Over 170 Physicians Involved in Horse Sports Appeal Against Move to Permit Top Hats for Senior Riders in High Level Competition

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More than 170 physicians have appealed as a group named Physician Women Equestrians to the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to stand firm against a petition by many riders seeking to retain the top hat for high performance dressage competitions. Read More

Valegro Meets Himself in Half-Size Statue to be Placed Near His Retirement Home

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Valegro, ridden by Charlotte Dujardin to three Olympic medals, met a version of himself when he went to the unveiling of a half-size statue of himself that will eventually be located in the center of the town of Newent, England, near the full size horse's retirement home at Carl Hester's farm. Read More

Move to Keep Top Hats for High Level Dressage Too Late; More Colorful Tailcoats, Jackets to be Allowed for Grand Prix, Special

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Move to Keep Top Hats for High Level Dressage Too Late; More Colorful Tailcoats, Jackets to be Allowed for Grand Prix, Special
A move by many of the world's top dressage riders to keep top hats for high level competitions has apparently failed before making it to the International Equestrian Federation's governing General Assembly next month as, the FEI said Tuesday, it was submitted after the deadline for proposed changes. Read More

Abraham Pugh & Elfenperfekt Capture Tryon World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle for Rider’s First Big Tour Double Victory

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MILL SPRING, North Carolina, Oct. 25, 2020–Abraham Pugh and Elfenperekt won the World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday for the rider's first ever Big Tour double victory in the first qualifier in the Americas for the 2021 Final. Read More