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Newcomer Villeneuve Ridden by Germany’s Laura Strobel Wins World Breeding Championships 6-Year-Old Qualifier

3 months ago admin Comments Off on Newcomer Villeneuve Ridden by Germany’s Laura Strobel Wins World Breeding Championships 6-Year-Old Qualifier
There were at least eight horses returning to the World Breeding Championships for six-year-old horses from success in the five-year-old division in 2017. Five of the top six placings from 2017 were competing Friday. This should have made for an exciting, thrilling and quality class. The reality was otherwise. Read More

USA Bred & Owned Mejorano Ridden for Spain, No American Flags at World Breeding Championships

3 months ago admin Comments Off on USA Bred & Owned Mejorano Ridden for Spain, No American Flags at World Breeding Championships
Mejorano, a P.R.E. stallion bred and owned by Hampton Green Farm in Florida and Michigan, was ridden by Jose Daniel Martin Dockx for Spain in the World Breeding Dressage Championships in Ermelo, Netherlands Friday. There were no American flags in the young horse event for the first time in 10 years. Read More

Asgard’s Ibiza wins World Breeding Dressage Championships 5-Year-Old Small Final, Gets Ticket to Finals

3 months ago admin Comments Off on Asgard’s Ibiza wins World Breeding Dressage Championships 5-Year-Old Small Final, Gets Ticket to Finals
ERMELO, Netherlands, Aug. 3, 2018--There was much relief in the breeding world as the popular KWPN stallion, Asgard’s Ibiza, redeemed himself to win the World Breeding Dressage Championships five-year-old small final Friday. The top three placed horses all get to participate in the real final Saturday Read More

Edward Gal & Zonik Easily Win Dutch Championship Grand Prix, No Surprises in World Games Team Contender Placings

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Edward Gal & Zonik Easily Win Dutch Championship Grand Prix, No Surprises in World Games Team Contender Placings
ERMELO, Netherlands, July 28, 2018--Edward Gal and Glock's Zonik easily won the Netherlands Championships Grand Prix Saturday with no surprises in the placings of contenders for the Netherlands team for the World Equestrian Games in six weeks. All of the top placing riders are experienced at Olympics or championships Read More

Switzerland’s Estelle Wettstein & West Side Story Win Deauville CDI3* Grand Prix, 3rd Victory in 5 Starts at Big Tour

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Switzerland’s Estelle Wettstein & West Side Story Win Deauville CDI3* Grand Prix, 3rd Victory in 5 Starts at Big Tour
DEAUVILLE, FRANCE, JULY 20, 2018--Switzerland's Estelle Wettstein and West Side Story posted a personal best score to win the CDI3* Grand Prix Friday for their third straight victory in five starts since starting Big Tourtwo months ago. Read More

Showdown for USA & Germany at Home as Nations Get Ready to Compete at Aachen

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Showdown for USA & Germany at Home as Nations Get Ready to Compete at Aachen
AACHEN, Germany, July 17, 2018—This week is crunch time for the United States, Denmark and other nations with a shot at being on the World Equestrian Games medals podium as they compete head-to-head in the Nations Cup while host Germany displays the depth of its lineup by being able to shuffle starting combinations. Read More