Nicola Philippaerts

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Nicola Philippaerts Wins $50,000 Weston Canadian Open

Belgium’s Nicola Philippaerts scored victory in the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open on Friday night, November 13, at the Royal Horse Show®, held as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in downtown Toronto, ON. British course designer Richard Jeffery set a challenging speed track for the starting field of 21 entries. With high speed came […]
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Belgium’s Nicola Philippaerts Takes the $75,000 GroupBy Big Ben Challenge

The initial track of 16 jumping efforts set at 1.60m by course designer Guilherme Jorge of Brazil, was set with a tight time allowed of 79 seconds. The first two riders in the ring (Canada’s Ian Millar and Quentin Judge for the United States) both jumped clean, but for one single time fault. Fortunately American […]
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Royal Horse Show Welcomes Top International Riders

The 90th Royal Horse Show welcomes an outstanding lineup of international riders to Toronto. They will compete this week in matinee and evening competitions including the $100,000 Hickstead FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix (Wednesday, November 7), the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open (Friday, November 9) and the $75,000 Ricoh Big Ben Challenge (Saturday, November 10.) The riders […]
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Royal Horse Show Welcomes Top Equestrians

The exciting Royal Horse Show returns to the Ricoh Coliseum as part of the 90th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, November 2-11, 2012. Over a thousand horses of all shapes and sizes are guaranteed to thrill and astound the entire family with their grace, power, beauty and athleticism. The Royal Horse Show combines the best in […]
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