Ravel Excused from USA Olympic Selection Trials for London

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Ravel, one of the top horses in the world who came within one-third of one percent of winning an individual medal at the Olympics four year ago, has been excused from America's Olympic selection trials. Steffen Peters will get to take the KWPN gelding to London as one of up to six combinations from which the team will be chosen without putting the horse through two weekends of head-to-head... Read More

Dominican Appeal to CAS over Oympic Qualifying to be “Expedited”

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The Court for Arbitration for Sport will expedite its consideration of the dispute between the Dominican Republic and the International Equestrian Federation and Brazil over South America’s individual competitor for dressage at the Olympic Games in London in two months Read More

Istanbul, Tokyo, Madrid on Short List for 2020 Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee announced Wednesday that Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid have been placed on the short list of cities bidding to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Baku, Azerbaijan, and Doha, Qatar, were not accepted as candidate cities Read More

Florida’s New Multimillion Dollar Dressage Grounds “Jeopardized” by Local Government Revoking Approvals

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Florida's new Global Dressage Festival grounds on which several million dollars have already been invested has had approvals revoked by a newly elected local government that the organizers said Wednesday "jeopardizes" the future of dressage in Wellington but hopes to salvage the project Read More

Carl & Charlotte Featured as Dynamic Duo on VisionoftheHorse.com

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Kit Houghton gets to display his love of story telling on VisionoftheHorse.com, possibly the most innovative equestrian digital magazines, the fifth and latest edition of the free Internet version that became available online Tuesday Read More

Italy’s Valentina Truppa & Eremo del Castegna Set New Personal High in Capturing WDM Munich Grand Prix Kür

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MUNICH, Germany, May 20--Italy's top dressage combination of Valentina Truppa and Eremo del Castegna captured the World Dressage Masters Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday leading a parade of the top four placings all setting new personal high scores Read More

David Marcus & Chrevi’s Capital Climb in Olympic Rankings with Canada Classic CDI3* Victories

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BURLINGTON, Ontario, May 19--Less than five months since becoming a Canadian citizen, David Marcus and Chrevi's Capital took a giant leap Saturday to claim a place on his new nation's Olympic team when the pair won the Canada Classic CDI3* Olympic Grand Prix Special with the highest score of any Canadian so far in qualifying for the Games in London this summer Read More

Caledon Equestrian Park Named Host Venue for 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto

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PALGRAVE, Ontario, May 19--Caledon Equestrian Park was the first sport venue to be named for the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games in a groundbreaking ceremony as the official venue for the three equestrian sports of dressage, eventing and jumping Read More

Britain’s Richard Davison, Hiscox Artemis Set New Personal Best Scores in Grand Prix & Special at Munich CDI5*

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MUNICH, Germany, May 19--Richrd Davison rode Hiscox Artemis won the Grand Prix Special with a personal best score Saturday after posting a personal best in the Grand Prix at the World Dressage Masters to stake his claim to the likely sole place remaining on Great Britain's team at the Olympic Games in London Read More

David Marcus & Chrevi’s Capital Win Canada Classic CDI3* Grand Prix to Contend for Olympic Team

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BURLINGTON, Ontario, May 19--David Marcus rode Chrevi's Capital to their first international Grand Prix victory to win the Canada Classic CDI3* Grand Prix and give the pair a shot at representing his new homeland at this summer's Olympic Games in London Read More