Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games By the Numbers

In addition to an incredible host city and state, the world’s best athletes, and the friendliest volunteer workforce in the world, it took a lot to stage the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Here’s a look at the 16 days

Eric Lamaze Named Owner of the Year

For the second year running, Eric Lamaze and John Fleischhacker, joint-owners of the 14 year-old bay stallion Hickstead, have been awarded the prestigious title of “Owner of the Year” by the Jumping Owners Club. Hickstead and Lamaze continued their superb

Christian Baillet, Chairman of the JOC and Sven Holmberg, First Vice-President of the FEI, presenting Owner of the Year Award to Eric Lamaze.

Joshua Tree Wins Pattison Canadian International

Joshua Tree, ridden by Colm O’Donoghue, collared pacesetter Fifty Proof in mid-stretch, then held off a closing Mores Wells and favoured Redwood to win the Grade 1, $2 million Pattison Canadian International, Canada’s richest horse race, Saturday at Woodbine. Trained by

Ahlmann Wins Opening Rolex Leg at Oslo

Christian Ahlmann won the opening leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series at Oslo in Norway this afternoon where German riders scooped the top three places.  And Ahlmann’s victory was all-the-more creditable for the

Germany’s Christian Ahlmann, who steered Taloubet Z to victory in the opening leg of the 2010/2011 Roled FEI World Cup™ Jumping series at Oslo, Norway today, is presented with his Rolex watch by Anthony Schaub from Rolex. Photo: FEI/Roger Svalsrod

All Equine Samples from WEG Negative

The FEI has announced today that all blood and urine samples taken from horses competing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ were negative for all prohibited substances. Under FEI Veterinary Regulations, samples from a minimum of 5% of

Bob Ballard

Bob Ballard, a well-known horseman and former Canadian Equestrian Team captain from 1950-58, passed away on October 13th. He was 96. Born in Saskatchewan, Ballard’s father, veterinarian Dr. William Ballard, founded the famous Dr. Ballard’s dog food company, the first

Bob Ballard

Totilas Sold

Dressage sensation Moorlands Totilas, who captured three gold medals at the World Equestrian Games with Edward Gal of the Netherlands, has been sold to German former showjumper Paul Schockemohle. The 10-year-old stallion has broken every world record for grand prix,

Redwood Tops Field of Nine for Pattison Canadian International

Juddmonte Farms’ Redwood, winner of last month’s Northern Dancer at Woodbine, head a highly-competitive field of nine for the $2 million, Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International, Saturday at Woodbine, the richest day of the horse racing season in Canada. In

Qualified Teams for 2012 Olympics

The FEI has today announced the teams which have qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games following their success at the recently-concluded Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky. Great Britain, as hosts of the 2012 Olympics, qualify automatically for