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IOC Issues Anti-Doping Rules for Beijing 2008

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued the IOC Anti-Doping Rules (for human athletes) which will be applied during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Tougher Rules and Significant Increase in Number of Tests Allied with an increase in the number of tests: up from 3,600 in Athens to 4,500 in Beijing, whereby as a general […]
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Case of Alleged Abuse at CCI 3* Barroca d’Alva

A hearing with the FEI Tribunal in the case of alleged abuse, involving Madeleine Brugman (NED), Andrew Hoy (AUS), and the horse Sundancer 6 at CCI 3* Barroca d’Alva (POR), 5 to 9 March 2008, was held today. The hearing took place at the FEI headquarters in Lausanne. Apart from the three-member panel of the […]
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Schleese named “Best of the Best”

In its annual awards and recognition program, renowned equestrian trades magazine Tack’n’Togs’ has named Jochen Schleese Equestrian Manufacturer of the Year under its “Best of the Best for 2008” title. He is featured in a four page spread  “Helping Horses Worldwide” in the May 2008 issue.  Jochen Schleese invited to teach at German National Training […]
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Diane Creech and Devon L Win Prix St. Georges & Intermediaire I at Paxton CDI 3*

Ottawa, Ontario—Canadian riders dominated the Advanced division at the Paxton Spring Classic CDI3* held May 9–11 in Ohio, USA.   The winning streak kicked off with the Prix St Georges class where Diane Creech rode to victory with Devon L, Douglas Leatherdale’s eight-year-old Hanoverian gelding sired by De Niro, scoring 68.650%. Fellow Canadian rider Gillian […]
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Canadians Show Jumpers Reign in Spain Again

Madrid, Spain –  For the second time during Madrid’s four-day international show jumping tournament, Canadians reigned supreme.  2007 Pan American Games individual gold medalist Jill Henselwood, of Oxford Mills, Ontario, defeated 43 other entries to win the Grand Prix of Madrid. In an 11-way tie-breaker, she bettered fellow Canadian team member Eric Lamaze, of Schomberg, […]
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Jessica Phoenix and Mike Winter Earn Top Five Finishes at Jersey Fresh CCI 3*

Ottawa, ON—2007 Pan American Games teammates Jessica Phoenix of Uxbridge, ON, and Michael Winter of originally of Toronto, ON, and now residing in Newnan, GA, contested a top place finish in the CCI 3* division, with Jessica overtaking Mike on the third day and both placing in the top five, at the 2008 Jersey Fresh […]
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Top Four Finishes for Boylen and Gachino at München CDI 3*

Ottawa, Ontario—Canadian Olympian Christilot Boylen earned admirable results at the CDI 3* München, held May 1–4, 2008, in Germany.   Boylen, a current resident of Rittingen, Germany, contested the Grand Prix division, paired with the talented 14-year-old Baden-Wurttemberger gelding Gachino (Gardez x China Town), owned by Mr. and Mrs. Hermosilla.   They started the competition […]
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Millar and Lamaze Have Winning Day in Europe

MADRID, SPAIN –  It was Canada Day in Spain as Ian Millar, of Perth, Ontario, and Eric Lamaze, of Schomberg, Ontario, kicked off the international show jumping tournament in Madrid with back-to-back wins. During the day’s three international competitions, Lamaze also logged a second place. 61-year-old, eight-time Olympian Ian Millar was victorious in the biggest […]
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Chiacchia Working Towards Full Recovery

Boston – Darren Chiacchia is making positive progress after a life threatening accident during the Red Hills Horse Trials on March 15.  The Olympic medal winner is showing signs of improvement and is eager to pick up where he left off. Other than having some slight pain in the rib area, Darren doesn’t appear to […]
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