News: Horse Sport

FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing: Germany Wins in Malmö, Sweden

August 4, 2014 – Sweden’s premier Eventing site at Malmö is proving a lucky venue for Germany. Having swept the medals table at last year’s FEI European Eventing Championships, Germany triumphed impressively in the sixth leg of the FEI Nations

Peter Thomsen, eventing team gold medalist at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, rode Horseware’s Cayenne to individual second behind his team mate Andreas Dibowski for a German victory at leg six of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing in the unique Swedish seaside venue at Malmö. 
(Lotta Gyllensten/FEI)

Team USA wins Furusiyya Nations Cup in Gijon

August 2, 2014 – Team USA sensationally won their second Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 qualifier in 24 hours when adding the honours at the Europe Division 2 leg in Gijon, Spain to Aug. 1st’s Europe Division 1 victory

Ashlee Bond and Chela LS helped Team USA secure a sensational back-to-back Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 victory at the sixth leg of the Europe Division 2 series in Gijon, Spain. 
Photo: FEI/Herve Bonnaud.

2014 FEI European Pony Championships

French riders were in flying form when claiming Team and Individual gold in both Jumping and Eventing, while Semmeike Rothenberger led Germany to a clean sweep of the Dressage medals at the FEI European Pony Championships 2014 which drew to

On the podium for Team Eventing at the FEI European Pony Championships 2014 in Millstreet (IRL): Silver - Great Britain, Chef d'Equipe Gary Parsonage, Thomas Tulloch, Isabelle Upton, Chelsea Pearce, Oliver Williams; Gold - France, Chef d'Equipe Emmanuel Quittet, Victor Levecque, Yfke Bourget, Marine Bolleret, Heloise Le Guern: Bronze - Italy, Chef d'Equipe Zillia Pearse, Matteo Guiducci, Manfredi Foschi, Maria Sole Girardi and Emma Pasqualini, trainer Jacapo Comelli. Photo by FEI/Tony Parkes

Portugual’s Luciana Diniz Wins the CSI5* Prix VDL Groep

Before a buzzing VIP lounge and packed stands, the final CSI5* class of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard – the Prix VDL Groep – was won by one of the most popular riders on the Tour, Luciana Diniz

Luciana Diniz (POR) and Lady Lindenhof won the Prix VDL Groep. Photo by Stefano Grasso/LGCT

Christian Ahlmann Claims Valkenswaard Grand Prix

The Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard Grand Prix presented by Qatar was won by Christian Ahlmann (GER) and Codex One who is returning to competition in fantastic fresh form and off the back of their recent Aachen Grand Prix

Christian Ahlmann (GER) and Codex One won the Valkenswaard Grand Prix. Photo by Stefano Grasso/LGCT

Smolders Proves Too Hot for Competition

The evening CSI5* 1.50m class at Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard was won by the master of faster Harrie Smolders (NED) and his feisty mare Regina Z, who raced to the top of the class from early in the

Harrie Smolders and Regina Z won the CSI5* 1.50m class at Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard. Photo by Stefano Grasso/LGCT

US Wins Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ of Great Britain

The US team rode out as the winners of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ of Great Britain, held at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead. The quartet of McLain Ward (Rothchild), Reed Kessler (Cylana), Margie Goldstein-Engle (Royce) and Beezie Madden

The US team won the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ of Great Britain, held at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead.Photo by Samantha Lamb

William Funnell Claims Bunn Leisure Trophy

Great Britain’s William Funnell has won plenty at Hickstead over the years, and today he added another title to his collection on day three of the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead (July 29 – August 3). Riding Billy

William Funnell and Billy Angelo. Photo by Samantha Lamb