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Hugh Graham Wins $50,000 Ocala Jumping Classic Grand Prix

Ocala, Florida – Canada’s Hugh Graham closed out the two-week Ocala Jumping Classic by winning the $50,000 Ocala Jumping Classic Grand Prix, Presented by Brook Ledge Inc., held Sunday, April 12, at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, Florida. Course designer Catalina Cruz of Mexico set a track that saw nine members of the 30-horse […]
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Australian Megan Jones Takes First Win of HSBC FEI World Cup™ Eventing Season

Olympic silver medallist Megan Jones (AUS) and her home-bred Kirby Park Irish Jester proved invincible when they led from start to finish at the first HSBC FEI World Cup™ Eventing qualifier of 2009 at the Mitavite International Horse Trials at Kihikihi (NZL). Jones enjoyed an impressive 10-penalty margin over last year’s winners, Heelan Tompkins (NZL) […]
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International Reining Celebrity Challenge at the 2009 Rolex FEI World Cup Final

Las Vegas, NV – The 2009 Rolex FEI World CupTM Finals in Las Vegas present the world’s best horses and riders in show jumping and dressage. It will also showcase some of the world’s best riders competing in a reining demonstration on April 18. Participating in the reining demonstration are dressage riders Anky Van Grunsven, […]
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Ashley Holzer to Represent Canada at the 2009 FEI Dressage World Cup Final

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Olympian Ashley Holzer will head down the centerline at the 2009 Federation Equestre International (FEI) Dressage World Cup Final taking place April15–19, 2009, in Las Vegas, NV. As the top Canadian rider in the North American World Cup League, Holzer originally from Toronto, ON, but now a current resident of New York, NY, […]
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2009 HSBC World Cup™ Eventing Starts

The eagerly-awaited 2009 HSBC FEI World Cup ™ Eventing season kicks off this weekend at the ‘down under’ venue of Kikikihi in New Zealand’s North Island. It will be staged during Easter on April 10-12 and will be the first of the nine prestigious world-wide qualifiers. Twenty riders from New Zealand and Australia • For […]
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Charlotte Jumper Classic, CSI 5* to Host Top Show Jumpers

Charlotte, NC – The 2009 Charlotte Jumper Classic, CSI 5* will be held this week on April 10-12 at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC. The highlight event is the $450,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte. Many of the top show jumpers in the world will be in Charlotte to compete for the best […]
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Two Horses of HH Sheikh Al Maktoum Withdrawn from Competition

Through his official representative, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Friday, 3rd April 2009, took the unprecedented step, for an FEI athlete, of contacting the FEI’s Legal Department to advise them that, following routine post competition testing carried out by Sheikh Mohammed’s own personnel, his team had reported to him positive tests in […]
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Jessica Ruppel Involved in Hit-and-Run

Eventer, Jessica Ruppel of Fergus, ON, was involved in a hit-and-run accident last week as she rode a promising young horse along a rural road on a hack with a friend. Collingwood OPP are now investigating the incident, which left the three-year-old Hanoverian filly, Royal Symphony (aka Bella) dead and Ruppel with minor injuries. Ruppel […]
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Beth Underhill Wins $50,000 Ocala International Grand Prix

Ocala, Florida – Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill won the $50,000 Ocala International Grand Prix, Presented by Brook Ledge Inc., held Sunday, April 5, during the first of two weeks of competition at the Ocala Jumping Classic held at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, Florida. A total of 27 horses attempted the track set by […]