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Europe’s Equine Herpes Virus Outbreak Spreads, World Cup Concerns for 2nd Year

6 days ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Europe’s Equine Herpes Virus Outbreak Spreads, World Cup Concerns for 2nd Year
Plans to stage the World Cup Finals of jumping and dressage at Gothenburg, Sweden the end of March were thrown into doubt Tuesday by the cancellation of equestrian events in several European nations for a month in response to the spread of an aggressive form of equine herpes virus. Since imposition of the horse show ban, new cases have been reported in other countries, including Sweden. Read More

All Horse Events in 10 European Nations Shut for Month to Deal with Equine Herpes Virus Outbreak Declared by FEI as “Probably Most Serious in Decades”

7 days ago StraightArrow Comments Off on All Horse Events in 10 European Nations Shut for Month to Deal with Equine Herpes Virus Outbreak Declared by FEI as “Probably Most Serious in Decades”
Horse events in 10 European nations ordered shut down for a month to deal with an outbreak of aggressive Equine Herpes Virus EHV-1 that the International Equestrian Federation declared Monday as "probably the most serious" on the continent in decades. Read More

Benjamin Ebeling on Illuster Van De Kampert Logs Big Win in Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special to Move into Top Ranks of American Riders

1 week ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Benjamin Ebeling on Illuster Van De Kampert Logs Big Win in Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special to Move into Top Ranks of American Riders
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 28, 2021--Benjamin Ebeling rode Illuster Van De Kampert to victory Sunday in the Global Dressage Festival CDI3* in the pair's second Grand Prix Special on a score that moved the 21-year-old into the top ranks of American high performance riders Read More

Sabine Schut-Kery & Sanceo Win Wellington CDI5* Grand Prix Special With Career Best Score That Also Highest of USA Olympic Prospects

1 week ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Sabine Schut-Kery & Sanceo Win Wellington CDI5* Grand Prix Special With Career Best Score That Also Highest of USA Olympic Prospects
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 27, 2021--Sabine Schut-Kerry rode Sanceo to a career high Grand Prix Special score and the highest of USA Olympic team prospects so far in winning the Global Dressage Festival CDI5* Saturday. Read More

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl & Zaire Win Doha CDI5* Freestyle, Helen Langehanberg & Damsey Runner-Up in Final Competition for Stallion Aged 19

1 week ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Jessica von Bredow-Werndl & Zaire Win Doha CDI5* Freestyle, Helen Langehanberg & Damsey Runner-Up in Final Competition for Stallion Aged 19
DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 27, 2021--Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and Zaire-E won the Al Shaqab CDI5* Grand Prix Special Saturday night with Helen Langehanenberg riding the American-owned Damsey FRH to runner-up in the final competition for the 19-year-old Hanoverian stallion. Read More

Kelly Layne of Australia Rides Samhitas in Wellington CDI3* Freestyle to Career High Score Day After Posting Lifetime Best in Grand Prix

1 week ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Kelly Layne of Australia Rides Samhitas in Wellington CDI3* Freestyle to Career High Score Day After Posting Lifetime Best in Grand Prix
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 26, 2021--Samhitas that rider Kelly Layne says has a trot "just from God" and Steffen Peters describes as "an extension like Totilas," carried the Australian to victory in the Friday Night Stars under lights in the Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle. Read More