USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out

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Riders seeking a place on the American Olympic team short list will have another three weeks to April 26 to qualify, under changes published Friday by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to cope with coronavirus-triggered cancellation of events. The short list may be expanded to 12 rider/horse combinations if there are no European competitions instead of up to eight currently planned. Read More

Qualifying Options USA Championships Grand Prix, Int. 1, U25 Brentina Cup Modified Due to Show Cancellations

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Jan. 21, 2021--Qualifying requirements for the 2021 U.S. National Championships Grand Prix, Intermediate I and Under-25 Brentina Cup have been modified due to cancellation of several international events, the U.S. Equestrian Federation announced Thursday. Read More

Meg Krueger New Chief Executive of Equine Canada

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OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 21, 2021--Meg Krueger has become the chief executive of Equine Canada, stepping down from president to fill the position that was held on an interim basis by Yves Hamelin. Read More

Olivia LaGoy-Weltz on Lonoir Finds the “Piece” to Kick Through to Top Tier of Sport

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Over the past decade, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz has developed Lonoir into a successful American team horse but so far has missed out on the Olympics and world championships. She may have found in long-time friend and Olympic medal rider Allison Brock the "piece" to help her kick through to top tier Read More

USA Team Combination Olivia LaGoy-Weltz & Lonoir Win Wellington World Cup Freestyle

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 17, 2021–Olivia LaGoy-Weltz rode Lonoir to a personal best score to give the American team partnership victory in the Global Dressage Festival World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday. Yvonne Losos De Muñiz of the Dominican Republic, a non-league rider, on Aquamarijn placed second. Olivia of Newmarket, Virginia and the 17-year-old Danish Warmblood Read More

USA’s Alice Tarjan & Donatella Capture Lövsta Developing Grand Prix Final, Canada’s Pia Fortmulle & Frieda Take Summit Farm St. Georges Title

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 17, 2021--USA's Alice Tarjan on Donatella M won the inaugural Lövsta Future Challenge developing Grand Prix Final at the Global Dressage Festival Sunday while Canada's Pia Fortmuller on Frieda captured the Summit Farms developing Prix St. Georges title. Read More