News: Horse Sport

Lauren Barwick Scores Canada’s First Medal at the 2014 Games

Canada’s Lauren Barwick finished on the podium today in the bronze medal position and earned Canada’s first medal of the Games following her Individual Championship Test during the fourth day of para-dressage competition on Thursday, August 28, at the 2014

Lauren Barwick and her bronze medal mount Off to Paris. Photo by Kevin Sparrow

Yamamah Flies to Gold for Sheikh Hamdan

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (UAE) and the outstanding mare Yamamah, means “little dove” in Arabic, led from the start to finish to win the individual gold medal at a challenging Endurance competition in Sartilly at the 2014 Alltech

Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum and Yamamah claimed individual Endurance gold in Sartilly, with the Netherlands’ Marijke Visser (Laiza de Jalima) taking silver ahead of Qatar’s Abdulrahman Saad AS Al Sulaiteen and Koheilan Kincso. Photo by Dirk Caremans/FEI

First Para-Equestrian Team Spots Confirmed for Rio 2016

It was a dramatic day at the Para-Equestrian Dressage competition at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy (FRA), as a début rider took Grade II gold, and Great Britain, The Netherlands and Germany booked the first three

“Parabéns” - Great Britain, The Netherlands and Germany score their Rio 2016 Paralympic Games team spots at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014. Photo by Jon Stroud/FEI

Canadian Endurance Team Races Through the Trenches

One hundred and sixty-five horse-and-rider combinations, representing 42 nations, set off on the five-loop, 160 km endurance race across the coast of Sartilly, FRA on August 28. With unfavourable weather conditions the trails turned to mud trenches sinking a foot

Leanna Marchant and Samsons Fire making their way through the trails.
(Diana de Rosa photo)

Six Qualify for Individual Reining Final at WEG

Some 23 Reining horse-and-rider combinations came back to the Parc des Expositions in Caen today for the second individual qualifying competition. The top 15 pairs after the first individual qualifier had already earned their ticket to the Final which will

Troy Heikes (USA) and Lil Gun Dunit were the leaders in the second individual Reining qualifier at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. Photo by Dirk Caremans/FEI

WEG Eventing:Dressage Day 1

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) has given the British team a massive morale boost after the first day of the Eventing competition at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, where the Dressage phase is taking place below the chateau

Great Britain’s William Fox-Pitt and the 14-year old stallion Chilli Morning are in the lead after the first day of Eventing Dressage at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. Photo by Trevor Holt/FEI