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Herman de Brabander – Vale

January 24th, 2017 at 9:59 am Vale Herman de Brabander. The Belgian breeder has died, we pay tribute... Continue reading Read Article

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Top of the Bates World Cup leaderboard!

January 23rd, 2017 at 2:02 pm Clint Beresford has unofficially taken out the World Cup Qualifier Series for 2016/17, and finishes the year on the top of the Bates World Cup Leaderboard. His ride, Emmaville Jitterbug is also the Bates Golden Grand leading horse for the … Continue reading Read Article

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Paul Belasik: Why are fundamental problems persisting in elite dressage? Part Two

at 10:41 am In an effort to understand and explain the persistence of certain fundamental problems in elite dressage, I have written a short series of articles. In the first article, I discussed the consistent misunderstanding of bend and its seismic effect on … Continue reading Read Article

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Aachen Challenge Winner: Stephanie Spencer

January 18th, 2017 at 3:22 pm Stephanie Spencer winner of the Marcus Oldham Challenge at the Pryde’s EasiFeed Dressage Festival at the end of last year. Meet Steph… Continue reading Read Article

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When is an enquiry not an enquiry?

at 10:16 am Well, when it is an EA enquiry, it would seem. Back on the 2nd of September, EA (Federal) promised: In regard to the positive swab which was notified to us by the FEI in relation to the Rotterdam event, EA … Continue reading Read Article

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At home with (three fifths of) the Family Rothenberger…

January 16th, 2017 at 4:14 pm A visit to the family Rothenberger is a stimulating experience on about half a dozen levels. Just walking around the magnificent Gestüt Erlenhof is quite thrilling - this is one of Germany’s great historic stud farms... Continue reading Read Article

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2016 IAHP Riders of the Year!

January 13th, 2017 at 10:07 am Congratulations to Australia’s Rio Bronze Medal Team, Christopher Burton, Sam Griffiths, Shane Rose and Stuart Tinney. Photos: Dirk Caremans and Rebecca Ashton Read Article

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Saddleworld Rising Star Winner!

January 10th, 2017 at 8:50 pm Amy Reilly is the Saddleworld Rising Star of 2016. The competition has been recognising one rider each month from March 2016 until December 2016, with the final draw for the winner on Monday January 9, 2017. Saddleworld congratulates Amy Reilly, … Continue reading Read Article

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January Hanoverian of the Month

at 10:59 am Her career has been a logical consequence! State premium candidate Rock’n Rose was born in 2004 and sold at the 120th Elite Auction in April 2009. Today she is the cover hero of the latest auction brochure as a representative … Continue reading Read Article

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Verden Auction – a brand for success!

January 9th, 2017 at 3:23 pm The Verden Auction system has offered a huge range of horses for over 60 years  Isabell Werth does it, Dorothee Schneider does it, and Christian Ahlmann, too. Kristina Bröhring-Sprehe as well. They are all riding Hanoverian horses, discovered and purchased at … Continue reading Read Article

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Has the FEI killed equestrian sport at the Games?

December 20th, 2016 at 4:14 pm It seems that the only people who are really in favor of the FEI’s changes to the format of the equestrian events at the Olympic Games, are those who have no knowledge of, or feeling for, equestrian sport. One of … Continue reading Read Article

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Adelaide Four Star – Another great day in the park…

December 17th, 2016 at 9:10 am Just think for a moment how much smarter than all the other 4-star organizers around the world, the organizers of the Australian International 3 Day Event have to be. Even in an Olympic year, Burghley can rustle up Christopher Burton, Andrew Nicholson, the Prices, Bettina Hoy, Oliver Townend, Caroline Powell, Mark Todd and Kristina Cook to fill their top ten places. Continue reading Read Article

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