News: Horse Sport

Austria Leads in Vaulting Competition at WEG

Team Austria’s Vaulters got off to a great start when topping the Round 1 Compulsory competition at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, France today. Partnering their steady and reliable horse Alessio I Amabile, they collected a score

Team Austria won the Squad Compulsory round at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, France. Photo by Dirk Caremans/FEI

Canadian Vaulting Team Makes History at WEG

he Canadian Vaulting Team made history on September 2 at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, FRA. These Games marked the first time in history that Canadian Vaulters have had a full squad compete. The Canadian Squad was

Jeanine van der Sluijs competed both as part of the Canadian Squad and as an individual. She is currently tied for 26th place individually with a score of 6.973 heading into the second test on September 3. Photo by Erin Brinkman for Shannon Brinkman Photography

WEG Show Jumping: Day 1

In a sensational start to the Jumping Championships at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy today, Ireland’s teenage star Bertram Allen won the opening speed leg with a brilliant performance from Molly Malone V. The 19-year-old, who

Ireland’s Bertram Allen steered the lovely grey mare Molly Malone V to win the opening Speed leg of the Jumping Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Caen, France. Photo by Dirk Caremans/FEI

Mark Your Calendars for the OEF Annual General Meeting

The Ontario Equestrian Federation invites all members to attend its annual general meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Caledon Estates Banquet Hall. All adult members are eligible to vote and are encouraged

Six Candidates Declare for FEI Presidential Election

Representatives of six National Federations have submitted applications for the position of FEI President. The candidates, in order of receipt of the candidacy files by the FEI, are: – Pierre Genecand (SUI) – Ulf Helgstrand (DEN) – John McEwen (GBR)

WEG Week 2 Preview

The thrills and excitement of the first week of fabulous sport at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy will be a hard act to follow. But now that the Dressage, Para-Dressage, Reining, Endurance and Eventing horses have

Canadian Eventing Team Scores Top Ten at WEG

The Canadian Eventing Team hung on to their seventh place finish at the conclusion of the final show jumping phase on August 31 at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™,  in Normandy, FRA. After completing a demanding cross country course

Jessica Phoenix added 16 jumping penalties to her overall score to finish on a total of 99.8 for 29th position with Pavarotti. Photo by Cealy Tetley

Sandra Auffarth Takes Germany to the Top in WEG Eventing

German riders gave a master class in Jumping at the finale of the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ Eventing competition to give Germany the full set of titles: Olympic, European and now World team gold medals, with Sandra Auffarth

Sandra Auffarth and the Normandy-bred Opgun Louvo were foot-perfect throughout to take individual Eventing gold and lead the Germans to team gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy. Photo by Trevor Holt/FEI