Martin Fuchs Crowned Rolex Grand Prix Champion at CHI Geneva

Rolex Testimonee Martin Fuchs riding Leone Jei

Martin Fuchs Crowned Rolex Grand Prix Champion at CHI Geneva Rolex Testimonee Martin Fuchs riding Leone Jei claimed the final equestrian Major of 2021, winning the prestigious Rolex Grand Prix at the Concours Hippique International de Genève (CHI Geneva). An incredible feat, the 29-year-old became the first rider in the history of the competition to win consecutive editions, following his victory in Geneva in 2019. The world’s elite competitors gathered at the Palexpo arena for the Geneva International Horse Show, of which Rolex has been the Main Sponsor since 1996.…

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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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Female Firepower Rockets in LGCT Grand Prix of Rome

Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Rome

Female Firepower Rockets as Malin Baryard-Johnsson Secures Golden Ticket In Breathtaking Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Rome The sensational combination of Malin Baryard-Johnsson and H&M Indiana took Rome by storm winning their first Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix in the picturesque Circus Maximus, Italy. Under intense pressure, Baryard-Johnsson produced fireworks in a scintillating LGCT Grand Prix jump-off to snatch the win from Shanghai Swans teammate Christian Ahlmann on the 9-year-old Mandato van de Neerheide. The final place on the podium went to LGCT Grand Prix of Hamburg…

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Daniel Bluman Blazes to Victory in the $300,000 Grand Prix

Daniel Bluman and Gemma W won the $300,000 LONGINES Hampton Classic Grand Prix Presented by Land Rover © Kind Media

Daniel Bluman Blazes to Victory in the $300,000 LONGINES Hampton Classic Grand Prix Presented by Land Rover Israel’s Daniel Bluman soared to victory with a blistering time of 34.750 seconds in Sunday’s $300,000 LONGINES Hampton Classic Grand Prix Presented by Land Rover. Bluman, two-time Olympic veteran and 2017 Hampton Classic Grand Prix champion, piloted Blue Star Investments’ Gemma W, a 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare, around the ring after five-time U.S. Olympian McLain Ward took the lead, finishing in a time of 36.790 seconds. Bluman had the advantage of watching Ward’s…

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Fredricson trumps Whitaker in nail-biting LGCT London Grand Prix

LGCT London Photo: Longines Global Champions Tour

Fredricson trumps Whitaker in nail-biting LGCT London Grand Prix Swedish sensation Peder Fredricson claimed his second Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) Grand Prix win of the season beating British superstar John Whitaker by just 0.14s in front of an enthusiastic sell-out crowd at the unique venue of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Piloting the striking grey Catch Me Not S, Fredricson delivered a breathtaking performance ahead of John Whitaker and Niels Brynseels, who settled for second and third respectively. However, it wasn’t all bad news for Whitaker, as he now joins…

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Grand Prix Glory for David Simpson at the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show

Grand Prix Glory for David Simpson at the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show  Closing the week of spectacular sport at the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show, the final day of elite showjumping action delivered outstanding results from world-class talent with a challenging Grand Prix. Glory was had by the unbeatable combination of David Simpson and Foudre F, taking the title honours by producing the only double clear and taking the lion share of the £50,000 prize fund. Up to height with all the questions expected of…

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Brash and Maher set the tone at Royal Windsor ahead of Tokyo

CSI5* Manama Rose Show Stakes Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021

Scott Brash and Ben Maher set the tone at Royal Windsor ahead of Tokyo Great Britain’s Tokyo team mates, Scott Brash and Ben Maher set the tone for the upcoming Olympic Games on Sunday as the pair threw down the gauntlet to win two of the Royal Windsor Horse Show’s highly acclaimed classes. All three showjumping Olympic team mates were present, including travelling reserve Harry Charles. CSI5* Manama Rose Show Stakes Scott Brash landed the spoils in the 1m50 CSI5* Manama Rose Show Stakes with his 12-year-old bay gelding Hello…

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5* Rolex Grand Prix takes centre stage at RWHS

ROLEX TESTIMONEE SCOTT BRASH AT CHI ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW 2018

5* Rolex Grand Prix 2021 takes centre stage at RWHS RWHS 5* Rolex Grand Prix Preview, 2021 The CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show 5* Rolex Grand Prix will take centre stage this Sunday (4th July, 2021) as a selection of the world’s finest showjumping combinations tackle this year’s spectacular course. Taking place 1-4 July, the event is held in the private grounds of Windsor Castle, where the public is afforded once-a-year access. An array of top-class competition features over the four days, including show jumping, dressage, carriage driving and endurance riding…

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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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Guy Williams delivers on his promise in Al Shira’aa Trophy

Great Britain's Guy Williams wins the Al Shira'aa Trophy with Rouge De Ravel (c) Julian Portch

Guy Williams delivers on his promise in Al Shira’aa Trophy Guy Williams finishes a successful run at Hickstead by claiming the top spot in the £15,000 Al Shira’aa Trophy. A total of 88 riders came forward for the final day’s Grand Prix, with many of British showjumping’s biggest names among the starters. But they faced a tough challenge in Kelvin Bywater’s course, and in the end almost one-third of the field failed to complete the first round, with the open water proving particularly influential. But 10 combinations did produce clear…

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Scott Brash takes 13th LGCT Grand Prix win, but who holds LGCT ranking lead?

Scott Brash wins another LGCT Grand Prix

Scott Brash takes 13th LGCT Grand Prix win, but who holds LGCT ranking lead? Scott Brash and Edwina Tops-Alexander delivered a nail-biting climax to the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) Grand Prix of Stockholm Presented by Fabege with a sensational jump-off in the City’s stunning and historic Olympic Stadium. Scott and Hello Jefferson seized victory in Sweden with Edwina Tops-Alexander finishing second on brand new ride Fellow Castlefield, with Spencer Smith claiming his first LGCT podium in third on Quibelle. Making history Scott has a record breaking 13 LGCT Grand…

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Taylor St. Jacques Scoops Kentucky Horse Park CSI2* Grand Prix

Kentucky Horse Park - Grand Prix CSI2* Taylor St. Jacques and Upsilon De La Liniere with Split Rock Jumping Tour Founder and CEO Derek Braun (c)Winslow Photography

Taylor St. Jacques Scoops Kentucky Horse Park CSI2* Grand Prix The first week of the Lexington Split Rock Hunter Jumper Classic, held at Kentucky Horse Park, aculminated Sunday June 13 with hunter, jumper, and equitation competition. Highlighted by the $100,000 1.45m Grand Prix CSI2*, the Claiborne Ring saw 53 horse-and-rider combinations set out to tackle Anderson Lima’s (MEX) 16-effort track, but none could catch 22 year-old Taylor St. Jacques (USA) who took the top honors aboard longtime partner Upsilon De La Liniere. Jessica Mendoza (GBR) set the pace early on…

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Jessica Springsteen the boss of Hubside

Jessica Springsteen and Tinkerbell

Jessica Springsteen the boss of Hubside The US lady riders were highly anticipated and they were anything but disappointing in the HUBSIDE JUMPING Grimaud-Gulf of Saint-Tropez’s CSI 4* Grand Prix. America’s Jessica Springsteen won ahead of two riders from Rhône-Alpes; Olivier Perreau and Mégane Moissonnier. The United States were fittingly represented in the Grand Prix’s final line-up and for her first representation, the legendary Beezie Madden finished sixth! In the initial round of this Grand Prix, the first clears were not immediate and only seven combinations managed to find the…

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Holly Smith flies to Grand Prix victory at Hickstead

Holly Smith wins the Science Supplements All England Grand Prix (c) Julian Portch

Holly Smith flies to Grand Prix victory at Hickstead Leicestershire’s Holly Smith became the second female rider to add her name to the roll of honour in the Science Supplements All England Grand Prix. The Grand Prix attracted a huge field with 76 starters, but the challenging course and tight time caught many combinations out, with the water proving particularly influential. Only seven riders went clear in the first round, with most of these coming in towards the latter half of the class. A thrilling jump-off ensued, with all but…

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HUBSIDE Jumping Holds First 5* Grand Prix as Competition Resumes

Steve Guerdat celebrating victory on board Victorio des Frotards. HUBSIDE Jumping Grand Prix 2020

HUBSIDE Jumping Holds First 5* Grand Prix as Competition Resumes The eagerly awaited HUBSIDE Jumping de Grimaud played host to the first CSI 5* Grand Prix showjumping class in the world since competition resumed, with the crème de la crème of international horses and riders taking centre stage. Two-thirds of the World Top 30 were present during week three of the HUBSIDE Jumping competition spectacular, ready to tackle the respected track set out by French course designer, Cédric Longis. Current World number one, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, triumphed on board 2009…

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Penélope Leprevost wins the Suzuki Grand Prix

Penélope Leprevost ®Oxer Sport

Penélope Leprevost wins the Suzuki Grand Prix Show Jumping News :: Everything Horse It’s the last day of the XXVI Sunshine Tour and it sure lived up to its name. The very difficult situation surrounding the coronavirus CORVID-19 pandemic has led to the early closure of the Tour in order to protect the riders and everyone involved in the event. Yesterday the Tour announced that this would be the last day of jumping. Over the course of the day there were numerous classes including the Grand Prix, sponsored by Suzuki. The French anthem…

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Daniel Deusser Kicks Off LGCT Title Campaign with a Win in Doha

Daniel Deusser doha al shaqab lgct

Daniel Deusser Kicks Off LGCT Title Campaign with a Win in Doha Show Jumping News :: Everything Horse Daniel Deusser kicked off his campaign for the 2020 Longines Global Champions Tour title with a stunning win in Doha against the cream of show jumping. The 1m60 CSI5* Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Doha, thrilled spectators with a spectacular showdown with on-form German champion Deusser taking top honours at the first event of the season. Delighted with his win, Deusser also clinched the first golden ticket to the LGCT…

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Ellen Whitaker Wins Sunshine Tour Small Grand Prix

Ellen Whitaker Wins Sunshine Tour Small Grand Prix

Ellen Whitaker Wins Sunshine Tour Small Grand Prix Show Jumping News :: Everything Horse :: Sunshine Tour Ellen Whitaker and Arena UK Winston flew to win the Small Grand Prix during the fourth Longines Ranking, FEI, class held at the Sunshine Tour this Saturday (22/02/2020). The 1.45m, Small Grand Prix was held in the grass arena, “Hickstead” and was sponsored by the Ayuntamiento de Barbate. There were 79 entries and 15 went through to the jump-off competing for a share of the €25.400 prize money. Ellen Whitaker (4th in the…

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Third Liverpool Grand Prix Win for Billy Twomey

Theraplate Grand Prix Winners

Show Jumping :: Everything Horse :: Liverpool International Grand Prix Irish titan Billy Twomey won the TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Grand Prix for a remarkable third time in five years after an exhibition of world-class showjumpjng at the M&S Bank Arena. Billy, one of the most consistent Irish riders of his generation, followed Liverpool grand prix wins with Diaghilev in 2015 and 2016 by scooping a £26,000 top prize. He triumphed in the jump-off on Kimba Flamenco by almost two seconds from 18-year-old British prospect Jack Whitaker, riding Elucar V.E. and…

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Eventing Grand Prix Final to Take Place at Liverpool International 2019

Image to represent Eventing Grand Prix at Liverpool International Horse Show

TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show Hosts Exciting John Oates Horseboxes Eventing Grand Prix Final THIS year’s TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show will host the prestigious final of the new John Oates Horseboxes Eventing Grand Prix a ‘must watch’ after the two exciting qualifiers earlier this year. The country’s leading event riders are set to travel to the M&S Bank Arena on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront to contest Captain Mark Phillips’ course of show jumps and cross-country fences at the evening performance on Sunday, December 29. The qualifier at the Equerry…

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LGCT Rome: It’s La Dolce Vita Again for Ben Maher and Explosion W at LGCT Rome

Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

The world-class combination of Ben Maher (GBR) and Explosion W took Rome by storm winning their second LGCT Grand Prix in a row in the Eternal City. Victory propelled the British Olympic gold medallist into the lead in the overall LGCT Championship ranking in the final sprint to the 2019 Finals in New York later this month. Ben is only 11 points ahead of Pieter Devos (BEL) and with Daniel Deusser (GER) breathing down their necks the global circuit is set for a blistering climax. Thrilled Ben said: Rome has…

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‘When in Rome’ for the Longines Global Champions Tour

Longines Global Champions Tour Rome

Over 100 riders of all ages representing 25 countries will descend on Rome for the 16th leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour which was officially launched by Government and Olympic officials at the spectacular Stadio Dei Marmi venue, on Tuesday 3rd September. The world’s best riders will be in the Italian capital for the LGCT Grand Prix and the GCL team showdown at a critical juncture in the 2019 season. The atmosphere in Rome is set to be sizzling and there will be free admission every day for the…

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Isabell Werth takes back-to-back Grand Prix Special gold

Germany’s Isabell Werth won tonight’s thrilling Grand Prix Special at the Longines FEI Dressage European Championship 2019 in Rotterdam, The Netherands. (FEI/Liz Gregg)

Longines FEI Dressage European Championships 2019 Isabell Werth takes back-to-back Grand Prix Special gold Team-mate Schneider pushes her all the way By Louise Parkes In a mighty battle between two of the sport’s true greats, Isabell Werth, the lady recognised as the reigning Queen of international Dressage, won through once again in the Grand Prix Special at the Longines FEI Dressage European Championships 2019 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Two years ago in Gothenburg, Sweden, Werth pinned team-mate Sonke Rothenberger into silver medal spot, and this time around it was her…

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Will Longines FEI European Dressage Championships 2019 Athletes Seriously be able to Challenge the Mighty Germans

The undisputed Queen of international Dressage, Isabell Werth, headlines the stellar German side who go into next week's Longines FEI European Dressage Championships as defending champions. (FEI/Liz Gregg)

And who will claim the Olympic qualifying spots? By Louise Parkes When the Longines FEI European Dressage Championships 2019 get underway in Rotterdam, The Netherlands next Monday (19 August) the biggest question will be whether athletes from any other nation can seriously challenge the mighty Germans. There may have been brief lapses in their domination of the team gold medal leaderboard – the Dutch coming out on top in 2007, 2009 and again in 2015, and Great Britain victorious in 2011. However, in the 56-year-history of this event that takes…

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Nicky Hill Gallops to Success in the Eventing Grand Prix

Nicky Hill and Kilrodan Sailorette after winning the Eventing Grand Prix receiving her prize from Mrs Diana Barbour.

NICKY Hill’s scorching round in the Eventing Grand Prix at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championship left others in her wake on the Wednesday Eventing Gala Night. Based in Worcestershire, Nicky was in superlative form on her flying chestnut, Kilrodan Sailorette completing Captain Mark Phillips’ galloping course in 99.21 seconds. Her sensational performance continued her success after her fantastic win in the Eventers Challenge at the Royal International Horse Show just a couple of weeks ago. Nicky’s eye for speed saw her foot flat to the floor from start to…

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