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Isabell Werth Appeals Just Days Before Deadline for Right of Senior Riders to Choose Top Hat in Premier Events

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth Appeals Just Days Before Deadline for Right of Senior Riders to Choose Top Hat in Premier Events
Isabell Werth, the world's No. 1 rider and the most decorated equestrian Olympian in history, on Friday made an appeal just days before horse sports' ultimate governing body not to take away the right of senior competitors to choose to wear a traditional top hat in premier dressage events. Read More

Gothenburg Organizers “Working Intensively” to Prepare for 2021 World Cup Finals of Dressage, Jumping

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Gothenburg Organizers “Working Intensively” to Prepare for 2021 World Cup Finals of Dressage, Jumping
Organizers of the 2021 World Cup Finals of dressage and jumping in Gothenburg, Sweden declare they are "working intensively" to prepare for the championships six months away after this year's event was forced by the coronavirus pandemic to cancel for the first time. Read More

Laura Graves Looks Back to Her Birthday Celebration in Aachen, Germany on This Day 3 Years Ago

4 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Laura Graves Looks Back to Her Birthday Celebration in Aachen, Germany on This Day 3 Years Ago
One of the most memorable events for Laura Graves on Verdades was three years ago to the day when she beat German superstar Isabell Werth on her world No. 1 horse Weihegold OLD at the World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany, watching the American flag raised and the crowd singing "Happy Birthday." Read More

Verdades, Gary Rockwell, Dr Hilary Clayton Inducted Into US Dressage Federation Hall of Fame

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Verdades, Gary Rockwell, Dr Hilary Clayton Inducted Into US Dressage Federation Hall of Fame
Verdades, the Olympic and World Games medal horse ridden by Laura Graves, retired top level international judge Gary Rockwell and Dr. Hilary Clayton, equine-biomechanics expert, have been inducted into the Roemer Foundation/U.S. Dressage Federation Hall of Fame. Read More

Steffen Peters’ Renewed Drive to Coach, Compete After Successful Florida Circuit Helped Deal with Depression

6 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Steffen Peters’ Renewed Drive to Coach, Compete After Successful Florida Circuit Helped Deal with Depression
Steffen Peters is convinced that competing Suppenkasper at Florida's Global Dressage Festival was the best thing to help recover from depression and success of the partnership reinvigorated his enthusiasm to provide riding clinics and to continue competing at the top of the sport. Read More

Laura Graves Gets New Ride on SenSation HW, USA Champion at 5 & 6 Years

7 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Laura Graves Gets New Ride on SenSation HW, USA Champion at 5 & 6 Years
May 12, 2020 Laura Graves has been given the ride on SenSation HW, the seven-year-old black gelding that was the United States  champion at the ages of five and six, the rider reported Tuesday. “So excited to introduce the newest member of our stable, the one and only SenSation-HW,” said Laura, 32, of the Orlando, Read More