Steffen Peters

Preparing for Tokyo Olympic Weather–Hot & Humid

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With air conditioned stabling for horses, competitions under lights at night, organizers of the Tokyo Olympics nine months away and sport governing bodies around the world are making intensive preparations to deal with what may be the most torrid weather conditions in the history of the Games 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

Lindsay Kellock & Sebastien Win Devon World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle, Jacqueline Brooks & Westwood Take CDI3* Special

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Lindsay Kellock of Canada and Sebastien won the Devon, Pennsylvania World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle with the rider's highest score on any horse in seven years of international Big and Small Tour. Felow Canadian championship rider Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu on All In was runner-up in the partnership's first competition since a "baby break" seven months ago. Read More

Global Dressage Festival Lineup Changes to Provide Last-Minute Competition for Las Vegas World Cup

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Sept. 18, 2019--The Adequan Global Dressage Festival lineup of seven CDIs this coming winter has been changed, the organizers reported Wednesday, to provide a last-minute Grand Prix Freestyle competition two weeks ahead of the World Cup Final in Las Vegas. Read More

USA Olympic Team Selection Procedures

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 14, 2019--The United States dressage selection procedures for the Tokyo Olympics were published Monday, with the qualifying period starting Sept. 9. Read More

Adrienne Lyle, Katherine Bateson-Chandler Post Career High Marks Competing in Aachen’s World Equestrian Festival Grand Prix Freestyle

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Adrienne Lyle, Katherine Bateson-Chandler Post Career High Marks Competing in Aachen’s World Equestrian Festival Grand Prix Freestyle
AACHEN, Germany, July 21, 2019--World Equestrian Games riders Adrienne Lyle on Salvino and Katherine Bateson-Chandler on Alcazar posted career high scores in the World Equestrian Festival CDIO5 Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday. Read More

Ilse Schwarz Reports on Aachen Nations Cup Grand Prix Special

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AACHEN, Germany, July 20, 2019--Today is Saturday at Aachen. It is a big day for the spectators as both the cross country and the driving marathon are taking place. The cross country was the deciding phase for the eventing and incredibly popular with about 38,000 spectators before they closed the course to more viewers. Read More

Steffen Peters Discloses Struggle to Overcome Depression So Severe He Feared Giving Up Competition

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AACHEN, Germany, July 19, 2019--Steffen Peters, America’s top dressage rider for most of the 21st century with four Olympics on his record, has disclosed a struggle for much of the past year with depression so severe that he did not know whether he would ever compete again in the sport he has devoted his life to. Read More

Isabell Werth & Bella Rose Lead Germany to Dominate Aachen Nations Cup 1st Phase, Denmark Lying 2nd, USA 3rd

4 months ago admin Comments Off on Isabell Werth & Bella Rose Lead Germany to Dominate Aachen Nations Cup 1st Phase, Denmark Lying 2nd, USA 3rd
By KENNETH J. BRADDICK AACHEN, Germany, July 18, 2019–Isabell Werth and Bella Rose led a powerful German team to dominate the CDIO5* Nations Cup Grand Prix Thursday, with riders from the home country filling three of the top four individual places. Denmark was standing second and USA third with the deciding Special scheduled in two Read More