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US Dressage Team Earns Berth in Rio

US Dressage Team Earns Berth in Rio

The United States’ Dressage Team’s gold-medal win in the team event at the Pan American Games on Sunday earned them an automatic qualifying spot for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Sabine Schut-Kery, Kimberly Herslow, Laura Graves and Steffen Peters combined scores…

US Dressage Team.
(Allen MacMillan/MacMillan Photography)

Fourth Chuckwagon Death at the Calgary Stampede

A total of four chuckwagon racing horses died during the 2015 edition of the Rangeland Derby at the Calgary Stampede. The first horse was euthanized after he sustained a broken right hind cannon bone on July 4th, when Layne Bremner’s…

Karen Cudmore Second in $100,000 Nutrena Grand Prix

The Colorado Horse Park (CHP) saw a large turnout under clear skies overlooking the Rocky Mountains during the $100,000 Nutrena® Grand Prix Sunday. The class saw twenty-five riders contest the course set in the Coors Family Grand Prix Ring, which…

Karen Curmore won the $100,000 Nutrena Grand Prix riding Ceonto, at the Colorado Horse Park. Photo by Flying Horse Photography

Canadian Dressage Team Claims Silver Medal at Pan Am Games

Following a hard-fought battle with the United States, the Canadian Dressage Team claimed the silver medal on Sunday, July 12, at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. Dressage competition is taking place July 11, 12, and 14 at the OLG…

The Canadian Dressage Team won the Silver Medal at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games.  From left to right: Chris von Martels, Brittany Fraser, Megan Lane and Belinda Trussell. (Cealy Tetley photo)

Yann Candele Eighth in $400,000 Pan American Cup

Kent Farrington (USA) and Amalaya Investments’ Voyeur concluded the Spruce Meadows ‘Pan American’ Tournament CSI 5*, presented by Rolex, with a masterful win Sunday. Competing in the $400,000 Pan American Cup, presented by Rolex, competition ended impressively as the three…

Kent Farrington and Voyeur won the $400,000 Pan American Cup at the Spruce Meadows Pan American. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Uruguay Strikes Twice at Angelstone’s Erin Welcome

With the Pan Am Games fast approaching, riders from multiple countries, including Uruguay, Argentina, the United States and Canada, took the opportunity to bolster get some additional experience in Canada by testing the FEI 1.45m course, set by Mexican course…

Taking the podium for the Champagne celebration were Van Hoff (Uruguay - first), Orlick-Zbierski (USA - second) and Soleau (USA –third). Photo by Ben Radvanyi

Swedes Soar to Home Victory at Falsterbo

Birthday-girl Tinne Vilmhelmson-Silfven led the Swedish team to victory as the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2015 pilot series drew to a close at Falsterbo, Sweden today. The Netherlands lined up second ahead of Germany in third…

The Swedish team celebrating on the podium after victory in the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2015 pilot series leg at Falsterbo, Sweden today: (L to R, standing) Patrik Kittel, Emilie Nyrerod, Tinne Vilmhelmson-Silfven and Minna Telde, with Chef d'Equipe, Bo Jenå, in front. Photo by FEI/Lotta Gyllensten

Canadian Dressage Team Lying Second in Pan Am Games Competition

The Canadian Dressage Team comprised of Brittany Fraser of New Glasgow, NS, Megan Lane of Collingwood, ON, Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, ON, and Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, is currently sitting in second position following the first of two…

Brittany Fraser of New Glasgow, NS, is currently ranked second individually with All In in dressage competition at the 2015 Pan American Games.                                                                Photo © Cealy Tetley -

Scott Brash Wins €300,000 Grand Prix at Estoril

World No1 Scott Brash (GBR) edged closer to the Longines Global Champions Tour lead tonight winning his third Grand Prix of the 2015 season riding the phenomenal Hello Sanctos. Scott took the extraordinary triple win of the season under floodlights…

Scott Brash won the €300,000 Grand Prix during the Estoril leg of the Global Champions Tour. Photo by Stefano Grasso / LGCT

Tamie Phillips Fifth in $34,000 McDaniel & Associates Cup

Venezuela’s Andres Rodriguez is finishing the 2015 Spruce Meadows Summer Series just the way he started. The rider won two days in a row to begin the ‘National’ Tournament in June with Fifty Fifty 111 and Darlon van de Groenhove,…

Andres Rodriguez and Verdi won the $34,000 McDaniel & Associates Cup 1.50m at the Spruce Meadows Pan American. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

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