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WEG: Germany Remains Dominant In Dressage at Eventing World Championships

October 01, 2010

Germany's Michael Jung and La Biosthetique-Sam FBW took the lead today in the Eventing World Championships, presented by Reem Acra, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.  Jung's score of 33.00 put him in the top spot, while co... Read More

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WEG: Tipperary Liadhnan Withdrawn from U.S. Eventing Team

September 29, 2010

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has withdrawn Tipperary Liadhnan from the eventing competition at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, prior to the Eventing Horse Inspection. Tipperary Liadhnan was to be ridden by Kim Severson... Read More

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WEG: USEF Announces Eventing Team

September 15, 2010

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations as the team and individuals to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) which will take place from Sept. 25-Oct... Read More

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USEF Names Ranked WEG Show Jumping Short List

August 11, 2010

United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) officials have named the following horse-and-rider combinations in ranked order to the U.S. Show Jumping Team Short List for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 in Lexington, Ky.... Read More

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WWII Museum Exhibit to Honor Hooved Heroes

July 23, 2010

The phrase "heroes of the second World War" might conjure up scenes from Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers, or Pearl Harbor, but another kind of hero emerges in an exhibit that launched yesterday, July 22, in New Orleans. This her... Read More

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WEG: USEF Names Final Short List for U.S. Eventing Team

July 20, 2010

The USEF has added the following horse/rider combinations to the Short List for the 2010 Land Rover US Eventing Team to represent the United States at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky. The Short List/Nomin... Read More

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More Charges Filed Against NY Farm Operator

July 13, 2010

The New York woman facing 10 animal cruelty counts for allegedly maltreating horses and other animals at her East Aurora farm is now facing multiple new charges. In March, officials from the SPCA Serving Erie county removed 73 horses... Read More

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WEVA's Intermediate Meeting in Hungary

July 10, 2010

WEVA held an intermediate meeting May 28-29 in Debrecen, the second largest city of Hungary.... Read More

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Hay Banks in the Running for Refreshment

July 04, 2010

Although water is the logical choice for a horse on a hot day, many horse rescue organizations are turning to Pepsi for refreshment this summer. Instead of quenching thirst, however, this time Pepsi is helping to quench the sting of the current econo... Read More

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USEF Acknowledges FEI's Statement on Sapphire's Elimination

July 03, 2010

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) acknowledges Friday's announcement by the FEI that Sapphire, ridden by McLain Ward, was incorrectly eliminated from the second round of the FEI World Cup Final in Geneva on April 16, 2010.... Read More

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London Olympics 2012: Bob Ellis Named Jumping Course Designer

June 18, 2010

Bob Ellis (GBR) has been appointed as the Jumping course designer for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The appointment of the British designer, who produced the courses for last year's Alltech FEI European Jumping Championships, wa... Read More

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William Fox-Pitt Wins Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 25, 2010

William Fox-Pitt put in a foot-perfect show jumping round to complete a weekend during which Cool Mountain exceeded expectation and made his first CCI4* a winning one at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Bridgestone.... Read More

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Fox-Pitt Tops Dressage at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 24, 2010

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain smoothly rode Cool Mountain into the lead yesterday on the second and final day of dressage at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone. His score of 42.8 penalties put him just in front of ... Read More

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Fox-Pitt Solidifies His Hold On Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 24, 2010

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain retained the lead he took in dressage by recording a clear cross-country round today on Cool Mountain at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone.

Fox-Pitt's score of 42... Read More

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Rolex: O'Connor Leads After Thursday's Dressage

April 23, 2010

Karen O'Connor and Mandiba have taken the first-day lead at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone, scoring 43.7 penalties.

Becky Holder rode Courageous Comet to second place (45.2), and Phillip... Read More

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Record Field Set for Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Three-Day Event

April 22, 2010

A field of 53 horses--the largest ever since the event became a CCI**** in 1998--will start the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone, on Thursday morning. All 53 horses that were presented to the ground jury and official vet... Read More

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FEI to Freeze Rolex Rankings Points for Riders on Maternity Leave

April 10, 2010

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) is to freeze the Rolex Rankings points for Jumping riders on maternity leave, starting with the April rankings issued today. Under the new system, female riders will now lose only 50% ... Read More

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Top International Riders to Compete at the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event

April 07, 2010

Once again, the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event, this year Presented by Bridgestone, will host a truly international event at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 22-25. The Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event, part of the HSBC FEI Classics Serie... Read More

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Equine Hospital Tours Offered During Rolex Event

March 11, 2010

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, the official equine hospital and veterinary partner of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, will host tours April 21-23, for visitors during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Tour guests will walk th... Read More

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NBC to Televise Rolex Event Prior to Preakness

May 15, 2009

Just before filly Rachel Alexandra tries to spoil Kentucky Derby longshot winner Mine That Bird's attempt to win the second leg of the Triple Crown, equine enthusiasts will be able to watch Headley Britannia and Australian rider Lucinda... Read More

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Team Vet Says Rolex Horse Died of Abdominal Hemorrhage

April 28, 2009

The horse that died at this year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event succumbed to an abdominal hemorrhage, according to a statement from Canadian Eventing Team Veterinarian Christiana Ober, DVM, released via Equine Canada.

Kingpin, a... Read More

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Fredericks Tops Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 27, 2009

By adding no penalties to their stellar dressage score of 32.3, Lucinda Fredericks of Australia and Headley Britannia earned the $80,000 first prize at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event yesterday.

Bettina Hoy of Germany and Ringwood... Read More

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Equestrian Olding Dies in Eventing Fall

April 27, 2009

Professional rider Ian Olding was killed in a fall at the Belton Park Horse Trials in Lincolnshire, U.K., on Sunday, according to a statement released by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI).

Olding, 47, was competing in the... Read More

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Fredericks Leads Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event After Cross-Country

April 26, 2009

Aboard Headley Britannia, Lucinda Fredericks of Australia galloped and jumped to a faultless cross-country round to take over the lead (32.3) at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Dressage leader Bettina Hoy of Germany incurred 9.6 time faults to... Read More

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Horse Down on Rolex Cross-Country Course

April 25, 2009

Mike Winter of Canada and his mount, Kingpin, sustained a fall today during cross-country at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, which is under way at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Veterinary officials transported the horse away in... Read More