Global Dressage Festival Prize Money Close to $700,000 in Olympic Year

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Nov. 11, 2015–Prize money at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival circuit of seven international events over 12 weeks next winter will increase to almost $700,000 (€650,000), maintaining its status as the richest lineup of dressage shows in the world Read More

Changes Proposed for Protective Head Gear for Horses & Humans

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Protective fly hoods with noise reduction for horses will be allowed for all events and not just outdoors under changes proposed by the FEI while also seeking to require protective headgear for children, pony, junior and young riders at horse inspections as well as when mounted Read More

Paris to Host 2018 World Cup Finals of Dressage & Jumping

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Paris will host the World Cup Finals of dressage and jumping in 2018, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) announced Tuesday in awarding 14 championships over the next two years Read More

Olympic Dressage Future Format Aims For 15 Teams of 3, 15 Individuals

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An overhaul of Olympic dressage for 15 teams of three horses and riders with no drop score and 15 individuals is being developed by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) designed “to make the sport more understandable and attractive.” Read More

Pressure Building to Ease “Blood” Rule Elimination

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 9, 2015--Pressure is building from trainers, riders and judges to ease the so-called "blood" rule to provide flexibility before eliminating a horse from international competition while strictly enforcing automatic elimination for blood in the mouth or caused by spurs or whip. Read More

Drastic Change in Dressage Error Rule Center of Controversy at FEI General Assembly–Correction

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A big increase in penalties for going off course in international competitions that could change Olympic and championship medals has sparked a controversy for the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) annual meeting that opens in San Juan, Puerto Rico Tuesday Read More

Victories by 2 Generations of Family Highlighted 28 US Dressage Finals Championship–Wrap Up Results

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Nov. 8, 2015--Victories by Michael Poulin and his daughter, Gwen who was just 11 years old when he won Olympic team bronze in 1992 were the highlights of the 28 championships contested in the third year of the United States Dressage Finals that were completed Sunday Read More

Jeroen Devroe & Eres DL Post Personal Best to Win Lier CDI4* Gand Prix Special

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LIER, Belgium, Nov. 8, 2015--Jeroen Devroe and Eres DL posted a personal best score to win the World Dressage Masters CDI4* Grand Prix Special Sunday, the third victory this year for the Belgian team combination at the 2014 World Games and this year's European Championships Read More