Britain 1st, Canada 2nd, New Zealand 3rd in WEG Team Eventing, Germany Individual Champion

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 3--The World Equestrian Games eventing team championships were a British Commonwealth affair Sunday, with Great Britain taking gold, Canada silver and New Zealand third while the individual gold went to Germany's Michael Jung and La Biosthetique-Sam FBW Read More

Catherine Haddad & Shawna Harding Win Devon Grand Prix

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DEVON, Pennsylvania, Oct. 2--Catherine Haddad and Winyamaro won the Grand Prix for the freestyle with 68.426 per cent at Dressage at Devon Friday, while Shawna Harding and Come On III won the Grand Prix for the Special Read More

Safety Helmets – Historic Statement by Steffen Peters, Quandary for Horse Sports

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 2--When Steffen Peters rode Ravel into the awards ceremony to collect their historic second individual medal for the United States at the World Equestrian Games, he admitted his thoughts were on 2008 Olympic team mate Courtney King-Dye whose battle to recover from a devastating head injury in a horse accident he found inspiring Read More

Totilas & Edward World Champions in WEG Gold Medal Sweep, Mistral Hojris & Laura 3rd Silver, Ravel & Steffen Double Bronze

8 years ago admin Comments Off on Totilas & Edward World Champions in WEG Gold Medal Sweep, Mistral Hojris & Laura 3rd Silver, Ravel & Steffen Double Bronze
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 1--Moorlands Totilas was ridden by Edward Gal to a gold medal sweep with a dominating victory in the Grand Prix Freestyle under lights Friday night, while Great Britain's Laura Bechtolsheimer on Mistral Hojris collected her third silver medal and Steffen Peters and Ravel won their second bronze in an unprecedented medal haul for the United States at a world championship Read More

European Dressage Championships in 2011 to Include Under-25 Team Competition

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 1--A new permanent grandstand is being built in time for the European Dressage Championships to be held in Rotterdam next August. An under-25 team competition is also planned following the success of the inaugural event at Aachen, Germany this year Read More

Anky van Grunsven is Only Rider to Compete at Every WEG

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 1--Anky, a single name recognized the world over as a superstar whose championship battles with Germany's Isabell Werth kept the sport in the global spotlight for more than a decade, has created a new record--the only rider to have participated at every World Equestrian Games since they were created 20 years ago Read More

Red Cloud Is Nokota Champion at Devon

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DEVON, Pennsylvania, Sept. 30--Red Cloud was the champion Nokota horse at Dressage at Devon breed show Thursday displaying the best of an Indian and ranch stock of which fewer than 1,200 remain Read More

WEG Lexington Grand Prix. Day 2 “play by play”, part one

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Day 2 of the WEG Grand Prix dawns clear but COLD this morning. All my layers are piled on again and I am wondering about the lazy breeze that will gently blow through me (too lazy to go around me) in my nose- bleed media seat. LOTS of hot coffee later and I am warm and almost recovered from losing half my story from yesterday. Cyberspace gobbled it up... Read More

Grand Prix Freestyle Friday Night Start Times & Photo Gallery

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 30–The starting order and times of the Grand Prix Freestyle at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in the Main Stadium of the Kentucky Horse Park Friday. All times are U.S. Eastern and (CET Central European Time) Read More