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Totilas Dies at 20 Years Old

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Totilas, the black stallion that became a global superstar, has died at the age of 20. Passing of Totilas was reported Tuesday by Eurodressage. Read More

Half of International Dressage Shows for Year Already Canceled in Coronavirus Pandemic

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Half of International Dressage Shows for Year Already Canceled in Coronavirus Pandemic
Re-scheduling the world famous Future Champions Nations Cups in Hagen, Germany and cancellation of a second World Cup qualifier in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic has led to about half of international competitions being dropped or postponed for the entire year. Read More

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

1 year ago StraightArrow 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

Dortmund, Germany CDI5* Joins Dutch Masters World Cup Event in Limiting Spectators to 1,000 at Any Time To Help Combat Coronavirus

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Dortmund, Germany CDI5* Joins Dutch Masters World Cup Event in Limiting Spectators to 1,000 at Any Time To Help Combat Coronavirus
Mar. 11, 2020 The Dortmund, Germany CDI5* dressage competition reported Wednesday it is following government requirements to limit spectators to 1,000 at any one time, a day after the Dutch Masters World Cup announced a similar restriction in the Netherlands. The high profile Saut Hermès jumping event in the Grand Palais in Paris that was Read More

Britain’s Spencer Wilton & Super Nova II Win Lier CDI4* Grand Prix in First Competition Since 2018 World Games

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Britain’s Spencer Wilton & Super Nova II Win Lier CDI4* Grand Prix in First Competition Since 2018 World Games
LIER, Belgium, Feb. 28, 2020--Spencer Wilton rode Super Nova II to victory in the CDI4* Grand Prix Friday in the first competition for the British partnership since the team bronze medal performance at the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon. British riders filled three of the top four places in the starting lineup of 44 combinations from 14 nations. Read More

Maarten van der Heijden, Netherlands’ High Performance Director, Secretary General Leaving After Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Maarten van der Heijden, Netherlands’ High Performance Director, Secretary General Leaving After Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics
ERMELO, Netherlands, Feb. 6, 2020--Maarten van der Heijden, the Netherlands' federation high performance director and secretary general, is leaving his post after the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to pursue other equestrian activities. Read More

Charlotte Dujardin & Mount St. John Freestyle Rank No. 4 in World Behind German Superstars Isabell Werth, Dorothee Schneider

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Charlotte Dujardin & Mount St. John Freestyle Rank No. 4 in World Behind German Superstars Isabell Werth, Dorothee Schneider
Charlotte Dujardin and Mount St. John Freestyle climbed to No. 4 in the world in the first International Equestrian Federation rankings of 2020 released Friday after the British combination's performance at the Amsterdam World Cup. Read More

Isabell Werth & Weihegold Win Amsterdam World Cup But Charlotte Dujardin & Freestyle Close to Set Up Las Vegas Final Showdown

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth & Weihegold Win Amsterdam World Cup But Charlotte Dujardin & Freestyle Close to Set Up Las Vegas Final Showdown
AMSTERDAM, Jan. 25, 2020--Isabell Werth and Weihegold OLD captured the World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday but Charlotte Dujardin on Mount St. John Freestyle posted a personal best score to come within three-quarters of a point to set up a showdown at the Final in Las Vegas. Read More

Isabell Werth Wins Amsterdam World Cup Grand Prix, Holding Off Challenge from Charlotte Dujardin & Freestyle

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth Wins Amsterdam World Cup Grand Prix, Holding Off Challenge from Charlotte Dujardin & Freestyle
AMSTERDAM, Jan. 24, 2020–Isabell Werth rode Weihegold OLD to victory in the World Cup Grand Prix Friday, holding off a challenge from Charlotte Dujardin on Mount St. John Freestyle posting a personal best for runner-up. Isabell and the 15-year-old Oldenburg mare were awarded 83.565% for the victory on the way to completing qualification to go Read More