The Italian Equestrian Federation (FISE) has nominated three Italian riders which will represent their country at the 2012 European Junior and Young Riders Championships in Berne, Switzerland, on 11 - 15 July 2012.
The Danish Equestrian Federation has confirmed that Denmark have been granted a fourth Olympic spot for an individual rider at the 2012 Olympic Games. Denmark is the fifth country eligble to send one individual combination extra to the Games
Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish Riders to represent the United States at the 19th World Maccabiah Games in Israel, July 17 - 30, 2013. For the first time ever the equestrian sports of Show Jumping and Dressage will be included.
Last week Canadian Grand Prix rider Evi Strasser has lost her 1996 Olympic Games' career making horse Lavinia at age 28. The black Hanoverian mare was enjoying a happy retirement at Wendy Cutts' yard near Toronto, Canada.
Dutch Grand Prix rider Sander Marijnissen has announced the retirement of his number one horse Moedwil. The 18-year old Dutch warmblood gelding will still be used for shows and demonstrations and then his training will gradually be minimized.