Jur Vrieling wins the opening leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League
Last Modified:Sunday, 19 October 2014 15:23
Jur Vrieling celebrating his first World Cup win. Photo by World of Showjumping. Team World Champion Jur Vrieling opened up his indoor season by winning the first leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League in Oslo on Sunday. The sympathetic Dutch rider had partnered up with VDL Zirocco Blue N.O.P. (Mr. Blue x Voltaire) for the World Cup kick off, and left behind him seasoned combinations like Marco Kutscher with Cornet's Cristallo (Cornet Obolensky x Pilot) in second and Steve Guerdat with Nino des Buissonnets (Kannan x Narcos II) in third after a very fast and exciting jump-off.
The standings in the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League
Last Modified:Sunday, 19 October 2014 16:12
A happy Dutch rider in the lead of the Western European league - Jur Vrieling. Photo by World of Showjumping. The standings in the Longines FEI World Cup Western European league after the first round in Oslo are as follows;
Last Modified:Tuesday, 14 October 2014 15:07
Scott Brash returns to Kingsland Oslo Horse Show. Last year he won both the Grand Prix and the World Cup class. Photo by World of Showjumping.This weekend the World Cup season kicks off in Oslo as usual. On the riders list we find many big names such as Edwina Tops-Alexander, Gregory Wathelet, Maikel van der Vleuten, Kevin Staut, Marcus Ehning and world number one, Scott Brash just to mention some.
Ouaddar and Quickly de Kreisker win the World Cup qualifier in Tetouan
Abdelkebir Ouaddar and Quickly de Kreisker - here seen this summer in Valkenswaard. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.It was a popular home win for Abdelkebir Ouaddar and Quickly de Kreisker (Diamant de Semilly x Laudanum), as the Moroccan pair won the CSI3*-W Grand Prix of Tetouan on Sunday. The Grand Prix also served as the first World Cup qualifier in the FEI World Cup Jumping Arab League for the 2014/2015 season, and was thus Ouaddar's first step towards the finals in Las Vegas in April next year.
Victory for Maikel van der Vleuten in Beijing, Zhiwen Zaoh wins the China League
Last Modified:Monday, 13 October 2014 17:33
Maikel van der Vleuten won on a borrowed horse in Beijing. The final of this year's Longines FEI World Cup Jumping of the China League 2014 in Beijing is over. The winner of todays final competition is like in the qualifying round yesterday, the current team World Champion Maikel van der Vleuten from the Netherlands with the horse Ziemar. Van der Vleuten had the only clear round in the final competition.
Last Modified:Monday, 06 October 2014 08:20
Only three riders managed to be double clear in the 1,60 m FEI World Cup Alexela Grand Prix in Tallinn on Sunday. Estonia's Tiit Kivisild with Cinnamon (Calido I x Arturo) was over a second faster in the jump-off than second placed Kristupas Petraitis from Lithuania with Lordano (Lordanos x Cantus). Third place went to Poland's Michal Kazmierczak with Stakorado (Stakkato Gold x Acorado).
Back to back international victories for Howard and Tic Tac at Angelstone
Last Modified:Sunday, 05 October 2014 17:53
The winner of the $100,000 World Cup Qualifier Presented by Groupby & Gilt; Leslie Howard & Tic Tac. Photo by tournaments.angelstone.co.On a brisk Saturday evening Leslie Howard and Tic Tac repeated there 2013 International win last night at Angelstone in the $100,000 Groupby World Cup Qualifier. Twenty four hundred spectators braved the cool elements to take in the what could be strongest showjumping field Eastern Canada has ever seen! Thirty three combinations tackled the first round course with ten advancing to the timed jump-off.
Conor Swail defends Grand Prix title at Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park
Last Modified:Monday, 29 September 2014 09:36
Conor Swail and Ariana. Photo by Ben Radvanyi Photography.For the second year in a row, Ireland's Conor Swail stood in the winner's circle following the $50,000 World Cup Grand Prix, presented by Peel Maryborough and Aviva Insurance, held Sunday, September 28, at the CSI2*-W Canadian Show Jumping Tournament at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON.
The calendar for the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League
Last Modified:Tuesday, 23 September 2014 08:35
The 2013/2014 season's World Cup Champions: Daniel Deusser, Ludger Beerbaum and Scott Brash. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.With the outdoor season coming to a close, the indoor World Cup season is about to start in Europe. The Longines FEI World Cup Western European League will true to tradition kick off in Oslo 17-19 October, before it moves on to Helsinki the following weekend. Ten more qualifiers then remain, the new addition to the calendar this season is the event in Madrid – taking place 28-30 November.