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First Leg of Global Champions Tour

Doha, Qatar – The first leg of the Global Champions Tour, presented by CN and CN WorldWide, is also about Qatar’s bid for the 2016 Olympics; banners on dozens of buildings in the capital Doha advertise this fact. For this week, however, the capital of the Persian Guld State Qatar will host the first leg […]
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Trakehners International Darren Chiacchia Fundraiser

ATLANTA — Trakehners International and friends have joined together to host an online auction to raise funds for Darren Chiacchia, the International event rider who was critically injured in a fall on course at Red Hills Horse Trials on March 15, 2008. All bids are paid to the Equestrian Aid Foundation in Darren Chiacchia’s name, […]
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Traveling First Class

FEI – Martin Atock, Managing Director of the official Olympic horse transportation company Peden, tells a tale that contrasts the sophistication of 21st Century equine flight management with the less complicated methods employed in earlier times… In 1990 he was travelling to a show with a team of American horses and US Chef d’Equipe Frank […]
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Langley’s Leslie Reid Earns Olympic Qualifying Scores

Ottawa, ON-Canadian rider Leslie Reid competed at Golden State Dressage Festival CDI3* held April 3-6, 2008 in Rancho Murieta, California. On Friday, Reid, a Canadian Olympian from Langley, BC, rode Patricia Hatch’s Orion, a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding sired by Jazz, to a second place finish with a score of 67.458% in the Grand Prix […]
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Leslie Reid Enjoys Two Top Three Finishes at CDI 3* Burbank

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Olympian, Leslie Reid rode to two top three finishes at Festival of the Horse CDI3* held March 28–30, 2008 in Burbank, California. As one of the official qualifying events for the U.S. Olympic selection trials, the Burbank CDI 3* had several U.S. Olympic team contenders including former Olympians Stephen Peters, Debbie McDonald, as […]
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Hawley Bennett Finishes Third at CIC 3* Galway Downs

Ottawa, ON—Canadian eventers were competitive in both east and west coast competitions over the March 28th–30th weekend.  On the west coast, Canadian Olympian, Hawley Bennett and her longtime partner, Livingstone, finished in third place in the CIC 3* division at Galway Downs International Horse Trials, in Temecula, California, while Nicole Parkin of Orangeville, ON, and […]
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Greenhawk Helps Fight Cancer

During the month of April Greenhawk has partnered with the Canadian Cancer Society to help raise money for cancer research.   Throughout the month of April paper daffodils will be available for sale at Greenhawk locations across Canada. The daffodils will be available at a cost of $2 each with all proceeds going to the Canadian […]
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Canadian Dressage Riders Set Their Sights on the 2008 Olympic Dressage Team

Ottawa, ON—Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the riders who have declared their intention to vie for a spot on Canada’s 2008 Olympic Dressage Team. Declared riders for the Canadian Olympic Dressage Team: Rider / Horse Christilot Boylen / Gachino Jacqueline Brooks / Gran Gesto Jacqueline Brooks / Balmoral Lorraine Chappell / Carpatino Wendy Christoff […]
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HSBC for Sponsor Global Eventing

HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC) has forged a partnership with the international governing body for equestrian sport, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) that will see the world’s local bank sponsor Eventing globally. As part of this ground-breaking engagement, HSBC has not only become the exclusive financial services partner of the FEI but has made a firm […]
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