Children, Junior & Young Riders from Ecuador Blocked by FEI from Competing in Florida Jumping Nations Cups

7 years ago admin Comments Off on Children, Junior & Young Riders from Ecuador Blocked by FEI from Competing in Florida Jumping Nations Cups
Nine Ecuadoran riders aged from 15 to 21 and their horses on the way to Florida to compete in an historic staging of four Nations Cups at the same time were blocked from participating by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) because of a dispute involving alleged interference by the Ecuadoran government in the country's sports programs Read More

Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén–Six Olympics for Sweden and Getting Better

7 years ago admin Comments Off on Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén–Six Olympics for Sweden and Getting Better
For Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfven, the third winter in Florida has made a big difference in preparing for the biggest dressage competitions providing her with three months of competing whenever she feels like it from a lineup of shows that includes 12 CDIs and at least as many national events Read More

Helmets Only–No Top Hats–For All USA National Dressage Events As of April 1

7 years ago admin Comments Off on Helmets Only–No Top Hats–For All USA National Dressage Events As of April 1
Helmets only will be the rule for ALL United States Equestrian Federation events, including for senior riders in Grand Prix and small tour events, effective April 1 this year, though senior riders in International Equestrian Federation (FEI) CDIs will still be allowed to wear top hats. Read More

Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén & Don Auriello, Heather Blitz & Paragon Finish 1-2 After Storm Break in Florida CDI-W Grand Prix

7 years ago admin Comments Off on Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén & Don Auriello, Heather Blitz & Paragon Finish 1-2 After Storm Break in Florida CDI-W Grand Prix
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 14--Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén on Don Auriello finished first and Heather Blitz on Paragon was second in the Global Dressage Festival's World Cup Grand Prix Thursday, after an hour-long interruption for a torrential downpour and a tornado warning. The Swedish Olympian also finished third on Divertimento and will ride the 11-year-old Westfalen gelding to a newly created Freestyle in Friday night's kür Read More

Valentine’s Day–Almost 3 Out of 4 British Women Prefer to Ride Their Horse Than be With Partner

7 years ago admin Comments Off on Valentine’s Day–Almost 3 Out of 4 British Women Prefer to Ride Their Horse Than be With Partner
Seventy-two per cent of British women would rather go ride their horse than spend Vaentine's Day with their partner, according to a survey by Horse & Country TV that found even more, 75 per cent, admit they give their horses more attention than ther partners Read More

Tucker Johnson Elected President & CEO of US Equestrian Team Foundation

7 years ago admin Comments Off on Tucker Johnson Elected President & CEO of US Equestrian Team Foundation
S. Tucker S. Johnson was elected President and CEO and Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Chairman of the board of the United States Equestrian Team Foundation, a major fund raising organization for American international horse sports and based in Gladstone, New Jersey Read More

Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén & Divertimento To Premiere Dave Brubeck Freestyle in Wellington Friday Night

7 years ago admin Comments Off on Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfvén & Divertimento To Premiere Dave Brubeck Freestyle in Wellington Friday Night
Swedish Olympian Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén and Divertimento will premiere a musical freestyle created by Cees Slings as a tribute to the great American jazz musician Dave Brubeck at the Global Dressage Festival's World Cup event under lights Friday night Read More