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Canadian Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze has launched his newly designed website, www.torreypinesstable.com.
Juan Carlos Garcia of Italy and his swift mount Paulin took the opening 5* class of the Longines Global Champions Tour final leg at the magnificent Al Shaqab in Doha. Current European Champion Roger Yves Bost and Castle Forbes Cosma was just 0.4s behind in second with Germany’s Johannes Ehning in third place. There was early success in the event on home soil for local Qatari riders Hamad Ali Mohamed Al Attiyah and Faleh Suwead Al Ajami who finished in 4th and 6th and joined the prize giving ceremony.
Junior National Dressage Champion, Bebe Davis, Is “Paying it Forward” With a Donation of a Lifetime to Dressage4Kids
As the “Season of Giving” approaches, 15-year-old Barbara ‘Bebe’ Davis is not asking what she can get but instead what she can give. This season, Bebe Davis donated her two top FEI dressage ponies to a foundation that promotes dressage education and horsemanship for riders 21 years and younger, Dressage4Kids LLC.
By all appearances, the 2013 U.S. National Single Horse Combined Driving Champion Uminco (Travis) was owned by his driver Leslie Berndl. And this week it became official. Leslie Berndl beat out the competition for the championship ribbon and for Travis’s ownership papers.
Horses and riders danced the day away in the Alltech Arena in six freestyle championship divisions during the inaugural US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Despite facing some of the best horses and riders in their divisions from across the country, competitors rose to the challenge in their quest for national titles while also gaining the experience of a lifetime.
Looking for the modern lines of today's European sport horse? Look no further than Dream Street Stallions of Wellington, Florida, which is proud to announce it will be offering 17.1-hand Austrian Warmblood stallion, Desperado (Dream of Glory x World Cup One) to American mare owners looking for the uphill conformation, elasticity and eagerness of disposition that serious breeders especially desire in tomorrow's amateur champions.
Diane Creech Earns First $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup Victory at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show
Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON won the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup at the Royal Horse Show tonight, dominating the Freestyle to Music with an outstanding score of 75.417 percent with partner Devon L. From the moment the pair stepped into the ring, it was clear they would be the ones to beat.
Riders From Across the Country Relish Championship Atmosphere on First Day of Inaugural US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®
The much-anticipated start of the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® became official today when the first horses trotted down arena centerlines at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. As the inaugural national head-to-head competition for Adult Amateur and Open riders from Training Level to Grand Prix, hundreds of exhibitors from coast to coast have gathered to share in what for many will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Champions were crowned and victories savored at the close of the 2013 Galway Downs International Three-Day Event. The blue ribbon in the top international division, the CCI3*, went to Buck Davidson and Petite Flower, who finished on a score of 59.2. Jolie Wentworth and GoodKnight finished second (59.7), and Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp and HHS Cooley (61.6) finished third.
The “X” in the newly renamed “Ultimate X Showdown” doesn’t stand for ex-boyfriends or ex-wives, but it does have something in common with the X Games…namely that the toughest, fastest and strongest athletes will be on-hand to compete, only the “X” in this competition stands for “ex-racehorse”. On September 5, 2014, the Dreaming of Three Foundation will host its second all off-track Thoroughbred barrel racing event at the Simmons Equestrian Center in Negley, Ohio. And this year, a new name was in order.
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