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Just days away from the event opening, the Normandy 2014 Organizing Committee gives us a reminder of the key information below so that spectators are accommodated at the different competition venues in the best possible conditions. All this detailed information is also available online on the official website: HERE!
After its traditional summer break the Spanish Riding School Vienna will open the new season on August 16th: As from this day the Lipizzaner stallions and their riders will again present the High School of Classical Horsemanship during regular performances. In order to be well prepared and show their best side the stallions and their riders have already started their training sessions today, August 5.
The evening CSI5* 1.50m class at Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard was won by the master of faster Harrie Smolders (NED) and his feisty mare Regina Z, who raced to the top of the class from early in the draw finishing in an unbeatable time of 38.19s.
Nine out of the Top 10 riders in the world, including Team GB’s Olympic show jumping Gold medalists, will compete on a unique stage in the heart of London in a few weeks time.
Megan Lane of Loretto, ON enjoyed an impressive debut at the CHIO Aachen, considered by many to be the world’s most prestigious annual equestrian event, held from July 15-20 in Aachen, Germany.
The Vermont Summer Festival hosted World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) week, showcasing several of the country’s top hunter riders and horses, from July 16 to 20 in East Dorset, VT.
Danielle Torano of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Woodstock won the $30,000 Otter Creek Grand Prix, presented by Hand Motors, on Saturday, July 19, at the Vermont Summer Festival in East Dorset, VT. Torano won the same event in 2011 riding Capitano.
Elle Young of Salina, KS, took home the Adirondack – Green Mountain Challenge title on Saturday, July 12, at the Vermont Summer Festival. Young rode to first place in the Small Junior Hunter 16-17 division aboard Boris, an eight-year-old Dutch Warmblood by Tenerife owned by her mother, Karen Young.
The Longines Global Champions Tour of Cascais, Estoril was won by the virtually unbeatable World No1 Scott Brash (GBR) and Hello Sanctos - the pair won last night’s big class and have now claimed their second LGCT Grand Prix win of the 2014 season.
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