Doping Control for all Canadian Riders at 2009 NAJYR Champs

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OTTAWA, Canada, Apr. 6—All Canadian riders at the 2009 North American Junior and Young Rider Championships for the first time will be drug tested, Equine Canada announced Monday. The drug testing will be under Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) rules that govern doping control in Canada and is compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code and all Read More

World Breeding Dressage Champs Stay in Verden for Three More Years

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 2-The FEI World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses will stay in Verden, Germany, at least through 2012, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) announced. The championships for five and six-year-old horses, part of Verden’s International Dressage and Show Jumping Festival, are scheduled for Aug. 6-9 this year. The championships began as a Read More

Sally Swift, Creator of “Centered Riding,” Dies at 95

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BRATTLEBORO, Vt., Apr, 3–Sarah Rodman Swift known the world over as “Sally Swift,” and the creator of Centered Riding, a riding method she developed, died on April 2, 18 days from her 96th birthday. Swift was the author of two books, Centered Riding and Centered Riding II – Further Explorations, which, together, sold more than Read More

Horse Ride Share Program Launched

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LEXINGTON, Ky., Apr. 4–ClubEquestrian.com has introduced a ride share program to help equestrians save money in a tough economy. The U.S. Equestrian Federation ClubEquestrian.com service is also aimed at promoting eco-friendly horse transportation by reducing the number of vehicles required to carry horses. “Often the logistics of long-distance travel is an unforeseen roadblock in the Read More

Photo Gallery

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Oldenburg Elite Auction Rated Sucess

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VECHTA, Germany, April 4-Somerset by Stedinger-Rubinstein, was the top priced stallion at the 70th Elite Auction at the Oldenburg Horse Center on Saturday. The black stallion bred by Holly Simensen of West Palm Beach, Florida, USA was sold to Spain for €160,000 (US$216,000). Somerset is licensed and has been performance tested. Read More