Editorials

Editorials

01/03/2016
Opinions

When the rules for individual qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics were released, FEI score statician David Stickland immediately warned the hotshots in charge of the major flaws and room for corruption the system left. Last weekend, Stickland's foreboding became truth. At the 2016 CDI Moscow a Russian rider achieved an incredible feat: improving one's personal best Grand Prix score by almost 6%. The second placed rider achieved a similar staggering climb which upset the Olympic Ranking List and has meddled with the chances of Olympic representation for Belgium, Ireland, Poland and Portugal.

Columnists

16/01/2016
Opinions

Guest columnist of the week is Alice Collins, Horse & Hound Dressage and Sport Horse Editor. Collins in the Dressage and Sport Horse Editor of Horse & Hound magazine in the UK. A rider, breeder and equine AI technician herself, she has worked in equestrian media for seven years after spending five years training with various dressage riders and gaining teaching qualifications in the industry.

Wayne´s World

02/03/2015
Wayne's World

IDRC secretary-general Wayne Channon is joining the debate on Eurodressage about the popularization of the dressage sport through the improvement of the judging system Responding to Stephen Clarke's letter to the editor on the high-low score scratch and David Stickland's proposal for a detailed "HiLo Drop"

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