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Debut CDI at Newly Opened World Equestrian Center Starts, 28 in 3* Grand Prix

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The first international dressage competition began at the spectacular World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida with 28 horses passing the veterinary inspection Thursday for the CDI3* Grand Prix that includes the combinations leading the standings for a place on Canada's team for the Olympics. Read More

USA Opening Horse Shows to Limited Spectators With 100 Days to Olympics, Patchwork of Lockdowns Across Globe

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The United States Equestrian Federation announced Wednesday horse shows can have hundreds of spectators beginning May 3. The news came with 100 days to go to the Olympics and a patchwork of lockdowns around the globe designed to limit surges in the 13th month of coronavirus. Read More

Australian Olympic Dressage Selection Criteria Announced Amidst Continuing Caronavirus Pandemic

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Australia's Olympic dressage team qualifying criteria was announced Wednesday with a score of 69% or better at Grand Prix from at  least two international level competitions required going back to Jan. 1, 2019. There have been no qualifying CDIs in Australia for well over a year because of coronavirus restrictions. Read More

Devon Hunter/Jumper Show Canceled for 2nd Year, Dressage at Devon “Fully Committed” to Event Late September

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The 125th edition of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair of hunter/jumpers has been canceled for the second year but Dressage at Devon organizers said Sunday they were "fully committed" to hold their event four months later. Read More

Portugal Dressage Nations Cup Scheduled for April 23-25 Canceled

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The Portugal dressage Nations Cup that was to be the first for the nation in the trans-Atlantic series has been canceled for the second year in a row in the wake of the equine herpes virus and the continuing coronavirus pandemic. Falsterbo, Sweden set for July has also been canceled. Read More

US Federation Hopes to Allow Limited Number of Spectators at Horse Shows by Mid-May

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The United States Equestrian Federation said Wednesday it is "optimistic" a limited number of spectators will be allowed at horse shows by mid-May as well over 100 million Americans--about one-third of the population--have received at least one coronavirus vaccination. Read More