Spanish Olympic Team Horse Grandioso Undergoes Surgery, Uncertain for Rio Games

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Grandioso III, ridden by Jose Daniel Martin Dockx for Spain at Olympics and world and European Championships, has undergone surgery for a tendon injury and American owner Kim Boyer said Wednesday the stallion will undergo three months of rehabilitation that could keep it out of the Rio Games Read More

Lier, Belgium Grand Prix Special Results Removed by FEI, Ukraine’s Inna Logutenkova Awarded Olympic Start

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The results of the Grand Prix Special at Lier, Belgium early this month were removed from Olympic qualification for "nationalistic judging" by two Ukrainian judges in favor Inna Logutenkova but Ukraine was awarded the start at the Rio de Janeiro Games based Read More

American Women Riders Dominate Global Dressage Festival Top 10 Earnings

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 21, 2016--American women riders that dominated the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI4*/3* Grand Prix boosted their combined earnings to half of the almost $315,000 won by the top 10 riders after six weeks of winter circuit CDIs at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Read More

Canadian Olympic Rankings as of Mar. 20, 2016, as compiled by dressage-news.com

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Canadian riders seeking to be selected for two individual places awarded for a start at the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are weighing whether to remain in North America or go to Europe as options shrink with the Adequan Global Dressage Festival winding down in Wellington, Florida Read More

Germany Defends Withdrawing Team from Wellington Nations Cup, Cites “Mainly” Riders Unknown to Coach

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German Equestrian Federation defendsits decision to withdraw team from the CDIO3* Nations Cup in Wellington because the squad would have been Small Tour only and "mainly" riders unknown to national coach Monica Theodorescu personally. But three of the four riders competed on Small Tour horses on German Nations Cup teams in Wellington in the previous two competitions Read More

Florida International Youth Championship Winners

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 20, 2016--European riders won three of the four divisions in the Florida International Youth Championships Sunday completing a third year of the competition that saw the largest field so far Read More

Severo Jurado Lopez & Lorenzo Win Herning CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle

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HERNING, Denmark, Mar. 20, 2016--Severo Jurado Lopez rode Lorenzo to victory in the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday, the third win for the pair in four starts since starting Big Tour this year aiming to be on Spain's team at the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Read More

Lara Griffith & Rubin al Asad Return Home to England After Success in Florida CDI4* Grand Prix Special

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 19, 2016--Great Britain’s Lara Griffith and Rubin Al Asad return home to England after a successful finish to their second Florida winter circuit, runner-up in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI4* Grand Prix Special Saturday Read More

Allison Brock & Rosevelt Win Wellington CDI4* Grand Prix Special, Only 3rd USA Combo To Exceed 74% in 2016

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 19, 2016--Allison Brock rode Rosevelt to victory in the CDI4* Grand Prix Special Saturday with a score matching her personal best and only the third American combination to score above 74 per cent in the Special this Olympic year Read More