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Sophie Wells and Pepo Puch reign in Rio

Sophie Wells and Pepo Puch reign in Rio

There were emotional scenes at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro on Wednesday as Austria’s Pepo Puch and Great Britain’s Sophie Wells were crowned the latest winners of the Rio 2016 Para dressage competition. Puch won the grade Ib individual read more

Rio 2016 Paralympics Grade IV podium – gold Sophie Wells (GBR), silver Michèle George (GER), bronze Frank Hosmar (NED). Photo by Liz Gregg/FEI

Robyn Andrews Reps Newfoundland in Rio

Robyn Andrews of St. John’s, NF made her Paralympic debut in the Grade 1a Team Test on Sept. 12 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA. After stepping into the ring, Andrews, 33, also became the read more

Robyn Andrews from St. John’s, NF made her Paralympic debut and made history as the first Paralympic rider to represent Newfoundland on Sept. 12 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Photo by Jon Stroud

BLM Prepares to Euthanize 45,000 Wild Horses

The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board voted to recommend euthanasia of all unadopted wild horses and burros now in government holding facilities throughout the United States. In response, Humane Society of the United States read more

FEI World Driving Championships for Young Horses

After four days of sport, Samba Lott, Valenzio FST and Nesqu GB claimed the three titles on offer at the second edition of the FEI World Driving Championships for young horses in Mezőhegyes, Hungary. Good judging The competition took place read more

Giacomin Barbüda (SUI) took the World title in the Seven-year-olds class at the FEI World Driving Championships for Young Horses in Mezőhegyes (HUN). Photo by FEI/Krisztina Horváth

Strong Start for Canadian Para Dressage Team in Rio

Roberta Sheffield of Lincolnshire, GBR and Ashley Gowanlock of Surrey, BC provided the Canadian Para-Dressage Team with a strong start on Sept. 11 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA. The opening day of para-dressage competition read more

Roberta Sheffield of Lincolnshire, GBR rode Double Agent to a 10th place finish in the Grade III Team Test in her Paralympic debut in Rio on Sept. 11.

Canada Third in BMO Nations Cup

Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, led the Canadian Show Jumping Team to a third place finish in the $300,000 BMO Nations’ Cup held Saturday, September 10, at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament in Calgary, AB. Foster, Kara Chad, Amy read more

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