News: Horse Sport

Qualified Teams for 2012 Olympics

The FEI has today announced the teams which have qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games following their success at the recently-concluded Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky. Great Britain, as hosts of the 2012 Olympics, qualify automatically for

Flawless Le Jeune Claims The Jumping World Crown

Belgium’s Philippe Le Jeune won the thrilling Rolex Final Four to claim the Jumping World title at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA tonight.  The 50 year old rider was not the favourite going into the competition. 

Belgium’s Philippe Le Jeune was crowned Jumping World Champion following a flawless performance in the Rolex Final Four competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™

Bronze Medal for Canada’s Eric Lamaze at WEG

Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, won the Individual Bronze Medal on Saturday, October 9, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY. Acting as the world championships for show jumping, the World Equestrian Games are held every four

Eric Lamaze earned the individual bronze medal at the 2010 FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games

Chardon Fights Back in the Marathon

Title defender IJsbrand Chardon fought like a lion in today’s marathon, which he won ahead of Tomas Eriksson (SWE) and winner of the dressage Boyd Exell (AUS). Chardon had been under a lot of stress before the start of the

Title defender IJsbrand Chardon (NED) fought his way back in the marathon. Photo by: FEI/Rindaldo de Craen

Para-Dressage Championships at WEG

Great Britain’s Lee Pearson took the Para Dressage Grade 1b Freestyle Championship by storm at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA today.  And in Grade 2 it was Germany’s Angelika Trabert who swept to victory with a

Angelika Trabert and Ariva-Avanti from Germany took Freestyle Grande 2 gold in the Para Dressage Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Photo by: FEI/Dirk Caremans

Canadian Vaulters Finish Individual Freestyle at WEG

Canadian vaulters completed their Individual Freestyle to wrap-up Round 1 of Vaulting competition at 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) on October 7, 2010 in Lexington, KY. The Individual Freestyle consisted of a routine with elements chosen by the

Canada’s top female vaulter was Jeanine van der Sluijs of Olds, AB, who scored 7.810 for her skillfully executed Freestyle with Oliver, an 11-year-old bay Warmblood gelding owned by Josef Martonovich

Combined Drivers Complete Dressage Test at WEG

Australia’s Boyd Exell set a new World Championship record this afternoon with his team of black geldings, owned by Hungary’s Vincze Tamas. Exell put down a faultless dressage test, which was awarded with a magnificent score of 30.08 penalty points.

Boyd Exell (AUS) set a new World Championship record in the Driving Dressage to take the lead at the Four-In-Hand Driving Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Photo by: FEI/Rinaldo de Craen

Eric Lamaze Advances to ‘Final Four’ at WEG

Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, moved to the top of the leader board on Friday night to qualify for the ‘Final Four’ that will contest the World Championship title at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington,

Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead are among the ‘final four’ that will compete for the World Chapionship title on Saturday night at the 2010 FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY.

New Canadian Eventing Committee Members

The Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) is pleased to announce the results of the 2010 elections for Committee members. For the position of Chair, two candidates were nominated, and an election was held electronically using the system created for the annual