Fundamental Change in Role of US Dressage Coach to be Proposed

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A fundamental change in the role of the United States dressage coach to support riders and their own trainers rather than being the hands-on coach will be sought as a result of American team riders and the U.S. Equestrian Federation Dressage High Performance Committee meeting in Houston, Texas, this week to plot the future direction of the Olympic sport Read More

FEI Sports Forum to Discuss Olympic Qualification Set for April 8-9

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Qualification systems for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, career progression of athletes in business and international movement of horses will be the main topics at the second International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Sports Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland April 8-9 Read More

Britain’s Olympic Gold Medalist Nick Skelton Joins in Warning Against Attacks on Wellington Horse Show

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Nick Skelton, Great Britain's Olympic team gold medalist and one of the icons of jumping, on Friday joined American hunter, jumper and dressage riders in speaking out against attacks on equestrian events at Wellington, Florida, where he has been one of the most successful riders in recent years Read More

2013 US Festival of Champions, NAJYR Championships go to Lexington, Kentucky

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Nov. 28--The 2013 Festival of Champions that encompasses six United States national championships from Grand Prix to Pony Riders will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Oct. 10-13, the U.S. Equestrian Federation announced Wednesday Read More

Jumper, Hunter, Dressage Riders “Disappointed” at Latest Move by Jacobs Family to Kill 2013 Equestrian Events at Palm Beach Stadium Complex

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Nov. 27--Hunter, jumper and dressage riders expressed disappointment Tuesday over the latest legal move by a family opposed to equestrian events at the Palm Beach Stadium complex aimed at preventing several Winter Equestrian Festival hunter and jumper competitions and wiping out the entire Global Dressage Festival Read More

FEI Not to Enforce New Rule Banning Riders for 6 Months for Competing in Unsanctioned National Events if NFs Do Not “Expressly Object”

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The International Equestrian Federation said Thursday it will not enforce a new rule banning riders for six months for competing in unsanctioned national events if the national federation does not "expressly object" to the shows, but the U.S. Equestrian Federation's High Performance Dressage Committee chairman said he hopes the rule will be clarified before implementation less than six weeks away Read More

Totilas Plans for 2013 Undecided

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Totilas, who will turn 13 years of age less tha six weeks from now, will not compete in stallion shows in the spring and plans to seek a start at the World Cup Final in 2013 are undecided, according to Paul Schockemöhle, a part owner of the black stallion. Read More