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  • 22 November 2017 at 19 : 29 PM

    Watson-Greaves Continues Campaign in Style

    This weekend the third leg of the World Cup Dressage 2017/2018 Western European League took place in Stuttgart, Germany (16 – 18 November). The sole representative travelling to South West Germany for Great Britain was LeMieux National Champion Hayley Watson-Greaves with her superstar partner Rubins Nite. Once again the successful combination enjoyed two great results in hot company. In the Grand Prix test, Hayley and ‘Squeaks’ scored 70.060% to place 10th overall. On Facebook Hayley commented that ‘Squeaks was a little tense but he produced the goods.’ Taking the win was reigning World Cup and European Champion Isabell Werth with Weihegold OLD, they scored 82.080% to ...

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  • 22 November 2017 at 19 : 06 PM

    Mathilde Blais Tétreault Awarded 2017 Orion Cup

    Ottawa, ON, Nov. 21, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) has awarded Mathilde Blais Tétreault of Montreal, QC with the 2017 Orion Cup in light of her success as an up-and-coming elite dressage athlete. Presented to a promising dressage athlete in the process of transitioning from the Young Rider level to Grand Prix, the Orion Cup was created in memory of one of Canada’s most well-known equine dressage stars. “I feel very honoured to win the Orion Cup and want to thank Pia and Dagmar Fortmuller for creating this award in memory of a very special horse,” said Blais Tétreault, who was presented with a cash prize of $1,000 to be used toward her competitive goals in dressage, as well as ...

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  • 22 November 2017 at 18 : 40 PM

    Isabell Werth – Best Athlete FEI Awards Gala 2017

    Isabell Werth – Best Athlete  FEI Awards Gala 2017

    Montevideo (URU), 21 November 2017 Because she’s Werth it! Unstoppable Isabell crowned 2017 best athlete at FEI Awards Isabell Werth (GER) one of equestrian sports most decorated champions, has once again stolen the show, receiving the Best Athlete Award at the ...

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  • 18 November 2017 at 21 : 32 PM

    Werth and Weihegold Head Home-side Whitewash at Stuttgart

    t Happy days! Isabell Werth and Weihegold FRH were convincing winners of today’s third leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/2018 Western European League on home ground at Stuttgart, Germany. (FEI/Cara Grimshaw)   by Louise Parkes   With style, panache and the greatest of ease, defending series champions Isabell Werth (48) and her wonderful 12-year-old mare Weihegold cruised to victory at the third leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/2018 Western European League on home ground in Stuttgart, Germany today. And in a feast of fabulous performances it was fellow-countrywomen Dorothee Schneider (Sammy Davis ...

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  • 16 November 2017 at 12 : 14 PM

    Scholarships for Under 25!

    Scholarships for Under 25!

    [caption id="attachment_36068" align="alignleft" width="300"] Robert Dover[/caption] Hey, Kids 25 and under! The 4 Future Stars Scholarships for 1 FREE month of training in Wellington this winter season is still open for applications until November 30th. Last year, there were 37 applications coming from kids from 10 years old to 25 and the 4 kids were awesome and had a super time and learned a huge amount. Two of the kids got great jobs, one has her own training stable, and the 4th is just turning 17 and had an amazingly ...

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  • 13 November 2017 at 14 : 24 PM

    Festive Freestyles Featured on Third Day of 2017 US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®

    Festive Freestyles Featured on Third Day of 2017 US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®

    NOVEMBER 12, 2017  By Yellow Horse Marketing for the US Dressage Finals   “I wasn’t looking for another Friesian when I got the call about Wietze, so at first I said I wasn’t interested. But then I tried him and after 10 minutes I said, ‘I have to have this horse!’”   Little did retired dance teacher Lynnette Wadsworth of Hastings, Fla. (Region 3) know that her now 18-year-old Friesian gelding Wietze G (Rypke x Wijke by Reitse) would carry her to back-to-back victories in the Grand Prix Freestyle Adult Amateur Championship division at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, being held November 9-12 in Lexington, Ky. The pair claimed the Calaveras ...

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  • 12 November 2017 at 13 : 48 PM

    Fairy Tale Endings on Second Day of 2017 US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®

    NOVEMBER 11, 2017  By Yellow Horse Marketing for the US Dressage Finals   Lehua Custer of North Hollywood, Cal. felt like she’s been living in a fairy tale at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®. She and her mount F.J. Ramzes traveled more than 2,000 miles to Lexington from the West Coast on a plane filled with Thoroughbreds returning from last weekend’s Breeders’ Cup for just one championship class. And they won it. LEHUA CUSTER: A long trip from California to the 2017 US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® paid off with a victory for Lehua Custer and F.J. Ramzes in the Third Level Open Championship.  Photo by Susan J. ...

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  • 10 November 2017 at 14 : 31 PM

    Rides of Redemption Bring Victory for Lund and Bragdell on First Day of 2017 US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®

    Rides of Redemption Bring Victory for Lund and Bragdell on First Day of 2017 US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®

    NOVEMBER 10, 2017  By Yellow Horse Marketing for the US Dressage Finals [caption id="attachment_36049" align="alignleft" width="206"] KRISTI TRUEBENBACH LUND: Faith in her mount paid off for Kristy Truebenbach Lund at the 2017 US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® as she rode to victory in the Intermediate II Adult Amateur division.  Photo by Susan J. Stickle[/caption] Last year, Kristy Truebenbach Lund’s trip to ...

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  • 10 November 2017 at 13 : 39 PM

    Megan Lane and Caravella Defend Title in Royal Invitational Dressage Cup

    For the second consecutive year, Canadian Olympian Megan Lane of Loretto, ON and her Rio 2016 partner, Caravella, swept the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup, presented by Butternut Ridge, held Nov. 8 and 9, 2017 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Lane began her Royal reign with Caravella (Contango x Riverman), a 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare she co-owns with her mother, Cathy and sister, Kelsey on Nov. 8 in the Grand Prix. Together, they scored 68.833% from Canadian Dressage Judges, Cara Whitham (FEI 5*), Joan Macartney (FEI 4*) and Brenda Minor (FEI 4*). “It’s an incredible honour to be here,” said Lane, who was competing with Caravella for the first time in ...

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  • 10 November 2017 at 13 : 41 PM

    An Eventing Champion Takes on the Dressage World at This Week’s 2017 US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan® – Watch Live!

    Source: Yellow Horse Marketing for the US Dressage Finals Just two months ago, Sandra Holden of Pleasantville, New York experienced the thrills of competing in the national spotlight as she and her 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding Cano Cristales galloped to a top-three finish in the Training division of the American Eventing Championships (AEC's) in Tryon, N.C. Now the talented pair will once again seek tophonors on the national championship stage at this week's US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, with more than 390 entries representing all nine United States Dressage Federation (USDF) regions and 38 states plus the District of Columbia in head-to-head competition for national ...

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  • 10 November 2017 at 13 : 49 PM

    US Dressage Finals Presented by Adequan® Set to Begin at the Kentucky Horse Park

    by US Equestrian Communications Department | Nov 8, 2017, 8:40 PM EST Lexington, Ky. - The prestigious United States Dressage Federation’s (USDF) US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan are set to begin at the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park from November 9 through 12. Top dressage competitors from across the country will compete on a national stage, in an event that showcases adult amateurs and open division competitors from Training Level through Grand Prix. Photo Credit: USDFMore than 390 entries will represent nine of the USDF regions from 38 states, plus the District of Columbia, at the fifth annual event. ...

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  • 10 November 2017 at 13 : 56 PM

    FEI Takes Lead on Sustainable Equestrian Future

    FEI Takes Lead on Sustainable Equestrian Future

    Lausanne (SUI), 10 November 2017 FEI Secretary General Sabrina Ibáñez led the way on equestrian sustainability at the IF Forum 2017, which brought together over 350 experts in sports, environmental and sustainability experts in the Olympic capital Lausanne (SUI). The FEI’s own sustainability strategy and green practices, and its wider commitment to conserve the environment, were highlighted on the first day of the two-day IF Forum 2017 - Leading the way towards a Sustainable ...

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