Rocher Retires, Owners & Rider George Williams Part Ways

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RICHWOOD, Ohio, Apr. 7–Rocher, the floppy eared Westphalien mare ridden by George Williams into the hearts of American dressage fans, has been oficially retired from international competition. Gypsy Woods Farm owners Charles "Chuck" and Joann Smith also announced that with the end of their involvement in international level dressage, Williams will no longer be involved with their farm. Read More

FEI World Dressage Rankings, van Grunsven & Peters Edge Up

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 6-Anky van Grunsven, back riding her Olympic mount, Salinero, edged up to second place in the latest FEI World Dressage Rankings. Germany's Isabell Werth remained atop the standings with Satchmo, but on Warum Nicht dropped a spot to third place. Read More

FEI to Web Broadcast World Cup Dressage Final But Not Live in USA

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 5-The newly launched web video platform, www.feitv.org, is scheduled to broadcast the FEI World Cup Final Dressage Musical Freestyle championship from Las Vegas on April 18 but will not be available “live” to viewers in the United States and some other nations. The service is also scheduled to broadcast live the Alltech Read More

2014 FEI World Equestrian Games Awarded to Normandie, France

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 2-The 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games has been awarded to the region of Normandie, France. This will be the seventh FEI World Equestrian Games held every four years and the first to be held in France. “The allocation of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games to the region of Normandie in France Read More

Doping Control for all Canadian Riders at 2009 NAJYR Champs

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OTTAWA, Canada, Apr. 6—All Canadian riders at the 2009 North American Junior and Young Rider Championships for the first time will be drug tested, Equine Canada announced Monday. The drug testing will be under Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) rules that govern doping control in Canada and is compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code and all Read More

World Breeding Dressage Champs Stay in Verden for Three More Years

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 2-The FEI World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses will stay in Verden, Germany, at least through 2012, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) announced. The championships for five and six-year-old horses, part of Verden’s International Dressage and Show Jumping Festival, are scheduled for Aug. 6-9 this year. The championships began as a Read More

Sally Swift, Creator of “Centered Riding,” Dies at 95

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BRATTLEBORO, Vt., Apr, 3–Sarah Rodman Swift known the world over as “Sally Swift,” and the creator of Centered Riding, a riding method she developed, died on April 2, 18 days from her 96th birthday. Swift was the author of two books, Centered Riding and Centered Riding II – Further Explorations, which, together, sold more than Read More

Horse Ride Share Program Launched

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LEXINGTON, Ky., Apr. 4–ClubEquestrian.com has introduced a ride share program to help equestrians save money in a tough economy. The U.S. Equestrian Federation ClubEquestrian.com service is also aimed at promoting eco-friendly horse transportation by reducing the number of vehicles required to carry horses. “Often the logistics of long-distance travel is an unforeseen roadblock in the Read More

Photo Gallery

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FEI World Cup Final Dressage - The Competitors Read More

Oldenburg Elite Auction Rated Sucess

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VECHTA, Germany, April 4-Somerset by Stedinger-Rubinstein, was the top priced stallion at the 70th Elite Auction at the Oldenburg Horse Center on Saturday. The black stallion bred by Holly Simensen of West Palm Beach, Florida, USA was sold to Spain for €160,000 (US$216,000). Somerset is licensed and has been performance tested. Read More