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15th FEI World Pair Driving Championships

15th FEI World Pair Driving Championships

Twenty-three-year-old Carola Diener (GER) became the new world champion at the 15th FEI World Pair Driving Championships at Conty, France. She performed a superb dressage test, drove a wonderful marathon and was near-perfect in the obstacle driving competition The silver…

Carola Diener

Eric Martin Makes it a Double for Manitoba

Eric Martin of Oakbank, MB, scored victory in the $50,000 CSI2* Friends of Rocky Mountain Show Jumping Grand Prix held Saturday, August 27, at Anderson Ranch in Calgary, AB.   Manitoba athletes won both of the major competitions held at…

Eric Martin and Kumano

Hayley Alfonso and Lennox Put Manitoba on the Map

Hayley Alfonso of St. Andrews, MB, posted the only clear round to win the $31,000 CSI2* Eunice Krausert Memorial Grand Prix held August 24 at the Rocky Mountain Classic II in Calgary, AB.   From a starting field of 26…

Hayley Alfonso and Lennox 157

Germany Takes FEI Nations’ Cup Series

Germany did the double when winning both the last leg of the series, and the overall FEI Nations Cup™ 2011 title, at the thrilling finale in Rotterdam, The Netherlands this evening. Birthday boy, Ludger Beerbaum, was the hero of the…

The German team celebrate their double victory in Rotterdam (NED) tonight where they won the last leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ 2011 along with the series title - L to R - Carsten-Otto Nagel, Ludger Beerbaum, Otto Becker (Chef d'Equipe), Marco Kutscher and Thomas Voss.  Photo by  FEI/CHIO Rotterdam Press.

Dutch Double for Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze

Hot off a victory with Hickstead on Thursday, Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze returned to the winner’s circle on Friday after winning the €23,000 1.50m speed competition in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, riding Coriana van Klapscheut.   Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and…

Eric Lamaze and Coriana van Klapscheut

Canadian Dressage Combos for 2011 Pan American Games

The Dressage Canada Selection Committee for the Pan American Games has approved the following nominations for the 2011 Pan American Games taking place in Guadalajara, MEX.  The dressage portion of the Pan American Games will be held from October 16…

Exquis Nadine Retires

There was an emotional moment for Dutch rider, Hans Peter Minderhoud, on the final afternoon of the FEI European Dressage Championships 2011 in Rotterdam (NED) last Sunday when the great mare, Exquis Nadine, was officially retired. The 16 year old…

Hans Peter Minderhoud and Exquis Nadine

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