Canada

Canadian Olympic Team Prospect Chris von Martels Rides Eclips to Victory at Florida National Show in First Competition in 8 Months

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Nov. 7, 2020--Chris von Martels rode Eclips to victory in the Gold Coast Fall Dressage Grand Prix in the first competition in eight months as the partnership prepares to seek a place on Canada's Olympic team Read More

Canada Suspends 2020 Dressage Awards Program

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OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 6, 2020–Equestrian Canada on Thursday announced suspension of the 2020 dressage awards program as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Provinces and territories have varied in their states of readiness to return to training and competition, the federation said, that affected athletes and competition organizers that a level playing field for all Read More

Qualification Eased for North Americans Seeking World Cup Final Start

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North American riders seeking to earn a start at the dressage World Cup Final next year will have to complete in only two qualifiers and not three as initially required, an impact of coronavirus reducing the number of competitions. Read More

Ashley Holzer With Three Prospects for USA Team for Tokyo Olympics

6 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Ashley Holzer With Three Prospects for USA Team for Tokyo Olympics
WELLINGTON, Florida, June 9, 2020--With three Grand Prix horses, Ashley Holzer could have more prospects in pursuit of a place on her first American Olympic team than in the four Games she rode for Canada, including earning bronze in 1988. Read More

North American Youth Championships of Dressage & Jumping for 2020 Canceled

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The North American Youth Championships of dressage and jumping have been canceled, the three participating nations announced Wednesday, saying uncertainty over international travel and reduction of qualifying competitions due to coronavirus were the prime causes. Read More

Half of International Dressage Shows for Year Already Canceled in Coronavirus Pandemic

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Re-scheduling the world famous Future Champions Nations Cups in Hagen, Germany and cancellation of a second World Cup qualifier in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic has led to about half of international competitions being dropped or postponed for the entire year. Read More