Dressage News Notes - Brought to You by Mary Phelps, a Markel Equine Insurance Specialist
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Posted by Elizabeth Ruggiero
DressageDaily's HorseMarket Manager, Liz Ruggiero, is heading out for a much needed family vacation September 14-22, 2013 to the sunny Caribbean! While I will still have some internet connection, I cannot gaurantee how well it will work and/or when. It is best if all new ads be placed prior to the 14th or placed after the 22nd to insure the most timely uploading of your new ads. Please be patient during this time as I will always do my best for my HorseMarket Clients! Thanks!!
The 2013 Bundeschampionate was held in Warendorf Germany September 4-9, 2013. Once again some of the finest young horses came together in Germany and competed for the coveted title of Champion for their age division. Not only was the event hihglighted with outstanding young stock strutting their stuff but on Saturday night 12 Grand Prix riders, including but not limited to Monica Theodorescu, Helen Langehanenberg and Hubertus Schmidt, performed a Grand prix quadrille celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the DOKR (German Olympic Equestrian Committee). Read more coverage here at Eurodressage.com.
The inagural USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum – presented by Dressage at Devon is this coming weekend September 14-15, 2013 where a talented group of 10 horse and rider teams will converge at Apple Knoll Farm in Millis, MA. The forum is supported by Hassler Dresssage and the NEDA and will be led by the USEF National Young Horse Coach, Scott Hassler and Germany's reknowed breeder Ingo Pape. To find out more information and see who is riding visit DressageDaily.com.
Charlotte Dujardin has once again taken over the FEI World Dressage Rankings this month taking the top spot from last month's leader Adelinde Cornelissen. After she and Valegro's record breaking performances at the Blue Hors FEI European Dressage Championships the duo climbed back to the top of the rankings. Helen Langehanenberg and her fabulous Damon Hill NRW slid into 2nd ahead of Adelinde. Check out all the rankings here!
TheHorse.com has an indebt article where Carolyn Stull, MS, PhD, of UC Davis and Anne Rodiek, MS, PhD, emeritus professor at California State University, Fresno, teamed up to study the physiology of horses both during transport and recovery. A group of 15 mature horses were studied over a 24 hour period of road transport followed by a 24 hour recovery where they were stall rested to be able to tell how quickly recovery occured. Read more here in detail about the study and what the researchers found that may be helpful to you if you frequently transport your equine friend!
As you consider your fall shot updates from your veterinarian be sure to talk over with them if you should get a West Nile Virus booster. The disease is on a slow rise with 64 confirmed cases being reported in 23 states so far in the United States. Recent cases have been reported from California all the way to the east coast in Delaware with several places in between. Check out the symptoms of the disease and what factors help play into getting the disease here!
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