News: Horse Sport

Gerhard Schickedanz – March 6, 1926 – June 24, 2011

Gerhard Schickedanz passed away in Markham, Ontario, on Friday, June 24th, after a short battle with cancer. Schickedanz, a founding member of the American Trakehner Association, had great success as a breeder out of Galten Farms, producing Olympic, World Cup,

FEI Dressage Committee Considers Five Key Developments

The FEI Dressage Committee discussed several issues at its meeting in Paris (FRA) earlier this month and the following five key developments were decided upon. Blood rule The committee proposed a new blood rule explicitly stating that the test would

2011 FEI Central Asia Dressage Championships

The host nation of Kazakhstan clinched gold in both the FEI Intermediate 1 and FEI Freestyle Intermediate 1 classes at the FEI Central Asian Dressage Championships 2011 staged in Almaty over the weekend.  In a pitched battle between two seasoned

No Horse Shows to be Held at Halton Place in 2011

At the end of March, Halton Place, in Milton, ON, issued a press release stating that the first three weeks of their summer horse show schedule would be cancelled because they were unable to secure the appropriate permits from the

FEI Announces Judges for 2011 FEI Awards

The Fédération Equestre International (FEI), the governing body of equestrian sport, is pleased to announce the FEI Awards 2011 judging panel, which will be  presided by FEI President HRH Princess Haya for the third consecutive year. Diane Fissore-Wathelet, President of