The Canadian Show Jumping Team is currently standing sixth following the opening day of competition on September 2 at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Caen, France. Individually, Ian Millar of Perth, ON, currently sits in eighth position.
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.
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.
The final class of the first historic Longines Global Champions Tour of Paris Eiffel Jumping, the Gucci Gold Cup, was won by the one and only Marcus Ehning (GER) with Sabrina, a rider who has has a spectacular show, as he also finished 3rd in last night’s LGCT Grand Prix with Cornado NRW and 2nd in yesterday morning’s class with Sabrina.
The top seven riders in the Longines FEI World Ranking head up a fantastic line-up for the Longines Global Champions Tour Paris Eiffel Jumping, presented by Gucci, which begins tomorrow morning at 9am in front of sold out stands and a packed VIP.
Venezuela’s Angel Karolyi claimed redemption in a thrilling rematch versus Quentin Judge of the United States to win the $210,000 Cenovus Energy Classic Derby at the CSI5* Spruce Meadows ‘North American’ tournament in Calgary, AB.
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