Two Judges Promoted to Top Level FEI 5* Ranking

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 27, 2014–Two dressage judges, from Denmark and the Netherlands, have been promoted to International Equestrian Federation 5* status, the highest ranking in the FEI system. Hans-Christian Matthiesen of Denmark and Mariette Sanders-Van Gansewinkel of the Netherlands were awarded the promotions by the FEI Dressage Committee, to come into effect July 1. With Read More

USA’s Harmony’s Don Noblesse Wins Nürnberger Burg-Pokal Opener at Perl

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PERL-BORG, Germany, June 27, 2014--Harmony's Don Noblesse won the Prix St. Georges Special Friday to move to the qualifier and a chance for the seven-year-old stallion owned by Harmony Sporthorses of the United States to compete in the year-end Nürnberger Burg-Pokal final for developing horses Read More

Four USA Young Horses Qualify for World Championships

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A German transplant, a Colombian Olympian who is also an United States team gold medalist, an adult amateur rider and a Canadian have ridden two five-year-old horses and two aged six to qualify as American combinations for the World Young Horse Championships in Germany Read More

Kathleen Raine & Breanna Set Personal Best Grand Prix Score at Perl-Borg CDI4*

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PERL-BORG, Germany, June 26, 2014--Kathleen Raine and Breanna set a personal best score to make the top placings in the CDI4* Grand Prix Thursday at this German team observation event that attracted the country's top horses and riderso Read More

Isabell Werth & Don Johnson Win Perl CDI4* Grand Prix, USA’s Kathleen Raine & Breanna Break Up German Sweep of Top 5 Places

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PERL-BORG, Germany, June 26, 2014--Olympic star Isabell Werth and Don Johnson FRH won the Grand Prix for the Freestyle Thursday, the opening competition of this observation event for Germany weighing pospects for their team at the World Equestrian Games in two months Read More

Sweden Wins Norway’s Nations Cup, Norway 2nd, Denmark 3rd

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KRISTIANSAND, Norway, June 26, 2014--Charlotte Haid Bondegaard and Triviant led Sweden to victory in the inaugural Nations Cup Thursday with the home side of Norway taking silver and Denmark bronze Read More

Canadian Ashley Luca-Tyson Succeeds With USA 5-Year-Old Sans Souci K

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Ashleigh Luca-Tyson was looking at a young mare in Germany as a prospective star and less than a year later is among the top five-year-olds in the United States and may be in line to get an invitation to head back to her homaland to the World Young Horse Championships Read More

Update: World Games Dressage Test Event Gets Strong Endorsement from Veterans

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CAEN, France, June 24, 2014–Olympic gold medal rider Carl Hester of Great Britian and Nip Tuck won the FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games CDI3* Grand Prix Special Tuesday while Spain’s Cristobal Belmonte and Diavolo II de Laubry captured the Freestyle in wrapping up a successful World Equestrian Games test event Read More

Update: World Games Dressage Test Event Gets Strong Endorsement from Veterans

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CAEN, France, June 24, 2014--Olympic gold medal rider Carl Hester of Great Britian and Nip Tuck won the FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games CDI3* Grand Prix Special Tuesday while Spain's Cristobal Belmonte and Diavolo II de Laubry captured the Freestyle Read More