Focus

14/05/2017
Eurodressage F.O.C.U.S.

In 2011 Belgian young horse rider Tom Franckx and the Dutch warmblood stallion Bon Bravour made history by becoming Belgium's best scoring pair ever at the World Young Horse Championships. The elastic dark bay KWPN stallion became a favourite amongst breeders and had a short but succesful breeding career. The horse's talent did not go unnoticed and Bon Bravour moved to Anky's stable. However, within months the horse was pulled from breeding and injured himself. So where is he now?

03/04/2017
Eurodressage F.O.C.U.S.

Any rider who has had a horse suffer from travel sickness knows how stressful that can be. Particularly when you are usually on way to an important competition and you have enough to worry about! Flying around 5,500 - 6,000 horses every year, equine shipping company IRT has been operating for over 40 years with bases in the USA, New Zealand and Europe.

18/03/2017
Eurodressage F.O.C.U.S.

Former German team rider Matthias Rath swept the board in the small tour division at the 2017 CDI Valencia in Spain with Foundation and Sir Picardi. After the retirement of Totilas, the 32-year old rider has not been seen in the Grand Prix ring since August 2015. Rath disclosed to Eurodressage that his ambitions for top level sport have not waned.

17/03/2017
Eurodressage F.O.C.U.S.

In 2013 the Oldenburg reserve licensing champion Floricello made a splash by winning the silver medal at the 2013 World Young Horse Championships in Verden under Andreas Helgstrand. At the same time the liver chestnut stallion was beginning to prove his worth as a breeding stallion and a sale to Sara Marburg from Munich soon followed. Since then Floricello has disappeared from the scene. Where is he now?

13/03/2017
Canadian Dressage News

Canadian Grand Prix rider Cindy Ishoy retreated from the limelight on the international dressage scene after the unexpected passing of her husband Neil on 4 November 2015. The multiple Canadian team rider has not given up on dressage though and with her new rides San Remo and Scarlett she has found a silver lining.

07/03/2017
Eurodressage F.O.C.U.S.

Melanie Campbell (née Schmerglatt) will return as young horse guest rider at Australia's most prestigious international dressage competition, the 2017 CDI Sydney CDI. With the focus of this year's competition switching to the next generation of dressage riders in the post-Olympic year, Sydney CDI also showcases some of Australia's most exciting up-and-coming young dressage horses.

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