News: Horse Sport

Yann Candele Named 2010 Canadian Show Jumping Champion

Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, claimed the 2010 Canadian Show Jumping Championship on November 6 at The Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON.  The 10-day international equestrian competition is held as part of 88th edition of The Royal Agricultural Winter

Yann Candele Named 2010 Canadian Show Jumping Champion at the Royal Horse Show. Photo by Cealy Tetley

International Week Begins at the Royal

World-class show jumping takes centre stage in Toronto this week, as top riders from three continents and seven countries descend on the Ricoh Coliseum to compete for $368,000 in prize money and the prestigious Leading Rider and Leading Horse titles.

Great Britain’s Michael Whitaker is one of the First Families of The Royal who will be competing in the International Division.

Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping: Dubbeldam Delivers in Verona

The Netherlands’ Jeroen Dubbeldam broke the German stranglehold on the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series when delivering a sensational victory in Verona, Italy this afternoon.  German riders dominated at the first three legs at Oslo (NOR), Helsinki (FIN)

The Netherlands’ Jeroen Dubbeldam steered BMC Van Grunsven Simon to victory in the fourth leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series in Verona, Italy. Photo by Kit Houghton.

Verona CSI-W 4*: Simon Says Go Faster

Jeroen Dubbledam and BMC Van Grunsven Simon added an FEI Rolex World Cup Qualifier, presented by SNAI, to his already impressive recent winnings. In front of a sell out packed house, the Dutchman held off another nine riders in the

Verona CSI-W 4*: Brazilian Speed and Italian Style

At Jumping Verona 2010 the riders had another opportunity to win a share of Euro50,000 prize fund when competing in today’s headline class, the Premio Antonio Carraro Small Grand Prix. Fences fell all over Rolf Luedi’s course in the first

Les Etoiles de Pau: William Fox-Pitt Playing it Safe

The current world n°1, British William Fox-Pitt, took the lead in Pau with the cross-country on Saturday that he started off without taking any risks: “I might have taken chicken ways, but my priority was to return home in one