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Germany, To No One’s Surprise, Has Commanding Lead Midway Through European Championhips, Denmark, Portugal & Switzerland Leading for 3 Olympic Berths

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 19, 2019--Germany, to no one's surprise, took a commanding lead after the first day of the European Championships team Grand Prix with Great Britain and Sweden in early silver and bronze medal positions. Denmark, Portugal and Switzerland were in front for the three Olympic berths. Read More

European Championships of Dressage, Jumping, Para Dressage Lists 220 Competitors from 33 Countries for Rotterdam

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 5, 2019--The European Championships of dressage, jumping and para dressage lists 220 competitors from 33 countries to start Aug. 19-25, making it the largest equestrian event ever in Rotterdam that annually hosts two Nations Cups. Read More

Portugal Wins Hickstead Nations Cup, Britain’s Lara Butler & Rubin al Asad Win Freestyle with Personal Best Score

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Portugal Wins Hickstead Nations Cup, Britain’s Lara Butler & Rubin al Asad Win Freestyle with Personal Best Score
HICKSTEAD, England, July 28, 2019--A personal best score by Lara Butler on Rubin al Asad to top the CDIO3* Nations Cup Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday was not enough to halt Portugal's Lusitano juggernaut that won its first team competition in seven years of the trans-Atlantic series. Read More

Portugal Clinches Hickstead CDIO3* Nations Cup With Top Placings in Grand Prix Special

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HICKSTEAD, England, July 27, 2019--João Miguel Torrao rode Equador to a personal best score to dominate the Nations Cup Grand Prix Special Saturday and clinch Portugal's first victory in seven years of the official team series. The event will not be formally decided until the Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday, but Portugal has an insurmountable lead in only its second Nations Cup competition. Read More

Portugal Takes Lead in Nations Cup Series Finale at Hickstead Despite Lara Butler & Rubin al Asad Winning Grand Prix

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Portugal Takes Lead in Nations Cup Series Finale at Hickstead Despite Lara Butler & Rubin al Asad Winning Grand Prix
HICKSTEAD, England, July 26, 2019--Lara Butler on Rubin al Asad won the CDIO3* Nations Cup Grand Prix Friday but it was not enough to prevent Portugal from taking the lead in the finale of the trans-Atlantic series in only their second team competition in seven years of the series. The event will be decided by the Grand Prix Special and the Freestyle. Read More

With Hickstead Remaining In 2019 Nations Cup Series, Sweden Already Clinched Title

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on With Hickstead Remaining In 2019 Nations Cup Series, Sweden Already Clinched Title
With the Hickstead, England Nations Cup wrapping up the 2019ntrans-Atlantic series of eight competitons, Sweden has already clinched its third straight annual title with no indication the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) is considering changes to put more life into the team event. Read More

Ilse Schwarz Reports on Aachen Nations Cup Grand Prix Special

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AACHEN, Germany, July 20, 2019--Today is Saturday at Aachen. It is a big day for the spectators as both the cross country and the driving marathon are taking place. The cross country was the deciding phase for the eventing and incredibly popular with about 38,000 spectators before they closed the course to more viewers. Read More

Isabell Werth & Bella Rose, Dorothee Schneider & Showtime Both Above 83% Lead Germany to Runaway Nations Cup Victory, Denmark Silver, USA Bronze

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AACHEN, Germany, July 20, 2019--With Isabell Werth on Bella Rose and Dorothee Schneider on Showtime FRH both scoring above 83% in the CDIO5* Grand Prix Special Saturday, Germany had a runaway victory in the Nations Cup with Denmark taking silver and the United States bronze. Charlotte Dujardin on what may be the last of the catch rides on Erlentanz also scored above 80% for Great Britain. Read More

Isabell Werth & Bella Rose Lead Germany to Dominate Aachen Nations Cup 1st Phase, Denmark Lying 2nd, USA 3rd

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth & Bella Rose Lead Germany to Dominate Aachen Nations Cup 1st Phase, Denmark Lying 2nd, USA 3rd
By KENNETH J. BRADDICK AACHEN, Germany, July 18, 2019–Isabell Werth and Bella Rose led a powerful German team to dominate the CDIO5* Nations Cup Grand Prix Thursday, with riders from the home country filling three of the top four individual places. Denmark was standing second and USA third with the deciding Special scheduled in two Read More

Aachen World Equestrian Festival Dressage Starts Wednesday

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AACHEN, Germany, July 16, 2019–The World Equestrian Festival dressage starts Wednesday with the CDI4* while the CDIO5* Nations Cup that is the major global team event of 2019 with eight countries participating begins a day later. Sönke Rothenberger and Cosmo, the German team gold medal pair from the 2016 Olympics and the 2018 World Equestrian Read More