News: Horse Canada

Canadian Endurance Team Races Through the Trenches

One hundred and sixty-five horse-and-rider combinations, representing 42 nations, set off on the five-loop, 160 km endurance race across the coast of Sartilly, FRA on August 28. With unfavourable weather conditions the trails turned to mud trenches sinking a foot

Leanna Marchant and Samsons Fire making their way through the trails.
(Diana de Rosa photo)

Valegro Wins Grand Prix Special for Britain’s Dujardin

In a competition that buzzed with excitement from start to finish, Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro claimed Dressage Grand Prix Special gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, France today. It wasn’t a flawless performance from

Medal winners on the podium after the thrilling Dressage Grand Prix  Special at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy today: L to R - Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg (silver), Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin (gold) and Germany’s Kristina Sprehe (bronze). 
(Dirk Caremans/FEI)

Team USA Rein Supreme

The United States have won their fourth consecutive FEI World Equestrian Games™ Reining gold medal, followed by Belgium in silver and Austria in bronze, at the end of a second thrilling competition at the Parc des Expositions in Caen today.

Team USA won Reining gold at WEG in Normandy. Belgium took silver followed by Austria with an historic bronze. 
(Dirk Caremans/FEI)

Morganti Victorious on Para-Equestrian Dressage Day Two

The form book was turned on its head today, day two of the Round 1 team tests in the Para-Equestrian Dressage competition at this year’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA). In a thrilling conclusion to the

Italy’s Sara Morganti with Royal Delight scored a thrilling top spot at today’s Round 1 Grade Ia team competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014.
(Jon Stroud/FEI)

Lauren Barwick Finishes Third in Team Test at WEG

Canada’s Lauren Barwick earned a top three finish in her Team Test during the second day of para-dressage competition Tuesday, August 26, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA. Riding Equine Canada’s 13-year-old Oldenburg mare, Off

Lauren Barwick and Off to Paris.
Kevin Sparrow photo

Canadian Reining Team Takes Ninth at WEG

The Canadian Reining Team stepped up to the plate, placing ninth overall at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA after earning a combined score of 642 points in the Team competition on August 26. As a

Photo: Cody Sapergia's sliding stop with Nu Chexomatic in the Team and First Individual Qualifier competition. 
Dirk Caremans/Hippofoto for Shannon Brinkman Photo

Several Top Horses Out of WEG

A number of top mounts have been withdrawn from 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games competition just days before they were due to compete. In eventing, the German Equestrian Federation announced that Michael Jung’s Olympic gold medal mount La Biosthetique

Michael Jun's Olympic gold medal horse La Biosthetique Sam FBW has been withdrawn from WEG.
Kit Houghton/FEI photo

WEG Endurance Preview

Endurance will see an impressive number of starters for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, beating all previous records by almost 10% when the 160-kilometre ride gets underway on Thursday 28 August. The competition takes place in

Maria Alvarez Ponton (ESP) and Nobby on their way to individual gold in the Endurance event at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2010. 
(Kit Houghton/FEI)