Steffen Peters

Qualification Eased for North Americans Seeking World Cup Final Start

2 months ago admin Comments Off on Qualification Eased for North Americans Seeking World Cup Final Start
North American riders seeking to earn a start at the dressage World Cup Final next year will have to complete in only two qualifiers and not three as initially required, an impact of coronavirus reducing the number of competitions. Read More

Steffen Peters’ Renewed Drive to Coach, Compete After Successful Florida Circuit Helped Deal with Depression

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Steffen Peters’ Renewed Drive to Coach, Compete After Successful Florida Circuit Helped Deal with Depression
Steffen Peters is convinced that competing Suppenkasper at Florida's Global Dressage Festival was the best thing to help recover from depression and success of the partnership reinvigorated his enthusiasm to provide riding clinics and to continue competing at the top of the sport. Read More

Changes to Anti-Doping Rules Could Lead to Review of Olympic, Championship, Nations Cup Team Penalties

5 months ago admin Comments Off on Changes to Anti-Doping Rules Could Lead to Review of Olympic, Championship, Nations Cup Team Penalties
Disqualification of a nation's entire team if only one horse is found to have been doped in Olympics, world championships and even Nations Cups is among proposals that will be put to member countries of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) after a review of anti-doping rules. Read More

World Cup that Wasn’t in Las Vegas, Isabell & Weihegold’s Bid for Historic 4 in Row Delayed, Disappointed Champion Steffen Peters, Farewell to Verdades at Home

6 months ago admin Comments Off on World Cup that Wasn’t in Las Vegas, Isabell & Weihegold’s Bid for Historic 4 in Row Delayed, Disappointed Champion Steffen Peters, Farewell to Verdades at Home
This was to be the 35th final of dressage World Cup, an event that this year in Las Vegas would have been memorable for the possibility of an historic fourth in a row title for Isabell Werth and Weihegold OLD, the return of a reinvigorated Steffen Peters to the arena where he became only the second American ever to win the championship and the retirement of Verdades that was... Read More

Cathrine Dufour & Bohemian Boosted to Pair’s Highest Ranking in World Standings, Giving Danish Rider Two Horses in Top 10

6 months ago admin Comments Off on Cathrine Dufour & Bohemian Boosted to Pair’s Highest Ranking in World Standings, Giving Danish Rider Two Horses in Top 10
Two personal best scores for Cathrine Dufour and Bohemian just days before the coronavirus pandemic shut down horse sports around the world were enough to boost the Danish team partnership into the top 10 in the world along with Cassidy, the rider's 2018 Olympic mount if the rankings for March follow the standard procedure Read More

US Olympic Dressage Team Selection Upended by Show Cancellations

6 months ago admin Comments Off on US Olympic Dressage Team Selection Upended by Show Cancellations
The United States Olympic selection program has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic with the prospects of a European tour to determine the dressage team dimmed by the growing number of show cancellations. Read More

Top 12 riders at Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Shortened by Coronavirus Split Almost Quarter Million Dollars in Prize Money

7 months ago admin Comments Off on Top 12 riders at Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Shortened by Coronavirus Split Almost Quarter Million Dollars in Prize Money
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 17, 2020–The top 12 riders at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival shortened by the coronavirus pandemic split almost a quarter million dollars in prize money on the world’s richest dressage circuit. The top group of riders came from seven nations, while overall 70 riders from 14 countries on five continents–Asia, Oceania, Europe Read More