With three more days to go until the 22 Manfred Swarovski Memorial Show, the CDI Fritzens is gearing up for top legel sport on 1 - 3 July 2016. Pepo Puch, the 2012 Paralympic gold and bronze medal winning rider will be traveling to the show with the Rio qualified Austrian para-team for the last selection trial.
Karen Pavicic of Surrey, British Columbia, had an impressive showing at the CDI 3* Thunderbird Touch of Class Dressage Show, held June 9-14, at the prestigious Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, BC, Canada. Eight riders in total lined up for the Grand Prix, whereas 10 riders competed in the small tour at Langley.
2016 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses
British Dressage, the dressage department of the British Equestrian Federation, has announced the horse-and-rider combinations that have been nominated to compete at the 2016 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo, The Netherlands, on 29 - 31 July 2016.
The 22nd Manfred Swarosvki Memorial Show in five days promises competitive fireworks at Evelyn and Klaus Haim-Swarovski's Schindlhof in Fritzens, Austria, on 1 - 3 July 2016. For the German team, headed by Isabell Werth, it is one of the last stations on the road to the Olympic Games and it is the perfect preparation for the CHIO Aachen.
American Steffen Peters and Akiko Yamazaki's 9-year old Rhinelander mare Rosamunde aced the CDI 3* Grand Prix at the 2016 CDIO Rotterdam on Friday 24 June 2016. The 3* Grand Prix was judged by the same panel as the 5* class to create a level field of play at this Olympic selection trial for Dutch, American and Australian short listed riders.