Tryon Working Round the Clock to Create Disneyland, Phantasialand, Slice of Aachen for World Equestrian Games–Part 1 of 3

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Tryon Working Round the Clock to Create Disneyland, Phantasialand, Slice of Aachen for World Equestrian Games–Part 1 of 3
A round-the-clock effort is underway creating a show place for the World Equestrian Games that is immense and dramatic, almost beyond belief, but compact and  horse friendly. Some describe it as Disneyland or Phantasialand, Most find it simply jaw-dropping amazing Read More

US Federation Forms Task Forces to Assess Horse Deals, Shows

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, April 24, 2018--The United States Equestrian Federation announced formation of two task forces to look into horse deals and licensing of shows that it described as "major industry challenges." Read More

Spanish Olympian Morgan Barbançon, Sister Alexandra Switch to Ride for France

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Spanish Olympian Morgan Barbançon, Sister Alexandra Switch to Ride for France
Morgan Barbançon Mestre, a leading Spanish rider who competed for her country at the London Olympics when 19 years old, and her sister Alexandra who competes in the Under-25 division, are now riding for France, effective immediately Read More

Kasey Perry Glass & Dublet Post Personal Best Score to Win World Equestrian Games Test Event CDI3* Grand Prix Special

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TRYON, North Carolina, April 22, 2018--Kasey Perry-Glass and Dublet posted a personal best score to win the CDI3* Grand Prix Special Sunday to wrap up a successful World Equestrian Games test event and earn a trip to Europe to seek a place on the American team for the world championships in September Read More

Karen Lipp & Whitney Win Tryon CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle World Games Test Event

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TRYON, North Carolina, April 21, 2018–Karen Lipp and Whitney won the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle in the World Equestrian Games test event Saturday night, the first Big Tour victory for the pair. Karen, of Ball Ground, Georgia and the 13-year-old Hanoverian mare scored 69.765 per cent, the highest score for the pair since starting CDI Read More

Adrienne Lyle Debuts Harmony’s Duval at Grand Prix at Tryon

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TRYON, North Carolina, April 21, 2018--Adrienne Lyle debuted Harmony's Duval, the 10-year-old American-bred KWPN gelding at Grand Prix, capturing two national classes at the Tryon International Equestrian Center where she was competing Horizon in the World Equestrian Games test event Read More

Julie Brougham & Vom Feinsten Sweep Taupo, New Zealand CDI3*

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TAUPO, New Zealand, April 21, 2018–The Olympic duo of Julie Brougham and Vom Feinsten swept the CDI3* Grand Prix, the first such achievement of taking all three Big Tour levels in more than four years of competing at top sport. Read More

Julio Mendoza Loor & Chardonnay Become 1st Dressage Duo from Ecuador to Qualify for World Equestrian Games

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Julio Mendoza Loor & Chardonnay Become 1st Dressage Duo from Ecuador to Qualify for World Equestrian Games
TRYON, North Carolina, April 20, 2018--Julio Mendoza Loor and Chardonnay qualified Friday for the World Equestrian Games by earning their second score required to become the first combination from Ecuador to get a start at a world championships that will be staged here in September. Read More