Italian Grand Prix rider Anna Paprocka-Campanella has definitely moved on to greater things after the sale of her star horse Andretti H to Laura Bechtolsheimer. Not only has she successfully introduced her rising Grand Prix horse Prego to international level competition
Canadian Olympian Evi Strasser has concluded the 2008 equestrian year with much success. Most recently she finished eleventh in the Grand Prix Kur to Music at the World Cup Qualifier in London, Great Britain.
On December 13, 2008, Eurodressage published in its "What's Happening" section the surprising news that Holland's most famous FEI dressage pony, Power and Paint, has been retired from competition due to recurrent soundness issues.
In a ceremony held at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday, December 12, dressage rider Dr. Cesar Parra took the Oath of Allegiance for Naturalized Citizens and was sworn in as a United States citizen.
The European individual bronze medal winning FEI dressage pony Tim tested positive to medication at the 2008 European Pony Championships in Avenches, Switzerland, July 27, 2008. Tim's urine tested positive to lidocaine