Patrik Kittel & Scandic Lead Swedish Sweep of Florida World Cup Grand Prix

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Jan. 18--The Swedish Olympic team combination of Patrik Kittel and Watermill Scandic H.B.C. claimed victory Friday in the Gold Coast Dressage Opener World Cup Grand Prix, while six-time Swedish Olympian Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén and her developing Divertimento placed second Read More

George Williams, Leader of USA Dressage, on Changes in Sport

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After eight years heading up the United States Equestrian Federation's policy-creating High Performance Committee, George Williams sees a new type of sponsor emerging to support elite dressage in America and a move to greater support for top team prospects instead of a single coach calling the shots Read More

Longines & FEI Sign Sponsor Deal Worth At Least $130 Million Over 10 Years

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Jan. 15--Longines and the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) formalized an agreement Tuesday under which the Swiss watch company will spend at least €100 million (US$130 million) over the next 10 years as the first top partner for global horse sports that ranks it among the most important sport sponsorship deals Read More

Equine Canada’s Ambitious Six-Year “One Vision” Strategic Plan

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Equine Canada proposed an ambitious six-year strategic plan it labeled "One Vision" to overhaul and reinvigorate horse sports, including Olympic and other high performance programs, with plans for diversified funding including a lot of government money to pay for it Read More

Heather Blitz Competes Stronger, Fitter Paragon in 1st Show in Seven Months

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LOXAHATCHEE, Florida, Jan. 13--A fitter, stronger Paragon gave his first public performance in seven months Sunday with rider Heather Blitz admitting they were competition rusty but spectators appeared to agree with the score of 75 per cent in the Grand Prix from a single judge at the national level I.H.S. Blue Horse Dressage Premier Read More

Tina Konyot & Calecto Back Competing for 1st Time Since Olympics

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LOXAHATCHEE, Florida, Jan. 12--In her first competition ride on Calecto V since the Olympics that fulfilled every dream for Tina Konyot, the pair scored above 71 per cent in the Grand Prix at the I.H.S. Blue Hors Dressage CDN Saturday in the start of a year to "enjoy my horse because I love him." Read More

Catherine Haddad Staller On American Dressage – Part 2 of 2

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A surprise for Catherine Haddad Staller on returning home to America after 20 years in Europe was "the vast quantity of quality horses" around her in a fantastic horse industry in Florida but a level of riding and training that needs improvement Read More