News: Horse Sport

Lady Forbes Responds to Jessica Kürten’s Allegations

A representative for Lady Georgina Forbes, the owner of several of Jessica Kürten’s (former) mounts, has responded to reports about their parting of ways, stating that comments made by Kürten are not entirely correct. While Kürten claimed that Forbes had

Exclusivity Recommendations Not Adopted

The Jump Canada Board held a productive open house at the Equine Canada Convention in Ottawa to deal with the Task Force exclusivity recommendations. The Board then followed up with lengthy and highly positive consideration of the Task Force report

New U.S. Helmet Rules for Eventing and Dressage

The United States Equestrian Federation’s board of directors has voted unanimously to approve two new rules mandating the use of helmets for eventing and dressage, at the recent USEF Annual Convention. Effective immediately in the U.S., everyone at nationally rated

John Pearce Wins $50,000 EMO Grand Prix at HITS Thermal

John Pearce proved once again that he means business when he posted the fastest double-clear round aboard Forest View Farm’s Sun of a Gun in Sunday’s $50,000 EMO Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, to conclude the Desert Circuit

First Totilas Foal Born

The first foal by famed dressage stallion Totilas was born January 23rd, at the University Veterinary Clinic at Utrecht, in The Netherlands. The filly, called Moorlands Guinevere, was bred via embryo transfer. Her dam is the KWPN elite mare Sajouti

FEI Eventing Risk Management Action Plan on Target

The FEI Eventing Risk Management Action Plan, which was launched in January 2010, is on target, as shown by the steady decrease in the percentage of Cross-Country falls. National Safety Officers (NSOs) from 22 nations who attended the FEI’s annual

Ehning Makes it Five For Germany at Zurich

Marcus Ehning brought the German tally to five wins in the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series with a convincing victory riding Noltes Kuchengirl at the ninth leg in Zurich, Switzerland today.  In an exciting seven-way jump-off against the

Germany’s Marcus Ehning, winner of today’s ninth leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series in Zurich, Switzerland is presented with a Rolex watch by Mr. Pedro Reiser, Market Manager Rolex Switzerland. Photo by Katja Stuppia/FEI