News: Horse Sport

Ashley Holzer Dances Her Way to the Top 10 at Palm Beach Derby CDI-W

Equine Canada Supports Endurance Reform

As the national governing body for equestrian sport and recreation, horse welfare is paramount to Equine Canada (EC). Therefore, EC strongly supports the recent actions taken by the FEI to reform the sport of endurance in Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI)…

Chris Von Martels Wins Intermediaiare 1 Freestyle at AGDF 9

Chris Von Martels (CAN) and Zilverstar added another FEI Intermediaire 1 Freestyle to their list of wins this during week 9 of the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). The pair scored a 74.950% to take home the win. Fellow Canadian…

Chris Von Martels and Zilverstar in their winning presentation. Photo by Susan J Stickle

Karen Pavicic Third in Inaugural Palm Beach Derby at AGDF 9

It was an exciting day at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), host of the Week 9 Palm Beach Dressage Derby’s final day of competition. For the first time at AGDF, a Derby Exhibition class was organized, providing a unique…

Adrienne Lyle on Fortune and Fame won the Inaugural Palm Beach Derby. Photo by Susan J Stickle

Jill Irving Takes Fifth in the FEI Grand Prix Special at AGDF 9

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven (SWE) and Divertimento made easy work of the Week 9 FEI Grand Prix Special CDI-W, presented by Everglades Dressage at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival, taking the win in yet another Grand Prix Special this season. The pair…

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven and Divertimento won the FEI Grand Prix Special at AGDF 9. Photo by SusanJStickle.com

Germany Tops Opening FEI Nations Cup™ 2015 Leg at Vidauban

Consistently strong performances from all four team members secured a convincing victory for Germany at the opening leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2015 pilot series at CDIO 3* at Vidauban in France today. Victoria Michalke, Thomas Wagner, Sanneke…

Team Germany won the opening leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2015 pilot series at Vidauban, France - (L to R) Sanneke Rothenberger, Victoria Michalke, Bernadette Brune and Thomas Wagner. Photo by FEI/Pierre Costabadie

Questions Over Legitimacy of Endurance Races

Earlier this week, on her blog Pippa Cuckson, questioned whether an endurance race recorded as having taken place on January 21st in Dubai actually ran. While the results for the 120km CEI qualifier for last month’s President’s Cup were recorded…

Bert and Darcy do Doha

Roberta (Bert) Sheffield has been on a roll. The para-dressage rider, who lives in the UK, has been riding for Canada since 2013 ‒ which has been very fortuitous for the sport in this country. The 34-year-old did a very…

Roberta Sheffield (CAN) and Double Agent. Photo by Stefano Grasso Photo

Jumping Day 2 at CHI Al Shaqab

Laura Renwick of Great Britain must be feeling vindicated today. Yesterday, she led the field for most of the opening class aboard her very quick Rembrandt Blue, only to have victory snatched away from her late in the order. Today…

Abdelkebir Ouaddar and Quickly de Kreisker. Photo by CHI AL SHAQAB 2015/Stefano Grasso


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