The Central Park Horse Show has announced the twelve riders which have accepted the invitation to ride in the Central Park Dressage Challenge. This non-competitive Dressage event, held on 20 September 2014 at the Trump Rink in New York City's Central Park, will showcase some of the world's top horses and riders against a backdrop of skyscrapers in one of the world's most iconic venues.
Breaking news has just arrived from the German Equestrian Federation. Matthias Alexander Rath and Totilas will not be competing at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Caen, which start on Monday 25 August 2014. The 14-year old black stallion has injured himself and is not fit to compete.
In a nail-biting climax, Hickstead CDI3* hosted the final qualifying leg in which top international dressage partnerships battled it out for a place in the Mount St John Dressage Future Elite Championship at this year’s Horse of the Year Show (HOYS). Following top performances from all riders, the final six spots for this year’s final, which will be held at the NEC, Birmingham, on Friday 10th October, have now been confirmed.
Danish Sandra Aagaard Hyrm and her German Riding Pony stallion Der Harlekin B won the 2014 Danish FEI Pony Championships held in Vilhelmsborg, Denmark on 14 - 17 August 2014. The silver medal went to Sara van Deurs Petersen, the bronze to Anne Sophie Sorensen.
FEI press release -- The crackle of electricity is in the air ahead of the much-anticipated opening to the Dressage discipline at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Caen, Normandy (FRA) on 25 August. In the history of this exacting sport there has never been a more fascinating contest in prospect for both the team and individual medals, and some very big questions will be answered over the coming days.