Aussie Nicholas Fyffe Living & Competing in USA

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An Australian riding a Spanish horse for an American owner. The rider is Nicholas Fyffe and he has made a home and building a reputation for himself after arriving in the United States less than two years ago via equestrian powerhouse Germany Read More

Anne Gribbons Weighing Future as USA Coach

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Anne Gribbons is weighing whether to seek to remain as the leader of America's dressage program in whch she put in place a development coaching structure designed to build future Olympic success after finishing in the bottom half of the team competition at the London Games Read More

USDF Launches New Scores & Competition Database for Members

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 3--The United States Dressage Federation on Wednesday launched USDFScores.com as its official source for complete dressage scores and available free of charge to members of the organization, competing against a privately developed site that has been available to everyone at no cost for more than 15 months Read More

Florida, California Dressage Circuits Lead Expanded USA Schedule for 2013

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Expanding dressage schedules in Florida and California have led growth in the number of CDIs in the United States for 2013 but the initial calendar of International Equestrian Federation (FEI) events shows declines in Brazil and Canada for next year when there are no global or continental championships involving the Americas Read More

Reem Acra Extends Sponsorship of World Cup Dressage for 3 More Years

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Oct. 3--Reem Acra, the international fashion designer, has extended her title sponsorship of the World Cup Dressage Western European League and Final for another three years to 2016, the International Equstrian Federation (FEI) announced Wednesday Read More

New FEI Helmet Rule to Take Effect Jan. 1

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Dressage riders can still wear top hats and bowlers, reiners continue to dress like cowboys and vaulters don't need anything on their heads in competition under new rules to be implemented for International Equestrian Federation (FEI) events on Jan. 1, 2013 Read More

Making of Jacqueline Brooks’ Kür for D Niro–Winner at First Dance

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When Jacqueline Brooks rode her D Niro to a new freestyle, a standing room only crowd of 5,000 spectators at Dressage at Devon World Cup event agreed with the judges awarding her the highest score she had ever received outside of her native Canada Read More

MARIBEL ALONSO APPEALS TO PAN AM NATIONS TO COMPETE AT FLORIDA NATIONS CUP TEST

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Maribel Alonso de Quninzaños has appealed to countries throughout the Americas to take part in the 2013 Nations Cup at Florida's Global Dressage Festival that will test a format of teams of mixed small and big tour combinations for the first time in the history of the sport as a step to maintaining the Pan American Game as the qualifying championship for the Olympics Read More