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USA Dressage Team Scraps European Tour Before Olympics, Opts for Head-to-Head Wellington Competition in Tokyo-Like Conditions of Heat at Night

2 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Dressage Team Scraps European Tour Before Olympics, Opts for Head-to-Head Wellington Competition in Tokyo-Like Conditions of Heat at Night
he United States dressage team has scrapped plans to go to Europe ahead of the Olympics and instead hold a head-to-head night time competition of up to 12 combinations in Wellington in June when conditions will be similar to what's expected in Tokyo, hot and humid. Read More

Tryon Spring Dressage Upgraded to CDI4* from CDI3*

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Tryon Spring Dressage Upgraded to CDI4* from CDI3*
Tryon Spring Dressage has been upgraded to a CDI4* April 22-25, the first competition at the level aside from the 2018 World Equestrian Games at the International Equestrian Center in North Carolina. Read More

World Equestrian Center Ocala National Dressage Show for Mar. 12-14 Canceled Following 2nd Equine Herpes Virus Case, But April CDI Still On

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on World Equestrian Center Ocala National Dressage Show for Mar. 12-14 Canceled Following 2nd Equine Herpes Virus Case, But April CDI Still On
A national dressage show scheduled for the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida Mar. 12-14 has been canceled following a second Equine Herpes Virus case but organizers reported Monday a CDI3* that will be the first international dressage event at the new facility is still on for April 15-18. Read More

Strengthened EHV Counter Measures Imposed at Wellington’s Dressage & Jumping Show Grounds

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Strengthened EHV Counter Measures Imposed at Wellington’s Dressage & Jumping Show Grounds
Strengthened requirements have been imposed at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center dressage and jumping shows, including barring entries for horses that have not shown this year at the Global Dressage and Winter Equestrian Festivals, to protect against possible Equine Herpes Virus. No cases of EHV-1 have been reported at the show grounds. Read More

Equine Herpes Virus Detected in One Horse in Ocala, Florida Shows Impose BioHazard Measures

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Equine Herpes Virus Detected in One Horse in Ocala, Florida Shows Impose BioHazard Measures
The Equine Herpes Virus that has forced closure of horse events in 10 Continental European countries has spread to the United States with a single horse at a farm in Ocala, Florida found to be infected leading to organizers of the Florida shows to impose biosecurity measures and clamp down on horses being shipped in. As of Wednesday afternoon no cases of the virus known as EHV-1 were reported... Read More

USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out
Riders seeking a place on the American Olympic team short list will have another three weeks to April 26 to qualify, under changes published Friday by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to cope with coronavirus-triggered cancellation of events. The short list may be expanded to 12 rider/horse combinations if there are no European competitions instead of up to eight currently planned. Read More

FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December
The FEI has put off for three weeks a decision on whether to accept a US federation request to withdraw approval of international jumping events from the newly built World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida. The events for 2021 are still on the official FEI calendar. Read More

United States Equestrian Federation Withdraws Approval of Ocala World Equestrian Center Winter Circuit Hunter/Jumper Events

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on United States Equestrian Federation Withdraws Approval of Ocala World Equestrian Center Winter Circuit Hunter/Jumper Events
The United States Equestrian Federation announced Wednesday it has withdrawn approval for all of its events during the Ocala Winter Spectacular of 12 weeks and recommended pulling the jumping Nations Cup from the newly built World Equestrian Center. Read More