News: Horse Sport

Millar Drills Deep for Victory at Spruce

Millar Drills Deep for Victory at Spruce

Captain Canada, Ian Millar (CAN), captured the Akita Drilling Cup on the last dry day of the Spruce Meadows ‘North American’ tournament. Twenty five horse and rider combinations took to the international ring to compete for the $50, 000 dollar…

Ian Millar

Sweet Victory for Sweetnam at Spruce

The final event of the Spruce Meadows North American tournament, the Cenovus Classic, saw 18 horse and rider combinations tackle the historic course originally designed by Pamela Carruthers (GRB) in 1985. A crowd of 38, 915 watched as Shane Sweetnam…

Shane Sweetnam

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead Make History at Spruce Meadows

Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead made show jumping history yet again by winning the $200,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup for a record fourth time.  The crowning event in the five-week Spruce Meadows summer tournaments was held July…

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead

Lamaze Rules at the Spruce Meadows National

Over 36,000 fans joined the Canadian Governor General His Excellency, the Right Honourable, David Johnston, his wife Her Excellency, Sharon Johnston, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Loreen for the feature competition of Saturday of the North American Tournament,…

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead

John Kersley Wins the 1.40m Open Speed at Blainville

Among the most significant events in equestrian sport, the attending public was treated to a 1.40m Open Speed. Well known for his incredible speed, John Kersley kept to his old habits and won the class. A member of the Canadian…

John Kersley

Double Scoop For Spooner at Spruce

The Pepsi Challenge 1.45 m led off competitions in the International Ring on Friday of the North American Tournament.  Twenty, of the 49 entered, moved forward to the jump-off of the Werner Deeg (GER) designed course. In a truly international…

Richard Spooner

Mission Accomplished by Germany at Falsterbo

It was a case of “mission accomplished” for the German team at Falsterbo, Sweden today when they won the fourth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ 2011 and consequently rocketed up the series leaderboard to third place.  In a thrilling…

Team Germany

2014 World Equestrian Games News

Laurent Beauvais, chairman of the Basse-Normandie Regional Council and Normandy 2014 Organizing Committee, and Alltech president Dr. Pearse Lyons today announced that Alltech will be the title sponsor of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy. This joint signing…

Laurent Beauvais, chairman of the Basse-Normandie Regional Council and of the Normandy 2014 Organizing Committee, and Dr. Pearse Lyons, president of Alltech, celebrating the announcement of Alltech as the title sponsor of the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ - Normandy, July 8th 2011 Photo by MC Chantrait

Cornelissen Takes Top Dressage Spot

Adelinde Cornelissen (NED) and the 14-year-old gelding Jerich Parzival have taken over the world number one slot in the Dressage rankings. With 2,578 points, the Dutch combination have moved up to claim the top spot on the FEI World Dressage…

Adelinde Cornelissen

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