Join Equine Guelph online for the 6th annual Equine Industry Symposium

The University of Guelph’s Equine Industry Symposium Set to Return November 22-24, 2021

Join Equine Guelph online for the 6th annual Equine Industry Symposium Now more than ever the equine community is bursting with new opportunities. Join the University of Guelph, in partnership with Equine Guelph, Ontario Equestrian, and Equestrian Canada as these opportunities are discussed during the 6th annual Equine Industry Symposium. Sessions will be held virtually on the evenings of November 22-24, 2021, from 7 – 8:30 pm EST. Register for free at https://tinyurl.com/c7z57f6v to receive the zoom links. Equine Industry Symposium 2021 Opening night, Monday November 22, will discuss the…

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Santiago Lambre and Comtess 202 Claim Victory in $100,000 1.50m Grand Prix CSI3* at SRJT Aiken International

Santiago Lambre and Comtess 202 Photo: Winslow Photography

Santiago Lambre and Comtess 202 Claim Victory in $100,000 1.50m Grand Prix CSI3* at SRJT Aiken International Crowds gathered Saturday at Bruce’s Field to watch the venue’s second-ever FEI Grand Prix as the Split Rock Jumping Tour (SRJT) returned to Aiken to host the $100,000 1.50m Grand Prix CSI3*. The feature event also marked the conclusion of the week’s FEI competition as thirty combinations set forth to challenge Peter Holmes’ (USA) technical track. It was once again an international victory at the SRJT Aiken International as Brazil’s Santiago Lambre raced…

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Steve Guerdat becomes live contender for Rolex Grand Slam of Showjumping at Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’

Steve Guerdat Rolex Grand Slam of Showjumping

Steve Guerdat becomes live contender for Rolex Grand Slam of Showjumping at Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Rolex Testimonee Steve Guerdat reigned supreme among the world’s best show jumping talent to win the CP ‘International’, presented by Rolex. The Swiss champion produced a masterful display with his horse Venard de Cerisy on the final day of CSIO Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament to capture the prestigious 5* Grand Prix, and in so doing, become the new live contender of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. The event, steeped in equestrian tradition, culture…

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Spruce Meadows Masters Welcomes Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping Leg

Rolex Testimony Scott Brash Riding Hello Sanator at CSIO Spruce Meadows Masters in 2019. Image copyright Rolex/Ashley Neuhof

CSIO Spruce Meadows Masters Takes Centre Stage for Second Leg of Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping The prestigious showgrounds of Spruce Meadows in Canada will once again welcome the world’s top horse and rider combinations for the CP ‘International’, presented by Rolex. The esteemed 5* competition, which forms part of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, will take place on Sunday 12 September 2021, providing a spectacular finale to the five-day CSIO Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament. Staged in the foothills of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, the event is widely…

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Mario Deslauriers Returns to Win Hampton Classic Open Jumper Challenge

Mario Deslauriers and Emerson Open Jumper Challenge © Kind Media

Mario Deslauriers Returns to the Hampton Classic to Win the $30,000 Open Jumper Challenge The Hampton Classic Horse Show welcomed many familiar faces on Sunday for the $30,000 Open Jumper Challenge, including the class’s winner, three-time Canadian Olympian Mario Deslauriers. Setting the time to beat at 73.522 seconds, Deslauriers rode Wishing Well Farm LLC’s Emerson to the first of only two clear rounds in a field of 27 riders. Carly Anthony of Redmond, Wash., and Heavenly W, owned by Portfolio Horses LLC, placed second with a time of 74.056 seconds…

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Hurricane Henri threatens Hamptons Classic Horse Show

Hurricane Henri threatens Hamptons Classic Horse Show logo

Hurricane Henri threatens Hamptons Classic Horse Show Hampton Classic Horse Show Taking Down All Tents and Stabling in Anticipation of Hurricane Henri Organisers of the Hampton Classic Horse Show announced they will be taking down all tents and horse stabling in anticipation of Hurricane Henri, expected to hit the Hamptons early Sunday morning. With Opening Day of the Classic just nine days away, 18 tents with 1600 stalls as well as 40 other large tents housing the chalets, VIP seating, and boutiques, plus dozens of other small tents are already…

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Future Stars Shine on World Class Stage at Longines Global Future Champions

Longines Global Future Champions

Future Stars Shine on World Class Stage at Longines Global Future Champions The Longines Global Future Champions competition kicked off at Tops International Arena, Valkenswaard today and it was packed full of action, with 11 exciting classes showcasing young rider talent at the world-class facility. The competition takes place over three days and gives U25 riders, young riders, juniors, children and pony riders the opportunity to compete in a world-leading environment, allowing them to develop at the top level and gain experience at this exceptional venue. Riders will compete around…

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Hampton Classic Horse Show to Present Currey Cup

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Hampton Classic Horse Show to Present Currey Cup New Trophy, Anna Klose Coolers and other Awards to be Presented when Classic Returns, August 29-September 5 The Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of Bridgehampton’s (NY) most prestigious hunter-jumper horse shows, will present a new award when it returns for its 45th edition, August 29-September 5 2021. The Currey Cup perpetual trophy, donated and sponsored by Christian Currey in memory of his parents, Agneta and Brownlee Currey, will be presented to the winner of the newly named “Agneta and Brownlee Currey Jumping…

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MARS Equestrian announced as supporter of which new 5 star event?

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MARS Equestrian announced as supporter of which new 5 star event? The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC) has announced the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill’s initial line-up of sponsors, for the inaugural event taking place October 14-17. MARS EQUESTRIAN, the link between the iconic Mars, Incorporated brands and services with the equestrian community, has joined the event as a 5 Star level sponsor. Cecil County is serving as the event’s Host Sponsor, and additional lead sponsors in the 4 Star category include Brown Advisory, Quarry View Building Group, Diageo…

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Hampton Classic Horse Show Set to Return for 2021

Olympic veterans and many of the world’s best horses and riders highlight the Hampton Classic (c) Shawn McMillen

Hampton Classic Horse Show Set to Return for 2021 Full Schedule of Competition and Activities Back After Last Year’s Cancelation The Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the country’s most prestigious hunter-jumper horse shows and a culminating event of the Hamptons’ summer season, is set to return, August 29-September 5. After the COVID-19 pandemic forced cancelation of last year’s show, this year’s 45th edition of the Classic is ready to welcome back the nation’s best horses and riders who will compete for prestigious titles and more than $800,000 in prize…

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Dressage at Equestrian Festival Baborówko 2021: Day 1

Ingrid Klimke and SAP HALE BOB OLD.

Dressage at Equestrian Festival Baborówko 2021: Day 1 The first day of Equestrian Festival Baborówko began with the first parts of the dressage tests in the CCI4*-S CCI2*-S and CCI3*-S, as well as CCI2*-YH. The overnight leader in the most important class of the show – the CCI4*-S is Ingrid Klimke (GER) with SAP HALE BOB OLD. Louise Romeike (SWE) currently sits in second with CATO 60, and Malin Petersen (SWE) is third with Editha 14.  The CCI4*-S will also determine the winner of this year’s Polish National Championships for…

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Equine Guelph Embraces Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

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Equine Guelph Embraces Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Equine Guelph, a centre dedicated equine academia at the University of Guelph in Canada, has incorporated the Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) Stop Think Act initiative into its popular online learning platforms. Running between March 14 – 20, 2021, CASW incorporates many ways to help you promote farm safety in the community with its range of programs to help farm-related organizations, including the popular Stop Think Act initiative. Gayle Ecker, Director, Equine Guelph comments: Equine Guelph programs and volunteers help young people, adults and…

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Jonathan Sheppard Seeks New Worlds to Conquer

Robbie Walsh, Robby Walsh, Robert Walsh

Jonathan Sheppard Seeks New Worlds to Conquer Nearing age 80, Jonathan Sheppard has amassed just about every accolade possible in thoroughbred racing. In a career that began in the U.S. nearly 60 years ago, the soft-spoken and self-effacing Sheppard was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1990. Since that time, he has conditioned to produce champions on both the flat and over jumps and is the all-time leader in wins and earnings among steeplechase trainers. Only a couple of weeks ago, he recorded his unprecedented 25th training title on…

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2020 Equine Industry Symposium

2020 Equine Industry Symposium

2020 Equine Industry Symposium International News The theme for the 2020 Equine Industry Symposium will be RESILIENCE: Rethinking, Restructuring, Revaluating as a result of the struggles presented by COVID-19.  The event will be hosted as a live webinar via a zoom platform from November 16th through November 20th, 2020 each evening from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Easter Standard Time. This event is free upon advanced registration at the Eventbrite website. Many of those in the equine industry have been impacted by the pandemic in multiple ways. Some of these…

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HUBSIDE Jumping Grimaud Host the Best of the Best

HUBSIDE Jumping Grimaud

HUBSIDE Jumping Grimaud Host the Best this August A selection of the world’s best showjumpers will return to HUBSIDE Showjumping Grimaud, to compete in CSI 1, 2 and 4* international showjumping for the last two weekends of August. Plus … some new features await the public! Open to everyone, free of charge. It is mandatory to wear a face mask. The Haras des Grillons de Grimaud’s ring, which is regularly praised by the greatest riders, will play host to three levels of competition from Thursday to Sunday: a CSI 1*,…

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Al Hamra Equestrian Club Opens it’s Doors for 2019 – 2020 Season

Al Hamra Equestrian Club

A horse haven in Dubai providing livery and riding facilities in an idyllic farm setting, Al Hamra Equestrian Club opens its Equestrian Season for 2019 – 2020, for riders interested in Showjumping, Dressage, or simply hacking in the desert. The newly built covered arena of Al Hamra Equestrian Club will give everyone a chance to ride and train all year round, no matter the weather outside, from sun up until sundown. Most importantly, the footings are covered so it stays comfortable which is good protection against injury. And with a…

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American Horse Publications Announce Winner of 2019 Equine Media Awards

American Horse Publications 2019 winner Because of horses

American Horse Publications (AMP) has announced the winner of the 2019 Equine Media Awards. Elise Gaston Chand and her Because of Horses podcast took the honors for her episode with National Cowgirl Hall of Famer Tracy Westfall, “Making Every Moment Count.” I want to thank Tracy Westfall and Elizabeth Letts for offering a glimpse into their fascinating worlds,” Said Elise, who also took the second-place for her episode with Elizabeth Letts, author of “Snowman: The Horse That Inspired a Nation.”. I am grateful to the AHP and all the judges…

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Daniel Deusser clinches triumphant home win and seizes LGCT ranking lead

Daniel Deusser clinches triumphant home win and seizes LGCT ranking lead

Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso Germany’s Daniel Deusser took over the Longines Global Champions Tour ranking lead after a triumphant home win in blazing sunshine in front of jubilant fans in Hamburg. Deusser and Jasmien v Bisschop were a fraction of a second ahead of Nayel Nassar (EGY) and Lucifer V who put in an electrifying performance in the high calibre jump off to clinch second place ahead of Peder Fredricson (SWE) and H&M All In, completing the LGCT Grand Prix podium. Deusser’s win propelled him into pole position in…

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LGCT Madrid: Frank Schuttert Takes King’s Cup Win on New Horse

Frank Schuttert (NED) and Queensland E etched

Frank Schuttert (NED) and Queensland E etched their names into history and onto the list of winners for the illustrious Copa S. M. El Rey – Volvo trophy, ‘The King’s Cup’, in the final day of action at the Longines Global Champions Tour of Madrid. ‘The King’s Cup’ is part of the long-standing tradition with the weekend marking the 109th edition of the show in Madrid, and closing the competition for the event. Frank Schuttert was presented the trophy in front of a bumper crowd, fans applauding the young star…

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LGCT: Devos Delight in Shanghai Ahead of Blockbuster Weekend

Pieter Devos (BEL) and mare Jade v. Bisschop

LGCT: Devos Delight in Shanghai Ahead of Blockbuster Weekend On form Pieter Devos (BEL) rode his “amazing” mare Jade v. Bisschop to a stunning super fast win in the €200,000 SPD Bank 5* at the Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour. Devos was first to go in the 9-strong jump off and fought off challenges from some of the world’s speed aces including Marlon Zanotelli (BRA), who came in second only 0.23 of a second slower with Pius Schwizer (SUI) in third. Chinese fans whooped in delight and gasped in surprise…

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Oliver Townend Triumphs with Back to Back Win

Oliver Townend (GBR) and Cooley Master Class the winners of the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN in Lexington, Kentucky.

Oliver Townend Triumphs with Back to Back Win After four days of thrilling world-class action, Great Britain’s Oliver Townend made history becoming the first British rider to successfully defend his title and win the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event back-to-back. Townend’s win not only secured a healthy share of the $400,000 prize money, but also the keys to a 12-month lease of a Land Rover Discovery vehicle. With just one pole separating the top three riders on the final day, the electric atmosphere turned into tension when Tim Price (NZL),…

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Day 3 of Kentucky with Oliver Townend on Course to Make History

Oliver Townend (GBR) and Cooley Master Class during cross country at the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN in Lexington, Kentucky.

Day 3 of Kentucky with Oliver Townend on Course to Make History The sun shone down on the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event cross-country course, set by Derek di Grazia, with Great Britain’s Oliver Townend showing why he is the defending champion. Producing a brilliant clear round, finishing with just 1.2 time faults despite losing a shoe half way around the course,  Townend remains in the lead on a score of 25.3 heading into tomorrow’s final show jumping phase. Much to the delight of the home crowd, USA’s Boyd Martin…

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LGCT Miami Beach: Pieter Devos Crowned King of Grand Prix in Miami

Pieter Devos and Claire Z. Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

LGCT Miami Beach: Pieter Devos Crowned King of Grand Prix in Miami Belgian rider Pieter Devos was crowned the king of the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Miami Beach, winning on the spectacular bay mare Claire Z after a nail-biting eight-way jump-off from the 32 starters. Pieter’s supreme jumping display means he is now the LGCT series leader. Delighted, he spoke of the thrilling competition, featuring an A-list line up of the world’s best athletes: It’s the highest level sport here and the feeling I get is always…

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GCL Miami Beach: Pirates at the helm for GCL Miami Beach, with Swans poised for hat-trick

The St Tropez Pirates. Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso

Global Champions League Miami Beach Pirates at the helm for GCL Miami Beach, with Swans poised for hat-trick The St Tropez Pirates were the only team out of 16 to leave all the fences up in the opening class for the GCL team competition, set in the spectacular ocean side Miami Beach venue. Team riders Pieter Devos and Athina Onassis put a score of three faults on the board between them, with Pieter logging one of only two clear rounds inside the time from the 32 team starters and Athina…

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LGCT Miami Beach: Olivier Philippaert Storms to Win on Board Super Fast Cataleya 3

Longines Global Champions Tour Miami Beach Olivier Philippaert Storms to Win on Board Super Fast Cataleya 3 Olivier Philippaerts (BEL) and Cataleya 3 gave a new definition to the word speed in a thrilling twelve rider jump-off today at the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach. Olivier and his bay mare pulled out all the stops in the €93.500 class, finishing just ahead of Ben Maher (GBR) with Don Vito and Bertram Allen (IRL) with Izzy By Picobello in a nail-biting showdown of some of the world’s top international…

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