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Ranking leader and World Number 1 Scott Brash (GBR) stole the show with Hello Forever in Qatar in a sensational prelude to the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Doha. The stunning night lights of AL SHAQAB illuminated a dramatic duel between Scott and Rolf-Göran Bengtsson (SWE) in a taste of what lies ahed in a spellbinding climax to the season tomorrow. In the end Rolf came agonisingly close to victory with a stunning round on his grey stallion Clarimo ASK, finishing just seven tenths of a second behind Scott.
Ten More Riders Return Home as National Champions After Final Day of US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®
Adult amateur riders showing off their Third Level freestyles were first in the Alltech Arena early Sunday morning, but it was the final competitor down centerline who impressed the judges the most on the last day of national championship action at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, held November 5-8, 2015 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.
Marco Kutscher and Van Gogh Claim Top Prize in the Longines Grand Prix at the Second Annual Longines Masters of Los Angeles
Four days of champion caliber show jumping action at the Longines Masters of Los Angeles culminated in Sunday afternoon’s Longines Grand Prix. Thirty-six of the world’s best riders competed in the grand finale of the American leg of the Longines Masters series for $450,000 in prize money, the largest purse in any United States indoor competition. Marco Kutscher and Van Gogh stunned the crowd with a jump-off time of 37.04 seconds to become the first ever winner of the new Longines Masters Series Trophy.
America’s Jessica Springsteen wowed the crowds in the final CSI5* Gaston Glock’s Vienna Masters Prix with her 12 year old bay mare Davendy S. The two round competition saw the world’s top riders take centre stage one final time under the stunning setting of the Rathaus (City Hall) as crowds packed the grandstands to witness the stars of show jumping in action.
Another Record-Setting Competition Comes to a Close at Great American/USDF Region 7 & California Dressage Society Championship Show
Despite triple-digit temperatures, more than 300 competitors found a way to beat the heat and celebrate a final day of outstanding championship competition at the 48th Annual California Dressage Society (CDS) Annual Championship Show and Great American Insurance Group/United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Region 7 Championships, being held September 17-20, 2015 in Rancho Murieta, Calif.
If you're an eventer, you know every successful cross-country run starts in the same place -- in the start box, where your horse's attitude may set the tone for the entire competition. You'd like him to be confident, alert, and relaxed, standing obediently for the countdown while you do your last-second adjustments of your stopwatch and crop ... and then leave the start box on the word 'go' in a smooth acceleration to his first fence.
Triple Crown Nutrition®, Inc. Named Official Feed Sponsor of the U.S. Eventing, Show Jumping, and Dressage Teams
Wayzata, Mn, September 1, 2015 – Triple Crown Nutrition is proud to announce a new partnership with The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). Triple Crown Nutrition is now the Official Feed Sponsor of the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team, the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team, and the U.S. Dressage Team.
Patrice Delaveau (FRA) took a stunning win in the final speed class of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome ahead of home favourites Lorenzo de Luca (ITA) and Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.
An exciting evening of international show jumping took place complimented by equestrian exhibitions, live music and a dazzling display of fireworks during the Mercedes-Benz Evening of the Horse Friday night at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament.
Jonathan McCrea of East Windsor, CT, and Aristoteles V, owned by Candy Tribble, earned Equis Boutique’s “Best Presented Horse” honors at the FEI Horse Inspection HITS Saugerties preceding the Canadian Pacific $1 Million Grand Prix FEI-CSI 5*, presented by Wells Fargo.
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