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  • 22 October 2014 at 14 : 11 PM

    EQUUS Foundation to Reward PATH Intl. Equine of the Year

    EQUUS Foundation to Reward PATH Intl. Equine of the Year

    WESTPORT, CT - October 22, 2014 - The suspense is building for the announcement of the 2014 PATH Intl. Equine of the Year, which will be chosen from the 11 PATH Intl. Region Equine winners. The EQUUS Foundation is sponsoring the award, which will be presented on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the PATH Intl. Conference in San Diego, California. "We are so pleased to have the opportunity to honor the equine that best defines the heart and soul of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT)," said Lynn Coakley, EQUUS Foundation President. "The recipients personify the willingness, attitude and diversity of talents that these hard-working partners bring to EAAT and all it stands ...

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  • 22 October 2014 at 14 : 48 PM

    Met the Man Behind the Voice Announcing for Region 3 Dressage Championships….Jason Curtis!

    Met the Man Behind the Voice Announcing for Region 3 Dressage Championships….Jason Curtis!

    (Photo Credit:Joanna Jodko) Jason Curtis has been professionally announcing horse shows for over twenty years. He started announcing horse shows at the Plantation Acres Saddle Club hunter/jumper shows. He always credits Monica Myers Fitzgerald for his introduction to his true passion, Dressage. Jason enjoys learning about those he announces and believes that the show should be about the exhibitor. His philosophy is that today’s training level Dressage horses and riders and walk/trotters in the hunter/jumper world are tomorrow’s Grand Prix winners and Olympic hopefuls. For that reason he announces each class with the same level of importance shown to those in the ring. When he ...

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  • 21 October 2014 at 16 : 58 PM

    Watch Carl and Charlotte look forward to the magic of Olympia in our new video

    Watch Carl and Charlotte look forward to the magic of Olympia in our new video

    The countdown to the World‘s Best Equestrian Christmas Party has truly begun. To mark the ‘two-months-to-go’ point, British Dressage superstars, Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester reveal what they think of Olympia in our unique video. Whether it's about the thrill of competing, breaking records, the show's shopping, the displays...or each other! Click on the below to get the inside track... Book your tickets soon to have the chance of seeing Carl and Charlotte competing in the UK's most important dressage competition. The freestyle for Wednesday evening is close to sell out, but there are still tickets for the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Grand Prix supported by Horse & ...

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  • 20 October 2014 at 21 : 04 PM

    Be a Part of the Incredible US Dressage Finals Experience!

    Be a Part of the Incredible US Dressage Finals Experience!

    Monday, October 20, 2014 Source: Yellow Horse Marketing for the US Dressage Finals Final entries are now being accepted for the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, the unique head-to-head national championship competition for Adult Amateur and Open dressage riders at all levels of competition from Training to Grand Prix. But for many exhibitors traveling to the Kentucky Horse Park in early November, there will be much more to their visit than just riding a dressage test - they will also be enjoying the incredible atmosphere and ambiance which makes up what many call "The Finals Experience". "I am so looking forward to it," said Suzie Hallé of Englewood, Colo. who ...

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  • 20 October 2014 at 14 : 52 PM

    Gal Wins Reem Acra Opening Leg at Odense

    Gal Wins Reem Acra Opening Leg at Odense

    REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE 2014/2015 - Round 1, Odense Photo Caption: The Netherlands’ Edward Gal steered Glock’s Undercover to victory in the opening leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League at Odense in Denmark today. (FEI/Annette Boe Ostergaard) Odense (DEN), 19 October 2014 by Louise Parkes The Dutch were in dominant form at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League opening leg at Odense in Denmark today, where Edward Gal pipped Adelinde Cornelissen for the main honours in the Grand Prix Freestyle. Gal posted a warning of his intent when topping yesterday’s Grand Prix with Glock’s ...

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  • 20 October 2014 at 13 : 13 PM

    Jochen Schleese wins Entrepreneur of the Year!

    Jochen Schleese, Founder of Schleese Saddlery Service and Saddlefit4Life, was named Entrepreneur of the Year on October 16 by the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce during the annual celebration of Business Excellence Awards. The Newmarket Business Excellence Awards were launched 25 years ago to celebrate excellence, innovation and the spirit of entrepreneurship in business. Other categories awarded include innovation, not for profit, professional, franchise and manufacturing. Messages of congratulation to the Chamber came from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, as well as from Newmarket mayor His Honor Tony van Bynen. Schleese has been previously recognized for ...

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  • 18 October 2014 at 19 : 12 PM

    In Memoriam — Viva’s Salieri W (2001-2014)

    In Memoriam — Viva’s Salieri W (2001-2014)

    By Dressage Canada Ottawa, ON, October 15, 2014 -- Equine Canada and the Canadian Equestrian Team extend our heartfelt condolences to Tom and Ellen Dvorak, Augustin and Christine Walch, everyone at Friday Hill Dressage and W. Charlot Farms on the death of their Hanoverian stallion, Viva's Salieri W. Tom and Elllen Dvorak took on Viva's Salieri W as a four-year-old. Under Tom's expert guidance, Viva's Salieri W was brought along so skillfully and carefully that the young stallion developed into a Canadian Equestrian Team mount for Tom at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, MEX. The pair was part of the silver medal winning team for Canada, and placed fourth individually in ...

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  • 18 October 2014 at 15 : 22 PM

    CDI-W Odense (Denmark) Grand Prix de Dressage Scores

    CDI-W Odense (Denmark) Grand Prix de Dressage Scores

    Results October 18 2014 1 Edward Gal Glock's Undercover N.O.P. G-2001: Ferro x Donnerhall NED KWPN 84.08% 82.50% 2 Adelinde Cornelissen Jerich Parzival N.O.P. G-1997: Jazz x Ulft NED 3 Ulla Salzgeber Herzruf's Erbe G-1999: Herzruf x Caletto I GER 4 Isabell Werth Don Johnson G-2002: Don Frederico x Warkant GER 5 Hans Peter Minderhoud Glock's Flirt G-2001: Florestan I x Gauguin de Lully NED 6 Agnete Kirk Thinggaard Jojo AZ G-2002: Ginus x Justboy DEN 7 Sonke Rothenberger Favourit G-1998: Fidermark x Worldchamp GER 8 Patrick van der Meer Uzzo G-2001: Lancet x Indoctro NED 9 Jeanna Högberg Darcia ...

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  • 17 October 2014 at 15 : 11 PM

    The National Dressage Championships presents for your enjoyment …… a Quadrille Exhibition!

    The National Dressage Championships presents for your enjoyment …… a Quadrille Exhibition!

    By Franz Venhaus Equestrian Australia Quadrille – a quaint word meaning very little to many people. Could it be a tool for assembling furniture, a collection of nautical sandals or, perhaps, a muscle-building routine? Maybe readers of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ will have an idea recalling when the Mock Turtle introduced a dance involving sea creatures and how the Lobster Quadrille proved a most entertaining diversion for young Alice. Now for your enjoyment the National Dressage Championships presents its very own Quadrille Exhibition – with horses, of course, as it was many hundreds of years ago. (The term came to exist in the 17th century, within military parades, in ...

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  • 17 October 2014 at 15 : 45 PM

    Selten Beats Farouche in Battle of the Unbeatables

    Selten Beats Farouche in Battle of the Unbeatables

    By British Dressage Anders Dahl and young horse juggernaut, Selten HW (pictured) took the top prize in Friday night’s second annual Mount St John Future Elite Championship, held at the prestigious Horse of the Year show in Birmingham (10 October 2014). Eight of Britain’s emerging equine stars, all aged seven to ten, came together for an inter I freestyle competition-come-battle to decide who became king (or queen) of the youngsters. An exciting event in itself but the inclusion of a head-to-head battle between two unbeaten dressage giants – American Young Horse Champion, Selten HW, and World Young Horse Champion, Woodlander Farouche – took the competition to another ...

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  • 17 October 2014 at 15 : 56 PM

    Williams and Bredahl-Baker Named US Dressage Youth Coach and Assistant Dressage Youth Coach

    Williams and Bredahl-Baker Named US Dressage Youth Coach and Assistant Dressage Youth Coach

    George Williams (USEF Archive) RELEASE: October 16, 2014 AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: USEF Communcations Department Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of the US Dressage Youth Coach and the Assistant Dressage Youth Coach. George Williams will serve as the US Dressage Youth Coach and Charlotte Bredahl-Baker will serve as Assistant Dressage Youth Coach, pending contract negotiations. George Williams is an accomplished International Grand Prix competitor that is widely renowned in his field. With Rocher, he helped the U.S. team earn a Bronze medal at the 2005 CHIO Aachen and was the 2005 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Grand ...

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  • 17 October 2014 at 15 : 33 PM

    2015 Dates and Location Announced for Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships Presented by Gotham North

    2015 Dates and Location Announced for Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships Presented by Gotham North

    October 16, 2014 AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Mark Coley Lexington, Ky. - The Organizing Committee of the 2015 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) presented by Gotham North is pleased to announce the dates and location of the 2015 Championships. Returning to the Kentucky Horse Park, the best Junior and Young Rider competitors from North America will compete for prestigious Team and Individual medals July 14-19, 2015. With unwavering support, Adequan will mark its fifth consecutive year as title sponsor of the event. “We are very excited to be returning to the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park next summer,” said USEF CEO Chris Welton. “NAJYRC is ...

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