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Dutch 5* Judge Francis Verbeek Becomes Spain’s “Team Manager,” Olympic Rider Bernadette Pujals Young Horse Technical Advisor

8 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Dutch 5* Judge Francis Verbeek Becomes Spain’s “Team Manager,” Olympic Rider Bernadette Pujals Young Horse Technical Advisor
Francis Verbeek van Rooij, an international 5* judge of the Netherlands, has been appointed Spain's dressage team manager in a move the federation described as a "remodeling" of the country's international division. Bernadette Pujals, who competed for Mexico at Olympics and championships but now rides for Spain, will become Technical Advisor for the young horse program Read More

Maribel Alonso de Quinzaños of Mexico Elected Chair of International Equestrian Federation Dressage Committee

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Maribel Alonso de Quinzaños of Mexico Elected Chair of International Equestrian Federation Dressage Committee
Maribel Alonso de Quinzaños of Mexico was elected chair of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Dressage Committee and the Executive Board of the governing body of several global horse sports including the Olympic disciplines of dressage, eventing and jumping Read More

Olympic Dressage Teams, Individuals–Lineup as of July 8

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Olympic Dressage Teams, Individuals–Lineup as of July 8
The 15 teams to compete at the Olympic Games in Tokyo beginning with two days of Grand Prix Saturday July 24 and Sunday July 25. Each team will have three riders and horses, with no drop score Read More

North American Youth Championships of Dressage & Jumping for 2020 Canceled

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on North American Youth Championships of Dressage & Jumping for 2020 Canceled
The North American Youth Championships of dressage and jumping have been canceled, the three participating nations announced Wednesday, saying uncertainty over international travel and reduction of qualifying competitions due to coronavirus were the prime causes. Read More

New North American World Cup Format for 2020-21–Two-Tier Shows With Higher Results for More Entries, Points Replacing Scores to Qualify

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on New North American World Cup Format for 2020-21–Two-Tier Shows With Higher Results for More Entries, Points Replacing Scores to Qualify
Major changes in World Cup qualifying in North America including switching from scores to points to qualify similar to Europe and a two-tiered system based on the number of competitors will come into effect for the 2020/21 season leading to the Final in Gothenburg, Sweden in April 2021 Read More

USA Takes Slight Lead Over Canada in Pan American Games Team Competition in Lima, Brazil 3rd in Bid for Tokyo Olympic Berth

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Takes Slight Lead Over Canada in Pan American Games Team Competition in Lima, Brazil 3rd in Bid for Tokyo Olympic Berth
LIMA, Peru, July 28, 2019--Sarah Lockman on First Apple produced a personal best Prix St. Georges score to top the first day of Pan American Games team competition Sunday with the United States and Canada locked in a neck-and-neck tussle for gold while Brazil was standing third in a bid to join the Canadians in filling the two 2020 Olympic starting places available. The USA has already booked a... Read More

Pan American Games Dressage Begins in 3 Days, USA Looking for 6th Straight Gold, Canada, Brazil, Mexico Seeking Ticket to Tokyo Olympics

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Pan American Games Dressage Begins in 3 Days, USA Looking for 6th Straight Gold, Canada, Brazil, Mexico Seeking Ticket to Tokyo Olympics
Pan American Games dressage opens in three days with an United States team reduced to the minimum looking for its sixth straight gold while Brazil, Canada and Mexico seek to join the Americans at the Tokyo Olympics a year from now. Read More