The End of an Era. Thank You Steffen Peters.

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Editor’s Note: Ilse Schwarz is an Australian FEI rider who moved to the United States in 1998 to marry an American (this editor). She brought with her an Australian Thoroughbred mare she was riding dressage and bred her to Contango. Ilse has trained the progeny to Grand Prix. She also bought an unridden three-year-old that Read More

Orion, Canadian 2008 Olympic Games Horse, Dies of Colic

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Orion, competed in recent years by Pia Fortmuller after being ridden by Leslie Reid on the Canadian team at the 2008 Olympics and the 2003 Pan American Games, has died of colic in Germany at the age of 18 years Read More

Riders & Fans Disappointed at Conflict Between Global Dressage Festival’s “Friday Night Stars” & USET Foundation Event

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 22--Many dressage riders and fans expressed disappointment at a change of time for the Global Dressage Festival's "Friday Night Stars" World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle because of a conflict with the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation benefit event which the organization said was planned long before the dressage calendar was set Read More

Country Star Hunter Hayes to Perform at Wellington’s $1.75 Million Great Charity Challenge

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 21--Country music star Hunter Hayes will perform a full concert to accompany some of the world's top equestrians competing in the Great Charity Challenge that is on track to distribute $1.75 million (€1.29 million) in what may be the globe's largest equestrian contribution to charity Read More

Over 200,000 WEG Tickets Sold, Another 220,000 To Go On Sale Mar. 4

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CAEN, France, Jan. 21, 2014--More than 200,000 tickets, almost half the total to be offered, have already been sold for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France from Aug. 23 to Sept. 7, with many tickets for the Olympic disciplines of dressage, eventing and jumping still to go on sale Mar. 4 Read More

Kimberly Boyer: Supporter of Top Horse Sports

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 20, 2014--In 2011, as a meeting was breaking up of the Wellington Equestrian Partners, a group of wealthy individuals and families joined in a common goal to back development of the Winter Equestrian Festival, Kimberly Boyer spoke up and stopped everyone from heading for the exit Read More

Is 80% Grand Prix Club Smaller Heading to World Equestrian Games?

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The number of horses and riders scoring at least 80 per cent in the Grand Prix dropped sharply in 2013 after the London Olympic year boom when seven combinations from four countries broke the barrier for the competition that will decide the Nations Cup medals at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France Read More

Riders/Horses for USEF/USET Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinic

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Jan. 16, 2014--Twelve horse and rider combinations have been selected for the first ever U.S. Equestrian Federation/U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation Dressage Pipeline Clinic that will be held at the Global Dressage Festival grounds in Wellington, Florida Jan. 28-29 Read More