Kristy Oatley & Du Soleil Top Aussie Selections for Olympic Team

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 24, 2016--Kristy Oatley on Du Soleil equalled their personal best score to win the second of two Australian Olympic selection events with the highest placing in the CDI3* Grand Prix Friday as the Germany-based pair did in the first trial to put them at the top of the standings to go to Rio de Janeiro in six weeks Read More

Uthopia Reported Finally Sold

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The sale of Uthopia, the horse ridden by Carl Hester for Great Britain to win Olympic team gold medal oin 2012, was reported Thursday to have been completed a month after an auction at which the winning bid was £165,000 (US$244,000) Read More

Netherlands Takes Lead, USA Stands 2nd After Rotterdam Nations Cup Grand Prix

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 23, 2016--Hans Peter Minderhoud rode Glock's Johnson to a personal best score to take the Netherlands into the lead in the Nations Cup after the Grand Prix Thursday with the United States standing second ahead of Sweden in third. Read More

USA Final Olympic Selection Event Starts With Nations Cup at Rotterdam

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 22, 2016--The United States and Australia began the final selection event for their Olympic teams against stiff competition in the Nations Cup where the Americans are given a shot to defeat the usually powerful Netherlands team on their home field Read More

Olympic Dressage Nominated Entries Total 155 from 25 Nations

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A total of 155 entries from 25 nations have been nominated for dressage at the Olympic Games, according to the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) that released the list 45 days for the start in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5 Read More

Murray Kessler. Longtime Horse Sport Participant & Successful Businessman, Elected President of US Equestrian Federation

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GLADSTONE, New Jersey, June 21, 2016--Murray S. Kessler was elected United States Equestrian Federation President on Tuesday, tapping into his experience as a lifelong horse sport participant and successful businessman. He will take over the position next January. Read More

Kelly Layne Pulls Udon P From Australian Olympic Selection Event in Rotterdam

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 21, 2016--Kelly Layne, the United States-based rider competing Udon P for a place on Australia's Olympic team, pulled out of the deciding selection event when a minor injury to the horse recurred just days before this premier European event. Read More