Netherlands

South African Team Completes Exloo Olympic Qualifier But Still Needs Required Minimum Scores for Tokyo Start

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Oct. 25, 2019 South Africa on Friday completed a special qualifier for a dressage team start at the Olympics next year but still needs to earn some high enough scores by year’s end to become the 15th and last nation to go to Tokyo. If successful, the dressage team would be the nation’s first in Read More

Double Win for Double Dutch at Le Mans CDI3*

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LE MANS, France, Oct. 20, 2019--The Netherlands' Thamar Zweistra and Hexagon’s Double Dutch won the CDI3* Grand Prix Sunday after capturing Grand Prix two days earlier, the first victories for the partnership in 2 1/2 years at Big Tour. Read More

World Cup Western European Circuit to Qualify for Las Vegas Final Starts This Week

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Highly competitive Western Europe begins its World Cup qualification circuit this week in Herning, Denmark with 11 events over the next five months seeking to join horses and riders from the rest of the world at the championship Final in Las Vegas next April 15-19. Read More

European Championships–Germany Gold, Netherlands Silver, Sweden Bronze, Charlotte Dujardin/Mount St. John Eliminated–Denmark, Ireland, Portugal Going to 2020 Olympics

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 20, 2019--Germany won European Campionships team gold Tuesday for the 24th time while the Netherlands took silver and Sweden bronze after Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin on Mount St. John Freestyle was eliminated. Denmark, Ireland and Portugal earned 2020 Olympic berths, the first dressage team appearances in the Games for Ireland and Portugal. Read More

European Championships Grand Prix Starts Monday, Germany Looking for 24th Title, 3 Other Nations Seeking Tokyo Olympic Berths

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European Championship dressage gets underway in Rotterdam Monday with Germany expected to claim its 24th title since the first team event in 1965, but also at stake are the last three team berths at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo. Denmark is considered a shoo-in but the remaining two slots appear up for grabs by eight other hopeful nations. Read More