News: Horse Sport

25th Annual Bromont Three-Day Event

The 25th annual Bromont Three Day Event will take place June 9 to 12, 2011, at Bromont Olympic Park in Bromont, Quebec. Representing the highest level of eventing competition offered in Canada, more than 150 athletes will compete for over

Jill Henselwood Takes $55,000 CSI 2* World Cup Win

The $55,000 CSI2*-W Mibroc Group World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park delivered a thrill a minute, but saved the best for last as Jill Henselwood and Special Ed rode to victory. With twenty-eight entries from across North America, the Canadian

Jill Henselwood and Special Ed went double clear to take the win in the $55,000 CSI2*-W Mibroc Group World Cup Qualifier at Thunderbird.

Weber Wins in Vecsés

Chester Weber, the USA’s top four-in-hand driver, has won the international combined driving competition in Vecsés, Hungary this weekend. Weber took the lead in the dressage and held onto the top spot throughout the weekend. Dutch driver Koos de Ronde

Chester Weber (USA) won the dressage and stayed in the lead throughout the competition in Vecsés to claim the first CAIO victory of his career. Photo by Marie de Ronde-Oudemans

Eric Lamaze Returns to Number One in World Rankings

Canadian Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, is once again the number one show jumping rider in the world. The new Rolex Rider Rankings, released by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) on June 1, 2011, show Lamaze back in

Eric Lamaze, Hickstead

In Memoriam: Henri Chammartin (SUI) – 1918-2011

Olympic and European Dressage champion Henri Chammartin (SUI) passed away this week at the age of 92. A legend in the Dressage world, he competed in five consecutive editions of the Olympic Games – Helsinki 1952, Stockholm 1956, Rome 1960,

Henri Chammartin (SUI) and Woermann during their winning test at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Francois Lamontagne Wins Grand Prix of St. Lazare

Francois Lamontagne of St. Eustache, QC, won the $25,000 Eastwood Equine Grand Prix held Saturday, May 28, during the 37th annual Pépinière and St. Lazare Horse Shows in St. Lazare, QC. Last year, Lamontagne and Unik Circa were the runner-ups

Francois Lamontagne, Unik Circa