News: Horse Sport

Spruce Meadows North American – Thursday

Calgary, AB - International Ring competition began today with the Kinnear Financial Cup.  There were 43 horse/rider combinations in the 1.50 metre combination.  For Beth Underhill (CAN), who returned to the Spruce Meadows International Ring in 2009 after nearly a decade,

Sweden First into the Ring at Falsterbo

The host nation has been drawn first to go in tomorrow’s fifth leg of the 2010 Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ series while the 2009 winners from Ireland will start last of the ten competing countries.  The draw was made this

Eric Lamaze Reclaims Number One in World Rankings

Calgary, AB - Canada’s Eric Lamaze is once again the number one show jumping rider in the world. On July 8, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) released the current Rolex Rider Rankings, which are compiled on a monthly basis. Following a

FEI Issues Mandatory Guidelines to Hypersensitivity Protocol

The FEI has undertaken a review of the Protocol for Thermography and Clinical Examination (Hypersensitivity of Legs) and, in an effort to further strengthen the Protocol, has issued the following mandatory guidelines to be applied by the Veterinary Commissions appointed

Spruce Meadows North American – Wednesday

Calgary, AB - The Spruce Meadows “North American” Tournament began today with the AON Risk Services Cup starting things off in the International Ring.  The entry of 66 included some of the best in the world, but today belonged for one

National Capital Show Jumping Tournament to Feature Blue Rodeo

Ottawa, ON – International show jumping sport returns to Ottawa for the National Capital Show Jumping Tournament, this year bringing with it renowned Canadian recording artists, Blue Rodeo. The two-week show jumping tournament will take place from August 11-15 and 18-22

French Still in Front as Series Arrives in Falsterbo

The defending champions from France still hold the whip hand as the 2010 Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ series moves to Falsterbo in Sweden this Friday.  Full of flair and confidence they blazed a trail through the first-half of the season

Meredith Keeps Marco and Jos in Check

The 100,000 Euro to the winner Grand Prix of Portugal, presented by Turismo de Portugal, began with an immediate clear round from Azerbaijan’s Patrick McEntee, but if anyone was lulled into a state of security by this innocuous start, they were