Conor Swail secures second straight Longines victory in Sacramento

Conor Swail (IRL) and Vital Chance de la Roque winners of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Sacramento (USA) on Saturday, 9 October 2021. (FEI/Julia B Photography)

Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2021/2022 North American League Conor Swail (IRL) and Vital Chance de la Roque establish commanding North American lead Written by Catie Staszak Conor Swail (IRL) and his mount Vital Chance de la Roque are beginning to develop a winning reputation. After opening the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League season with a victory in Vancouver (CAN), the duo recorded a second straight World Cup victory in Sacramento (USA). Swail and the enthusiastic 12-year-old gelding topped a thrilling four-horse jump-off in front of a packed…

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International Showjumper Banned For Using Spiked Boots

Germany’s Jos Verlooy and Jacobien Dwerse Hagen rode to win The Bunn Leisure Salver at the world-renowned Hickstead Showground, in West Sussex this morning.

International Showjumper Banned For Using Spiked Boots NOTE: Images used in this article do in no way represent the type of boots used by Andre Schröder – the images are for decorative purposes only. An international showjumper has been banned for using spiked boots, in the first case of it’s kind. Ukrainian showjumper, Andre Schröder has been banned from FEI competition after sharp pressure points were found inside of the boots of his competing horse in May. Riding 13-year-old gelding, Allegro at the CSI* in Samorin, Slovakia, the points inside…

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