British Equestrian’s para dressage riders collect a double of silvers

Content provided by British Equestrian The sun shone bright and hot over the FEI World Championships site in Herning on Thursday and the competition burned just as fiercely. It was day two of action in the BB Horse Arena for the Orifarm Healthcare FEI World Para Dressage Individual Championship presented by Elsass Fonden, and it proved profitable to the tune…

Read More

ECCO FEI World Championships Herning Overview

Stutteri Ask Stadium Photo credit: Ridehesten

With less than 10 days to go until the ECCO FEI World Championships in Herning, Denmark here’s a round-up of what you need to know, and who you can expect to see compete. The event will take place between the 6th – 14th of August and will host four disciplines; showjumping, dressage, para-dressage and vaulting within EquiPark, an exhibition area…

Read More

FEI Para Dressage World Championship Entries Announced

FEI Para Dressage Natasha Baker riding Keystone Dawn Chorus at the Tokyo Paralympics (British Equestrian/Jon Stroud)

British Equestrian announce definite entries for FEI Para Dressage World Championship British Equestrian and the British Dressage para selectors have today confirmed the four horse and rider combinations, plus reserves, that will form the definite entries ahead of the FEI Para Dressage World Championship. Set to take place in Herning, Denmark, from 6–14 August this year, the entries, listed by…

Read More

High-octane jumping and history-making Qatari dressage

Winners of the CSI5 160 class Brazil’s Marlon Modolo Zanotelli, astride Like a Diamond van het Schaeck. Image credit CHI AL SHAQAB

High-octane jumping and history-making Qatari dressage rider light up day 2 of Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented By Longines A world-class lineup of riders and horses continued to entertain and enthral the crowds on day two of the Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines 2022, the premier international equestrian being held at the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab.…

Read More

 Peder Fredricson Soars to Victory on the Opening Day of Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines 2022

Sweden’s Peder Fredricson and Hansson WL (SWB). Image credit CHI AL SHAQAB

Peder Fredricson Soars to Victory on the Opening Day of Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines 2022 The world’s number one showjumper, Sweden’s Peder Fredricson, soared to victory in the showpiece CSI5* 1.55m class, as Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines 2022 burst into action at the spectacular Longines Arena at Al Shaqab. The ninth edition…

Read More

Three Medals for Team GB at Tokyo Paralympic Dressage Freestyle

Header Image; Georgia Wilson and Sakura in the Grade 2 Dressage Freestyle at Tokyo Paralympics (British Equestrian/Jon Stroud)

Three Medals for Team GB at Tokyo Paralympic Dressage Freestyle It was three medals for Team GB at the Tokyo Paralympic Dressage Freestyle competition. After a team gold for the seventh consecutive Games the day before, all eyes were on Team GB as they took to the freestyle stage. Team GB’s dressage rider’s took to their respective grades, lighting up the…

Read More

Team GB Win Paralympic Team Dressage Gold For Seventh Consecutive Games!

Lee Pearson and Breezer - Tokyo Paralympics Team Dressage Grade II test (FEI/Liz Gregg)

Team GB Win Paralympic Team Dressage Gold For Seventh Consecutive Games! Team GB win Paralympic Team Dressage Gold for the seventh consecutive games! After three performance over two days of team test action, it was a nervous wait for the Team GB trio. With Sir Lee Pearson, Natasha Baker, and Sophie Wells, all taking to the Paralympic stage once again,…

Read More

Sophie Wells Scoops Silver in Grade V Para Dressage at Tokyo

Sophie Wells riding Don Cara M at Tokyo Paralympics (British Equestrian/Jon Stroud)

Sophie Wells Scoops Silver in Grade V Para Dressage at Tokyo Sophie Wells scoops silver in the Grade V para dressage at Tokyo. Adding a third Para dressage medal to British equestrian team’s growing collection, Sophie took 2nd place during the first day of equestrian Paralympic competition. Sophie scored 74.4%, claiming her podium place between her long-time grade V rivals.…

Read More

Horse Riding Tops Para Sport Opportunities in the UK

FEI World Equestrian Games™; GB; Grade 2; Individual Championship; Paradressage; Sophie Wells GBR on C Fatal Attraction Photo FEI/Liz Gregg

Horse Riding Tops Para Sport Opportunities in the UK Horse riding is one of the top para sport opportunities in the UK, a new study finds. According the leading disability charity, Leonard Cheshire, horse riding is the most accessible para sport opportunity in the UK. Approximately 16% of the 3146 sport clubs listed on the Parasport website are related to…

Read More

Nominated para dressage entries for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games announced

Roxanne Trunnell (USA) pilots Flintwood Farm LLC's Dolton to receive a score of 77.738%, the highest average score of the day. ©SusanJStickle

Nominated para dressage entries for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games announced British Equestrian and the British Dressage para selectors have confirmed the 12 para dressage athlete and horse combinations that will be submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as Great Britain’s nominated entries for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Only the combinations who appear on the nominated entries list (closing…

Read More

Tokyo Olympic Dressage Teams Switch Up

Riding a 15m Circle

Tokyo Olympic Dressage Teams Switch Up Tokyo Olympic dressage teams switch up just month before the games are set to go ahead. With just over one month to go until the Tokyo Olympic Games begin, dressage teams have withdrawn and late invitations sent to lucky nations. Both Norway and New Zealand have withdrawn their dressage quads from this year’s Olympics.…

Read More

Bryanna Tanase: My Para-Dressage Journey

Bryanna Tanase

Bryanna Tanase: My Para-Dressage Journey Guest Post: Bryanna Tanase, Para-Dressage Rider, Florida My name is Bryanna Tanase and I am a 22-year-old Grade 1 para-dressage rider. I was born with cerebral palsy, which is a disability caused by brain damage before or during birth that affects movement, balance and coordination. Horses have completely changed my life so I wanted to……...

Premium Content

Sorry, this content is for members only. Visit the site and login to read, or you can join our membership for only £2.99 a month for access to over 1,500 magazine articles. It helps more than you know, and allows us to keep publishing great content, like this, to horse owners and enthusiasts like you.  

Login Join Now

Read More

Scott Brash takes Second in the CSI5* Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Class

showjumping image Scott Brash on Hello Shelby

Scott Brash takes Second in the CSI5* Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Class while there’s a Double Delight for France’s Epaillard The seventh edition of Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB, Presented by Longines, got off to an exciting start at the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab for Day 1 of competition. With 88 riders from 23 countries competing in the…

Read More

World’s best riders primed for action at Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines

Logo for Commerical Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines

World’s best riders primed for action at Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines A total of 88 riders from 23 countries will thrill crowds in the spectacular Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines event, which will take place at the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab, member of Qatar Foundation, from 27-29 February. The world-class international equestrian competition,…

Read More

Para-Dressage Rider Roxanne Trunnell Rides to Win at 2020 Adequan Global Dressage Festival

Roxanne Trunnell (USA) pilots Flintwood Farm LLC's Dolton to receive a score of 77.738%, the highest average score of the day. ©SusanJStickle

Roxanne Trunnell Kicks Off Para-Dressage CPEDI3* Grade I Competition in Week Three of the 2020 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival Para-Dressage :: Everything Horse :: Written by Hannah Stephens for Equestrian Sport Productions   Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, Florida. Paralympic hopeful Roxanne Trunnell (USA) dominated the FEI Para-Dressage Team Test Grade I CPEDI3* to kick off the…

Read More

Dominant Dutch take gold on home soil

The Netherlands take gold in front of their home crowd in the team competition at the Longines FEI Para Dressage European Championships Rotterdam (NED) on Saturday 24 August. (FEI / Liz Gregg)

Longines FEI Para Dressage European Championships 2019 By Rob Howell Top scores by Frank Hosmar and Sanne Voets secured The Netherlands’ their second major international team title at the Longines FEI Para Dressage European Championships in Rotterdam today. In front of an excited home crowd, the pair led both their Grades in the final day of the team contest. The……...

Premium Content

Sorry, this content is for members only. Visit the site and login to read, or you can join our membership for only £2.99 a month for access to over 1,500 magazine articles. It helps more than you know, and allows us to keep publishing great content, like this, to horse owners and enthusiasts like you.  

Login Join Now

Read More

A Dramatic Tie for the Opening Day of Para Dressage

Jens-Lasse Dokkan on Aladdin (NOR) who finished in gold medal position in the grade I individual test at the Longines FEI Para Dressage European Championship in Rotterdam (NED) Photography © FEI / Liz Gregg

Longines FEI European Championships Rotterdam 2019 By Rob Howell The Longines FEI European Para-Dressage Championships got off to the most dramatic start possible yesterday (21/08/2019) with a tie at the top of the Grade I individual competition, an exceptionally rare event in the sport. Norway’s Jens-Lasse Dokkan (Aladdin) and Italy’s Sara Morganti (Royal Delight) both scored 75.036%, with Dokkan given…

Read More

Para-Equestrian Dressage team announced for European Championships

FEI World Equestrian Games™; GB; Grade 2; Individual Championship; Paradressage; Sophie Wells GBR on C Fatal Attraction Photo FEI/Liz Gregg

The British Equestrian Federation has today, 30 July 2019, announced the UK Sport National Lottery funded para-equestrian dressage squad which will compete at the FEI Longines European Championships in Rotterdam, Holland (21–25 August 2019). This year’s team includes three combinations who will be contesting their first senior championships, while Sophie Wells and C Fatal Attraction will be out to defend…

Read More

Sophie Christiansen on How the RDA Have Helped Her Become the Rider She is Today

Sophie Christiansen is one of the 50 Faces helping to celebrate RDA's 50th Anniversary

The Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) has launched a special campaign to celebrate their 50th year in operation. The 50 Faces Campaign will revisit people who have helped shape and make the charity what it is today. Included in the exciting stories to be told is Eight-time Paralympic gold medallist dressage rider, Sophie Christiansen. Here, Sophie explains how without……...

Premium Content

Sorry, this content is for members only. Visit the site and login to read, or you can join our membership for only £2.99 a month for access to over 1,500 magazine articles. It helps more than you know, and allows us to keep publishing great content, like this, to horse owners and enthusiasts like you.  

Login Join Now

Read More

Alanna Flax-Clark and El Paso Capture Win in Test Grade I at AGDF

Alanna Flax-Clark and El Paso in their winning Grade II Test

Alanna Flax-Clark and El Paso Capture Win in FEI Para Individual Champ Test Grade I at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival Alanna Flax-Clark (USA) and El Paso, won the FEI Para Individual Champ Test Grade II – CPEDI 3* at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival, with a score of 65.294% on Saturday, March 9. Grade II is for riders who…

Read More

AGDF Week 9: Roxanne Trunnell and Dolton Win FEI Para Team Test Grade I CPEDI 3*

The presentation for the FEI Para Team Test Grade I - CPEDI 3* with Deborah Stanitski, Winona Hartvikson, Jody Schloss, David Botana, Roxanne Trunnell, Allyn Mann of Adequan®, Judge at C, Birgit Valkenborg, and Kathryn Bastarache from Fair Sky Farm. ©SusanStickle.com.

AGDF Week 9: Roxanne Trunnell and Dolton Win FEI Para Team Test Grade I CPEDI 3* Week 9 of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) started on Friday, March 8, with FEI Para Team Tests. AGDF continues through March 31 at Equestrian Village at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Roxanne Trunnell (USA) and Dolton kicked off week 9 of the…

Read More

Para-Rider Grabs Gold For Britain At The World Equestrian Games

FEI World Equestrian Games™; Frank Hosmar Sophie Wells Regine Mispelkamp; Grade 2; Grade 5; Individual Championship; Paradressage

Para-Rider Grabs Gold For Britain At The World Equestrian Games Para-dressage rider, Sophie Wells, continued Britain’s gold rush at this year’s World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Tyron, by achieving gold in the Grade V Individual Championship. An already decorated Wells rode eleven-year-old Fidertanz gelding, C Fatal Attraction to victory. Despite a less than perfect test, Wells and C Fatal Attraction…

Read More

Para-Rider Receives “Game-Changing” Donation

1-Rio de Janeiro - Sophie Christiansen Paralympics Rio 2016 (Tomaz Silva/Agência Brasil)

Para-Rider Receives “Game-Changing” Donation GB Para-dressage rider, Sophie Christiansen, has received a “game-changing” donation, in her campaign to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Christiansen received a huge £15,000 from the Tim Lewis Trust, toward her crowdfunding campaign. The proceeds from the crowdfunding campaign, which Christiansen set up earlier this year will go to supporting the running costs of her…

Read More

Rebecca Hart USA Takes Home Honors for Team Test to Music at WEG Test Event

Rebecca Hart USA Takes Home Honors for Team Test to Music at WEG Test Event Day two of FEI CPEDI 3* competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 (WEG) Test Event for Para-Dressage, Dressage, and Driving. Hosted at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), the day saw Rebecca Hart (USA) easily best the FEI CPEDI 3* Grade III Team…

Read More

Izzy Palmer – A Busy Year

Izzy Palmer and Pinocchio

Izzy Palmer – A Busy Year #EverythingHorse World Class Podium Potential rider, Izzy Palmer, has so far had a very busy year. Here we take a look at Izzy’s current horses and her success so far. Towards the end of 2016, young Izzy Palmer was re-selected for another two years of opportunity for learning and development on the lottery funded……...

Premium Content

Sorry, this content is for members only. Visit the site and login to read, or you can join our membership for only £2.99 a month for access to over 1,500 magazine articles. It helps more than you know, and allows us to keep publishing great content, like this, to horse owners and enthusiasts like you.  

Login Join Now

Read More