News: Horse Sport

Mighty Maria Wins Endurance Gold, UAE Scoope Team Title

Spain’s Maria Mercedes Alvarez Ponton and her super-horse, Nobby, wrote their names into the history books of the sport of Endurance today when adding the individual gold medal at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky to their 2008

Spain’s Maria Mercedes Alvarez Ponton and Nobby on their way to securing individual gold in the Endurance Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA> Photo by: FEI/Kit Houghton

Vibrance Shines in Western Canadian Young Horse Finals

The $20,000 Western Canadian Young Horse Finals were held during the Rocky Mountain Classic III at Anderson Ranch in Calgary, AB, from September 1-5. Liz Ashton made the trip from her home base in Victoria, BC, worthwhile by claiming the

Top: Liz Ashton and Vibrance were the Seven and Eight-Year-Old Western Canadian Champions in the 2010 Jump Canada Young Horse Series. Middle: Gary Brewster and Lokomotion, owned by Larel McLaughlin, won the Six-Year-Old Western Canadian Young Horse Championships.  Bottom: The Canadian-bred Phyline, ridden by Enrico Suessenbach, won the For-Year-Old Western Canadian Young Horse Championship title for owner and breeder Gerrit and Ute Brinkmann. Photos by: Cansport

WEG Day 1

American-based Italian, Stefano Massignan, took the first-day lead in the Reining Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA today.  However the host nation, who are defending champions, hold the team advantage as the remaining riders go

Italy’s Stefano Massignan went into the lead in the Reining Championship as the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ got underway in Lexington, Kentucky today. Photo by: Kit Houghton.

Endurance Canada Announces WEG Team and Individual Rider

The Endurance Canada Committee is pleased to announce the Team and individual who will represent Canada, on September 26, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Endurance Canada WEG Team Rider – Home Town – Horse Elroy Karius

Italy Takes Day 1 Lead In Reining World Championships

With roughly half of the rides completed in the team Reining competition of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Team Italy is on top in the Reining World Championships, presented by John Deere. Italian Stefano Massignan scored a chart-topping

Ainsley Vince Wins Opening Leg of Caledon Cup

Ainsley Vince of Milton, ON, and Frieda won the $20,000 Aviva Elite/Peel Maryborough Caledon Cup Phase I held Thursday, September 23, at the Canadian Show Jumping Tournament held at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON. A large starting field

Top: Ainsley Vince of Milton, ON, wonthe $20,000 Aviva Elite/Peel Maryborough Caledon Cup Phase I at the Canadian Show Jumping Tournament in Palgrave, ON. Bottom:Jackie Tattersall of Caledon, ON, rode Sunday Punch to victory in the OHJA Ultimate Hunter Challenge at the Canadian Show Jumping Tournament. Photos by: www.ShootPhoto.ca

Canadian Paralympian to be Canadian Flag Bearer at WEG

Canadian Paralympian Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove, BC, has been chosen as the flag bearer for the for the Canadian Equestrian Team at the Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), which are being held at the