Molly Ashe-Cawley and Carissimo were the […]



CSI5* Wellington FL (USA) – Results from Saturday

31. Mar 12 | 23:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31.03.2012 1025 Int. Jumping Competition Table A – High Amateur/Owner Classic Pl. Horse Rider 1. TEMMIE JESSICA SPRINGSTEEN 2. VALENTINA 156 ALEX PARRISH 3. VIEKIE MELISSA ORLICK-ZBIERSKI 4. CORDINA Z ALONSO VALDEZ PRADO 5. SANDMAN MARIA COSTA 6. NICHOLAS AMELIA MC ARDLE 7. OLYMPIC DE CHAMANT NICOLAS PAILLOT 8. WALIBA VDL DANIELLE GOLDSTEIN 9. TINSDAY […]



CSI1*, CSI3*, CSICh-A, CSIJ-B, CSIP, CSIYH1* Arezzo – Toscana Tour (ITA) – Results from Saturday

31. Mar 12 | 23:42 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31.03.2012 81.1 Int. Jumping Competition Table A 1.40m – Silver Tour Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. Quisas Diamant Devos, Lieven BEL 0 59.36 2. Al Capone Sas Jaworski, Bohdan POL 0 60.77 3. Kir Chaniere Pellegrino, Marco ITA 0 61.86 4. At Berry Luck Costa, Fernando BRA 0 62.41 5. Delphinium del Sole […]



CSI2* Vilamoura (POR) – Results from Saturday

31. Mar 12 | 23:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Int. Jumping Competition against the clock Big Tour – 1,30m Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Zafira Chloe Aston GBR 0.00 51.14 2. In Chala D’en Haut Luis Sabino POR 0.00 49.76 3. Toe The Line Chris Smith GBR 0.00 48.90 4. Finer Bride Lana Craker GBR 0.00 48.80 5. Let’s Rock Sebastian Hass GER […]



CSI1*, CSI2*, CSIAm-B, CSICh-A, CSIP, CSIYH1* Barbizon (FRA) – Results from Saturday

31. Mar 12 | 22:21 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31.03.2012 12 CSI ** Prix JUMP BOST– Int. Jumping Competition Table A (Art.238,2,1) 1m30 Pl. Rider   Horse Faults Time 1. DOROTHEE AMAR FRA MELODY DU GOLFE 0 54.60 2. PHILIPP MILLER GBR BRANDO VAN HET BRUNO’SHOF 0 54.67 3. PHILIPPE ROZIER FRA NEOFITO DE TUS 0 55.06 4. NICOLAS HOUZELLE FRA QUI VIVE DE […]



USA: Equestrian Sport Productions Announces Adequan® as Title Sponsor for the Global Dressage Festival

31. Mar 12 | 8:25 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 March 2012 Equestrian Sport Productions, the management company for the Global Dressage Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, is pleased to announce that Adequan®has signed on as the title sponsor of the Global Dressage Festival. This three-year, major sponsorship begins in 2013 and will extend through the 2015 show season. Adequan® has […]



Global Dressage Festival (USA): Pierre St Jacques And Lucky Tiger Are Tops At $120,000 5* West Palm Beach

31. Mar 12 | 8:21 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 March 2012 Pierre St Jacques and his mount Lucky Tiger won the FEI Olympic Grand Prix Special in the $120,000 5* West Palm Beach, presented by Diamante Farms on Friday.   St Jacques, who hails from Anthony, FL, took the blue ribbon with a score of 67.311% at the Stadium show grounds of the Global […]



2012 FTI Winter Consulting Equestrian Festival: McGuigan and Capall Zidane, Rodriguez and Aberdeen, Leone and Wayfarer Win Adequan Young Jumper Finals

31. Mar 12 | 8:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

31 March 2012 The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival hosted the Adequan Young Jumper Finals today in the International Arena for three age groups. The $20,000 Adequan 8-Year-Old Young Jumper Final victory went to Ronan McGuigan (IRL) and Capall Zidane. Andres Rodriguez (VEN) and Aberdeen took the top spot in the $20,000 Adequan 7-Year-Old Young […]



CSI1*, CSI3*, CSICh-A, CSIJ-B, CSIP, CSIYH1* Arezzo – Toscana Tour (ITA) – Results from Friday

30. Mar 12 | 23:52 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30.03.2012 67.1 Int. Jumping Competition Table A in two Phases 1.40m – Silver Tour Pl. Horse Rider   Faults Time 1. Bacardi Orange de Muze Giunti, Matteo ITA 0 27.64 2. Obion Hällgren, Elin SWE 0 28.84 3. No One So Cool Sanny, Ulrika SWE 0 29.93 4. Zuversicht Minoli, Ludovica ITA 0 30.19 5. […]



CSI5* Wellington FL (USA) – Results from Friday

30. Mar 12 | 23:37 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30.03.2012 82 Int. Jumping Competition Table A – Adequan 6 Year Old Jumper Classic Pl. Horse Rider 1. WAYFARER PETER LEONE 2. BILION JEFFERY WELLES 3. NINA VDL CANDICE KING 4. BELLA ASHLEE BOND 5. RIVIERE ROUGE ALEJANDRO KAROLYI 6. LAVENDER ZF NICOLE SHAHINIAN-SIMPSON 7. GENTLEY FILIP DE WANDEL 8. CORNISHMAN TIFFANY CORNACCHIO-MORRISSEY 9. S […]



CSI2* Vilamoura (POR) – Results from Friday

30. Mar 12 | 21:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Int. Jumping Competition Big Tour in 2 phases1,35m 30th March 2012 Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Limelight de Breve Laura Renwick GBR 0.00 29.29 2. Reine du May Laura Renwick GBR 0.00 30.39 3. Clever Boy VD Ruitershoeve Joăo Chuva POR 0.00 30.44 4. Caribo Thomas Ryan IRL 0.00 32.69 5. Wannahave Alexandre Mascarenhas […]



CSI1*, CSI2*, CSIAm-B, CSICh-A, CSIP, CSIYH1* Barbizon (FRA) – Results from Friday

30. Mar 12 | 21:09 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30.03.2012 1 CSI ** Prix JUMP BOST – Int. Jumping Competition Table A (Art 274,5,3 FFE 2.2D3) 1m25 Pl. Rider   Horse Faults Time 1. ERWAN AUFFRET ADC FRA KAHOLIN DE CLUIS*MILI 0 25.80 2. ABDELKABIR OUADDAR MAR CORDANO SITTE Z 0 26.56 3. NICOLAS HOUZELLE FRA QUI VIVE DE L’ATRE 0 26.61 4. PHILIPPE […]



France: Zeta de Hus Now with Michel Robert

30. Mar 12 | 11:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 March 2012 French show jumper Michel Robert will take over the mare Zeta de Hus (Zandor Z x Atlantus Z) from his compatriot Kevin Staut. For Michel Robert Zeta de Hus might be an alternative for the Olympic Games, as his former ride Kellemoi de Pepita was sold a few months ago. Source: PSI […]



USA: Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum Rules $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 12

30. Mar 12 | 10:39 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 March 2012 Johannes Ehning and Cayenne 162 Win $32,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Classic Germany’s Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum rode to an exciting one-two finish on Thursday afternoon in the $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 12 at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Michaels-Beerbaum topped the class aboard Cantano and finished second riding Checkmate 4, both […]



CSI1*, CSI3*, CSICh-A, CSIJ-B, CSIP, CSIYH1* Arezzo – Toscana Tour (ITA) – Results from Thursday

30. Mar 12 | 10:26 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

60 Int. Jumping Comp. 1.30m Pl. Horse Rider Faults Time 1. Femke de Kalvarie Philippaerts, Ludo (BEL) 0/0 36.86 2. Fakir van Orshof Clemens, Pieter (BEL) 0/0 37.46 3. Casalita Hicks, Julie (USA) 0/0 38.60 4. Aiyetoro Clayton, Joseph (GBR) 0/0 38.73 5. Fidele Hamood, Olivia (AUS) 0/0 40.34 6. Simar Mascenti, Bryan (ITA) 0/4 […]



USA: Adrienne Lyle And Wizard Are Magical At $120,000 5* West Palm Beach

30. Mar 12 | 9:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

30 March 2012 Adrienne Lyle, 27, and Wizard took the top award at the Global Dressage Festival (GDF) in the FEI Grand Prix at the $120,000 5* West Palm Beach, presented by Diamante Farms.  Their score of 73.021% placed them well above Anja Plonzke of Germany on Le Mont d’Or, who received 71.851% to come […]



Denmark: Long List of Danish Dressage Riders Announced

29. Mar 12 | 15:45 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 The long list of the Danish dressage riders participating at the Olympics are: –          Nathalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein –           Anne van Olst –          Andreas Helgstrand –          Lisbet Seierskilde, Lone Jørgensen –          Anne Troensegaard –          Sidsel Johansen –          Anna Kasprzak and –          Lars Petersen Source: Danish Equestrian Federation « back to the news overview […]



Belgium: Jeroen Devroe Renounces Wildcard

29. Mar 12 | 11:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 Belgian dressage rider Jeroen Devroe was just awarded with a wildcard for the World Cup finals in s’Hertogenbosch. But now he rejects the wildcard. The dressage rider wants to focus on the outdoor season. The Belgian National Federation set him a goal of 70%, which he would like to achieve at outdoor […]



U.K.: Bronze Statue for Uthopia

29. Mar 12 | 11:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 The KWPN stallion Uthopia, who won team gold and two silver medals with his rider British Carl Hester during the European dressage championships last year, will be immortalized in bronze. According to the horse portal horseandhound.co.uk sculptor Lorne McKean already visited the glamorous pair and made a wax model of Uthopia performing […]



USA: Harding Replaces Kofford in US Line-Up for 2012 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final

29. Mar 12 | 10:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 Due to veterinary reasons Jim Kofford (Raleigh, NC) has chosen not to compete in the 2012 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final with Hannah Shook and Mitzi Presnell’s Pharoah. Shawna Harding and Come On III, the next highest placing pair in the North American League behind Kofford and Pharaoh, will instead […]



FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE – NORTH AMERICA AND CENTRAL EUROPEAN LEAGUE ROUND-UP

29. Mar 12 | 10:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 LAST-MINUTE DRAMA IN THE COUNTDOWN TO THE REEM ACRA FINAL With the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final 2011/2012 now only a few short weeks away, the line-up of riders who will represent North America and Central Europe at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands from 19 to 22 April has been confirmed.  The […]



Cesar A. Hirsch Continues Successful Career as an International Equestrian Official

29. Mar 12 | 10:41 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 Mr. Cesar A. Hirsch is a passionate equestrian who began riding horses as a child in Venezuela and has spring boarded his interest in the sport into an international career. Hirsch grew up with a passion for horses and has been participating in equestrian sports since 1979. He competed both individually and […]



Global Dressage Festival (USA): David Marcus Wins Best Turnout Award for $120,000 5* West Palm Beach

29. Mar 12 | 10:30 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 David Marcus of Campbellville Ontario was the unanimous winner of the Best Turned Out Award at the initial horse inspection for the $120,000 5* West Palm Beach, presented by Diamante Farms.  The inspection took place on Wednesday at the Stadium show grounds of the Global Dressage Festival (GDF) in preparation for the […]



FTI Consulting, Inc. Continues Title Sponsorship of 2012 Winter Equestrian Festival

29. Mar 12 | 10:11 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 Long-time Supporter to Sponsor $500,000 Grand Prix for Fourth Consecutive Year FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, is pleased to announce the continuation of its title sponsorship of the 2012 Winter Equestrian Festival, one of the world’s largest […]



FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival: Pessoa and HH Palouchin Dominate in $32,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Classic

29. Mar 12 | 10:07 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival began the 12th and final week of competition today with the $32,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Classic. Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) and HH Palouchin, owned by Double H Farm, are familiar faces in the winner’s circle and were able to speed to victory in today’s class. Richard Spooner […]



USA: Leslie Howard Rides to the Top of the 1.30m Leaderboard On Tampa Bay Classic’s First Day

29. Mar 12 | 9:59 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 The Tampa Equestrian Series began their two-week horse show this morning at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center with the Tampa Bay Classic, bringing in many of the top jumper riders to vie for the coveted championship honors. The competition was intense as competitors raced against the clock beneath the shade of the […]



European Youngster Cup Jumping – 2012 Final in Salzburg

29. Mar 12 | 9:41 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29 March 2012 The final of the 2012 EY Cup will for the first time take place in Salzburg, at the international riding tournament Pappas Amadeus Horse Indoors. From 6th to 9th December the winners of the stations of the 2012 EY Cup, and the top point scorers in the rankings will come up against […]



CSI** Moorsele (BEL): Results Grand Prix (23.000.-€)

29. Mar 12 | 9:39 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

29.3.2012 1° Eric Dewulf FRA Norton d´Eole 0/0 34,41 2° H.R.H. Prince Abdullah Al Saud Bin Metab KSA Davos 0/0 35,26 3° Nina Weck SUI U Two III 0/0 36 4° Bertram Allen IRL Zenzation 0/4 33 5° Thiago Ribas da Costa BRA Don Camillo van Paemel 1 85,04 6° Candice Lauwers BEL Cibolin Prieure […]



Switzerland: Potential Olympia Candidates Named

28. Mar 12 | 12:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 Swiss team coach Urs Grünig has named seven horse-rider combinations that could be considered for the Olympic Games in London in summer. Morover, he stated the riders participating at the first Top League Nations Cups in La Baule (FRA) and Rome (ITA). According to Urs Grünig the selection of candidates was based […]



The Netherlands: Participants at Dressage World Cup Final in s‘Hertogenbosch

28. Mar 12 | 12:05 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 The start list for the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final has been officially announced by the FEI, with 18 riders from 12 countries travelling to ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands  next month. The Dutch flag will be represented at the Brabanthallen from Thursday April 19 to Sunday April 22 by title defender and […]



Ireland: Jessica Kürten with New Horse and New Team Rider

28. Mar 12 | 11:59 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 Irish show jumper Jessica Kürten, who is has stationed her horses with Edouard de Rothschild in France, will be supported in her dressage work by her compatriot Judy Reynolds. The Irish dressage rider worked with Johann Hinnemann in Germany before. It is planned that Reynolds will work for herself. She participated at […]



Germany: Heike Kemmer with Two New Rides

28. Mar 12 | 10:27 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 According to the Danish website ridehesten.com German Heike Kemmer has got two new horses to train and to ride. The horses are both Danish owned and are the 6-year-old L’Espoir (by Lord Loxley) and the 7-year-old Tailormade Temptation (by Tuschinski x Haarlem). Tailormade Temptation is presently stationed at Paul Schockemöhle’s stud in […]



Netherlands: Two Dutch Wildcards for Selection World Championships of Young Horses

28. Mar 12 | 10:05 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 Yesterday in Ermelo (The Netherlands) a selection has taken place for the world championships young horses. Horses that did not qualify in the normal selection procedure could go for a wild card today. There was one wild card for the five-year- olds and one for the six-year-olds. The judges Wim Ernes, Johan […]



USA: The $120,000 5* West Palm Beach Featured This Week At the Global Dressage Festival

28. Mar 12 | 10:00 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 The $120,000 5* West Palm Beach, presented by Diamante Farms, has finally arrived! This prestigious dressage competition takes place March 29-30 at the Stadium show grounds of the Global Dressage Festival (GDF) in Wellington, FL and features the only CDI5* in North America this year.  One of the highlights is the $84,000 […]



Germany: Open Day at Hof Sosath on 7 April 2012!

28. Mar 12 | 9:57 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 For the 4th time the Sosath stud in Lemwerder, Germany invites all horse enthusiasts to their Open Day with foal show and presentation of the stallions taking place on Easter Saturday, 7th April 2012 at 11 am. There will also be several demonstrations and a huge exhibition. You can have a look […]



USA: HITS Saugerties poised for stellar spring and summer as riders eye HITS Championship Weekend

28. Mar 12 | 9:31 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 This year, HITS Saugerties will be in a qualifying frenzy as riders spanning the spectrum of levels will make HITS Championship Weekend the last stop on their summer show schedule. Highlighting the schedule at HITS-on-the-Hudson this spring and summer will be the 14 qualifiers for the famed Pfizer $1 Million Grand Prix, […]



USA: Tampa Equestrian Series Kicks Off Today, Wednesday, March 28, 2012

28. Mar 12 | 9:24 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

28 March 2012 The 2012 Tampa Equestrian Series will begin this Wednesday and run for two weeks at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, FL. The nations top hunter and jumper riders will compete for top honors at the ‘AA’ competition. The event features the Tampa Bay Classic CSI-W, which is scheduled for March 28-April […]



Austria: European Championships Children/Juniors and Young Riders at MAGNA RACINO 2012

27. Mar 12 | 13:25 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 The stars of tomorrow will participate at the European Championships at Magna Racino! From 14 to 19 August 2012 children, juniors and young riders from 12 to 21 years‘ of age will compete at the horse sport park Magna Racino, Austria and fight for the titles of European individual and team champions. […]



Central European League: Three Riders Qualified

27. Mar 12 | 12:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 Three riders of the Central European League have qualified for the World Cup Final in s’Hertogenbosch. The riders are: –          Benas Gutkauskas (LTU) –          Gunnar Klettenberg (EST) and –          Tiit Kivisild (EST) Benas Gutkauskas   The result of the FEI World Cup – Final Central European League (CSI**-W Warszawa (POL), which took […]



New Zealand: Caroline Powell’s 4* Mare Mrs Tilly Died

27. Mar 12 | 12:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 New Zealand eventer Caroline Powell has lost her four-star mare Mrs Tilly, who reportedly succumbed to an encephalitic-type disease. Mrs Tilly was euthanised on March 25 following the deterioration of her condition at Powell’s yard in the Scottish borders. Mrs Tilly and Caroline Powell – Photo by Mike Bain Powell had returned home […]



Canada: Diane Creech Named Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month for February

27. Mar 12 | 12:09 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON has been named the Dressage Canada Red Scarf Equestrian Athlete of the Month for February 2012. Diane Creech Throughout the month of February Creech posted very consistent results in Florida in international competition with Devon L, a 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding sired by De Niro, and Hallmark, […]



Germany: Presentation of Classical Sales Warendorf A Raving Success – Countdown is On

27. Mar 12 | 12:03 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 Last Sunday the weather could not have been better for the first and only presentation of the auction horses of the forthcoming Classical Sales Warendorf Auction taking place on 29 March 2012 at 19.00 hours (admission at 18.00 hours). Approximately 350 visitors came to follow the 22 auction horses during public training. […]



Germany: Highlights of Oldenburg’s Auction Week

27. Mar 12 | 11:26 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 The Oldenburg horse center in Vechta, Germany will organize one week of equestrian highlights. The 27th Vechta Jumping Championat will start on 28 March 2012. The timetable is as follows:   « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to the news overview PORTUGUESE NEWS  Interesting Links to that News:horseweb.tv – […]



Belgium: Audi Equestrian Masters 2012 Cancelled

27. Mar 12 | 11:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 No sponsors – no show! Due to a lack of sponsors the Audi Equestrian Masters 2012, which were planned to take place from 22 to 25 November 2012 in Brussels, had to be cancelled. According to a report on L’Equimag.be, the cancellation was confirmed by organizer EEM World last Friday. The event […]



Australia: Announcement of Hall of Fame Inductees

27. Mar 12 | 10:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 Equestrian Australia Chairman Paul Cargill today announced that five-time Eventing Olympian and Rome Team gold medallist, Bill Roycroft, lifelong members of the Jumping community, Bob and Joyce Brook, Australia’s 1956 Eventing Team and champion Dressage horse, Victory Salute will be inducted into Equestrian Australia’s Hall of Fame at a gala awards ceremony […]



USET/USEF Dressage pre-Olympic Games Training Sessions Wrap-Up in Florida

27. Mar 12 | 10:32 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 Preparations continue for the 2012 Olympic Games for the United States’ top dressage riders with USET/USEF pre-Olympic Games George Williams, Anne Gribbons, Steffen Peters and Betsy Juliano (Photo by Brigitte Voelk) Training Sessions conducted by USEF Technical Advisor Anne Gribbons and Olympian Steffen Peters. The training session schedule in Florida, which kicked […]



USA: World-Class Dressage Riders Will Compete For a Chance at Olympic Selection at the Festival of the Horse CDI 3*/Y/J Presented By Horse Show.com

27. Mar 12 | 10:28 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 For California riders set to compete in this weekend’s Festival of the Horse CDI 3*/Y/J Presented by HorseShow.com, their Olympic dreams are beginning to take shape as they prepare to contest the third official qualifying competition on the West Coast for the 2012 Olympic Games Dressage Team Selection Trials. For these hopeful […]



GERMANY TRIUMPHS AT FIRST LEG OF FEI NATIONS CUP EVENTING

27. Mar 12 | 10:14 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 Reigning World and European Champion Michael Jung led Germany to a convincing victory at the first leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing held in Fontainebleau, France. Jung had three rides and dominated the contest from the outset, finishing at the head of the field with his Badminton entry, Leopin, after adding […]



FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival: Week Eleven Wrap-up and Week Twelve Upcoming Events

27. Mar 12 | 10:06 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 The eleventh week of competition at the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) concluded on Sunday. The fantastic week featured the 2012 USEF National Show Jumping Championships and USEF Selection Trials for the U.S. Show Jumping Team for the 2012 Olympic Games. Week twelve, sponsored by FTI Consulting, runs March […]



Gestüt Rahmannshof: Auction of Show Jumping Horses on 23 April 2012

27. Mar 12 | 9:49 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

27 March 2012 On 23 April 2012 Gestüt Rahmannshof will organize a jumping horse auction for the first time. During the auction 25 self-owned youngsters (4 to 11-year-old horses) with current placings as well as one foal will be auctioned for charity. This collection is basically out of the Gestüt Rahmannshof’s own breeding. An increasing […]



Netherlands: Dutch Eventers with Team to London

26. Mar 12 | 12:55 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

26 March 2012 The Dutch eventing team had completeted their mission yesterday at the CICO3* Fontainebleau (France). They had to finish among the first six teams in order to qualify for the Olympics. Dutch chef de Mission Maurits Hendriks said: ‘The results in Fontainebleau show that there is a realistic chance to be in the […]



CSI3* Arezzo (ITA): Italian Victory at Toscana Tour

26. Mar 12 | 12:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

26 March 2012 Italian show jumper Juan Carlos Garcia celebrated a home victory winning the Grand Prix at the Toscana Tour yesterday. Garcia and his mount Bonzai van de Warande finished the jump-off round in the fastest time of 49,83 seconds. Runner-up was Roger-Yves Bost with Nippon d’Elle followed by Marlon Zanotelli from Brazil rinding […]



Vejer de la Frontera (ESP): Sunshine Tour Victory for Steve Guerdat

26. Mar 12 | 12:17 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

26 March 2012 The Swiss show jumper Steve Guerdat and his mount Nino de Buissonets were the only pair in the Sunshine Tour Grand Prix yesterday, who managed two clear rounds. The pair cashed a cheque amounting to 25.000,- euros for the victory. The course was not an easy one, as only three horse-rider combinations […]