News: Horse Sport

Hardworking Team Sets Canadian Show Jumping Tournament Apart

Visitors Stampede to Cedar Run Rodeo

By all accounts, the Cedar Run Rodeo Weekend was a runaway success, as approximately 4,000 spectators stampeded their way to the park during the two-day (Aug. 27-28) spectacle. The professional rodeo showcased the talents of cowboys and cowgirls from across…

Cedar Run Rodeo

Greece Rakes in the Gold in Zagreb

Greek riders were in flying form at the FEI Balkan Jumping Championships 2011 staged in Zagreb, Croatia last weekend where they claimed eight of the 10 titles on offer.  Gold in the Ladies Individual and Team events were the only…

Croatia's Kristina Grilec, Mirna Bacic and Janka Krasovec

First European Title for IJsbrand Chardon

Four-time world four-in-hand champion IJsbrand Chardon (NED) has added a new title to his long list of successes. Chardon won the first FEI Open European Driving Championships for Four-in-Hand since 1981, which were held in Breda, the Netherlands this weekend….

IJsbrand Chardon

Freestyle Gold Medals Bring British Haul to Eight

With the Team and three Individual titles already under their belt, the British brought their gold medal haul to a magnificent eight when adding victory in Freestyle Grades Ia, II, III and IV to their tally on the final afternoon…

Stinna Kaastrup and Labbenhus Snovs

Kingdom Claims World Cup Crown

Khaled Al Eid (KSA) concluded the 2011 Spruce Meadows Champions “Welcome” Tournament with an impressive double clear performance riding Presley Boy to victory in the Friends of the Meadows World Cup Grand Prix. The victory in the final events of…

Fox-Pitt Makes History with Sixth Burghley Win

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) earned a standing ovation from the rain-soaked crowd as he clinched a record sixth title at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (GBR), second-last leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™. Fox-Pitt showed all his famous finesse and…

William Fox-Pitt and Parkland Hawk

Great Britain’s All-female Quintet Exceed Expectations

Britain proved today that they still have the edge and remain the team to beat when it comes to Para-Equestrian Dressage. Indeed, as Britain’s first all-female quintet scooped team gold and 5 of the 15 available medals in the individual…

Team Great Britain (Anne Dunham & Teddy; Emma Sheardon & Purdy's Dream; Deborah Criddle & LJT Akilles; Sophie Wells & Valerius)

Fox-Pitt Flies to the Top at Burghley

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) has the slimmest of leads to win a record sixth Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (GBR), second-last leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, after a thrilling day’s cross-country.   The day was a spectacle of bold riding…

William Fox-Pitt and Parkland Hawk

Germany on Top Again After Dressage at Burghley

Simone Deitermann (GER) and Free Easy NRW are well known for their ability in the Dressage arena, but the German rider still said it felt “amazing” to be in the lead on her first visit to the Land Rover Burghley…

Simone Deitermann (GER) and Free Easy NRW took a slender lead after Dressage at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, second-last leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™. Photo by Kate Houghton/FEI.

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