The 2014 Trailblazers series is underway and there is a packed season ahead for competitors with 65 equestrian centres offering Trailblazers qualifiers for show jumping, dressage, combined training and showing. With venues spread throughout the UK, there is a wealth of opportunity for competitors to progress up the levels and qualify for the prestigious Trailblazers National Championships from 25th July to 3rd August 2014.
REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE 2013/2014 – Round 5
Amsterdam (NED), 25 January 2014
Dujardin and Valegro make it a back-to-back Reem Acra double in Amsterdam
By Louise Parkes
Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro were like an unstoppable force as they marched to another spectacular victory at the fifth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Western European League series in Amsterdam, The Netherlands today. With a mark of 91.275, the Olympic double-gold and individual European Championship winning partnership were 2.7 points short of the world-record Freestyle score they posted at the previous leg at Olympia, London in December. But today’s result underpins their position at the very top of their game, and sets them firmly on the road to the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final at Lyon, France in April.
Laura Tomlinson’s dressage superstar ‘Alf’ to say farewell at this year’s Olympia, the London International Horse Show
Laura Tomlinson (née Bechtolsheimer) will pay tribute to her long-standing dressage partner, Mistral Højris – more fondly known as Alf – during a special moment in the evening program on Tuesday 17 December 2013 to celebrate the superstar’s retirement.
Five equestrian heroes receive honours at FEI Awards Gala 2013 presented by Longines
HRH Princess Haya, President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) led the applause tonight as the five winners of the FEI Awards 2013 went on stage in Montreux, Switzerland to receive their honours.
Olympic & European Gold Medal winner Natasha Baker has secured a sponsorship deal with UK based Equine Health Company Science Supplements.
Developed from extensive scientific research and trials Science Supplements products contain the highest levels of ingredients proven to have effective results in joint health and mobility, concentration and focus, foot and hoof development, hydration and energy reserves. All products are free from prohibited substances and can be used for horses competing under FEI rules.
Are you a dressage diva? Do you want to train your horse to be disciplined and composed in the art of dressage? Well here’s you’re chance to learn how from the very best at Your Horse Live as Michael, Maria and Ferdi Eilberg take centre stage in the Countrywide Main Arena.
Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and her 11-year old Olympic partner Valegro have reclaimed the world number one spot in this month’s FEI World Dressage Rankings.
The London 2012 double gold medallists, who won three medals – individual gold in the Grand Prix Special and Freestyle along with team bronze in the Grand Prix – at the recent Blue Hors FEI European Dressage Championships in Herning (DEN), top the rankings with 2,915 points. They hold a comfortable 67-point lead over Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage winners and European team champions and double silver medallists 2013 Helen Langehanenberg (GER) and the 13-year-old stallion Damon Hill NRW.
ECCO FEI EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 Herning, Denmark
Dujardin makes it individual double gold with fabulous Freestyle victory
By Louise Parkes
Olympic double gold medallists, Charlotte Dujardin and the wonderful gelding Valegro, produced another magical performance to win Freestyle gold at the Blue Hors FEI European Dressage Championships 2013 in Herning, Denmark today (25th August 2013). It has been quite a week for the 28-year-old rider who began by breaking the world record Grand Prix score to help the British to team bronze on Thursday, before coming out the following day to clinch the individual Grand Prix Special title.