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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:12
Phelps Media Group, Inc. International
Traverse City, MI - The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is the place to be this summer whether you are a competitor, spectator or vendor. A high turnout is expected for the premiere of the series, creating the perfect opportunity for boutiques to showcase their products and services. The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival in Traverse City, MI will...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:03
Global Champions Tour
Over 70 of the world’s top show jumping horses have arrived in Shanghai for the China leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour. The equine athletes travelled in first-class conditions on two specially commissioned horse flights from Europe and are now preparing for three days of elite showjumping competition starting on Friday 8th May. Olympic...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:55
Phelps Media Group, Inc. International
Ebreichsdorf, Austria - Talent was on display for E2 Showjumpers during the Magna Racino Spring Tour in Vienna, Austria. With a string of five young mounts, E2 Showjumpers racked up clear rounds during the two weeks of competition. "We jumped a lot of great, clean rounds," expressed E2 Showjumpers co-founder Michael Meller. "What was so good...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:48
Kate Green, FEI Communications
The talented German Olympian Ingrid Klimke, who already has the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015 Etoiles de Pau (FRA) victory under her belt, is now bidding to be the first representative of her country to win the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), which takes place this weekend (7-10 May).
 
Only two riders from Continental Europe...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:41
Rebecca Walton for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International
Lexington, KY - The Bluegrass Jockey Club will be undergoing a number of changes for 2015. In addition to relocating adjacent to the in-gate of the Rolex Stadium, Brooke USA will be sponsoring a special VIP "Oasis" lounge inside. This unique area will allow guests to rest comfortably in a pleasant atmosphere and enjoy the competition from a...

World Equestrian Games

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 14:23
FEI Communications
Italy’s Sara Morganti has been voted the International Paralympic Committee’s best female Allianz Athlete of the Month for August following her incredible performance at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA).
 
The Tuscany-born Para-Equestrian Dressage rider scored an outstanding Freestyle Grade 1a gold medal...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:36
Grand prix show jumper Danielle Goldstein has represented Israel in major international competitions in 2014, from Spruce Meadows and Thunderbird Horsepark in Canada to the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.  Upon returning to the United States, the dual US and Israeli citizen has been invited to compete in the Central Park Horse Show,...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 13:20
Alltech Media
[CAEN, France] – After a successful 15 days of competition and celebration, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy have come to a close this evening with a farewell ceremony in the Michel d’Ornano Stadium in Caen. A cast of close to 2,000 of the world’s best equine and human athletes, more than 570,000 on-site spectators and 3,...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:18
Diana DeRosa
Where to begin. I’m on the journey home with memories of Beezie Madden claiming the Individual Bronze Medal and Cortes C claiming the Best Horse title in the Final Four phase of Show Jumping at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy. Chester Weber did us proud as well claiming an Individual Silver in Driving and his team was...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 22:54
FEI Press Release
FEI President HRH Princess Haya officially closed the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy at the D’Ornano Stadium this evening, bringing to an end two weeks of incredible sport.  The final medals of the Games were presented by IOC Member, Tsunekazu Takeda, Vice-President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and Member of the...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 22:47
Louise Parkes
 made it double-gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy today when adding the individual title to last Thursday’s team victory for The Netherlands. He made his way into this afternoon’s top-four Jumping final thanks to a horse that he admitted was inexperienced at this level of the sport and which clearly surprised him...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 22:30
In sport, time is often the difference between victory and defeat, and in a display of supreme individual horsemanship, the Netherlands Jeroen Dubbeldam today sealed a growing reputation within the sport of Show Jumping by claiming the Individual World Champion title at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy by less than half a...

Wellness

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 09:31
Wellington, FL - In between exciting show jumping classes, the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival featured educational presentations called Lunch and Learns each week at the Wellington Club at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. After this year’s festival, attendees of the Lunch and Learn events are more educated than ever on a variety...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 08:00
Madeleine Debure
Yoga makes you want to do to your horse what yoga is doing to your life – feeling more centered, walking around in a better posture and, while exercising, moving with more grace, enjoying oneself in the biggest challenges of each posture. Yoga makes you crave for a more classical feel with your equine partner – read harmonious. As dressage...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 05:16
Ocala, FL. - “He’s a racehorse, but he never made it to the races.” Stephanie Brennan said about her twelve-year-old thoroughbred Oscar. As a yearling, Oscar arrived at Brennan’s racing facility in Ocala, Florida, where he was expected to step off of the trailer full of potential. Instead, the young horse exhibited signs of a serious tendon...
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 20:47
Central Florida College, in conjunction with the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, have joined efforts to provide an Awareness Level Animal Technical Rescue course.  This course will be composed of two evenings of lectures (April 14 and 16th 2015) at CF College, and an all-day skills demonstration lab at the Florida Horse Park...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 09:49
The “Revolution” for a truly remarkable healing and conditioning product has begun. TheraPlate Revolution, based in Weatherford, Texas, has manufactured an innovative rehabilitation and therapy system using the concept of “dynamic movement.” Increased circulation, increased bone density, increased muscle mass, reduced swelling and inflammation,...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 11:42
Megan Arszman
“THERE IS NO GENERIC ADEQUAN®i.m.” is a well-known phrase, due to the bold ads in every equine magazine and on HorsesDaily.com. Announcer Nicho Meredith for the Adequan Global Dressage Festival mentions the phrase when thanking Adequan for their continued support. Adequan® is polysulfated glycosaminoglycan, the only drug approved by the FDA for...
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 06:31
Wellington, FL - The maker of GumBits (Gambit Atlanta, Inc.) is thrilled to announce the newest addition to its talented team of sponsored riders - 2014 USEA Lady Rider of the Year, Eventer Lauren Kieffer. As the first-ever $50,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase approaches, GumBits plans to help Kieffer and her mount Czechmate achieve an...

Show Jumping

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:12
Phelps Media Group, Inc. International
Traverse City, MI - The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is the place to be this summer whether you are a competitor, spectator or vendor. A high turnout is expected for the premiere of the series, creating the perfect opportunity for boutiques to showcase their products and services. The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival in Traverse City, MI will...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:03
Global Champions Tour
Over 70 of the world’s top show jumping horses have arrived in Shanghai for the China leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour. The equine athletes travelled in first-class conditions on two specially commissioned horse flights from Europe and are now preparing for three days of elite showjumping competition starting on Friday 8th May. Olympic...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:55
Phelps Media Group, Inc. International
Ebreichsdorf, Austria - Talent was on display for E2 Showjumpers during the Magna Racino Spring Tour in Vienna, Austria. With a string of five young mounts, E2 Showjumpers racked up clear rounds during the two weeks of competition. "We jumped a lot of great, clean rounds," expressed E2 Showjumpers co-founder Michael Meller. "What was so good...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:41
Rebecca Walton for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International
Lexington, KY - The Bluegrass Jockey Club will be undergoing a number of changes for 2015. In addition to relocating adjacent to the in-gate of the Rolex Stadium, Brooke USA will be sponsoring a special VIP "Oasis" lounge inside. This unique area will allow guests to rest comfortably in a pleasant atmosphere and enjoy the competition from a...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:34
Jennifer Wood Media, Inc
North Salem, NY – May 4, 2015 – Old Salem Farm kicked off their Spring Horse Shows with Welcome Day on Sunday, May 3. Highlighting the schedule was The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) $2,000 Low Thoroughbred Hunter Division and a full day of hunter, jumper and equitation competition. Welcome Day is a great start to the Spring...
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 12:54
Lexington, KY - The Split Rock Jumping Tour is excited to announce that the rider who accumulates the most points in the CSI 3* classes will win the Leading Athlete Award, a brand new 2015 Chevrolet Equinox valued at over $31,000.00!  The new international show jumping show series will debut this spring at Split Rock Farm in Lexington, KY, with...
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 10:41
Véronique WASA (Point Virgule)
June 4 to 6, 2015 – Pampelonne Beach – Saint-Tropez peninsula The Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show launches its second edition June 4th to 6th, 2015 at legendary Pampelonne Beach on the Saint-Tropez peninsula. Wonderful news for this year, the competition becomes the 3rd stage out of 8 on the prestigious FFE French Tour (Bordeaux, La Baule, St...

Reining and Western Riding

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 21:57
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce the continuing partnership of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), the Official Joint Therapy of NRHA, title sponsor of the Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) and the named sponsor of the Adequan® Championship Arena during the NRHA-owned events. ...
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 21:53
Attendees of the Certified Horsemanship Association’s International Conference in 2014 were thrilled to have the chance to participate in mounted educational sessions with instruction from experienced horsemen and horsewomen, and one of the most popular riding options was the National Reining Horse Association’s Ride a Reiner program. Now, the...
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 10:27
Alden Corrigan
The 5th annual Kentucky Reining Cup held in conjunction with the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event was one for the record books.  Attendance at the event increased by a whopping 50% over the previous (a World Equestrian Games qualifying year), while the online broadcasts via USEFNetwork.com and iEquine.com were seen by over 50,000 viewers from all...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 11:04
Simona Diale
Kreuth,Germany - Draw eight in the second section of the 2015 NRHA European Futurity Open finals on Saturday night in Kreuth were the go-round Level 4 Open winners: Cody Sapergia and Made In Walla, a gelding by Walla Walla Whiz and out of Miss Chilly Chex owned by Sabine Lisec and Chuck Klipfel, European nominated by Ambrosini Quarter Horses. The...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 10:53
Simona Diale
Kreuth, Germany – Winning the NRHA Youth 13...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 10:25
Simona Diale
Kreuth, Germany – An exciting KL Performance Horses Non Pro Futurity excited the crowd in the Ostbayernhalle arena tonight as thirty horse-rider combinations rode their 4-year-old horses vying for the championship titles in the prestigious competition. Draw 11 in the second section was Marina Becker of Germany riding her Walla Whiz Crome (Walla...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 10:09
Simona Diale
Kreuth, Germany – The €10,000-added NRHA Open showcased 17 of Europe’s best open horses and riders. Cira Baeck of Belgium riding Whizasunnysailor BB (Topsail Whiz x Walla Walla Sunshine x Shining Spark), owned by Ruedinger Diedenhofen, took the lead after posting a 220. “I’m very happy for this title. Whizasunnsailor BB was born at our place and...

Eventing

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:48
Kate Green, FEI Communications
The talented German Olympian Ingrid Klimke, who already has the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015 Etoiles de Pau (FRA) victory under her belt, is now bidding to be the first representative of her country to win the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), which takes place this weekend (7-10 May).
 
Only two riders from Continental Europe...
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 10:55
FEI Communications
Michael Jung (GER), who in 2012 became the first Eventing athlete to hold the European, world and Olympic titles simultaneously after scoring individual and team gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has jumped to the top of the FEI World Eventing Rankings for the first time in his career.
 
William Fox-Pitt (GBR), the multiple Olympic...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 17:04
Lexington, KY –  Equis Boutique added a new element of competition to the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event this year, awarding the “Best Presented Horse” designation at the final FEI horse inspection, which had an incredible number of spectators at more than 1,500. After FEI judges evaluated the overall turnout of both horse and rider during the...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 08:29
The Chairs of the Dressage and Eventing Committees, Frank Kemperman and Giuseppe della Chiesa presented the proposed format changes for their individual disciplines in the two afternoon sessions at the FEI Sports Forum. Frank Kemperman, Chair of the FEI Dressage Committee, opened the session dedicated to the future of the discipline by...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 22:56
Lexington, Ky. - With her only penalties being the low score she earned in the dressage ring, Fischerrocana FST and Michael Jung of Germany have won the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. Their score of 39.3 bested Tim Price of New Zealand on Wesko (40.3) and Jung on his second mount, La Biosthetique Sam FBW (44.7)....
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 19:20
Lexington, Ky. - The 0.4 time faults that result from being 1 second slow is the difference between Tim Price of New Zealand, riding Wesko (36.3), and Michael Jung of Germany, riding on La Biosthetique Sam FBW (36.7), in the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. Jung is also third on Fischerrocana FST (39.3). Jung, the 2010...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 07:39
Kate Green
A fascinating competition is assured at this weekend’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (USA), third leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015, with three of the biggest names in the sport heading the leaderboard after the Dressage phase. New Zealander Tim Price, riding Wesko, and Germany’s Michael Jung on the 15-year-old La Biosthetique Sam FBW are tied...

Driving

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:39
After a season of presenting the Horse Gym USA® Top Equine Athlete Award at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival, Horse Gym USA® brought the award to the celebrated combined driving event Live Oak International in Ocala, Florida. The Horse Gym USA® Top Equine Athlete Award went to Allison Stroud’s four-in-hand team for their admirable fitness....
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 23:18
Bromont International Driving will be a 2015 qualification for both Equine Canada and the USEF for the FEI World Driving Championships for Pairs (September 2015, HUN) and for the FEI World Driving Championships for Ponies (September 2015, NED). The Bromont International Driving presents its 14th edition from June 19th to 21st and will host the...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:48
Andy Marcoux, Coachman's Delight, Inc.
I've been working hard, test driving, and developing lesson plans for this week's class "Improving Transitions." I spend a bunch of time focusing on this in my teaching and training with my students at home. Of course, like you, I kind of have been folding them into my training as part of something else that we're working on. It's easy to forget...
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 08:55
It may no longer be the Year of the Horse, but it was a big season for ponies at the 2015 Live Oak International. The March 18-22 show, hosted at the Ocala, Florida equestrian estate of 11-time USEF National Four-in-Hand Horse champion Chester Weber, presented United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) National Championships for Single, Pair, and...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 14:57
Ocala, FL (March 28, 2015) – “I strive for personal best each and every time I enter the arena,” says driving competitor Suzy Stafford.  At the Live Oak International CDE competition on March 19-22 2015, Stafford showed that her personal best is winning first place. She and her mare PVF Peace Of Mind (who Stafford calls “Hunny”) defended their...
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 07:49
Leah Oliveto
Ocala, Fla. - The first United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Driving National Championship titles of the year were decided today at Live Oak International CDE in the Single Pony, Pair Pony, Pony Team and Pair Horse divisions. Drivers navigated the 20-obstacle course on the final day of the championships as the leaders coming into the cones...
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 07:40
Combined Driving’s Crowning Glories Ocala, Florida (March 22, 2015)— For four American horse and pony drivers, years of training and dedication to their sport were justly rewarded as Live Oak International proudly congratulated their efforts with 2015 USEF National Championships, sponsored by Hillcroft Farm. “This is the first big win I’...