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USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out

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Riders seeking a place on the American Olympic team short list will have another three weeks to April 26 to qualify, under changes published Friday by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to cope with coronavirus-triggered cancellation of events. The short list may be expanded to 12 rider/horse combinations if there are no European competitions instead of up to eight currently planned. Read More

Del Mar National Canceled for 2021

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Del Mar National Canceled for 2021
The Del Mar National, three weeks of top equestrian events including one of the most popular international dressage competitions in California, has been canceled for next spring, a victim of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Steffen Peters & Suppenkasper in Early Lead in USA Olympic Team Selection Standings, Anna Buffini & Newly Acquired Davinia la Bouce

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Steffen Peters & Suppenkasper in Early Lead in USA Olympic Team Selection Standings, Anna Buffini & Newly Acquired Davinia la Bouce
Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper got a head start for a place on America's team at the delayed Tokyo Olympics going to the top of new standings based on results from the first competition for the four-time Olympian since the coronavirus lockdown. Read More

Steffen Peters & Suppenkasper 1st, Anna Buffini & Davinia la Douce 2nd in Thermal, California CDI3* Grand Prix

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Steffen Peters & Suppenkasper 1st, Anna Buffini & Davinia la Douce 2nd in Thermal, California CDI3* Grand Prix
Steffen Peters rode Suppenkasper to a personal best score to win the Thermal Desert Dressage CDI3* Grand Prix Friday in their re-launched campaign for a place on America's team at the Tokyo Olympics that would be the fifth Games for the 56-year-old rider. Anna Buffini in the debut international competition on Davinia la Douce was runner-up Read More

Restrictions Eased on Athletes, Officials from Europe, Other Nations for USA Olympic Level Events–Boost to Equestrian Shows

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Restrictions Eased on Athletes, Officials from Europe, Other Nations for USA Olympic Level Events–Boost to Equestrian Shows
Travel restrictions into the United States have been eased for international athletes and officials such as judges of Olympic sports ahead of a lineup of five dressage World Cup events and Olympic qualifiers before the end of the year and major winter circuits in Florida and California in the winter of 2021. Read More