Jumping and Eventing

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FEI Tribunal Gives Decision on Tryon Rolex Case: Abuse, Without Intent

July 20, 2007

The FEI Tribunal has released its decision in the case of alleged horse abuse committed by Amy Tryon while participating in the cross-country phase of the 2007 Rolex Lexington Kentucky 4-Star Event, held April 28. Tryon's mount, Le Samurai, was... Read More

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Specialized Lameness Evaluation for the Jumping Horse

July 05, 2007

Horses performing different jobs require specialized examinations for lameness, according to Philippe Benoit, DVM, French jumping team veterinarian from 1991 to 2000. Benoit presented his method for examining jumping horses at the 2006 American... Read More

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New FEI Eventing Safety Group Holds First Meeting

June 26, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale's new safety subcommittee held its first meeting on June 18 in London.

International rider and course designer David O'Connor chairs the group. Committee members include: Chris Bartle, international... Read More

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Rolex Alleged Abuse Hearing Held; Decision Expected within 30 Days

June 25, 2007

According to a statement released today (June 25) by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the hearing in the case of alleged abuse at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event involving rider Amy Tryon was held earlier today.

Tryon's... Read More

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Rolex Alleged Abuse Case Hearing Scheduled for June 25

June 03, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body for equestrian sport, announced Friday (June 1) that U.S. eventing rider Amy Tryon has requested a hearing regarding an incident of alleged abuse that occurred o... Read More

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FEI Forming Permanent Eventing Safety Sub-Committee

May 13, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) released a statement earlier this week, stating that the organization is seriously concerned by the fatal accidents which have occurred in Eventing over the last months. Although the FEI does... Read More

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Rolex: Safety Precautions in Place for Horses, Riders, and Spectators

May 01, 2007

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, sponsored by Farnam, is one of the most prestigious events in a potentially dangerous sport. An extensive medical support team for horses and humans works behind the scenes to keep the only four star event in the... Read More

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FEI Investigating Rolex Cross Country Injury

May 01, 2007

An incident on the cross country course at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, sponsored by Farnam, on April 28, has attracted the attention of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). Le Samurai, a 12-year-old bay Holsteiner/Thoroughbred... Read More

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Bachman and Gryffindor Lead After Cross Country at Rolex

April 29, 2007

Nearly 47,000 people turned out for a spectacular day of cross country yesterday (April 28) at the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam. A variation of last year's course greeted horses and riders, and at the end of a... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky Won by Aussie

April 29, 2007

A press release from the International Sports Movement stated that Australian Clayton Fredericks won the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam. U.S. riders Phillip Dutton and Karen O'Connor finish second and third,... Read More

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Rolex Three-Day Event: Tryon and Le Samurai Take the Lead After Dressage

April 28, 2007

Day Two of dressage during the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, welcomed much drier skies than the previous day, and it provided a much nicer environment in which to wrap up the dressage phase and head into cross country... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: Ransehousen Leads on Day One of Dressage

April 27, 2007

Riders and spectators had the opportunity to bask in the traditional rain on the first two days of The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Farnam. Spectators came prepared for the typical Rolex wet weather as they gathered to watch the... Read More

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Action Starts at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 26, 2007

Some 45 horses are set to start the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, on Thursday, April 26, after passing this afternoon's first veterinary inspection. The three-member ground jury decided after careful and lengthy... Read More

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Rolex: Lexington Equine Hospitals to Provide Educational Events

April 23, 2007

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington this week (April 26-29), and two area equine hospitals will be presenting veterinary lectures, demonstrations, and tours for spectators looking to get some... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Coverage Available Live on the Web

April 17, 2007

Equestrian sports fans around the world will be able to watch the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, as it happens.

This year's Rolex Kentucky CCI****, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April... Read More

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SmartPak to Repeat Rolex Course Walk

March 26, 2007

SmartPak will be repeating their popular Rolex Course Walk with Olympian Amy Tryon again this year. While most riders only dream of running a four-star course, the next best thing is experiencing it through the eyes and with the insights of an... Read More

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NBC Television to Broadcast Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

March 16, 2007

NBC television will once again bring America's only Four Star Three-Day Event to a national television audience.

This year's Rolex Kentucky CCI****, an FEI Qualifying Competition for the 2008 Olympic Games, will... Read More

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Changes in Store for 2007 Rolex Event

January 22, 2007

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, one of the world's most prestigious, action-packed equestrian events, is set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 26-29. With its return come changes to the trade fair location and mor... Read More

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Show Jumping Superstar Authentic Named 2006 Horse of the Year

January 17, 2007

At the final social event of the 2007 Annual Meeting in Louisville, Ky., the much-anticipated Farnam/Platform USEF Horse of the Year Awards celebrated the equestrian world's hardest working athletes--the horses--from across the spectrum of horse... Read More

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Stadium Jumping Inc. Releases Official Statement on Wellington Outbreak

December 14, 2006

In light of the apparent outbreak of an infectious equine disease within the equestrian community of Wellington, Stadium Jumping, Inc. has announced that this weekend's AGA National Championship and the Christmas Festival Horse Show have been... Read More

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Public Invited to Design a Show Jumping Fence for the 2008 Olympics

November 29, 2006

A fence design competition was launched Nov. 27, aiming to promote interest in the equestrian events at the 2008 Olympics, which will be held for the first time ever on Chinese soil, in Hong Kong.

The fences should convey the themes of... Read More

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Show Jumping Legend Gem Twist Euthanatized at 27

November 21, 2006

Gem Twist, a legend of the show jumping circuit, was euthanatized Saturday, Nov. 18. According to a U.S. Equestrian Federation press release, the decision was made to euthanatize hm after he sustained a pulled muscle that rendered hi... Read More

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Top Eventing Rider Amy Tryon Joins Team UlcerGard

November 09, 2006

Merial has announced that top eventing rider and 2006 World Equestrian Games Bronze Medalist, Amy Tryon will become the newest member of Team UlcerGard. Tryon will join other top equestrian athletes, including Darren Chiacchia, John Williams, an... Read More

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Ride Rolex With a Pro: New Equestrian Video Game Available in November

September 14, 2006

The morning of an event always sends chills down my spine as I imagine the thrill of clearing a jump while anticipating the next hurdle around the bend. Amidst the eyes of the spectators, the calm ebb and flow of my horse's breath, and the visceral... Read More

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WEG Photo Gallery: Individual "Round Robin" Show Jumping Final

September 02, 2006

The top four riders in preliminary individual show jumping competition had to face a final round in which each jumped the course four times--once on their own horse, plus a round on each competitor's horse.... Read More