News: Horse Sport

Candele’s Game Ready

Calgary, AB - For Canada’s Yann Candele the second time was the charm in the Husky Energy Cup.  With an international entry of 34 it was going to take more than just a fast round to win this Table A speed

Canadian Riders Shine at CCI Bromont Three Day Event

Ottawa, ON – With over 130 top international competitors representing, Australia, France, Mexico, Sweden, Ecuador, Thailand, Haiti, the United States and Canada, the 24th annual CCI Bromont Three Day Event, The Todd Sandler Challenge, once again proved to be a

Canadian Dressage Team Wins Bronze at CDIO Rotterdam

Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Dressage Team comprised of Ashley Holzer, Belinda Trussell and Bonnie Bonnello won the team bronze medal in the Nations’ Cup on June 17, 2010 at CDIO 5* Rotterdam, NED, held June 16 – 20 in Rotterdam,

Anky van Grunsven Withdraws

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Anky van Grunsven has announced that she has withdrawn herself and her horses Salinero and Painted Black  from participation in the Dutch team’s World Equestrian Games selection trials. Van Grunsven’s top horse, the 16-year old Hanoverian

Guenter Seidel Injured

American WEG team contender Guenter Seidel suffered a fractured pelvis in a riding accident on June 14 at Klaus Balkenhol’s stable in Rosendahl, Germany. Seidel, 49, was thrown off a fractious UII, a nine-year-old Dutch warmblood gelding owned by Dick

French First in the Ring at Rotterdam

The defending champions from France, who have already taken a stranglehold on the leaderboard again this season, will be pathfinders as the fourth leg of the 2010 Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ series gets underway at the Kralingse Bos Arena in

Lamaze Tops $60,000 Investors Group Cup

Calgary, AB - What better way to start the Spruce Meadows “Continental” Tournament than with a win from Canada’s Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead.  The $60,000 Investors Group Cup featured 43 entries in the Table A speed competition.  But none