Olympics

USA Olympic Team Prospects Steffen Peters on Suppenkasper & Sabine Schut-Kery on Sanceo Each Win Wellington CDI5* Grand Prix

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 25, 2021--United States Olympic team prospects Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper and Sabine Schut-Kery on Sanceo both won Global Dressage Festival CDI5* Grand Prix Thursday to lead an American sweep of the top-rated event. Read More

Most Contenders for USA Olympic Team to Compete at Wellington CDI5*/CDI3*

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 24, 2021--Most of America's top competitors are seeking to advance campaigns for a place on the United States Olympic team and a slice of $180,000 (€148,000) in prize money in the Big Tour CDI5*/CDI3* events at the Global Dressage Festival this week. Read More

Britain Significantly Easing Coronavirus Restrictions in Time for Windsor Dressage CDI4* in May

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Coronavirus restrictions that have stopped many equestrian activities in Great Britain for much of the past year will be significantly eased by the end of March and well ahead of the Windsor CDI4* that is expected to see a turnout of all combinations likely to be on the nation's team for the Tokyo Olympics. Read More

Sabine Schut-Kery “Tweaks” Competing Sanceo at Wellington National Show to Log Highest Ever Grand Prix Special Score

6 days ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Sabine Schut-Kery “Tweaks” Competing Sanceo at Wellington National Show to Log Highest Ever Grand Prix Special Score
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 19, 2021--Sabine Schut-Kery was able to "tweak" Sanceo and not "just be happy to get through" a Grand Prix Special ride as she competed in a national competition at the Global Dressage Festival Friday for the first time this year in a campaign for a place on America's Olympic team. Read More

Canada’s Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu & All In Capture Wellington World Cup Freestyle With Career High Result Just Shy of 80%

2 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Canada’s Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu & All In Capture Wellington World Cup Freestyle With Career High Result Just Shy of 80%
Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu and All In posted a career high Grand Prix Freestyle score a fraction off 80% to capture the Global Dressage Festival World Cup musical performance and put the Canadian partnership in contention for an invitation to the Final in Sweden in April. Ashley Holzer, her coach and four-time Olympian, rode Valentine that was a gift from her husband on the namesake day six years ago, to runner-up... Read More

Canada’s Lindsay Kellock & Sebastien Capture Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special With Another Career High Score

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 13, 2021--Lindsay Kellock rode Sebastien to a career high score for the second competition in a row to capture the Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special Saturday, the highest score at the level so far of riders seeking a place on Canada's team for the Olympics in Tokyo in six months. Read More