Tuesday, May. 28, 2024

DRESSAGE

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People will remember the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, for all kinds of reasons, but one thing that won’t show up in the records is that it was the first major international games to feature serious helmet use in the dressage.
Even with a few breaks in their concentration, the British stars triumph with a big score for another gold.
The rising star of U.S. dressage made a name for herself on the international scene with an eighth place finish in the Special
What do you get when you put a five-time Olympic gold medalist riding what she thinks might be the best horse of her career, a Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final winner and an Olympian capable of scoring 80 percent on the same team? You get an Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games gold medal—and you get it with a healthy margin.

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She's riding for a country with very little history of upper-level dressage on the only Friesian in the World Games dressage competition! Read more about South African Chere Burger.
There’s the saying that you don’t need luck if you’re good enough. And then there’s the German team at this year’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which has been dealt a fair share of bad luck. They lost star Totilas to lameness last week, and then they drew the first spot here for the Grand Prix team competition—meaning Fabienne Lutekeimer on D’Agostina FRH started the tests at 8 a.m.
Do you know which of the U.S. dressage World Games team members has a degree in cosmetology? And who has a cousin eventing at the upper levels? We get you up close and personal with the team.
Two horses, including Edward Gal's new star, are off the Dutch team due to veterinary reasons.
One of the sport's biggest stars and the reigning individual World Champion won't be back to defend his title.

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