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FEI Clean Sport Commission Moves Ahead

FEI Anti-Doping and Medication Commission Chair Arne Ljungqvist, FEI First Vice President Sven Holmberg and FEI Secretary General Alexander McLin met yesterday, 16 December, to plot the way forward for the Commission recently established by the FEI General Assembly. The subject matter to be addressed by the Commission’s members is vast and falls into the […]
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Show Jumping to be in the First Summer Youth Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the sports competitions programme for the first Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be held in Singapore in 2010, as well as the qualification system for each event. Showjumping, the sole discipline representing equestrian sport, will see a total of 30 riders between 17 and 18 years of […]
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Dr. Cesar Parra is now a U.S. Citizen

Wellington, FL – In a ceremony held at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday, December 12, dressage rider Dr. Cesar Parra took the Oath of Allegiance for Naturalized Citizens and was sworn in as a United States citizen. Dr. Parra, who represented his native Colombia at Olympic Games, World […]
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Rhinelander to Compete at 2008 FEI Young Rider Dressage World Cup Final

Ottawa, ON – Jessica Rhinelander of St. John’s, NL, will represent Canada at the fourth annual FEI Young Rider Dressage World Cup Final, to be held December 17–21, 2008, in Frankfurt, GER. Rhinelander was identified by the FEI as the Canadian representative for the World Cup based on her 2008 results at FEI competitions. She […]
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Evi Strasser Competes at CDI Stockholm

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Olympian Evi Strasser competed in the Grand Prix tour at the CDI-W Stockholm in, Sweden, November 28-30, 2008 which served as the second World Cup Qualifier event for the Western European World Cup Dressage League.   Strasser and Quantum Tyme, a 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding (Quattro x Argentinius), started the competition off with a […]
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Lamaze Claims Victory in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland – Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, ended his 2008 competition season by claiming victory in the €175,000 Rolex World Cup Grand Prix in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday, December 14. From a starting field of 40 horses, 11 jumped clear to advance to the jump-off. Lamaze and Hickstead were the ninth horse-rider […]
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Piro Positive Horses can Compete at WEG 2010

Lexington, Ky – After years of research and planning, a much awaited plan that allows piroplasmosis positive horses to compete in the Alltech 2010 World Equestrian Games (WEG) was announced at November’s FEI General Assembly, by the World Games 2010 Foundation in coordination with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the USDA’s Animal and […]
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Court of Arbitration for Sport’s Decision in the Case of Jessica Kurten

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the case involving horse Castle Forbes Maike ridden by Jessica Kuerten (IRL) at CSIO La Baule (FRA) in 2007. The decision of the FEI Tribunal rendered on 7 May 2008 is confirmed and the appeal filed by Jessica Kuerten against this decision is […]
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CBC Bold Receives 2008 Dressage Canada Media Award of Excellence

Ottawa, ON—Dressage Canada is proud to announce that CBC Bold is the recipient of the Dressage Canada Media Award of Excellence in recognition of their outstanding television coverage of all the equestrian sports at the 2008 Olympic Games held in Hong Kong, China.   CBC Bold provided complete same-day coverage of not only the dressage […]
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Canadians Successful at Ocala Florida CCI Three-Day Event

Ottawa, ON—Canadians Lisa Marie Fergusson, Mike Winter and Rebecca Howard closed out the international eventing season in North America with top place finishes highlighted by fault-free cross country performances at the CCI 2* and CCI 1* Ocala Three Day Event and Horse Trials, held November 14–16, 2008, at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, FL. […]