Calecto V Ridden by Tina Konyot is 1st Horse Eliminated Under New Dressage “Blood” Rule

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Jan. 25--Calecto V, the stallion that Tina Konyot rode for the United States at the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2010 World Equestrian Games, on Friday became the first dressage horse eliminated from competition because of the new "blood" rule adopted for international competitions Read More

Sweden’s Patrik Kittel 1st, Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén 2nd in Florida World Dressage Masters Grand Prix

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Jan. 25--Sweden's Patrik Kittel had what he described as his best ride ever on Watermill Scandic H.B.C. for the victory and a personal best score of 77.681 per cent with his Olympic team mate Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén on Don Auriello as runnerup in the World Dressage Masters Palm Beach Grand Prix Friday Read More

Adrienne Lyle & Sharon McCusker Win $25,000 Carol Lavell Training Grants

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The United States Oympian Adrienne Lyle Sharon McCusker have been awarded $25,000 Carol Lavell Advanced Dressage Prizes to train in Europe, the first time The Dressage Foundation has awarded the prize to two riders in the same year Read More

Patrik Kittel Looks Back on “Dramatic Changes” in 2012 and on to 2013

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Patrik Kittel jokes that he's going through a 36-year-old crisis--dropped by one of his top sponsors wanting more than he was willing to give, parting ways with his longtime coach, Sjef Janssen, but enjoying the independence it gives him to train his horses and build a life with his Australian wife Read More

Dressage at Devon One of Three New USEF Heritage Competitions

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Jan. 24--Dressage at Devon was one of three new horse shows named as an United States Equestrian Federation Heritage Competitions along with the Roanoke Valley Horse Show and the Norfolk Hunt Horse Show Read More

Rolex Renews Support as Official Timepiece of US Equestrian Federation

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Jan. 24--Rolex Watch U.S.A. and the United States Equestrian Federation announced Thursday renewal of the longstanding partnership as Rolex remaining the "Official Timepiece" of the USEF, the title sponsor of the Kentucky Three-Day Event and the USEF Show Jumping Computer Ranking List Read More

Pikko Del Cerro HU Wins Florida CDI3* Grand Prix, Mikala Gundersen & My Lady Advance to CDI5*

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Jan. 24–Lisa Wilcox and Pikko Del Cerro HU won their first outing in a CDI Grand Prix Thursday while Mikala Gundersen and My Lady and Cheryl Meisner and Tango advanced to the World Dressage Masters CDI5*. Lisa and the U.S.-bred 10-year-old Hanoverian stallion by Pik L scored 69.574 per cent but Read More

Stephen Clarke of Great Britain Elected FEI Dressage Judge General

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Stephen Clarke, the British judge who as President of the Ground Jury at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has been unanimously elected as the International Equestrian Federation(FEI) Dressage Judge General. Read More

Laurence Blais-Tétreault Named Canada’s Junior Equestrian of Year

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Laurence Blais-Tétreault on Tuersday was named Canada's Junior Equestrian of the Year and awarded the Gillian Wilson Trophy for her performance in dressage at the 2012 North American Junior Championships Read More