Totilas Wins Gold, Mistral Hojris Silver, Ravel Bronze in WEG Grand Prix Special

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By KENNETH J. BRADDICK LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 29–Edward Gal and Moorlands Totilas won the gold medal for the Grand Prix Special at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Wednesday, with Great Britain’s Laura Bechtolsheimer on Mistral Hojris and USA’s Steffen Peters on Ravel winning the first ever WEG individual medals for their nations. Edward and Read More

El Paso ISF Wins Young Horse and Colt Championship at Devon

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DEVON, Pennsylvania, Sept. 28--El Paso ISF, a yearling son of UB40 and bred by Iron Spring Farm, won the Young Horse and Colt Championship at Dressage, on the opening day of North America's premier breed show Read More

USA 4th in WEG Team Competition

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 28--A U.S. team with only one rider experienced in world championships came within 2.467 percentage points of pulling off a miracle at the World Equestrian Games Tuesday, placing fourth to powerhouse Holland and Germany and European silver medalists Great Britain Read More

First Ever WEG Dutch Team Gold, Great Britain Beats Germany for Silver, USA 4th

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 28--The vaunted Dutch team led by Edward Gal and Moorlands Totilas lived up to their billing by capturing their first ever gold medal at a World Equestrian Games despite the dramatic disqualification of Adelinde Cornelissen and Jerich Parzival for a tiny nick on the tongue that drew blood at the start of their Grand Prix ride Read More

Update: Parzival Out of WEG But Will Receive Gold Medal

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 28--Jerich Parzival ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen is out of the World Equestrian Games after the judges noticed blood in the mouth of the 13-year-old gelding about a minute into their Grand Prix team medal round on Tuesday Read More

Dutch Delight at Top, Germany Holds Its Own in 2nd, Britain, USA, Canada Bunched Behind

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 27--The Dutch dressage juggernaut set the stage Monday for their first ever World Equestrian Games team gold medal while Germany made a recovery that gave them a good shot at the reserve championship while Great Britain, the USA and Canada were bunched in a battle for the bronze Read More

“Play by Play” of Day One of Dressage at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

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The day started at a blistering pace, with Hans Peter Minderhoud riding Exquis Nadine (Partout x Roemer)setting the standard. He was the fifth to go and put in a really solid effort. Nadine had slipped and fallen on the concrete at the stables on Saturday and although she is completely sound, Hans Peter has been nervous to train her too hard. Read More

Early WEG Attendance Officially Reported Low

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 26--Attendance at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games began with 35,340 paying spectators for the first two days, a weekend that included the well received opening ceremony of the championships for eight horse sports held once every four years and the first time in the United States Read More

Wrap Up of the Opening Cermonies: Photo Gallery

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 26--So it is a day after the opening ceremony but between watching/photographing the jog, editing photos and then trying to keep up with the training sessions of all the horses, for which there was apparently no documented schedule, time has got away from me! This will be a wrap up of last night. Read More