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International Dressage Shows Worldwide Closed for at Least a Month, Impacts Olympic Preparations

8 months ago admin Comments Off on International Dressage Shows Worldwide Closed for at Least a Month, Impacts Olympic Preparations
Most of the world's international horse shows on Monday began coronavirus-triggered cancellations and suspensions for four weeks but closures could stretch well into May as a handful of events have already announced they will not be held. As with most sports, the pandemic will have a major impact on preparations for the Olympics in Tokyo scheduled for the end of July. Read More

Jill Irving Sets Early Tone for Canada’s Olympic Team Selection

10 months ago admin Comments Off on Jill Irving Sets Early Tone for Canada’s Olympic Team Selection
Jill Irving’s double victory at Florida’s Global Dressage Festival set the tone for Canada’s Olympic dressage selection series with at least another six shows in the United States before the wrapup at home in Canada in five months. Read More

Cesar Hirsch, Pan American Equestrian Confederation New President, Sets as Priority Upgrading Pan Am Games Dressage

10 months ago admin Comments Off on Cesar Hirsch, Pan American Equestrian Confederation New President, Sets as Priority Upgrading Pan Am Games Dressage
Cesar Hirsch, newly installed as president of the Pan American Equestrian Confederation, has set as a top priority upgrading Pan American Games dressage after another country with a team of mixed levels earned a reservation for Tokyo Olympics but fell short of meeting required scores at Grand Prix. Read More

Holland’s Emmelie Scholtens & Desperado Post Personal Best Score to Win Mechelen World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle

10 months ago admin Comments Off on Holland’s Emmelie Scholtens & Desperado Post Personal Best Score to Win Mechelen World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle
MECHELEN, Belgium, Dec. 29, 2019--Holland's Emmelie Scholtens and Desperado won the Jumping Mechelen World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle with a personal best score Sunday, the second straight best competition result for the European Championship team silver medal pair. Read More

Preparing for Tokyo Olympic Weather–Hot & Humid

12 months ago admin Comments Off on Preparing for Tokyo Olympic Weather–Hot & Humid
With air conditioned stabling for horses, competitions under lights at night, organizers of the Tokyo Olympics nine months away and sport governing bodies around the world are making intensive preparations to deal with what may be the most torrid weather conditions in the history of the Games Read More