Juan Matute Guimon Awake, Off Respirator, Sitting in Chair

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Juan Matute Guimon was reported Sunday to be awake, off the respirator, knowing those around him and sitting in a chair in the Madrid hospital where he underwent brain surgery three weeks ago. Read More

FEI Issues “Return to Play” Policy to Deal with Covid-19 Beginning July 1

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 29, 2020--The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) on Friday published a "return to play policy" for international equestrian events beginning July 1 to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic the organization predicts will last "at least 12 to 24 months." Read More

Plans Proceeding for USA Festival of Champions, Young Horse Championships in August

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The U.S. federation is proceeding with plans to stage the dressage Festival of Champions and young horse championships in the Chicago area Aug. 18-23 while international events in America except for World Cup qualifiers in Tryon, North Carolina and two in California have been canceled for the rest of this year. Read More

Steffen Peters’ Renewed Drive to Coach, Compete After Successful Florida Circuit Helped Deal with Depression

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Steffen Peters is convinced that competing Suppenkasper at Florida's Global Dressage Festival was the best thing to help recover from depression and success of the partnership reinvigorated his enthusiasm to provide riding clinics and to continue competing at the top of the sport. Read More

Totilas Dies at 20 Years Old

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Totilas, the black stallion that became a global superstar, has died at the age of 20. Passing of Totilas was reported Tuesday by Eurodressage. Read More

Hof Kasselmann 1st Online Auction of 12 Youngsters Brings €1.4/US$1.5 Million, Top Price to Germany, 2nd to USA

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Hof Kasselmann's first online auction ended Saturday with 12 young dressage horses sold for a total of €1.4/US$1.526 million with the top price going to Germany and the second highest to the United States. Five of the 12 horses stayed in Germany, four heading to the U.S. and one each to Australia, Brazil and Luxembourg. Read More

Florida’s Global Show Grounds Becomes One of First Horse Shows–Jumpers & Hunters–Since Covid-19 Outbreak. Palm Beach Masters Closing Permanently

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WELLINGTON, Florida, May 22, 2020--A jumper and hunter schooling event was staged at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center's Global show grounds Friday, one of the first competitions in the nation since most sports were suspended in mid-March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More