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Werth and Satchmo Win Opening Leg of World Cup Dressage

German dressage ace Isabell Werth threw down the gauntlet with a clear victory in the first leg of the 2010/2011 Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage series in Odense, Denmark. Last to go, and chasing the target set by Denmark’s Princess Nathalie Zu Sayn Wittgenstein who pipped her for the honours in yesterday’s Grand Prix, […]
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Annual Fall Classic Breeders’ Sale Concludes Successfully

The 16th annual Fall Classic Breeders’ Sale, offered by the Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association, wrapped up another great year on October 17th. The barns were buzzing and the seats full with additional viewers looking on via live streaming video. This European format sale allowed buyers a day and a half […]
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All Human Athletes at WEG Negative for Prohibited Substances

The FEI has today announced that all urine samples taken from athletes competing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ have tested negative for prohibited substances. The announcement comes just one week after the FEI revealed that all equine blood and urine samples were also free of prohibited substances. “Clean sport is one of […]
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Peter Barry Top Canadian at CCI 3* Fair Hill International

Peter Barry of Dunham, QC was the top Canadian rider in the CCI 3* division at the Dansko Fair Hill International Three Day Event held October 14–17, 2010, in Elkon, MD, USA.  Barry finished in fourth place with Kilrodan Abbott, 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding owned by the rider and his wife, Susan Barry. After […]
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Rottinghuis Announces O’Connor and Hodson as His FEI Vice Presidential Candidates

Henk Rottinghuis, Presidential candidate for the FEI, announced that he would be joined in the Presidency by two of the most respected names in equestrian sport. They are 2000 Olympic gold medallist, current President of the United States Equestrian Federation, Chair of FEI Group IV and FEI Bureau member, David O’Connor, as 1st Vice-President; and […]
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Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games By the Numbers

In addition to an incredible host city and state, the world’s best athletes, and the friendliest volunteer workforce in the world, it took a lot to stage the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Here’s a look at the 16 days of September 25 through October 10, by the numbers: 507,022 attendees 16,800 feet of bike […]
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Eric Lamaze Named Owner of the Year

For the second year running, Eric Lamaze and John Fleischhacker, joint-owners of the 14 year-old bay stallion Hickstead, have been awarded the prestigious title of “Owner of the Year” by the Jumping Owners Club. Hickstead and Lamaze continued their superb form to maintain their position as the most successful horse and rider combination in 2009. […]
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Ahlmann Wins Opening Rolex Leg at Oslo

Christian Ahlmann won the opening leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series at Oslo in Norway this afternoon where German riders scooped the top three places.  And Ahlmann’s victory was all-the-more creditable for the fact that the 36 year old rider suffered the tragic loss of one of his […]
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All Equine Samples from WEG Negative

The FEI has announced today that all blood and urine samples taken from horses competing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ were negative for all prohibited substances. Under FEI Veterinary Regulations, samples from a minimum of 5% of competing horses are tested, but almost 11% of the 752 horses competing in Kentucky were […]
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Bob Ballard

Bob Ballard, a well-known horseman and former Canadian Equestrian Team captain from 1950-58, passed away on October 13th. He was 96. Born in Saskatchewan, Ballard’s father, veterinarian Dr. William Ballard, founded the famous Dr. Ballard’s dog food company, the first of its kind in Canada, which his son later took over. As a teenager, he […]