Copa USPRE 2017 Winners Announced

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

United States PRE Association is pleased to announce the winner’s of Copa USPRE 2017. This year, we were pleased to have winners in all categories with excellent results. New pairs participated this year from around the country, proving again the competitiveness of the PRE horse in all levels of dressage. In order to participate in […]

Catherine Haddad-Staller & Semper Fidelis Consolidate Position at Top of USA World Games Pre-Selection Rankings

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

Catherine Haddad-Staller and Semper Fidelis consolidated their position at the top of the United States’ World Equestrian Games rankings after two months of pre-selection for the team short list. In their inaugural two Big Tour shows both in Europe and just a month apart, Catherine and the 11-year-old Oldenburg mare posted a score 72.400 per […]

Del Mar International Finale Week Gallery Review

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

Thank you for joining us this year and supporting the Del Mar International Finale Week. Plans have already begun for Del Mar International 2018. Meantime please enjoy a gallery of photo highlights taken by McCool Photography. All photographs from the Del Mar International Horse Show are now online at for review and online ordering. « […]

Alberto Zorzi takes World Cup lead after Verona

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

After the world cup leg in Verona, claimed by Maikel van der Vleuten, it is Italy’s Alberto Zorzi who has jumped on top of the worldcup ranking. With just one point difference Zorzi has jumped ahead of France’s Kevin Staut. The Verona World Cup winner, Maikel van der Vleuten places in a third spot. Longines […]

Horses and Riders for the CSI5*-w in Lyon

30. Oct 17 | 21:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

For the fourth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League, the horses and riders travel to the south of France in Lyon. France comes strong in force with Kevin Staut, Simon Delestre, Penelope Leprévost and Roger Yvest Bost on the entry list. They will battle it out against the league-leader, Alberto Zorzi, […]

A Very Successful Weekend for Micky Schelstraete at CDI Exloo International

30. Oct 17 | 21:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Micky Schelstraete had a very successful weekend with her Hanoverian pony Elin’s Noncisdador at the International CDI Exloo competition, which was held from the 26th to the 29th of October. The combination placed second in all three classes they participated in, with impressing scores of 72,317 in the Individual Test, 71,325 in the Team Championship Test and […]


30. Oct 17 | 21:37 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Canada’s Isabelle Lapierre became the first rider two win multiple events on the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League this year when she rode Cescha M to her second victory of the season in Calgary (CAN). Lapierre (CAN) and her own 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare were one of just three horse-and-rider combinations to […]

Watch Now: Countdown To 2017 Final is On!

30. Oct 17 | 13:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The countdown to the 15th and final event of the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League is on, with less than two weeks before the world’s top horses and riders compete in the thrilling showdown at AL SHAQAB, Qatar from 9th-11th November. After a season which has seen more twists and turns […]

Video: Top 3 Jumping Verona | Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping

30. Oct 17 | 12:01 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

A masterclass of jumping was on show at the FEI World Cup™ Jumping in Verona with 11 of the best making it into the jump off! Watch the top 3 performances of Maikel Van Der Vleuten (NED), Alberto Zorzi (ITA) and Pieter Devos (BEL). Source: « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back […]

Maikel van der Vleuten wins World Cup in Verona – Zorzi takes lead in the league

30. Oct 17 | 11:54 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Dutch double-Olympians, 29-year-old Maikel van der Vleuten and his trusty 15-year-old gelding VDL Groep Verdi, won today’s nail-biting third leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/2018 Western European League in Verona, Italy. With pin-point accuracy they raced into the lead when third-last to go in the 11-horse jump-off, and their time of 35.91 […]

Laura Renwick is victorious at Master Grand Prix in Mijas

30. Oct 17 | 11:38 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In another part of Spain there was the Grand Prix of Mijas. This Master GP on a height of 1m45 was won by British rider Laura Renwick and her top horse Bintang II (by Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve). She finished with a time of 45.16 seconds in this nine combinations strong jump-off. In second place […]

CCI4* Pau: Gwendolen Fer takes the victory in CCI4* Les 4 Étoiles

30. Oct 17 | 11:33 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

After the final day of Showjumping the cards were newly mixed in Pau in the south of France when Gwendolen Fer (FRA) climbed up to the leading position. In the saddle of Selle Français Romantic Love she jumped the fastest clear and stayed shortly ahead of Sarah Bullimore (GBR) who finished second. Fer started on […]

Britain’s Jamie Wingrove takes top honors at Autumn MET

30. Oct 17 | 10:41 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

At the warm Mediterranean Sea in Olivia it was the British rider Jamie Wingrove who secured the first place honors in the final Gold Grand Prix competition of the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour II . On the KWPN gelding Bart VI (by Lord Z x Levantos) owned by Helen Rees he jumped double clear and left […]

Eric Lamaze wins CSI2* Grand Prix in Opglabbeek

30. Oct 17 | 10:04 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

On the 14-year-old Hanoverian mare Fine Lady 5 it was the Canadian top rider Eric Lamaze who claimed the victory in the Grand Prix of Opglabbeek’s Sentower Park. He rode into the arena knowing where he wanted to go and riding the last round concentrated and confident, getting the necessary  few seconds ahead of Dutch […]

Grace Debney Tops WIHS Pony Equitation Finals

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

Grace Debney, 13, of Hampden, MA, posted a high score of 87, and held onto the top spot after the flat phase to win the WIHS Pony Equitation Finals riding Denmark, owned by John Skinner. Behind Debney, Libbie Gordon was second riding Child’s Play Hot Topic, owned by Mia Albello, and Elle Gibbs of Charlotte, […]

Avery Glynn Crowned Winner of the 2017 Onondarka Medal Final

30. Oct 17 | 9:20 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

On Sunday afternoon, some of the nation’s best young equitation riders took to the indoor arena at Del Mar Horsepark to compete in the prestigious Onondarka Medal Finals. It was a highlight event of the Del Mar International Season Finale Week, and the culmination of a year of hard work by the equitation riders age […]

2017 Tryon Fall Series Presented by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Concludes at TIEC With Final Win for Samuel Parot and Couscous Van Orti

30. Oct 17 | 9:16 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Mill Spring, NC – October 29, 2017- Competition concluded at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) with a win for Samuel Parot (CHI) and Couscous Van Orti in the $25,000 Tryon Sunday Classic during the final week of the Tryon Fall Series presented by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Second place was captured by Margie Engle (USA) piloting […]

Stella Wasserman and Benetton Click and Earn Grand Pony Hunter Championship to Conclude 2017 Washington International Horse Show

30. Oct 17 | 9:10 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2017 — The 59th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) concluded on Sunday, October 29, with pony competition taking center stage and culminating with Stella Wasserman of Beverly Hills, CA, earning the Grand Pony Hunter Championship riding her own Benetton. Wasserman’s first-ever grand championship came after she piloted Benetton, a nine-year-old gelding […]

Darragh Kenny wins in Montpellier

29. Oct 17 | 15:09 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The Irish rider Darragh Kenny faced a lot of French riders in the CSI3* 1,45m in Montpellier today, but he managed to beat every single one of them with Team de Coquerie (Heartbreaker x Papillon Rouge) in 32,61 seconds. Philippe Rozier and Unpulsion de la Hart came second with their time of 33,46 seconds. Swiss […]

Switzerland’s Beat Mändli Claims Top Prize in $130,000 Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Washington, Presented by Events DC

29. Oct 17 | 12:15 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

October 28, 2017 – Beat Mändli of Switzerland made his first visit to the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) a successful one, claiming the victory in the $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Washington, presented by Events DC, on Saturday night. Competing for the coveted President of the United States Perpetual Cup, donated by First […]

O’Shea Flies to First Place in $130,000 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Grand Prix CSI 3* During FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Jumping Test Event

29. Oct 17 | 12:03 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Mill Spring, NC – October 28, 2017 – Paul O’Shea (IRL) and Skara Glen’s Machu Picchu flew through the short-course timers to claim top honors at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in the $130,000 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Grand Prix CSI 3* in what served as the final Saturday Night Lights (SNL) of the season, and […]

Hailey Rogge and Jeff Campf Clear 1.90 m to Tie in the $10,000 Costume 4-bar at Royal West

29. Oct 17 | 11:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

In an exciting round at 1.99 m, the win in the $10,000 Costume 4-bar at Royal West, Sponsored by The Horse Store, was co-awarded to Jeff Campf and Ninou 2 and Hailey Rogge and Zine Dine. Both Campf and Rogge, along with Jenny Jones cleared the 1.90 m jump and all three attempted at 1.99 […]

Crackerjack Euthanized at Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4*

28. Oct 17 | 20:46 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

We are devastated to report that Boyd Martin’s mount Crackerjack has been euthanized after sustaining multiple fractures to his right front pastern on cross country at Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4*. The incident occurred in the main arena just before fence 31AB, the final combination on Pierre Michelet’s course. “I felt like it was one of […]

Simon Delestre wins exciting jump-off in Verona

28. Oct 17 | 20:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

With only six combinations to go, the jump-off in the CSI5* 1,50m/1,55m in Verona was very exciting. Tomorrow the show jumping riders ride their world cup competition. In the end, it was French rider Simon Delestre who won with Chesall Zimequest (Casall x Concerto) in 42,24 seconds.  The pair already claimed a win earlier today […]

Simon Delestre on top in Verona

28. Oct 17 | 18:45 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Simon Delestre, the world class rider from France, won the 1,45m in Verona this afternoon. He saddled up Catch Me T for this class, a nine-year-old daughter of Contagio. They won this class in 59,47 seconds en left Eduardo Alvarez Aznar and Dollar Girl (Dollar du Murier) in second place. Dutchman Marc Houtzager came in […]

Matthew Sampson claims first place in Gold MET with Belgian mare

28. Oct 17 | 18:44 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

British rider Matthew Sampson and Gloria van de Zuuthoeve, an eleven-year-old Belgian bred daughter of Thunder van de Zuuthoeve, won the Gold 3 1,45m in Oliva today. Caio Carvalho Filho and Cheindira (Chagall van de Burggrave) finished second from Brazil and beat Russian Vladimir Tuganov with Qualidam (Quality Touch Z). Ireland also presented itself in […]

Video: Course Walk with Spencer Sturmey | Cross Country – Les Étoiles de Pau

28. Oct 17 | 14:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Watch the $130,000 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Grand Prix CSI 3* live

28. Oct 17 | 14:40 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

You can follow the riders in Tryon International Equestrian Center live as thy jump the obstacles towards the pole position in the CSI 3* $130,000 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Grand Prix. The Stream is going live this Saturday at 7.oo pm EST time. Follow this Link. « back to the news overview INTERNATIONAL NEWS« back to […]


28. Oct 17 | 10:56 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

It was an Italian double-act at CSI5* Jumping Verona today where 23-year-old Filippo Bologni galloped to victory ahead of 49-year-old Luca Moneta as the action got underway with the Lauren Perrier Two-Phase competition. Starting 27th of the 41 competitors, Bologni blew away the opposition with a scorching round from his 13-year-old chestnut stallion, Quidich de […]

Philippaerts Jumps to Victory in $35,000 Horseware® Ireland Jumper Stake CSI 3* During Final Week of Tryon Fall Series Presented by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

28. Oct 17 | 10:48 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Mill Spring, NC – October 27, 2017 – The $35,000 1.45m Horseware® Ireland Jumper Stake CSI 3* saw Nicola Philippaerts (BEL) and Inouk P prevail over a field of 38 entries on Friday afternoon at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), stopping the short-course timers at 36.934 seconds to claim top honors. Second place went to […]

Aaron Vale Clears 6’7” to Win $25,000 International Jumper Puissance

28. Oct 17 | 10:43 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Aaron Vale (USA) and Finou earned their second-consecutive WIHS Puissance victory on Friday night, this year clearing 6’7” to take the win in the $25,000 International Jumper Puissance, presented by The Boeing Company. “It’s the horse,” said Vale on the secret to tying with McLain Ward in 2016 and winning outright in 2017. “This horse […]

HH Carlos Z Leaves the Sport with a Win at Washington International Horse Show CSI4*-W

28. Oct 17 | 9:33 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

WASHINGTON – October 27, 2017 – It was a bittersweet night for show jumping fans as they saw one of the sport’s best in his final competition. HH Carlos Z went out on top with victory in the $50,000 International Jumper Speed Final, presented by the Man O’ War Project in partnership with Columbia University […]

Italy claims another first place in Verona

27. Oct 17 | 21:13 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Italian rider Luca Maria Moneta just won the CSI5* 1,50m class in Verona. He saddled Neptune Brecourt (Cavalor Cumano) for this class, the horse that also took him to first place in the Six Bars of Leipzig. They finished in 58,38 seconds. Izmir vd Bayenne and Jane Richard Philips came in second for Switzerland. Massimiliano […]

France wins first and second place in Montpellier

27. Oct 17 | 21:12 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The French riders have claimed the first two places on the podium of the CSI3* 1,50m in Montpellier today. It was Julien Epaillard with Instit de Jucaso (Cooper vd Hefficnk) who won first place in 35,93 seconds. Philippe Rozier followed in second place with Reveur de Kergane (Hornet Rose) with a time of 37,22 seconds. […]

Changes in the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited Substances List For Human Athletes and the FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List

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

WADA The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was founded with the aim of bringing consistency to anti-doping policies and regulations within sport organizations and governments across the world. They oversee compliance with the anti-doping code, complete research and provide education on the dangers and consequences of doping. The FEI is a signatory of the World Anti-Doping […]

Strong Italian win in Verona

27. Oct 17 | 17:19 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

The class Laurent Perrier 1,45m in Verona just ended. The victory was for Italy, with Marco Bologni on Quidich de la Chavee (President). They finished in just 32,56 seconds en beat fellow countryman Luca Maria Moneta on Ambra (Quintender). Moneta finished in 33,53 seconds. Spain claimed the third place. Eduardo Alvarez Aznar jumped BWP-gelding Fidux […]

Repeat Win! Conor Swail and Flower Make It 3 Wins in the $35,000 ACTC Cup, Presented by Hotel Arts

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

Another day, another huge and fast jump-off and another win for Ireland’s Cono Swail and the 12-year-old bay mare Flower (Bon Ami x Randel Z). Flower, who is co-owned by Swail and international Canadian rider Vanessa Mannix, has won 7 of her last 12 FEI ranking classes. “She can be a little tough – hard […]

CCI4* Pau: Current dressage results

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

Here you can find the current results of the dressage of the CCI4* in Pau (FRA). The Australian Shane Rose is leading with CP Qualified (38,7), in second place is Rosalind Canter with Zenshera (39,7), in third place is Marc Todd with Campino (40,2). The only German participant, Michael Jung, withdrawed his Sam before the […]

Video: Abdel Said’s tremendous Performance in Verona #FlashbackFriday | Longines FEI Wordl Cup™ Jumping WEL

27. Oct 17 | 10:34 | By | Category: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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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 […]