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Canada, Australia Will Not Send Athletes to Tokyo Olympics Until Coronavirus Under Control

10 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Canada, Australia Will Not Send Athletes to Tokyo Olympics Until Coronavirus Under Control
Canada and Australia both declared Sunday their nations' athletes will not go to the Olympics in Tokyo in July because of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and appealed to the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Games. Norway earlier called for the Games to be postponed as did U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field. Read More

International Dressage Shows Worldwide Closed for at Least a Month, Impacts Olympic Preparations

10 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on International Dressage Shows Worldwide Closed for at Least a Month, Impacts Olympic Preparations
Most of the world's international horse shows on Monday began coronavirus-triggered cancellations and suspensions for four weeks but closures could stretch well into May as a handful of events have already announced they will not be held. As with most sports, the pandemic will have a major impact on preparations for the Olympics in Tokyo scheduled for the end of July. Read More

USA’s Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 5th Win in 6 Starts Since Beginning Big Tour 5 Weeks Ago

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA’s Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 5th Win in 6 Starts Since Beginning Big Tour 5 Weeks Ago
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 14, 2020--Ashley Holzer rode Mango Eastwood to victory in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special Saturday for the fourth win in five starts since beginning Big Tour five weeks ago. Read More

USA Federation “Strongly Recommends” Suspension of All Licensed Competitions for 30 Days, Results Will Not Count for Olympic Selection. Canada Leaves it to Individual Organizers

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Federation “Strongly Recommends” Suspension of All Licensed Competitions for 30 Days, Results Will Not Count for Olympic Selection. Canada Leaves it to Individual Organizers
The United States Equestrian Federation on Friday "strongly" recommended suspension of all licensed competitions and declared that selection trials and other federation-controlled activities will be suspended. Read More

Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix, 4th Victory in 5 Big Tour Starts

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix, 4th Victory in 5 Big Tour Starts
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 12, 2020–Ashley Holzer rode Mango Eastwood to victory in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Thursday for the fourth victory in five starts at Big Tour beginning last month. Ashley and the 11-year-old KWPN gelding owned by Diane Fellows scored 71.281% for the win. Ashley, a four-time Olympian for Canada Read More

USA Holds Slight Lead over Canada Midway in Wellington CDIO3* Nations Cup

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Holds Slight Lead over Canada Midway in Wellington CDIO3* Nations Cup
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 11, 2020--Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper led the United States to a slender lead over Canada midway through the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDIO3* Nations Cup Wednesday with the inaugural event in the 2020 trans-Atlantic series to be decided Thursday. Read More

Dortmund, Germany CDI5* Joins Dutch Masters World Cup Event in Limiting Spectators to 1,000 at Any Time To Help Combat Coronavirus

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Dortmund, Germany CDI5* Joins Dutch Masters World Cup Event in Limiting Spectators to 1,000 at Any Time To Help Combat Coronavirus
Mar. 11, 2020 The Dortmund, Germany CDI5* dressage competition reported Wednesday it is following government requirements to limit spectators to 1,000 at any one time, a day after the Dutch Masters World Cup announced a similar restriction in the Netherlands. The high profile Saut Hermès jumping event in the Grand Palais in Paris that was Read More

Israel Joins Canada, Denmark, USA to Compete in Wellington CDIO3* Nations Cup, First Time in Eight Years of Series

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Israel Joins Canada, Denmark, USA to Compete in Wellington CDIO3* Nations Cup, First Time in Eight Years of Series
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 3, 2020--Israel will compete in the Adequan Global Dressage CDIO3* Nations Cup for the first time in the series launched eight years ago. Canada, Denmark and the United States also have teams for the event Mar. 11-15. Read More