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Hamburg Derby, Munich Horse International Set for May Latest Shows Postponed in Coronavirus Pandemic

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Hamburg Derby, Munich Horse International Set for May Latest Shows Postponed in Coronavirus Pandemic
Two more of Europe's major outdoor competitions, the Hamburg Derby of dressage and jumping and Munich's Horse International, both set for May 20-24, have been postponed, the German federation reported Wednesday in an update on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

USA SafeSport Code Revised, Changes Came into Effect April 1

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA SafeSport Code Revised, Changes Came into Effect April 1
United States SafeSport has revised the code introduced three years ago that covers the behavior of members of 47 sports bodies, including equestrian, in the wake of widespread reporting of sexual and other forms of abuse of minors. Read More

Biotech Firm Headed by Wayne Channon, Former British Team Dressage Rider, Reports Development of Coronavirus Capsule to be Mailed, Self-Administered

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Biotech Firm Headed by Wayne Channon, Former British Team Dressage Rider, Reports Development of Coronavirus Capsule to be Mailed, Self-Administered
Wayne Channon, a former British team dressage competitor, reported Monday that a biotechnology company he heads has developed a coronavirus vaccine pill that can be distributed through the mail and self-administered by patients. Read More

Olympic Dressage Rider Allison Brock Named to US Olympic & Paralympic Mental Health Task Force

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, April 3, 2020--Allison Brock, 2016 Olympic dressage rider, has been named to the newly created U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee Mental Health Task Force to develop recommendations and resources to deal with athlete mental health and well-being. Read More

Worldwide Horse Show Cancellations Near One-Third of Total on 2020 Calendar, Suspension of Official Activities Extending

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Worldwide Horse Show Cancellations Near One-Third of Total on 2020 Calendar, Suspension of Official Activities Extending
Horse show cancellations worldwide are near one-third of the total on the 2020 calendar as a result of the coronavirus pandemic with the suspension of equestrian activities being extended in Britain to the end of May. Lockdowns in many countries are decreed by governments with no easing on the horizon for Europe and North America Read More

FEI Implements New Dressage Ranking Method with March Standings Due to Coronavirus Impact on Events

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on FEI Implements New Dressage Ranking Method with March Standings Due to Coronavirus Impact on Events
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has changed the method of calculating world rankings as a temporary measure to deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that has already led to the cancellation or postponement of hundreds of horse shows. Read More

Cathrine Dufour & Bohemian Boosted to Pair’s Highest Ranking in World Standings, Giving Danish Rider Two Horses in Top 10

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Cathrine Dufour & Bohemian Boosted to Pair’s Highest Ranking in World Standings, Giving Danish Rider Two Horses in Top 10
Two personal best scores for Cathrine Dufour and Bohemian just days before the coronavirus pandemic shut down horse sports around the world were enough to boost the Danish team partnership into the top 10 in the world along with Cassidy, the rider's 2018 Olympic mount if the rankings for March follow the standard procedure Read More

Olympics Set for Friday July 23-Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021–Confirm All Sports from 2020 Calendar

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Olympics Set for Friday July 23-Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021–Confirm All Sports from 2020 Calendar
The Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo from Friday July 23 to Sunday August 8, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday, and will include all sports on the 2020 calendar, including equestrian before they were postponed for the first time in history by the coronavirus pandemic. The new dates for the Paralympic Games are Aug. 24-Sept. 5. Read More

All Dressage Team, Individual Places Already Qualified for Tokyo Olympics Will Remain in Place for Delayed Games

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on All Dressage Team, Individual Places Already Qualified for Tokyo Olympics Will Remain in Place for Delayed Games
National teams and individuals that have already qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will keep their places at the event that has been postponed until no later than the summer of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More