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Commentary by Lisa Slade: More Transparency Still Needed In Endurance

Even with all the reforms to the discipline of endurance, editorial staff writer Lisa Slade experienced some disturbing gaps of information at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. "Accurately reporting the events of the day might make the sport look worse in the short term, but then people might start trusting the FEI." (Subscribers can read more.)

In The Country

Top-Placed French Event Horse Fails Drug Test At World Games; Six Candidates Declare For FEI Presidential Election; Payne Sells Crown Talisman To England; What's That Bit?. (Subscribers can read more.)

Germany's Untouchable In The World Games Dressage

German and British riders might have claimed the majority of the medals, but U.S. rising star Laura Graves also stole the show in Normandy. "It just keeps feeling like this is the next step," Graves said. (Subscribers can read more.)

Sanceo Shines At Young And Developing Horse Championships

Sabine Schut-Kery rides the stallion she describes as "the perfect little student" to some impressive wins while Heather Blitz rides a U.S.-bred to top honors as well. Coverage includes championship first-timer Kelly Casey, striking young horse Rosalut NHF, Developing Grand Prix winner Endel Ots on Donatus and medal winners. (Subscribers can read more.)

Auffarth Digs Deep To Spearhead German Gold Medal Sweep In World Games Eventing

Move over Michael Jung, Sandra Auffarth is on the rise. A new German star took the spotlight in France as the U.S. team ran into unexpected issues. Was the cross-country too hard or a good day of sport? We asked experts. (Subscribers can read more.)

Pollard's Plan B For Mensa G Turns Into Blue At Richland Park

Michael Pollard had hoped to be on the World Games team, but when that didn't happen, he regrouped for a big win in Michigan. Read about how Jennie Brannigan revamped Cambalda's program for success at advanced and how Victoria Jessop developed an off-the-track Thoroughbred into a CIC** winner. (Subscribers can read more.)

Patent Pending Claims Colorado Bragging Rights

Busy amateur Tiffany Cooke has brought off-the-track Thoroughbred Patent Pending up to the CCI** level. (Subscribers can read more.)

Yamamah Flies To World Games Endurance Gold

On a day that sees less that one out of every four starters finish, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum earns individual victory for the United Arab Emirates. But also read about Dutch rider Marijke Visser's inspiring individual bronze medal. "When I saw the results, I could only hope I wasn't dreaming," she said. (Subscribers can read more.)

Britain Extends Its Para-Dressage Dominance

The British riders continued their medal collection at the World Games, but some surprise winners stepped onto the podium too. (Subscribers can read more.)

U.S. Reiners Rule The Ring In Caen

U.S. reiners won every medal available to them at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. How'd they do it? Read on to find out. (Subscribers can read more.)

Shorapur Steps Up And Delivers A Big Win At The Hampton Classic

Kevin Babington's young horse made a big move up to the 1.60-meter level and won, and now Babington has championships dreams again. "That's the main goal, to get back to the top, top level of the sport," he said. Also read all about Molly Ashe-Cawley's grand prix win, Patricia Griffith's hunter derby score with a new convert, and more. (Subscribers can read more.)

Millis Has Fun On the Way To Blue At USHJA Regional Jumper Championships—South

Amateur rider Casey Millis rode her horse of a lifetime to the top of the adult medals in Virginia, while the children's champion bounced back from losing a horse to win. (Subscribers can read more.)

Lantzman Nabs The Top Check At Showpark CSI-W

Josephina Nor Lantzman scored a World Cup-qualifying win aboard Chello Z, the horse she's developed for nine years. Read what she considers her "secret weapon."  Subscribers can read more.)

Le Cavalier Conquers The Field At Northwest Spectacular Hunter Derby

Shelley Campf scores a derby win on a horse who always wants to win. "He's like, 'Please don't screw this up, because I'd like to win today,'" Campf said. (Subscribers can read more.)

Rainier Defends National Best Young Horse Title

Kenny Wheeler wins again with a horse he thinks is one of the best he's had, but there are impressive young horses winning on the West Coast too. (Subscribers can read more.)

Eddie Blue Can't Lose In Hampton Classic Young Jumpers

Three talented young horses jumped into the spotlight at the Hampton Classic—read all about how they got there and what the trainers who rode them look for in a prospect. (Subscribers can read more.)

A New Year Makes A Big Difference At New York Turf Writers

Many people wondered if Demonstrative was finished after he made a bright start to his career and then fizzled a bit. But trainer Richard Valentine didn't give up and found the key to help him win again in Saratoga. (Subscribers can read more.)

Gone Away 

Lloyd oliver "Trip" Hoffmann III; Jacques Schoufour; Presley Boy.


See the full Table of Contents of The Chronicle of the Horse, Vol. 77, No. 23, August 4, 2014

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