world equestrian games

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

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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

Cosmo €8/US$8.9 Million Vet Dispute Gets First Court Hearing

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FRANKFURT, Germany, Mar. 14, 2020–The €8/US$8.9 million dispute over veterinary treatment of the German Olympic dressage gold medal team horse Cosmo has had its first court hearing. At the center of possibly the highest value in a legal dispute in the history of Olympic equestrian sport is the 13-year-old KWPN gelding that Sönke Rothenberger rode Read More

USA’s Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 5th Win in 6 Starts Since Beginning Big Tour 5 Weeks Ago

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 14, 2020--Ashley Holzer rode Mango Eastwood to victory in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special Saturday for the fourth win in five starts since beginning Big Tour five weeks ago. Read More

Verdades to be Retired at Las Vegas World Cup Final, Organizers Say Event Planning Going On But Coronavirus Makes Situation “Fluid”

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Mar. 9, 2020--Verdades ridden by Laura Graves to Olympic and world championship medals and the only American partnership to become No. 1 on the globe will be officially retired at the World Cup Final next month. Organizers report planning is going on but coronavirus has made the situation "fluid." Read More

Spencer Wilton & Super Nova II Lead British Sweep of Lier CDI4* Grand Prix Special

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LIER, Belgium, Mar. 1, 2020--Spencer Wilton and Super Nova II won the CDI4* Grand Prix Special Sunday to lead a British sweep of the top three places and complete the return of the Olympic and championship partnership. Marlies van Baalen and Ben Johnson won the Freestyle on a personal best score. Read More

USA World Games Silver Medalists Adrienne Lyle & Salvino Score Above 80% for 1st Time in Grand Prix Special to Win Wellington CDI4*

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 29, 2020--Adrienne Lyle rode Salvino to their first Grand Prix Special score above 80% to win the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI4* Saturday and confirm their ranking as the top American combination leading to the Tokyo Olympics. Read More

Patrik Kittel & Delaunay Win Doha CDI5* Freestyle, Ireland’s Kate Dwyer & Snowdon Faberge Take Special on Personal Best Score

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DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 29, 2020–Patrik Kittel and Delaunay OLD won the CDI5* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday for a double victory at the Al Shaqab event. Patrik and the 14-year-old Oldenburg gelding on Sweden’s team at the 2017 European Championships and in last year’s World Cup Final, scored 79.290% for the win. The pair won the Read More

Britain’s Spencer Wilton & Super Nova II Win Lier CDI4* Grand Prix in First Competition Since 2018 World Games

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LIER, Belgium, Feb. 28, 2020--Spencer Wilton rode Super Nova II to victory in the CDI4* Grand Prix Friday in the first competition for the British partnership since the team bronze medal performance at the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon. British riders filled three of the top four places in the starting lineup of 44 combinations from 14 nations. Read More