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$125,000 CN Grand Prix

Bromont, PQ – The 33rd  edition of the International Bromont, presented by CN, ended on an excellent note with $125,000, 1.60m CN Grand Prix, a CSI*** event. Course designer, Brazilian Guilherme Jorge, put out all the stops with a difficult course composed of thirteen fences, including a water jump, a double and triple combination for […]
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FEI Tribunal Takes a Decision in Sundancer 6 Case

The FEI Tribunal has made a decision in the case of alleged abuse committed by Madeleine Brugman (NED) and Andrew Hoy (AUS) on the horse Sundancer 6. The alleged abuse consisted in the use of spiked bell boots – overreach boots used on the horse’s forelegs in which metal spikes are inserted so that, when […]
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Canadian Olympic Dressage Team Prepares for Hong Kong

Ottawa, ON—Dressage Canada announces that it will be sending a team of three horse/rider combinations to the 2008 Olympic Games without a travelling reserve combination.  Unfortunately, the previous travelling reserve combination, Evi Strasser and Quantum Tyme, will be unable to be part of the team going to Hong Kong.   The team of Ashley Holzer […]
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Canadian Young Horse Jumper Development at CornerStone

Halton Place, Ontario – Ainsley Vince and Frieda topped the Seven and Eight-Year-Old Division when the fourth event in the 2008 Canadian Young Horse Development Series was held during the Cornerstone Horse Show from June 18-22 in Halton Place, ON. Vince of Milton, ON, has developed Frieda through the Canadian Young Horse Series, winning both […]
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FEI Appoints Communications Director

Richard Johnson (GBR) has been appointed to the new position of FEI Director of Communications following an extensive and open international search. Richard, who is currently Head of Media of The Children’s Society, will join the FEI on 1 September. The Children’s Society is a leading charity dedicated to the care of young people and […]
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Pre-Olympic Export Quarantine Has Begun

Eventing & Dressage: Based on the health regulations for import and export of horses to Hong Kong, the seven-day Pre-Olympic Export Quarantine (PEQ) started on Thursday 17 July for all qualified nations with horses having been confirmed as eligible to participate in the 2008 Olympic Games Eventing and Dressage competitions. Should a nation (with a […]
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Todd Minikus Prevails in Bromont

Bromont, PQ – The 33rd edition of the International Bromont closed its first week of competition with the $60,000 World Cup qualifier. Everything was set-up for a spectacular show with lots of questions: could Mario Deslauriers rouse the crowd by winning a second year in a row? Would American Alison Firestone Robitaille get a second […]
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Canadian Eventing Adopts Rule Modifications to Promote Safety

Ottawa, ON—Following careful consideration the Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) has approved the following modifications to the 2008 Equine Canada Rules for Eventing—for implementation effective August 1, 2008. The rule changes were submitted by the Canadian Eventing Safety Committee and adopt the principles of the Federation Equestre International (FEI) rules. In addition the CEC have updated […]
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CEO of World Games 2010 Steps Down

John Long, Chair of the World Games 2010 Foundation, the organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, announced today that Jack Kelly, the Chief Executive Officer of the Games, will be stepping down at month’s end. Kelly has agreed to stay on in an advisory role as long as needed. “With the key […]
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WEG 2010 CEO Resigns

John Long, Chair of the World Games 2010 Foundation, the organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, announced today that Jack Kelly, the Chief Executive Officer of the Games, will be stepping down at month’s end. Kelly has agreed to stay on in an advisory role as long as needed. “With the key […]