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FEI World Cup Finals
This past weekend [April 18th-22nd] the bestriders in the world competed against each otherin Las Vegas for the World Cup. Charles Mann,photographer of www.arnd.nl, was there tophotograph this exciting event. The Thomas &Mack centre was completely sold out and theenthousiastic spectators watched how Swiss riderBeat Mändli won the World Cup after a thrillingfinal on Sunday. The victory of dressage riderIsabell Werth didn’t come as a surprise, butw ... Read the full article

Exquis World Dressage Masters Friday Night Schedule
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 5--The schedule for training for competitors in the Exquis World Dressage Masters Grand Prix Freestyle under lights at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Friday night is: 7:10 PM to 7:55 PM 34 Christa Laarakkers and Oavtion 31 Anja Ploenzke and Le Mont d'Or 42 Tina Konyot and Calecto V 33 Mikala Munter Gundersen and Leonberg   8 PM - 8:45 PM 37 Steffen Peters and Ravel 46 Ashley Holzer and Po ... Read the full article

Isabell Werth & Warum Nicht Win Exquis World Dressage Masters Grand Prix Freestyle
CANNES, France, June 12- Isabell Werth rode Warum Nicht FRH to victory in the Exquis World Dressage Masters Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday night, the event providing the first victory for the German pair in more than a year and since returning to competition after a six-month break to give birth to a son. Isabell, competing in her third straight €100,000 (US$121,000) WDM CDI5*, scored 77.950 per cent with Belgium's Stefan van Ingelgem and Wi ... Read the full article

Totilas and Matthias Alexander Rath win the MEGGLE prize, Grand Prix Spécial CDIO
Was he going to win again? The attention of the crowd was focused on Matthias Alexander Rath and Totilas’ performance – could he possibly be beaten by his main rivals Laura Bechtolsheimer/Great Britain and Adelinde Cornelissen? Before Totilas entered the dressage arena, the score to beat had been set by the Dutch dressage rider Adelinde Cornelissen: 79.771 percent. Isabell Werth achieved the best German result with the 10-year-old E ... Read the full article

Werth Takes Her Second World Cup Dressage Title
Germany’s Isabell Werth and the eleven year-old Hannoverian gelding, Warum Nicht FRH, breezed past the rest of the field to steal the show in Vegas and become the convincing winner of the Rolex FEI World Cup Dressage Final at the Thomas & Mack center. The 1992 World Cup Champion scored 84.250% to be placed first by all five judges, which included two artistic scores over 90.000%, and a perfect 10 for music and interpretation; the only one in the ... Read the full article

Western European Dressage World Cup Qualifiers Decided
All the competitors in the last Western-European Qualifier for the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final to be held in Las Vegas, April 18-22, 2007, rode like they had already entered the Final at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, March 22-24, 2007. "It was an amazing group of riders indeed with amazing Final-worth performances", said Jury President, Dutchman Ghislain Fouarge, who was recently confirmed as one of the judges for the 2008 Olympic Ga ... Read the full article

Gal Drawn Sixth to Go in Reem ACRA FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix
Defending champion Edward Gal (NED) will be sixth to go in the Grand Prix as the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Final gets underway in Leipzig, Germany tomorrow. The draw took place this evening, and the order of go will be as follows: 1, Kompliment (Sergey Pusko) UKR; 2, Weinzauber (Robert Acs) HUN; 3, Rafalca (Jan Ebeling) USA; 4, Skovlunds Mas Guapo (Mikaela Lindh) FIN; 5, Ekwador (Katarzyna Milczarek) POL; 6, Sisther de Jeu (Edward Gal) NED ... Read the full article

Anky van Grunsven and Keltec Salinero Take Second Straight Victory
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 23, 2006 -- Anky van Grunsven and KeltecSalinero made it a double victory by winning the Grand Prix Special at the Rotterdam CHIO Friday night, a day after their world record Grand Prix. And Isabell Werth on Warum Nicht FRH was second, as she was in the Grand Prix Thursday.The score for van Grunsven and Keltec Salinero of The Netherlands in the more demanding Grand Prix Special was 76.60 percent, with all five ju ... Read the full article

Steffen Peters wins Rolex FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final
Steffen Peters and his 11 year old gelding Ravel offered everything in their test. The choreography of his test was highlighted by symmetry and had very difficult transitions. Olympic silver medallists Satchmo and Isabell Werth, showed beautiful extensions and half passes. The black stallion IPS Painted Black looked very rideable and willing and showed by Anky van Grunsven he struck the audience by his lightness and had highlights in his half pas ... Read the full article

Isabell Werth Tops Field for Exquis World Dressage Masters Cannes
CANNES, France, June 9--Isabell Werth on her World Cup champion mount Warum Nicht top the field for the Exquis World Dressage Masters starting Thursday and that will include riders from Brazil for the first time, including Luiza Almeida who was the youngest ever dressage Olympian at the 2008 Beijing Games. This glamorous French Riviera resort was the launching pad for WDM two years ago and is now the midway point in the lineup that this year has ... Read the full article

Team The Netherlands Capture Lead in Aachen Nations' Cup Dressage
Aachen press release, edited by Eurodressage - The Dutch team confirmed its role as favourites in dressage as the current leaders of the Nations' Cup Dressage at the 2010 CDIO Aachen in Germany. “I take every day, step by step,“ the Dutch national dressage coach, Sjef Janssen, stated at the CHIO Aachen, the World Equestrian Festival. “We have done our homework well and the competitions of the three team riders went very well, ... Read the full article

The 2010 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival Welcomes Riders for the Exquis World Dressage Masters
Wellington, FL - February 2, 2010 - Steffen Peters and Ravel, Anky van Grunsven and Salinero and Isabell Werth and Satchmo joined 15 other horse and rider combinations Monday to prepare for the Exquis World Dressage Masters Palm Beach this week that kicks off the 2010 lineup of the globe's richest dressage competitions. Anky van Grunsven watched her first ever polo game Sunday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, Isabell Werth worked Satch ... Read the full article

Werth, van Grunsven & Peters to Compete at Palm Beach Exquis World Dressage Masters
WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 17--Steffen Peters on Ravel, Isabell Werth on Satchmo and Anky van Grunsven on Salinero will head up an all-star cast at the Exquis World Dressage Masters in Palm Beach next month that kicks off a second year of the globe's richest lineup of dressage events. The CDI5* event on Feb. 4-6 will be the first meeting of the three top combinations since the German and Dutch women--now both mothers--were runnersup to Steffen an ... Read the full article

2010 Exquis World Dressage Masters Palm Beach Replays World Cup Finals Results
Wellington, Florida - February 4 -The Exquis World Dressage Masters Grand Prix on Thursday was the first act of a replay of the 2009 World Cup Final with the same results--Steffen Peters (USA) and Ravel first, Anky van Grunsven (NED) and Salinero second and Isabell Werth (GER) and Satchmo third. The three top finishers from the USA, Holland and Germany for different reasons were really pleased with their rides in the €10,000 (US$14,000) N&u ... Read the full article

Show Jumper and Ariat® Team Member Will Simpson Qualifies for 2008 Olympic Games Short List
Union City, CA – March 14, 2008 – Ariat International, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ariat team member, Will Simpson qualified for one of the ten spots on the United States Equestrian Federation’s Show Jumping short list for the 2008 Olympics Games.The announcement this week followed Simpson’s stellar performance in the USEF Selection Trials for Show Jumping in Wellington, Florida where he dominated the field of Olympic hopefuls. Simpson won t ... Read the full article

Toni Hagen Wins 2010 NRCHA Amateur Derby Championship on Just Ask Me Nice
Just months after competing in her first reined cow horse event, Toni Hagen won her second major National Reined Cow Horse Association title. Riding Just Ask Me Nice, Hagen, of La Grande, Oregon, claimed the 2010 NRCHA Amateur Derby Championship at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, California. They began the week with a 209 in the herd work, but Hagen thought their score of 204.5 in the rein work might have vanquished the hopes of ano ... Read the full article

Anky and Salinero Set World Record Dressage Score
Rotterdam, Netherlands – June 22, 2006 – Anky van Grunsven of the Netherlands rode her World Cup champion Keltec Salinero to a world record dressage Grand Prix score of 81.333 percent.Both she and her 12-year-old bay Hanoverian gelding were "in the zone, in the same place, at the same time," van Grunsven said after the opening event of the Rotterdam CHIO.Four of the five judges gave van Grunsven and Salinero scores above 80 percent, with only the ... Read the full article

Haddad Poised to Snatch Lead from Werth at the Fourth Leg in London
Isabell Werth, a double-winner so far this season, holds a slender lead as the 2010/2011 Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Western European League series moves to the hugely popular Christmas Show at Olympia in London next week. However Werth's decision to skip the British fixture and to aim instead for the following leg on her home turf in Frankfurt four days later has left the door wide open for second-placed Catherine Haddad to forge ah ... Read the full article

Anky van Grunsven Takes Top Prize with Salinero in Musical Freestyle
Wellington, FL - February 6, 2010 - Anky van Grunsven (NED) and Salinero were in top form Saturday night to win their second straight Exquis World Dressage Masters musical freestyle at Palm Beach, beating U.S. favorite Steffen Peters and Ravel and Isabell Werth and Satchmo of Germany. A crowd estimated at 4,300 spectators ignored a chilly South Florida night to thunderously applaud the three top riders in their first freestyle head to head comp ... Read the full article

Cornelissen Cruises to Victory in Reem ACRA FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix
The Netherlands' Adelinde Cornelissen moved ever-closer to taking the 2010/2011 title tonight when recording a convincing victory in the Grand Prix with Jerich Parzival at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage final in Leipzig, Germany. Hotly-tipped to scoop the honours following a spectacular indoor season, the Dutch rider and her powerful chestnut gelding produced a confident performance that put a score of 80.957 on the scoreboard. And ... Read the full article




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