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Bert and Darcy do Doha

Bert and Darcy do Doha

Roberta (Bert) Sheffield has been on a roll. The para-dressage rider, who lives in the UK, has been riding for Canada since 2013 ‒ which has been very fortuitous for the sport in this country. The 34-year-old did a very…

Roberta Sheffield (CAN) and Double Agent. Photo by Stefano Grasso Photo

Jumping Day 2 at CHI Al Shaqab

Laura Renwick of Great Britain must be feeling vindicated today. Yesterday, she led the field for most of the opening class aboard her very quick Rembrandt Blue, only to have victory snatched away from her late in the order. Today…

Abdelkebir Ouaddar and Quickly de Kreisker. Photo by CHI AL SHAQAB 2015/Stefano Grasso

CHI Al Shaqab CSI5* Jumping Day 1 Wrap-up

The focus at the CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, QAT, switched from vaulting to jumping on March 4th, with four back-to-back CSI3* and 5* classes. An international field of 40 tackled Frank Rothenberger’s big but uncomplicated track in the opening…

Simon Delestre and Stardust Quinhon. Photo by Stefano Grasso

Reigning Champ Scott Brash will Compete in Miami Beach

The world’s number one rider, Scott Brash (GBR), will begin his Longines Global Champions Tour Championship title defense in Miami Beach next month. The 29-year-old will be fighting to secure his third Longines Global Champions Tour Championship title in a…

Scott Brash will fight for his third Longines Global Champions Tour Championship title in a row in Miami Beach. Photo by Stefano Grasso/LGCT

Captured Horses Auctioned Off in Alberta

The wild horse round up in the Ghost area of Alberta yielded 33 horses, according to reports. More than a dozen were auctioned off on Saturday February 23rd and the rest are in the care of rescuers. Danny Daines of…

Endurance Great Britain Tears Up Meydan Deal

Endurance Great Britain has terminated a lucrative “blanket” sponsorship deal from Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum’s Meydan corporation, in the wake of continued welfare concerns in the Middle East. It was announced at the beginning of January that Endurance Great Britain…

Canada Takes Second in $100,000 Wellington Nations’ Cup

The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Tiffany Foster, Eric Lamaze, Ian Millar and Jonathon Millar placed second in the $100,000 CSIO4* Nations’ Cup, presented by Kingsland Equestrian, on Friday night, February 27, at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington,…

Tiffany Foster posted scores of zero and four riding Artisan Farms LLC’s Tripple X III, leading Canada to a second-place finish in the $100,000 Nations’ Cup presented by Kingsland Equestrian at CSIO4* Wellington, Florida. Photo by Sportfot

Jonathon Millar Sixth in the 150,000 Grand Prix CSIO 4*

The 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival concluded its eighth week of competition on Sunday with a win for Todd Minikus (USA) and Two Swans Farms’ Babalou 41 in the $150,000 Grand Prix CSIO 4*, presented by Lugano Diamonds. The pair led…

Todd Minikus and Bablou 41 won the $150,000 Grand Prix CSIO 4* at the Winter Equestrian Festival. Photo by Sportfot

Steve Guerdat Gallops to Second Longines Victory in Gothenburg

Olympic champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, produced a brilliant performance from the 12-year-old mare, Albfuehren’s Paille, to record his second victory of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League at the final qualifying round in Gothenburg, Sweden today….

Olympic champion, Switzerland's Steve Guerdat, pictured with Casper Gebeke, Longines Sweden country manager, after winning the twelfth and final qualifying round of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League with the mare Albfuehren's Paille at Gothenburg, Sweden. FEI/Roland Thunholm

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl Glorious in Gothenburg

For the second year in a row, Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and Unee BB reigned supreme at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Western European League qualifier in Gothenburg, Sweden today. In 2014 the pair scored 81.350 to pin the…

Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and Unee BB made it a back-to-back double when, for the second year running, they came out on top at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ qualifier in Gothenburg, Sweden. Photo by FEI/Roland Thunholm

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