News: Horse Sport

Driving Competition Starts at WEG

Canada’s four-in-hand drivers Darryl Billing of Milverton, ON, and Debbie Laderoute of Calgary, AB competed in the driving dressage test to start the Combined Driving today, October 8th, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Billing drove his

Germans Clinch Team Jumping in a Thriller

Germany swept to a crisp, clean victory in the Team Jumping Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA tonight.  And a new page of jumping history was written, when, for the very first time, a victorious

Germany stormed to victory in the Team Jumping Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA tonight. Pictured left to right – Carsten-Otto Nagel, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, Marcus Ehning and Janne-Friedericke Meyer. Photo by: FEI/Kit Houghton

Canadian Eventing Committee Announces 2010 Election Results

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

Canadian Show Jumping Team Finishes Fifth at WEG

The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, Jonathon Millar of Perth, ON, and John Pearce of Stouffville, ON, finished fifth on Wednesday night, October 6, at the Alltech FEI World

Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Hickstead led the Canadian Show Jumping Team to a fifth place finish at the 2010 FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY. They are currently ranked fourth individually

Canadian Vaulters at WEG

Canadian vaulters, Colin Schmidt of Chilliwack, BC, Jeanine van der Sluijs of Olds, AB, Hannah Marland of Rocky Mountain House, AB and Alisa Schmidt of Chilliwack, BC all completed their Individual Compulsory Test to start the Vaulting competition at 2010

Canadian vaulters, Colin Schmidt of Chilliwack, BC, Jeanine van der Sluijs of Olds, AB, Hannah Marland of Rocky Mountain House, AB and Alisa Schmidt of Chilliwack, BC all completed their Individual Compulsory Test to start the Vaulting competition at 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

USA Leads Team Vaulting Championship

The host nation took the early lead in the Vaulting Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA today where Germany’s Gero Meyer headed up the Male Individual and Great Britain’s Joanne Eccles topped the Female Individual

Germany’s Gero Meyer won the Male Individual Compulsory Test as the Valuting Championships got underway today at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Photo by: FEI/Dirk Caremans

Canada Para-Dressage Riders at WEG

Canadian Grade 4 Para-Dressage riders competed in the Individual Championship test on October 6 at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in Lexington, KY, taking place October 5–9, 2010. Eleonore Elstone of Langley, BC, was the first

Above: Elstone and Why Not G scored 64.903% for eighth place in the Grade 4 Individual Championship test. Below: Madison Lawson made her debut at the World Championship level of competition with her horse McGuire. They earned a score of 61.419% for 15th place. Photos by: Robin Duncan Photography

Individual Gold for Wells & Brenner in Para Dressage at WEG

Great Britain’s Sophie Wells and Germany’s Hannelore Brenner claimed the first individual gold medals in the Para Dressage Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, USA today. Wells, who is also highly-competitive in able-bodied sport and who

Germany’s Hannelore Brenner and Women of the World claimed individual gold in Grade 3 of the Para Dressage Championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Photo by: FEI/Kit Houghton

Annual Fall Classic Warmblood Sale Gears Up for the 2010 Event

The 16th annual Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association (CWHBA) Fall Classic Breeders’ Sale has been in operation for 16 consecutive years, making it the longest running Warmblood sale on the continent. Scheduled for October 16-17, 2010 in Olds, Alberta, the