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World Young Horse Championships Canceled

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Nov. 27, 2020 The World Young Horse Championships that were to be held in Verden, Germany next month have been canceled, the latest major equestrian event to become a victim of the coronavirus pandemic. The best five, six and seven-year-old horses from 23 nations were to have participated in the championships, officially named the Dressage Read More

Monica Theodorescu, German Team Coach, 3-Time Olympian, Appointed to FEI Dressage Committee–Now No Members Outside Europe

2 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Monica Theodorescu, German Team Coach, 3-Time Olympian, Appointed to FEI Dressage Committee–Now No Members Outside Europe
Monica Theodorescu, a three-time Olympic gold medal rider and coach of the German team for the past eight years, on Thursday was appointed a member of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Dressage Committee, the six-person group that oversees the sport. Monica succeeds George Williams of the United States so the committee will now be made up only of Europeans for the first time in many years. Read More

Last Scheduled 2020/21 Central European World Cup Qualifier Canceled

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The last 2020/21 Central European World Cup qualifier scheduled for Slovakia this week has been canceled but seven events that were staged saw Russia's Regina Isachkina and Hungary's Csaba Szokola at the top of the standings to fill the two places available for the Final. Read More

Isabell Werth Appeals Just Days Before Deadline for Right of Senior Riders to Choose Top Hat in Premier Events

4 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth Appeals Just Days Before Deadline for Right of Senior Riders to Choose Top Hat in Premier Events
Isabell Werth, the world's No. 1 rider and the most decorated equestrian Olympian in history, on Friday made an appeal just days before horse sports' ultimate governing body not to take away the right of senior competitors to choose to wear a traditional top hat in premier dressage events. Read More

PSI Auction Postponed to Dec. 19

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The 41st Performance Sales International auction of 22 young dressage horses has been postponed to Dec. 19 in Ankum, Germany, two weeks after the initial schedule to accommodate newly instituted hygiene requirements. Read More

Denmark’s Carina Cassøe Krüth/Heiline’s Danciera, Finland’s Henri Ruoste/Kontestro Make Big Jump in Latest World Rankings

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Denmark’s Carina Cassøe Krüth/Heiline’s Danciera, Finland’s Henri Ruoste/Kontestro Make Big Jump in Latest World Rankings
Denmark’s Carina Cassøe Krüth and Heiline’s Danciera and Finland's Henri Ruoste and Kontestro DB have shot up the world rankings based on results from coronavirus-impacted competition schedule last month Read More

Sweden’s Malin Wahlkamp-Nilsson Rides Dedale de Hus to Win Ankum Nürnberger Burg-Pokal to Complete Lineup of 12 for Frankfurt Final

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Sweden’s Malin Wahlkamp-Nilsson Rides Dedale de Hus to Win Ankum Nürnberger Burg-Pokal to Complete Lineup of 12 for Frankfurt Final
ANKUM, Germany, Nov. 1, 2020--Sweden's Malin Wahlkamp-Nilsson rode the eight-year-old Dedale de Hus to victory in the Nürnberger Burg Pokal to claim the last of the series of 12 qualifiers for the Frankfurt Christmas final. Read More