Cannes to Join Exquis World Dressage Masters Series in June

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CANNES, France, Apr. 11--Cannes is joining the Exquis World Dressage Masters series of four competitions with a €100,000 (US$132,000) CDI-5* in the French Riviera resort city June 11-13. Read More

Dubai Ruler, Husband of FEI Head, Suspended from Horse Racing on Doping Charges

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al- Maktoum, Dubai’s billionaire ruler and husband of FEI President Princess Haya, has been suspended from horse racing after two of his endurance horses tested positive for banned substances, Bloomberg News reported. Read More

Rocher Retires, Owners & Rider George Williams Part Ways

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RICHWOOD, Ohio, Apr. 7–Rocher, the floppy eared Westphalien mare ridden by George Williams into the hearts of American dressage fans, has been oficially retired from international competition. Gypsy Woods Farm owners Charles "Chuck" and Joann Smith also announced that with the end of their involvement in international level dressage, Williams will no longer be involved with their farm. Read More

FEI World Dressage Rankings, van Grunsven & Peters Edge Up

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 6-Anky van Grunsven, back riding her Olympic mount, Salinero, edged up to second place in the latest FEI World Dressage Rankings. Germany's Isabell Werth remained atop the standings with Satchmo, but on Warum Nicht dropped a spot to third place. Read More

FEI to Web Broadcast World Cup Dressage Final But Not Live in USA

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 5-The newly launched web video platform, www.feitv.org, is scheduled to broadcast the FEI World Cup Final Dressage Musical Freestyle championship from Las Vegas on April 18 but will not be available “live” to viewers in the United States and some other nations. The service is also scheduled to broadcast live the Alltech Read More

2014 FEI World Equestrian Games Awarded to Normandie, France

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 2-The 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games has been awarded to the region of Normandie, France. This will be the seventh FEI World Equestrian Games held every four years and the first to be held in France. “The allocation of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games to the region of Normandie in France Read More

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