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July 24, 2014

Switzerland Names World Games Dressage Team

The Swiss Association for Equestrian Sports announced their selections for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games dressage team on July 22.

The team is as follows:

Caroline Häcki with Rigoletto Royal CH

Hans Staub with Warbeau

Melanie Hofmann with GB Cazzago CH

Marcela Krinke Susmelj with Smeyers Molberg

The dressage team is led by Evelyne Niklaus at the World Games. 

July 24, 2014

Switzerland Announces World Games Show Jumping Team

The Swiss Association for Equestrian Sports announced their selections for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games show jumping team on July 24.

The team is as follows:

Romain Duguet with Quorida you Treho

Paul Estermann with Castlefield Eclipse

Steve Guerdat with Nino des Buissonnets or Nasa

Jane Richard with Pablo de Virton

Pius Schwizer Oensingen with Toulago or Quidam du Vivier

The team is led by Chef d'Equipe Andy Kistler and the technical coach Thomas Fuchs. 

July 22, 2014

Steffen Peters Recovering From Pneumonia

After withdrawing from the Aachen CDIO***** (Germany) due to pneumonia and pleurisy that required hospitalization, Steffen Peters is back in the saddle. Both his top Grand Prix horse, Legolas 92, and his top small tour horse, Rosamunde, are based in Belgium currently.

July 21, 2014

Sweden Names World Games Dressage Team

Sweden named its dressage team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (France) on July 21. Coach Bo Jena will lead the team.

The team is:

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven on Don Auriello

Patrik Kittel on Watermill Scandic HBC (with Deja as alternate)

Minne Telde on Santana

Jeanna Hogberg on Darcia VH

The reserve pair is Cecilia Andren Dorselius on Lennox, who will attend the training camp.


July 21, 2014

Germany Names World Games Dressage Team

Germany’s equestrian federation has named its four-member team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France as of July 20.

The team is as follows:

Helen Langehanenberg on Damon Hill NRW

Matthias Rath on Totilas

Kristina Sprehe on Desperados FRH

Isabell Werth on Bella Rose (with Don Johnson FRH as alternate)

July 16, 2014

Lamaze Disqualified After Winning Aachen Youngsters Cup

After he was initially announced as the winner of the Aachen Sparkassen Youngsters Cup in Germany on July 15, Eric Lamaze was eliminated due to incorrect hind fetlock boots on his mount Check Picobello Z. Germany’s Denis Nielsen on Special One 2 won the class after Lamaze’s disqualification.

July 15, 2014

USEF Censures And Fines Torano Over Facebook Post

After a full day of judging on the first day of last year’s inaugural Pre-Green Incentive Program Championship (Ky.), held Aug. 14-15, Don Stewart logged onto his Facebook account and posted about his issues with the day’s events and the championship format.

July 11, 2014

Ringside Chat With Mackinzie Pooley: Learning In Europe

After a successful FEI Young Rider career, Mackinzie Pooley stepped into Grand Prix classes in 2013. With Partous, a 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood (Juventus—Ladyway, Hemmingway) formerly ridden by Pooley’s trainer David Wightman, Pooley won Brentina Cup and FEI U25 Grand Prix classes at the Del Mar CDI*** (Calif.), Capistrano Dressage International CDI (Calif.) and Dressage Getaway (Calif.) this year.

July 10, 2014

Pierre Genecand Submits Official Candidacy For FEI Presidency

The Swiss Equestrian Federation has named Pierre E. Genecand as a candidate for the FEI presidency and submitted the official candidacy to the Fédération Equestre Internationale today, July 10. Genecand announced his intention to run in April this year.

July 8, 2014

Canada Names World Games Dressage Team

The Dressage Canada Selection Panel has announced the names of the Canadian Dressage Team who will compete in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, Aug. 23-Sept. 7. Selected according to the qualification thresholds and selection procedures, four rider/horse combinations are named to the team.

Named to the team in alphabetical order are:

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