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Paralympic Freestyle Titles Defended in Rio

Paralympic Freestyle Titles Defended in Rio

Three London 2012 freestyle titles were successfully defended in the Para dressage competition of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Friday September 16th. Belgium’s Michèle George retained hers in the grade IV competition on what was her last championship ride read more

Rio 2016 Paralympics grade 1b freestyle podium L-R Pepo Puch (AUT) silver, Stinne Tange Kaastrup (DEN) bronze, Lee Pearson (GBR) gold. Photo by Jon Stroud/FEI

Barwick Sixth in Freestyle

Canada’s Lauren Barwick closed out the para-dressage competition with a sixth place finish in the Grade II Freestyle on Sept. 16 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA. Barwick’s Freestyle performance proved her experience, strength and read more

Canada’s Lauren Barwick closed out her fourth Paralympic Games with a sixth place finish in the Grade II Freestyle aboard Onyx at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Photo by:        
 EC/Jessie Christie

BLM Will Not Destroy Thousands of Captive Wild Horses

News broke recently that the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board had recommended euthanizing 45,000 wild horses and burros being held in government holding facilities throughout the United States. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) read more

Lauren Barwick Moving on to Freestyle in Rio

Canada’s Lauren Barwick has qualified to move on to the final Freestyle Test on Sept. 16 to close out the para-dressage competition at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA. On Sept. 15, Barwick rode Onyx, a read more

Canada’s Lauren Barwick finished in seventh place in the Grade II Individual Test aboard Onyx on Sept. 15 and qualified to move forward to the final Freestyle class, taking place on Sept. 16 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 set to start

A record 46 nations (including Canada, represented by Yvette Vinton and Kataki) will contest the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 this Saturday (17 September), with the world’s top Endurance athletes already on-site at Slovakia’s state-of-the-art Šamorín Equestrian Centre, brain-child read more

The world’s top Endurance athletes from a record 46 countries will compete at the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 this Saturday, 17 September, in Šamorín (SLK), leaving in a 6am mass start for the 160km ride. (Athletes pictured here at the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012 in Euston Park (GBR). (FEI/Henry Browne)

CISM signs MOU with FEI

The International Military Sports Council (CISM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body for equestrian sport. The MOU was signed by CISM President, Colonel AbdulHakeem AlShino (BRN) and FEI President Ingmar read more

L-R, CISM President, Colonel AbdulHakeem AlShino (BRN) and FEI President Ingmar de Vos at the signing of the memorandum of Understanding, at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro, Rio de Janiero (Martin Angerbauer/FEI)

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