Olympics

Carl Hester–Price of Horses, Importance of Training, Spirit of Success. Part 2 of 2

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Carl Hester likes to buy horses when they're young--if they don't cost a lot it leaves money for what he regards as most important, training. His own record is testament to his journey of competing in all five Olympics since 1992, winning team gold at home in London in 2012 and team silver four years later in Rio de Janeiro. Read More

Carl Hester on State of British Top Sport Dressage, Prospects for Tryon World Games and Tokyo Olympics–Part 1 of 2

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Before the London Olympics that became historic when Great Britain won gold, Carl Hester talked of retirement from competition, but admits he can't give up trying to help his country experience success again eight years on in Tokyo in 2020 Read More

Steffen Peters Rides Suppenkasper to Victory in 1st Freestyle to Win Del Mar World Cup

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DEL MAR, California, Feb. 16, 2018--Suppenkasper performed the first CDI Grand Prix Freestyle in his career Friday night, ridden by Steffen Peters to victory in the World Cup event for an undefeated string of six Big Tour victories at the Adequan West Coast Dressage Festival Read More

Laura Graves & Verdades Top Wellington Global Dressage Festival Prize Money After 3 of 7 CDIs

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The sweep by Laura Graves and Verdades of the only top rated CDI5* outside continental Europe boosted the world's No. 4 combination to the top of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival prize money standings, compiled by dressage-news.com and presented by Cunningham & Cunningham Livestock Insurance Read More

Desperados, Olympic Team Gold Medalist & Former World No. 1, to Return to Competition After 16-Month Break

4 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Desperados, Olympic Team Gold Medalist & Former World No. 1, to Return to Competition After 16-Month Break
DORTMUND, Germany, Feb 12, 2018--Desperados FRH, the Hanoverian stallion ridden by Kristina Bröring-Sprehe to Olympic team gold and silver medals and former No. 1 in the world, is set to return to competition next month after a 16 months away recovering from injuries Read More

Dawn White-O’Connor & Legolas Win Temecula World Cup Grand Prix, USA Olympic Horse to be Retired in April

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TEMECULA, California, Jan. 5, 2018--Legolas, the United States Olympic team bronze medal horse, won the Adequan West Coast Dressage Festival World Cup Grand Prix Friday, one of the final competitions before being officially retired in April Read More

Cathrine Dufour: Stubborn, In Control & Successful–Part 2 of 2

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Cathrine Dufour describes her prime characteristic as "stubborn" in pursuing goals and immersed in every aspect of training and care including being her own groom for the Olympic mount Cassidy Read More