Anne Gribbons: From Glum to Joy on the Rocky Road to Kentucky, Now Can Look to London

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Anne Gribbons, the Technical Advisor for U.S. dressage, a bureaucratic title that in real life means part coach, part judge, part disciplinarian, part psychologist, a lot the go-to person--in other words, the leader, was asked by dressage-news.com to tell her story of the road to the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky Read More

USA 1ST, 2ND IN SPEED CLASS TO START WEG JUMPING

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Oct. 4--The United States finished one and two in the speed competition that was the first jumping event of the World Equestrian Games and put the team at the top of the leaderboard Read More

San Doncisco Sold for Record Price to Sissy Max-Theurer

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VECHTA, Germany, Oct. 3--San Doncisco M OLD, champion three-year-old at the 2010 Bundeschampionate, was sold for a record German Verband price of €580,000 (US$793,000) at the Oldenburg Elite Auction Sunday Read More

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

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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