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October 16, 2016

Maxime Livio Defeats Jung At Thrilling Pau CCI****

Pau, France—Oct. 16  

To the delight of the French crowd, French rider Maxime Livio scored his first CCI**** victory by jumping clear on Qalao Des Mers at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau, the first leg of the FEI Classics™ 2016/17, to finish on his dressage score of 45.3.

Maxime Livio on Qalao Des Mers

October 15, 2016

Jung Poised To Win Yet Again After Pau CCI**** Cross-Country

Pau, France—Oct. 15  

Michael Jung of Germany rode two brilliant rounds of cross-country at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau CCI****, the first leg of the FEI Classics™ 2016/17, to hold the lead on FischerRocana FST and be within a fence of victory on his dressage leader, the youngster FischerTakinou, now in fifth place with a few time penalties.

Michael Jung and FischerRocana FST. Photo by Libby Law Photography

October 14, 2016

Jung Takes The Lead At Pau CCI****

Newly crowned Olympic champion Michael Jung has given himself a great chance of winning one of very few major competitions to elude him this far, the French premier event of Les 4 Etoiles de Pau, opening leg of the new FEI Classics™ season for 2015/16.

October 11, 2016

MFHA Announces New Executive Director

The Masters of Foxhounds Association has announced that it has hired a new executive director, effective Jan 1, 2017. David Twiggs will replace Dennis Foster when Foster retires on April 1, 2017. 

October 10, 2016

USEA Foundation Announces Roger Haller Scholarships For Education Of Eventing Officials

The U.S. Eventing Association has established two educational scholarships in memory of the late Roger Haller. They are designed to provide financial assistance to those licensed officials who are working towards promotion to the “R” license, the “S” license or the FEI licenses. 

October 9, 2016

O'Mara Goes From Strength To Strength To Take Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals—East

Gladstone, N.J.—Oct. 8-9  

TJ O’Mara came into the second day of the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals—East sitting in fifth after the flat and gymnastics phases on Day 1. But in Phases III and IV, O’Mara so impressed the judges that he ended up on top of the prestigious equitation final.

TJ O'Mara on Kaskade. Photo by The Book LLC

October 9, 2016

Colombian Cousins Finish 1-2 In $130,000 Split Rock Grand Prix

Lexington, Ky.—Oct. 9  

On the same week-end that Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, countrymen and cousins Ilan and Daniel Bluman took first and second place respectively in the $130,000 CSI 3* Grand Prix presented by Split Rock Farm during the Split Rock Jumping Tour's Bourbon International CSI 3*.

Ilan Bluman on Ladriano Z. Photo by SEL Photography

October 9, 2016

Tryon Introduces Grass Ring Initiative With The Inaugural Suncast® Turf Series

Mill Spring, N.C.—Oct. 8

Tryon International Equestrian Center is proud to present the first annual Suncast® Turf Series, featuring three weeks of world-class show jumping competition on the new TIEC grass complex. The 2016 Tryon Fall Series presented by Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District showcases six weeks of hunter/jumper competition, highlighted by three weeks of FEI competition, including two FEI CSI 3* and an FEI CSI 5* which will award more than $2 million dollars in prize money. 

October 9, 2016

Coulter Comes Home To Earn First World Cup Qualifier Win In Sacramento

In the first indoor competition of the 2016/17 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League season, an international and bicoastal field of 28 contested under the lights at the Sacramento International Horse Show CSI3*-W.

Out of a jump-off of eight horse-and-rider pairs, U.S. rider Audrey Coulter and Capital Colnardo rose to the occasion to claim victory in the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Sacramento.

October 8, 2016

TF Kreisler Dies After Woodside CIC*** Cross-Country Incident

The Woodside International Horse Trials organizing committee released a statement today, Oct. 8, that TF Kreisler died following an incident on the CIC*** cross-country course at the event in California. 

The gelding’s rider, Sara Sellmer, was evaluated by the medical officer and was not injured in the accident. No other details regarding the incident were immediately available. TS Kreisler was a 12-year-old Irish Warmblood (Menuhin—Finnicky, Final Pool) gelding who most recently completed the advanced horse trials at Aspen Farms (Wash.) in September. 

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