The World Equestrian Games

Who will it be???

September 7th, 2014 at 8:07 pm

Four experienced riders, four top horses, four different nations – who will be crowned the 2014 World Showjumping Champion tonight? Here are some facts to get you in the mood: France has taken the title once before when Eric Navet and Quito de Baussy came out on top at the very first WEG in Stockholm,…[More]

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No Walk in the Park

September 6th, 2014 at 10:01 am

The Team competition is over, the Netherlands took their second world team title in style on Thursday at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. They benefitted from the lead they established in Wednesday’s round to narrowly pip the host nation of France at the end of a nail-biting contest, while the USA…[More]

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The last Aussie Chances – Edwina and Jamie

September 4th, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander and Jamie Kermond are through to the round of 50 in the individual jumping competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2014. Jumping continues tonight, fingers crossed for Edwina and Kermo!       Horsepower Feeds and Supplements – products that work! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and check out…[More]

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It’s not over yet – The Jumping Results from Day 2

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The Netherlands now head the team standings while French star, Patrice Delaveau, heads the individual leaderboard after the first round of the Team Jumping competition at the WEG last night. On day two of the Jumping Frederic Cottier’s exquisite course design again played a significant role. From a start-list of 144 horse-and-rider combinations only 20…[More]

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Showjumping at Caen – Day 2

September 3rd, 2014 at 9:43 pm

Day two and the course is stunning again. By lunchtime we have quite a lot of carnage from the ‘new’ showjumping nations, and  we haven’t seen many clears. Horses crashing through fences has been common. There are lots of very open fences and maybe although they look great and are carefully designed to show the…[More]

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Highlights from the Showjumping – Day 1

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In a sensational start to the Jumping Championships Ireland’s teenage star Bertram Allen won the opening speed leg with a brilliant performance from Molly Malone V. A surprise winner? Maybe not, the 19-year-old is based in Munster, Germany and is coached by THE Marcus Ehning. Bertram was 40th to go in the field of 153…[More]

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Can Boyd do it again?

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The action gets underway with Dressage on Thursday and Friday. The Marathon takes place on Saturday and Obstacles on Sunday, and every phase will be staged at the La Prairie Racecourse. A total of 46 four-in-hand drivers from 17 nations will take part, including world champion and title defender Boyd Exell from Australia. A total…[More]

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W for Wunderbar… and Wolle

September 2nd, 2014 at 3:45 pm

Sandra Auffarth and the Normandy-bred Opgun Louvo aka Wolle were foot-perfect throughout to take individual Eventing gold and lead the Germans to team gold at the 2014 WEG. Many had tipped Sandra as a hot candidate for an individual medal, but this is Eventing we are talking about and a lot can go wrong –…[More]

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Ice Cream on the Beach – WEG in THM Style

October 17th, 2013 at 12:47 pm

I know I have said it before, but my friend Kerrie O’Dea is a genius. We have been working with Kerrie and her incentive travel group Organization Unlimited on WEG trips since we joined forces for the 2002 WEG in Jerez, Spain – that was a pretty good start, but I think she has surpassed…[More]

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THM WEG Souvenir Edition

October 22nd, 2010 at 2:57 am

The Horse Magazine’s World Equestrian Games – Souvenir Edition – is our November issue. Filled with 128 pages of insightful commentary from Chris Hector and great photos… There is also a very beautiful tribute to Emma Flavell’s mare, Northern Meara and Shannan Makauskas’  profile of the bushie turned showjumper, Clem Smith.

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THM visits Old Friends

October 10th, 2010 at 6:43 pm

In the fresh air of Bluegrass Country, the Horse Magazine tour group was treated to a beautiful lunch and the company of several notable celebrities. No we didn’t see Paris Hilton or Lindsay Lohan but we did get up close and personal with Awad, a 1993 Secretariat Stakes and 1995 Arlington Million winner.

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Philippe Le Jeune on Eric Lamaze’s Hickstead win WEG Gold

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Watch Belgium’s Philippe Le Jeune finally win the Gold medal after nine rounds of show jumping over five days to finish. Philippe rode four clear rounds in the horse-swap final. In this video he rides his final round on Eric Lamaze’s Hickstead, who was crowned Champion horse after producing all clear rounds in the Rolex Top Four Final.

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