Carolina Farms & Show Grounds Opening Stall Doors to Horses Evacuating Ahead of Hurricane Irma

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Equestrian facilities operated by individuals and major show grounds in the Carolinas have opened their stable doors to horses fleeing in advance of Hurricane Irma that the National Hurricane Center is describing as "potentially catastrophic" with winds up to 185 miles/295 km an hour as it heads to the United States southeast coast, including the dense show horse area of South Florida Read More

Evacuation of Some Horses From South Florida Ahead of Category 5 Hurricane Irma

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Sept. 5, 2017--The first horses being evacuated from South Florida ahead of the category 5 Hurricane Irma left Wellington Tuesday night, but most owners were willing to stay put as they reinforced barns in preparation for what the U.S. government described as the potentially catastrophic storm arriving by the weekend Read More

Tryon International Equestrian Center to Open Facility for Equine Evacuees in Projected Path of Hurricane Irma

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MILL SPRING, North Carolina, Sept. 5, 2017--Tryon International Equestrian Center will open the huge permanent show grounds to horses and riders in the projected path of Hurricane Irma that has strengthened to a category 5, the highest level Read More

Under-25 & Young Rider World Rankings Undergo Big Shakeup

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Germany's Lisa-Maria Klossinger and FBW Daktari jumped to No. 2 Under-25 combination in the world from 27th the previous month and Spain's Juan Matute, Jr. on Quantico Ymas made an even bigger leap to No. 3 from 46th after their medal-winning performances in the European Championships last week. Read More

European Under-25 Championships Freestyle Canceled After Bizarre Decision to Keep Going Without Music After Sound System Problems

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The European Under-25 Championships Freestyle was canceled midway through the medal competition when sound system problems led to a bizarre decision by the judges to continue without music after a lengthy delay but the leaders of national teams protested and the event was called off. Read More

Central Park Horse Show Cancels Dressage After Carl Hester, Isabell Werth Pull Out

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Dressage at this year's Central Park Horse Show in New York City was canceled Wednesday after Carl Hester and Isabell Werth withdrew following the European Championships, ending what would have been the fourth year of one of the world's prime showcases for the sport Read More

Lisa-Maria Klossinger of Germany Wins European U-25 Championship Individual Gold, Anne Meulendijks of Netherlands Silver, Juan Matute of Spain Bronze

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LAMPRECHTSHAUSEN, Austria, SEPT. 2, 2017--Lisa-Maria Klossinger of Germany on FBW Daktari won the European Under-25 Championships individual gold medal Saturday to add to her team gold with the Netherlands' Anne Meulendijks on MDH Avanti taking silver and Juan Matute, Jr., the Florida-based Spanish teenage star, capturing bronze on Quantico Ymas Read More