FEI Begins Moves to Suspend International Dressage Riders Club

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The International Equestrian Federation Bureau has initiated suspension proceedings against the International Dressage Riders Club as an FEI Associate Member for "apparent lack of respect for the fundamental principles of good governance" Read More

French Equestrian Magazine Grand Prix Interview with Steffen Peters

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The French equestrian magazine, Grand Prix, has published in its March edition an interview with U.S. dressage rider Steffen Peters. The magazine is published in French and distributed throughout Europe. Grand Prix gave permission for dressage-news.com to reprint the interview Read More

William Steinkraus Nominated for US Olympic Hall of Fame

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, Feb. 27--William Steinkraus, a five-time Olympic jumper rider and the first American to win an individual gold medal, has been nominated for induction into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame at the age of 99 Read More

Heather Mason Awarded $25,000 Carol Lavell Prize

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Heather Mason has been awarded the $25,000 Carol Lavell Advanced Dressage Prize by The Dressage Foundation, recognizing her performances in 2011 when she was an alternate for the U.S. Pan American Games team and swept the small tour at Dressage at Devon Read More

Protest Filed With FEI Over Central & South American Dressage Olympic Selection

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The Dominican Rublic has filed an "official protest" with the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) over its approval of CDI3* events in Brazil with a predominantly national panel of judges that last weekend awarded the top Brazilian rider personal best scores to make her the sole individual competitor from central and South America at the London Olympics Read More

Steffen Peters & Legolas Post Highest Olympic Grand Prix Special Score in USA in Near Error-Free Ride

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BURBANK, California, Feb. 25--Steffen Peters rode his first Olympic Grand Prix Special Saturday on Lgolas rather than Ravel to post the highest score of any American so far in a performance that showed none of the "green" mistakes from their first ever CDI outing a day earlier at the Mid-Winter Dressage World Cup event. Read More

Jan Ebeling & Rafalca Ride Into World Cup Contention at Burbank

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BURBANK, California, Feb. 25--Jan Ebeling rode Rafalca into contention for the pair's third World Cup Final in winning the Mid-Winter Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle that was their first qualifying competition of the season and though contested by only two combinations both turned in strong performances Read More

Patrik Kittel & Toy Story Win Gothenburg World Cup, Reign Supreme in Western European Standings

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GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb 25--Patrick Kittel was the crowd-pleaser on home ground in the Scandinavium Arena at Gothenburg, Sweden Saturday night when steering Toy Story to victory in the last qualifying leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Western European League series for 2011/2012. Read More

Yvonne Losos de Muñiz & Liebling Fall Short of Fulfilling Olympic Dream

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By KENNETH J. BRADDICK BURBANK, California, Feb. 25–Yvonne Losos de Muñiz and Liebling II, seeking to fulfill a personal dream of riding in the Olympics and showing that tiny countries such as her Dominican Republic have a chance of making the big championships, fell short of her goals Saturday when scores for the pair in Read More