Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro produced a performance close to perfection when winning the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Western European League qualifier at Olympia in London with yet another world-record-breaking score.
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro once again delighted a packed house at Olympia, the London International Horse Show, producing a world record score in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix supported by Horse & Hound.
The mark of 87.46 percent beat their previous record, set by the World, Olympic and European champions at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Final in Lyon, France earlier in the year.
Scott Hassler, who has served as the U.S. Equestrian Federation young horse dressage coach since 2006, announced Dec. 15 that he will step down from the position on May 1, 2015, in order to spend more time with his family and focus on his competitive career.
U.S. Paralympian Sydney Collier has had a year of achieving her dreams, and she added another to her list as she collected the Against All Odds award at the Fédération Equestre Internationale Awards Gala.
The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the riders and schedule for the 2015 George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session. In its ninth year, the prestigious clinic returns to the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla., Dec. 29-Jan. 3.
The following 12 riders will participate in the training session:
Wilton Porter (North American Young Rider Championships (Ky.) individual show jumping champion)
Lucas Porter (North American Junior Championships [Ky.] individual show jumping champion)
The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced Judy Werner as the winner of the 2014 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Sydney Collier as the 2014 Junior Equestrian of the Year. The recipients will receive their awards at the Pegasus Awards Dinner, held Friday, Jan. 16, at The Hyatt Regency Lexington in Lexington, Ky., during the 2015 USEF Annual Meeting.
Canadian Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the 2015 Canadian National Eventing Team.
The 2015 Short List is comprised of horse/rider combinations that have proven through their results at CCI/CCIO/CH three-star and four-star competitions within the time period designated under general regulations. They are successfully representing Canada in international competition as individuals and/or team members. The athletes are listed in alphabetical order.
Peter Barry with Susan and Dylan Barry and the rider’s Kilrodan Abbott
The U.S. Equestrian Federation Eventing High Performance Committee has approved the Eventing 25 Program participants for the 2015 season. Training session dates and locations will be finalized and announced upon the hiring of the USEF Eventing Developing Rider Coach at the end of December.
The following 14 riders have been selected for the Eventing 25 Program for the 2015 season: