News: Horse Sport

Canadian Vaulters Reach New Heights at WEG

Canadian Vaulters were definite crowd pleasers during the FEI World Pas-de-Deux Championship, held during a high energy evening time slot on September 4 at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, FRA. Canada qualified two Pas-de-Deux vaulting teams for

Angelique and Jeanine van der Sluijs during the FEI World Pas-de-Deux Championship. Photo by Erin Brinkman for Shannon Brinkman Photo

Dutch Score Second Team Jumping Championship Title at WEG

The Netherlands took their second world Jumping championship team title in style today at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy. They benefitted from the lead they established in yesterday’s round to narrowly pip the host nation of

Caption: The Dutch claimed gold in the Jumping team championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy today. L - R Jeroen Dubbeldam, Gerco Schroder, Maikel van der Vleuten and Jur Vrieling with Chef d'Equipe Rob Ehrens. Photo by Dirk Caremans/FEI

Canadians at Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials

Dana Cooke (CIC1*) and Lesley Grant-Law (CIC2*) were the top Canadian riders at the Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials, held August 30–31, 2014, in Fairburn, GA, USA. Grant-Law, who is currently based in Ocala, FL, added only 9.60 cross country time

Canadian Show Jumping Team Eighth at WEG

The Canadian Show Jumping Team finished eighth at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Team Final held September 4 in Caen, France. Yann Candele, 43, of Caledon, ON, Tiffany Foster, 30, of Vancouver, BC, defending Individual Bronze Medalist Eric Lamaze,

Yann Candele and Showgirl finished in 22nd position with a score of 8.19 as the top Canadian combination. Photo by Cealy Tetley

Dutch Drivers Take an Early Lead After Dressage at WEG

The first day of the driven dressage, part of the FEI World Four-in-Hand Driving Championships at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy kicked off this morning at the lovely La Prairie racecourse in Caen (FRA). Some 23

: IJsbrand Chardon (NED) and his four-in-hand set the provisional winning score from the onset of today’s driven dressage competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. Photo by Marie de Ronde-Oudemans/FEI

FEI President to Receive France’s Highest Honour

FEI President HRH Princess Haya will be made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest distinction and one of the best known in the world. Princess Haya will receive the insignia from Laurent Fabius, French

FEI President HRH Princess Haya who will be made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest distinction.

Canadian Vaulting Team Performs Stunning Freestyle at WEG

The Canadian Vaulting Team put in a stunning Freestyle performance portraying Disney’s Sleeping Beauty for a top 10 placing during the FEI World Squad Vaulting Championship on September 3 at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy,

The Canadian Vaulting Squad performed a stellar Freestyle to earn their berth into the final FEI World Squad Vaulting Championship Freestyle slated for September 5. Photo by Shannon Brinkman Photo

Germany Leads Vaulting After Day 2

Day two of the Vaulting championships at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy saw Germany take the lead in the Squad by a margin of 0.47 marks ahead of Switzerland, while the first-day winners from Austria are

The South African Vaulting squad are a big hit with spectators at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. Photo by Jon Stroud/FEI

Dutch Take Team Lead in Show Jumping at WEG

The Netherlands lie top of the team standings while French star, Patrice Delaveau, heads the individual leaderboard after the first round of the team Jumping competition at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy (FRA) today. On day

Jeroen Dubbeldam and Zenith SFN produced one of the three clears that promoted the Dutch team to pole position ahead of tomorrow’s final round of the team Jumping championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Caen, France. Photo by Dirk Caremans/FEI