Isabell Werth & El Santo NRW Post Personal Best as Pair Sweep Dortmund CDI4*

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DORTMUND, Germany, Feb. 13--Isabell Werth and El Santo NRW, the 10-year-old gelding she began competing a year ago, won the Grand Prix Special and the Grand Prix at the Signal Iduna Cup CDI4* in Dortmund, their first international competition of 2011 Read More

Little Change in World Dressage Rankings, Edward Gal & Totilas Still at Top

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb. 11--The latest International Equestrian Federation (FEI) world dressage rankings were virtually unchanged for the top combinations at the end of January, with Edward Gal and Totilas who went their separate ways more than five months ago still at the top Read More

Tina Konyot & Calecto Win Soggy Florida’s Spring Challenge CDI-W Grand Prix

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Feb. 11--U.S. World Equestrian Games team combination of Tina Konyot and Calecto V won the Grand Prix at the Spring Challenge CDI-W Saturday that took the unusual step of allowing riders fearful of the footing soaked by rain to scratch midway through the biggest CDI class of the day Read More

USA Under-25 Dressage Riders Invited to CHIO Aachen

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Feb. 11--The United States has been invited for the first time for four riders to compete as individuals or a team to the Under-25 dressage competition at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen, Germany, July 8-17 Read More

Sven Holmberg Quits FEI Posts, Levels Barrage at Leadership

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb. 10--Sven Holmberg, who ran unsuccessfully for the presidency of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), resigned as chairman of the Jumping Committee and from the powerful FEI Bureau citing "politics and power games" in the body that governs worldwide horse sports Read More

World Dressage Masters Palm Beach Tickets Go on Sale

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 7--Tickets went on sale Monday for the Exquis World Dressage Masters to be held at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach on Mar. 10 and 11. The lowest ticket price is $100 for a single seat at one of 80 tables for the Grand Prix and range from $500 to $150 per seat for the combined Grand Prix Special and Freestyle Read More

USDF Regional Championships 2011 Prize Money

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Feb. 4--The U.S. Dressage Federation and Great American Insurance Group announced Friday total prize money of $155,000 for the Regional Dressage Championships in 2011 Read More

FBW Kennedy Dies – 1989-2011

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FBW Kennedy, who was ridden in two Olympic Games by different riders--the USA's Robert Dover and Lone Jorgensen of Denmark--has died in his sleep. The Baden Württemberger chestnut gelding was 22-years-old Read More