San Shivago & Selten HW, California-Owned Sandro Hit OffSpring, Take Top Two Places in US 5-Year-Old Champs

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WAYNE, Illinois, Aug. 21--San Shivago, a Sandro Hit stallion out of a Donnerhall mare, won the five-year-old preliminary test at the Markel/USEF National Young Horse Championships Friday, giving the rider/owner Louise Koch a "fresh start" to her riding career at age 62 Read More

New International Equestrian Federation Awards Announced

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug. 19--The first ever FEI Awards "to celebrate the equestrian community and pay tribute to the heroes of the sport" were announced Tuesday by the International Equestrian Federation Read More

USEF Committees Nominating New American Dressage Chef d’Equipe/National Coach Meet, Hear Regrets Over Selection Process

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Aug. 18--The U.S. Equestrian Federation committees that nominated Anne Gribbons as the new American chef d'equipe met for 2 1/2 hours Tuesday with expressions of regret over what some regard as a flawed selection process. Overriding much of the confidential discussions by committee members over phone links across the United States and Europe was a preoccupation with so-called "leaks" to the media Read More

European Dressage Championships Final Entries Released

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WINDSOR. England, Aug. 17--Final nominated entries for the European Dressage Championships Aug. 25-30 were released Monday. Fifty-six horses and riders from 19 nations are entered Read More

UPDATE: Lauren Sammis & Sagacious HF Victors in Grand Prix & Freestyle at New York CDI3*

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SAUGERTIES, New York, Aug. 16–Pan American Games team gold and individual silver medalists Lauren Sammis and Sagacious HF overcame 90F-degree (32C) temperatures to win both the Grand Prix and the Grand Prix Freestyle at Centerline Events at HITS on the Hudson CDI3*. Sammis of South Orange, New Jersey, and the Hyperion Farm-owned 10-year-old Dutch warmblood Read More

Anky van Grunsven & Painted Black Roar Back to Top With Record Score

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HANSBEKE, Belgium, Aug. 16--Anky van Grunsven rode IPS Painted Black in their first competition since an injury to the stallion earlier this year, and a record score for the partnership in the Grand Prix left no doubt they are back at their best Read More

Aussie WEG Team Rider Kelly Layne Moving to Florida

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Aug. 13--Kelly Layne, a member of the Australian team at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Germany, is moving with her family and her Grand Prix prospect to Wellington, a premier high performance equestrian community in South Florida Read More

Blue Hors Matiné Retires From Competition to be Broodmare

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RANDBØLDAL, Denmark, Aug. 16--Blue Hors Matiné, the gray mare ridden by Andreas Helgstrand that captured the Grand Prix Freestyle silver medal at the 2006 World Equestrian Games and hearts of the dressage world for her extravagant gaits, has been officially retired to become a fulltime broodmare Read More

USEF Committees Summoned to Discuss Controversial Selection of New Chef d’Equipe

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Aug. 15--A meeting of U.S. Equestrian Federation committees that nominated Anne Gribbons as the new American chef d'equipe and Morten Thomsen of Denmark to handle coaching has been set for next Tuesday amidst an international controversy over the selection process Read More