News: Horse Sport

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

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

In Memoriam: Bill Roycroft (AUS)

Australian equestrian legend James George “Bill” Roycroft OBE passed away on Sunday 29 May at the age of 96. Bill Roycroft was one of Australia’s greatest Olympians and one of only five Australians to have competed in five consecutive Olympic…

Fire at Boyd Martin’s Barn

At 12:30 a.m. today, a barn fire of unknown cause destroyed eventer Boyd Martin’s barn at True Prospect Farm in Pennsylvania. Eleven horses were in the barn at the time. Lillian Heard, Caitlin Silliman and Ryan Wood were able to…

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