Olympics

USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out

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Riders seeking a place on the American Olympic team short list will have another three weeks to April 26 to qualify, under changes published Friday by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to cope with coronavirus-triggered cancellation of events. The short list may be expanded to 12 rider/horse combinations if there are no European competitions instead of up to eight currently planned. Read More

Olivia LaGoy-Weltz on Lonoir Finds the “Piece” to Kick Through to Top Tier of Sport

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Over the past decade, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz has developed Lonoir into a successful American team horse but so far has missed out on the Olympics and world championships. She may have found in long-time friend and Olympic medal rider Allison Brock the "piece" to help her kick through to top tier Read More

USA Team Partnership of Olivia LaGoy-Weltz & Lonoir Victorious at Wellington’s World Cup Grand Prix

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 15, 2021--Olivia LaGoy-Weltz and Lonoir posted their highest score in almost four years to win the Global Dressage Festival World Cup Grand Prix Friday in the first international event for the American team partnership in a year. Read More

FEI Reported to Pledge Millions of Swedish Kroner to Underwrite World Cup Finals of Dressage & Jumping in Gothenburg

2 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on FEI Reported to Pledge Millions of Swedish Kroner to Underwrite World Cup Finals of Dressage & Jumping in Gothenburg
Millions of Swedish kroner have been pledged by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to insure the World Cup Finals of dressage and jumping will be staged at Gothenburg, Sweden the first week of April, the organizers disclosed Wednesday. Read More

Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Preparing to Celebrate 10th Anniversary as a Premier Equestrian Destination

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Preparing to Celebrate 10th Anniversary as a Premier Equestrian Destination
The Adequan Global Dressage Festival World Cup will be the first international event of 2021 and mark the 10th anniversary of the Wellington, Florida shows that have grown to become one of the world's premier circuits Read More

Jane Savoie–USA Dressage Team Rider, Educator Extraordinaire, Accomplished Ballroom Dancer. 1949-2021

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Jane Savoie–USA Dressage Team Rider, Educator Extraordinaire, Accomplished Ballroom Dancer. 1949-2021
Jane Savoie pursued her passion for dressage with waitressing tips to become an American team reserve Olympic rider and Olympic coach that led her into a successful career as the author of nine coaching books and numerous digital products has died at the age of 71. Read More