Darragh Kenny and Picolo pick up yet another win â this time in Dublin
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 18:43
Darragh Kenny and Picolo keep on winning! Photo by World of Showjumping.It was a very popular home win for Darragh Kenny and Picolo at Dublin Horse Show on Wednesday afternoon. The Irish rider and the 11 year old gelding by Diamant de Semilly x Alme and have been on cracking form lately, and have picked up no less than six wins over the two past months. Today's victory was the seventh, and it came in the 1.50-1.60 Irish Sports Council Classic class with over fifty riders in it.
Belgium's Gregory Wathelet breaks in to the top ten - here on Conrad de Hus. Photo by Jeny Abrahamsson.With the latest Longines Ranking out, it's time to take a look at its movers and shakers. First of all, Belgium's Gregory Wathelet's steady climbing upwards over the last month has paid off and he is now number ten on the world ranking. Rolf-GÃ¶ran Bengtsson is closing in on the top ten, and goes from rank 14 to 11 this month. McLain Ward is also coming near the top ten, and goes from rank 20 to 13 and Pius Schwizer goes from 18 to 15. Sergio Alvarez Moya is continuing his climbing, and is now rank 24 after being rank 30 last month while Pieter Devos is up from rank 30 to 26.
Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum returns to MÃ¼nster. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The CSI4* event Turnier der Sieger in MÃ¼nster welcomes some big names this week. On the list of riders are stars such as Marcus Ehning, Rolf-GÃ¶ran Bengtsson, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, Marco Kutscher, Laura Kraut, Reed Kessler and Jos Lansink.
Images | The winning team in the LGCT Grand Prix in Valkenswaard: Codex One, Christian & Caroline!
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 19:52
This is what it looked like in Valkenswaard on Saturday as Codex One and Christian Ahlmann won the Grand Prix. Here's Caroline - Codex's groom - getting ready for the prize giving cermony with a big smile on her face. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
Scott Brash.This month's Longines Ranking is the ninth one in a row that sees Great Britain's Scott Brash on top (3374 points). Germany's Ludger Beerbaum is now up to rank two (2824 points), while Great Britain's Ben Maher is down to rank three (2805 points). The second German rider on the ranking is Marcus Ehning who stays as rank four (2779 points), while USA's Kent Farrington is up from rank eight to five after great results last month (2663 points).
The Dutch team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 10:55
Ready for Normandy: Gerco SchrÃ¶der and Glock's London N.O.P. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Dutch Chef d'Equipe Rob Ehrens has announced his team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy. The Dutch team will consist of: Gerco SchrÃ¶der with Glock's London N.O.P., Maikel van der Vleuten with VDL Groep Verdi TN N.O.P., Jeroen Dubbeldam with Zenith SFN, Jur Vrieling with VDL Bubalu and Frank Schuttert as reserve rider with Winchester HS.
Win tickets for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Gamesâ¢ 2014 in Normandy
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 10:40
As Media Ambassadors for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Gamesâ¢ 2014 in Normandy, World of Showjumping gives away tickets for the Games to our readers! To win two one-day tickets for either showjumping, dressage, para-dressage, eventing, voltige or endurance participate in our competition on Facebook.
Leon Thijssen received the Longines Trophy in Gijon. Photo by CSIO Gijon.After a great week in Gijon, Dutch rider Leon Thijssen received the Longines Trophy as the leading rider of the show. The Diario El Comercio Trophy was awarded to Santiago NÃºÃ±ez Riva as the best Spanish rider at the event, while Sergio Ãlvarez Moya got the El Gaitero Trophy as the best home rider in the Grand Prix.
The CSIO5* Grand Prix in Gijon to Niklaus Rutschi and Windsor XV
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 09:12
Niklaus Rutschi and Windsor XV won the Grand Prix in Gijon. Photo by CSIO Gijon.Switzerland's Niklaus Rutschi and Windsor XV (Karandasj x Wellington) took the win in Monday's five star Grand Prix in Gijon. The class concluded a long week of competition at the Spanish event, and the Grand Prix had 44 riders lined up to compete for the win. Five riders produced clear rounds in the second part of the competition, and Rutschi was the fastest of them aboard the 11 year old chestnut gelding stopping the clock on 53.23 seconds.
Podium pictures from the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix in Valkenswaard
Monday, 04 August 2014 19:58
The podium celebrations following a Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix is always a wild affair. Here is what it looked like when Christian Ahlmann, Henrik von Eckermann and Ludger Beerbaum went to the top in Valkenswaard. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
WoSJ Exclusive; Our top ten favorites for the World Champion…
Beerbaum, Ludger (GER): Ranked as number two in the world it is not possible to leave the âmaestroâ of showjumping out. Although his WEG-partner Chiaraâs results have been somewhat up and down during the summer season, there have been some undoubtable highlights such as the coupleâs double clear round in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup in Rome, and more recently...