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Germany Leads at Midway in Wellington Nations Cup, Small Tour Horses Hold Off Grand Prix Bonuses

7 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Germany Leads at Midway in Wellington Nations Cup, Small Tour Horses Hold Off Grand Prix Bonuses
By KENNETH J. BRADDICK WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 17, 2021–Two dominating Small Tour performances gave Germany the lead over the United States midway through the Global Dressage Festival Nations Cup Wednesday to kick off the 2021 trans-Atlantic series. Frederic Wandres on Quizmaster with 74.765% and the U.S.-based Kevin Kohmann on Five Star with 74.177% in the Read More

Monica Theodorescu, German Team Coach, 3-Time Olympian, Appointed to FEI Dressage Committee–Now No Members Outside Europe

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Monica Theodorescu, German Team Coach, 3-Time Olympian, Appointed to FEI Dressage Committee–Now No Members Outside Europe
Monica Theodorescu, a three-time Olympic gold medal rider and coach of the German team for the past eight years, on Thursday was appointed a member of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Dressage Committee, the six-person group that oversees the sport. Monica succeeds George Williams of the United States so the committee will now be made up only of Europeans for the first time in many years. Read More

Isabell Werth Appeals Just Days Before Deadline for Right of Senior Riders to Choose Top Hat in Premier Events

12 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth Appeals Just Days Before Deadline for Right of Senior Riders to Choose Top Hat in Premier Events
Isabell Werth, the world's No. 1 rider and the most decorated equestrian Olympian in history, on Friday made an appeal just days before horse sports' ultimate governing body not to take away the right of senior competitors to choose to wear a traditional top hat in premier dressage events. Read More

North American Youth Championships of Dressage & Jumping for 2020 Canceled

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on North American Youth Championships of Dressage & Jumping for 2020 Canceled
The North American Youth Championships of dressage and jumping have been canceled, the three participating nations announced Wednesday, saying uncertainty over international travel and reduction of qualifying competitions due to coronavirus were the prime causes. Read More

Aachen in Germany, Tryon Among 50 International Dressage Shows Postponed or Canceled Through July

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Aachen in Germany, Tryon Among 50 International Dressage Shows Postponed or Canceled Through July
The Aachen CHIO Nations Cups of dressage, jumping eventing and driving in Germany and the Tryon, North Carolina CDI3* are among about 50 international dressage shows postponed or canceled so far through to the end of July amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Danish Team Rider Mikala Münter Becomes American Citizen, to Ride for USA

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Danish Team Rider Mikala Münter Becomes American Citizen, to Ride for USA
WELLINGTON, Florida, Oct. 26, 2018--Mikala Münter, who rode for Denmark at the 2014 World Equestrian Games and the 2015 European Championships, became an American citizen Friday, 15 years after moving to Florida with her family. She intends to ride under the United States flag Read More

Isabell Werth & Bella Rose, Dorothee Schneider & Showtime, German Stars On Comeback Trail, Place 1-2 In Aachen CDI4* Grand Prix

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth & Bella Rose, Dorothee Schneider & Showtime, German Stars On Comeback Trail, Place 1-2 In Aachen CDI4* Grand Prix
AACHEN, Germany, July 18, 2018--Two star German horse and rider combinations on the comeback trail after long breaks due to injuries took the top two places in the World Equestrian Festival CDI4* Grand Prix Wednesday Read More