Steve Guerdat

Steve Guerdat Features at FEI Sports Forum

“Being open and transparent is vital to us as we are discussing matters which have the intention to, and most probably will, affect the future of our sport”, FEI President Ingmar De Vos said in his opening address at the fifth edition of the FEI Sports Forum in Lausanne (SUI) today. “By coming together to […]

Steve Guerdat Claims Second World Cup Jumping Title

Olympic champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, showed nerves of steel when galloping to victory at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final for the second year in a row today. The crowd in the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg (SWE) went wild after the 33-year-old rider produced two faultless rounds with the 10-year-old gelding Corbinian to claim […]

Steve Guerdat Takes on Rolex Grand Slam Again

The hometown favourite, Steve Guerdat, won the Rolex Grand Prix at the CHI Geneva, the third and final major event of the year in the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping at the Palexpo. The reigning Olympic gold medallist relegated Simon Delestre from France and the Canadian show jumper Eric Lamaze into second and third […]

Guerdat and Bichsel Cleared of Doping Charges

Swiss show jumpers Steve Guerdat and Alessandra Bichsel have been acquitted by the FEI Tribunal of wrongful or negligent behaviour concerning anti-doping proceedings initiated against them earlier this year. Both horses returned positive for the banned substances Codeine and Oripavine, and the controlled medication substance Morphine, following the CSIO5* at La Baule in France, in […]

FEI Tribunal Upholds Provisional Suspensions on Swiss Jumping Horses

The FEI Tribunal has maintained the two-month provisional suspensions on the three Swiss jumping horses Nino des Buissonnets (FEI ID FRA45550) and Nasa (FEI ID FRA45675), ridden by Steve Guerdat (SUI), and Charivari KG (FEI ID 102ZB26), ridden by Alessandra Bichsel (SUI). Two-month provisional suspensions were imposed on the horses on 20 July after they […]

FEI Tribunal Lifts Provisional Suspensions on Guerdat and Bichsel

The FEI Tribunal has lifted the provisional suspensions on Swiss Jumping riders Steve Guerdat and Alessandra Bichsel, following preliminary hearings for the two riders at the end of last week. The lifting of the provisional suspensions will come into force today, July 27th at midnight CEST (Swiss time). The FEI Tribunal’s decision is mainly based […]

Guerdat Gallops to Victory in Second-Round Thriller

Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat showed exactly why he’s the reigning Olympic champion when coming out on top in the gripping second round of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2015 Final at the Thomas & Mack arena in Las Vegas, USA tonight. Anthony D’Ambrosio’s course proved very tough indeed, and just six of the 32 starters […]

Steve Guerdat Gallops to Second Longines Victory in Gothenburg

Olympic champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, produced a brilliant performance from the 12-year-old mare, Albfuehren’s Paille, to record his second victory of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League at the final qualifying round in Gothenburg, Sweden today. In a desperate battle for those chasing the last remaining points that would earn them […]

Action Continues at CHI Al Shaqab

Day 2 of showjumping got underway in Doha, Qatar, with the small tour CSI3*, which was won by Rashid Towaim Al Marri riding Kannada. (This was the only chance to hear anything that sounds remotely like ‘Canada’ spoken over the PA here, as there are unfortunately no Canadians at this rich event.) This win marked […]

In Memoriam: Jalisca Solier

Swiss show jumper Steve Guerdat announced on his website that his 17-year-old mare, Jalisca Solier, whom he retired in December, was euthanized on January 26th following a pasture accident. A statement on Guerdat’s website explained, “While she was quietly grazing, a slip caused an irreparable fracture to her right front. So, we had to make […]