Australia

Simone Pearce & Destano Perform “Perfect Kickstart to Corona Comeback” in Mariakalnok CDI in Campaign for Australian Olympic Team Spot

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Simone Pearce & Destano Perform “Perfect Kickstart to Corona Comeback” in Mariakalnok CDI in Campaign for Australian Olympic Team Spot
June 29, 2o2o By KENNETH J. BRADDICK Simone Pearce rode Destano in the Big Tour Grand Prix Special debut for the 13-year-old stallion for the highest Special score of any Australian combination in almost two years. In what she described as “the perfect kickstart to the corona comeback” at the world’s first international dressage competition Read More

Luxembourg’s Nicolas Wagner & Quater Back Junior FRH Win CDI3* Grand Prix Special to Make it 2-for-2 at Mariakalnok

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Luxembourg’s Nicolas Wagner & Quater Back Junior FRH Win CDI3* Grand Prix Special to Make it 2-for-2 at Mariakalnok
MARIAKALNOK, Hungary, June 28, 2020--Luxembourg's Nicolas Wagner and Quater Back Junior FRH won the CDI3* Grand Prix Special Sunday to make it two victories in two starts in the first international dressage competition after a 3 1/2-month coronavirus lockdown. Read More

Australia’s Simone Pearce Debuts Montevideo for St. Georges Victory at Mariakalnok, First CDI Since Coronavirus Lockdown in Mid-March

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Australia’s Simone Pearce Debuts Montevideo for St. Georges Victory at Mariakalnok, First CDI Since Coronavirus Lockdown in Mid-March
MARIAKALNOK, Hungary, June 25, 2020--Australia's Simone Pearce made the international debut of Montevideo to win the Prix St. Georges Thursday, the first CDI since coronavirus halted competitions around the world 3 1/2 months ago. Read More

Mariakalnok World Cup to be First CDI Since Coronavirus Lockdown 3 1/2 Months Ago, Draws Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, World Pony No. 1 Rose Oatley

3 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Mariakalnok World Cup to be First CDI Since Coronavirus Lockdown 3 1/2 Months Ago, Draws Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, World Pony No. 1 Rose Oatley
Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, the top west European qualifier for the coronavirus-canceled Las Vegas World Cup Final, and pony No. 1 rider Rose Oatley are scheduled to compete at this week's Mariakalnok event in Hungary, the first international Big Tour dressage competition since the global lockdown in mid-March. Read More

Hof Kasselmann 1st Online Auction of 12 Youngsters Brings €1.4/US$1.5 Million, Top Price to Germany, 2nd to USA

2 months ago admin Comments Off on Hof Kasselmann 1st Online Auction of 12 Youngsters Brings €1.4/US$1.5 Million, Top Price to Germany, 2nd to USA
Hof Kasselmann's first online auction ended Saturday with 12 young dressage horses sold for a total of €1.4/US$1.526 million with the top price going to Germany and the second highest to the United States. Five of the 12 horses stayed in Germany, four heading to the U.S. and one each to Australia, Brazil and Luxembourg. Read More

Rotterdam Dressage, Jumping CHIO Canceled Amid Growing Moves to Postpone Olympics

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Rotterdam Dressage, Jumping CHIO Canceled Amid Growing Moves to Postpone Olympics
CHIO Rotterdam, a major international dressage and jumping competition scheduled for June 18-21, has been the latest equestrian event to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic while the Tokyo Olympic organization on Monday reported it has delayed the final payment deadline for accommodations by four weeks Read More

Canada, Australia Will Not Send Athletes to Tokyo Olympics Until Coronavirus Under Control

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Canada, Australia Will Not Send Athletes to Tokyo Olympics Until Coronavirus Under Control
Canada and Australia both declared Sunday their nations' athletes will not go to the Olympics in Tokyo in July because of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and appealed to the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Games. Norway earlier called for the Games to be postponed as did U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field. Read More

Governments, Sports Bodies Grapple With Coronavirus Impact on Olympics

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Governments, Sports Bodies Grapple With Coronavirus Impact on Olympics
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Athletes Advisory Council described as "an important step" the move by the International Olympic Committee to consider postponing the Tokyo Games. U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field had already called for a delay in the Games, scheduled to start July 24. Read More

International Dressage Shows Worldwide Closed for at Least a Month, Impacts Olympic Preparations

4 months ago admin Comments Off on International Dressage Shows Worldwide Closed for at Least a Month, Impacts Olympic Preparations
Most of the world's international horse shows on Monday began coronavirus-triggered cancellations and suspensions for four weeks but closures could stretch well into May as a handful of events have already announced they will not be held. As with most sports, the pandemic will have a major impact on preparations for the Olympics in Tokyo scheduled for the end of July. Read More

USA’s Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 5th Win in 6 Starts Since Beginning Big Tour 5 Weeks Ago

4 months ago admin Comments Off on USA’s Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 5th Win in 6 Starts Since Beginning Big Tour 5 Weeks Ago
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 14, 2020--Ashley Holzer rode Mango Eastwood to victory in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special Saturday for the fourth win in five starts since beginning Big Tour five weeks ago. Read More