The International Dressage Riders Club (IDRC) announced to its members the following change in the FEI Regulations regarding consolation competitions: For rider and horse combinations who do not qualify for the Grand Prix Special or Freestyle
The Dutch A-team FEI pony Da Vinci has been sold to the 12-year old Tara Trachsler. Da Vinci was previously campaigned by Henriette Ruitenbeek, who is making the transition to junior riders level this year.
The Equestrian Federation of Australia (EFA) has announced the dressage squads for 2007. The Australian National Selection Panel for Dressage has confirmed three national squads, which will now also form the Olympic Shadow Team for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
The Dutch Equestrian Federation announced the combinations which have been submitted to the A and B-teams for the 2007 show season. Following a team selection trial in Maren-Kessel last weekend, the senior chef d'equipe Sjef Janssen
It is official, Rafael Soto's Andalusian stallion Invasor has been retired. The 17-year old grey stallion was retired in a public ceremony at the 2006 SICAB, the National Breed Championships of the Pure Spanish Horse in Seville, Spain, the last week of November 2006.