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Canadian Pony Club Sandra Sillcox Memorial Awards

The Sandra Sillcox Memorial Awards are in recognition of the Canadian Pony Club’s 75th Anniversary and of long-time supporter, Sandra Sillcox. These awards are for 2009 only. Sandra Sillcox started her Pony Club career in the Eglinton Pony Club in 1946, where she later achieved her A.  As an adult, she was DC of Toronto North […]
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FEI Appoints General Counsel

Lisa Lazarus has joined the FEI as General Counsel to manage and oversee the organisation’s legal activities. Lisa, who holds Canadian and US citizenship, comes to us after almost ten (10) years at the National Football League (NFL), where she was based primarily in New York (USA) as in-house counsel and then more recently in […]
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Swiss Take First Leg of the Meydan Nations’ Cup

In a fantastic fight to the finish, the Swiss team pipped the feisty Swedes for the very first Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ honours at La Baule in France today. After two gruelling rounds, the countries were tied on a score of eight faults each, so it came down to a thrilling jump-off between Swiss veteran […]
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Canadian Reining Selection Criteria for the 2010 Alltech FEI WEG

Ottawa, Ontario—The Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) and the High Performance sub-Committee of Equine Canada is pleased to announce that the selection criteria for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) is now posted on the Equine Canada website at http://www.equinecanada.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=525&Itemid=455.   The qualification period for the event is January 1, 2009 to July 5, […]
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British Get the Best at La Baule in the Meyden FEI Nations’ Cup™

The British team will have plenty of time to assess the challenges set by course-designer Frederic Cottier when last of the ten teams into the ring tomorrow for the opening leg of the Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ series at La Baule in France. The draw was made earlier today, and it is George Morris’s American […]
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HSBC FEI World Cup™: Chatsworth Preview

Mark Todd (NZL), the dual Olympic Champion who came out of an 8-year retirement in 2008, makes his first return to the Chatsworth International Horse Trials (GBR) since 2000. He will lend star quality to the 4th leg of the 2009 HSBC FEI World Cup™ Eventing competition, a class which has already attracted a star-studded […]
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Jean-Claude Van Geenberghe 1962-2009

International Jumping rider Jean-Claude Van Geenberghe (BEL / UKR), 46, passed away on Saturday 9 May while competing at an event in the Ukraine, where he had recently taken up residency. Jean-Claude Van Geenberghe was widely known and respected on the international Jumping circuit, competing at the highest level. His exceptional riding skills were first […]
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Deitermann leads from the front at Marbach

The experienced pairing of Simone Deitermann (GER) and Flambeau H3 became the first European combination to post a win in the 2009 HSBC FEI World Cup™ Eventing, leading the qualifier at Marbach (GER) from start to finish. Deitermann, 28, scored 32.3 in the Dressage, establishing a clear lead of nearly 5 penalties over compatriot Dirk […]
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FEI Announces Composition of Ethics Panel

The FEI has announced the composition of the Ethics Panel formed to assess and further investigate practices among members of the German equestrian team. The Panel will be chaired by former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Lord Stevens (GBR). David O’Connor (USA), Olympic champion and President of the United States Equestrian Federation, Ken Lalo (ISR), chairman of […]
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Britain’s Oliver Townend Wins Badminton

Oliver Townend realised a lifelong dream when he won the 60th anniversary Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials and, at 26, became the youngest British rider to win since the likes of Ginny Elliot and Lucinda Green in the 1980s and 1970s. Townend, a hugely successful and hard-working rider on the national circuit in Britain, not […]