Maree Tomkinson and Diamantina IV win Sydney CDI-W Grand Prix

7 years ago ilse Comments Off on Maree Tomkinson and Diamantina IV win Sydney CDI-W Grand Prix
SYDNEY, Oct 25--I arrived into Sydney from Miami, Florida at 8 a.m. after about 16 hours of travel, jumped into my rental car, reminded myself to stay on the left side of the road and headed west, to the Sydney International Equestrian Centre, location for the Olympic equestrian events in 2000, to attend the CDI-W that was being held in conjunction with the Saddleworld Australian Dressage Championships Read More

Approval of Global Dressage Festival Year-Round Use Delayed Again by Confused Local Government

7 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Approval of Global Dressage Festival Year-Round Use Delayed Again by Confused Local Government
WELLINGTON, Florida, Oct. 24--Two nights of meetinsg to decide on permanent year-round use of the Global Dressage Festival grounds ended Thursday night with no decision when the elected politicians made so many changes to an agreement negotiated over six months they admtted they couldn't work out what they had done Read More

Marina Aframeeva & Vosk Lead Russian Sweep of Minsk World Cup Freestyle

7 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Marina Aframeeva & Vosk Lead Russian Sweep of Minsk World Cup Freestyle
MINSK, Belarus, Oct. 20--Marina Aframeeva on her eight-year-old Vosk won the Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday in only the third Big Tour show for the Russian pair but the victory in the last of the Central European League World Cup series probably came too late to expect to get an invitation to the Final in Lyon, France next April Read More

Anna Kasprzak & Donnperignon Take Odense Freestyle for 1st World Cup Win

7 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Anna Kasprzak & Donnperignon Take Odense Freestyle for 1st World Cup Win
ODENSE, Denmark, Oct. 20--Denmark's 23-year-old Anna Kasprzak notched her first World Cup win in riding Donnperignon to victory in the Grand Prix Freestyle before an ecstatic home crowd to kick off the Western European League season leading to the Final in Lyon, France next April. Read More

Palm Beach Dressage Derby Canceled for 2014, Leaving 6 CDIs at Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival

7 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Palm Beach Dressage Derby Canceled for 2014, Leaving 6 CDIs at Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival
The Palm Beach Dressage Derby, the oldest and for almost three decades the most prestigious dressage event in Florida, has been canceled for the winter of 2014 after show office management was served Saturday with legal notice of breach of contract Read More

Russia’s Inessa Merkulova & Mister X Win Grand Prix in Final Central European World Cup Event

7 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Russia’s Inessa Merkulova & Mister X Win Grand Prix in Final Central European World Cup Event
MINSK, Belarus, Oct. 19--Russia's Inessa Merkulova rode Mister X to victory in Saturday's Grand Prix of the season's final event in the World Cup Central European League (CEL), while fellow Russian Tatiana Dorofeeva on Khorovod seemed assured of finishing at the top of the league standings and give the pair a place in the Final at Lyon, France next April Read More