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Chika's Way to be retired

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Pius-Schwizer-Chikas-Way-6Pius Schwizer with Chika's Way in Geneva. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.After successfully completing the year with a win in Geneva, Pius Schwizer's ride Chika's Way (Caretino x Lord) gets retired. "She is such a great horse. As she is turning seventeen and has achieved a lot I will give her back to her Italian owner, Ms. Rory Marzotto. I assume the mare will go into breeding," Pius states on his website.

 

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Zoe II secured for Lorenzo de Luca

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Lorenzo-de-Luca-Zoe-II-6503Lorenzo de Luca and Zoe II in Geneva. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Stephan Conter and Maria Rosaria Marzotto have secured Zoe II (Kannan x Goes Without Saying) for Conter's new stable jockey Lorenzo de Luca. The mare has had great results with De Luca this season, and recently won a 1.55 class in Verona as well as ending seventh in the Rolex Grand Prix in Geneva. "I am of course really happy for what Stephan and Maria have done for me, and that I can keep on riding Zoe. I really believe she is one of the best horses out there at the moment and I am excited to count on her for the next season. I am sure it will be a super partnership with Stephan and Maria, and I am excited about my new adventures with them," De Luca says to World of Showjumping.

Advertisement | World of Showjumping supports the Charity Show for Children's Cancer Aid in Germany

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benfiz-header"We are helping life"World of Showjumping will be supporting an important show in the calendar next year: The Charity Show for Children's Cancer Aid held on the 20-22nd of March in Haselünne, Germany. A similar show was already organized in 2010 where 40 000 Euro were raised and donated to children with cancer at the University Hospital in Münster (www.kinderkrebshilfe-muenster.de).

Hello Sanctos' breeder Willy Taets awarded by WBFSH

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scott-sanctosHello Sanctos' breeder Willy Taets has been awarded by the WBFSH. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Last week, the world's leading breeders were gathered in the Jaeger LeCoultre shop in Geneva to be honored for their extraordinary breeding products as the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses held their annual award ceremony for the FEI ranking winners in cooperation with the sponsor Jaeger LeCoultre. For the showjumping breeders, it was Hello Sanctos' breeder Willy Taets, from Belgium, who received his WBFSH diploma and was presented with an exquisite reversible watch from Jaeger LeCoultre.

Images | The Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final

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Scott-Brash-63570Scott Brash had to wait to see if he would be crowned the winner of the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final. In the end, nobody could do anything about the world's no. one rider. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.

This week's live streaming

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longThis weekend the following events will be live streamed:

 

The CSI5* Longines FEI World Cup in London will be live streamed via this link.

 

The CSI3* event in Frankfurt will be live streamed via this link.

More awards for Dubbeldam

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jeroen-zenithWhat a year it has been for Jeroen Dubbeldam! Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Jeroen Dubbeldam received yet another award yesterday, this time the double world champion was awarded in his home country as ZappSporter of the Year. Dubbeldam was up against five other athletes, but ended up with the most votes and could receive the award prior to the NOS Ι NOC*NSF Sports Gala on stage at the Amsterdam RAI. Earlier in the evening the RTL News Audience Award went to the Dutch gold jumping team consisting of Jeroen Dubbeldam, Jur Vrieling, Gerco Schröder and Maikel van der Vleuten.

Thank you AD Camille Z

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6Athina-Onassis-de-Miranda-Tragedy struck the showjumping world last Thursday, when Athina Onassis de Miranda's amazing mare AD Camille Z had to be put to sleep after a fall in Geneva. Here is our tribute to this fantastic horse, who was so special and so loved – and who will be deeply missed by us all. Together Athina and AD Camille Z achieved great things, jumping impressive clear rounds in some of the biggest Grand Prix classes on the circuit as well as ending 14th at the European Championships in Herning last year. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.

Strong field of riders to Frankfurt

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Jos-Lansink12184On the list for Frankfurt: Jos Lansink. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The CSI3* event in Frankfurt the coming weekend attracts a very strong field of riders. On the list for the show are names such as Steve Guerdat, Jeroen Dubbeldam, Jos Lansink, Rolf-Göran Bengtsson, Hans-Dieter Dreher, Gerco Schröder and Gregory Wathelet – to mention just a few.

 

Click here for the full riders list.

Lorenzo de Luca with new job at Stephex Stables

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Lorenzo-de-Luca-Voice-de-LoLorenzo de Luca - here in Geneva. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.It's exciting times for Italy's Lorenzo de Luca, who has a new job as a rider at Stephex Stables. De Luca has been working for Neil Jones for the past three years, and the two has created a lot of success during this period – with De Luca picking up major wins all over Europe and competing at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy this September.

Images | The Rolex Grand Prix in Geneva

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scott2The dream team: Hello Sanctos and Scott Brash together with owners Lady Kirkham and Lady Harris. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.

Ian Millar and Baranus win $25,000 Equiline Holiday I Grand Prix

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MillarBaranusIan Millar and Baranus in their winning presentation with Kelly Molinari of Equiline. Photos copyright Mancini Photos, www.manciniphotos.com.Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) hosted its Holiday Festival I this week on December 12-14, 2014, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL. The week featured the $10,000 Equiline Open Stake on Friday with a win for Amanda Derbyshire (GBR) and Goldbreaker and the $25,000 Equiline Holiday I Grand Prix on Sunday with a win for Ian Millar (CAN) and Baranus.

Max Kühner to compete for Austria

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max-khner-profilMax Kühner. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.As of 1st of January, Max Kühner starts to ride for Austria. Kühner has been successfully competing under the German flag throughout his entire career. On his website Kühner writes that German Chef d'Equipe Otto Becker has been involved in his decision, and that it thus comes as no surprise. Kühner also has a strong connection to his new country; "We have for a long time had a residence in Austria. As a child, I started riding at the equestrian center Mauring together with Julia Kayser. In addition for me who lives in Bayern, Austria is closer than Northern Germany," the rider states on his website.

Top showjumpers build up to Christmas in London

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1Reed-Kessler-KS-Stakki-591On the list for London: Reed Kessler. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.This week the traditional London International Horse Show takes place. The CSI5* event expects many big names within showjumping to the British capital. On the list of riders are names such as world no. 1 Scott Brash, who will be joined by the legends John and Michael Whitaker as well as stars such as Kevin Staut, Ludger Beerbaum, Marcus Ehning, Daniel Deusser, Maikel van der Vleuten, Malin Baryard-Johnsson and Reed Kessler.

Jessica Kürten puts her showjumping career on hold

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jessica-krten-profilJessica Kürten. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Jessica Kürten has decided to put her showjumping career on hold. The accomplished Irish rider will now concentrate on training, and staying close to the sport. To World of Showjumping.com Jessica says; "I am restructuring my career, and reorienting my priorities at the moment. I look forward to the challenges that the future may bring."

 

The stallions from VDL that has successfully been seen under Kürten, will compete with Jessica until the beginning of February finishing at the KWPN stallion show in Den Bosch. "It has been super to work over the many years with my various owners and sponsors, we have enjoyed some great highlights together and I thank them for their support and loyalty," Kürten says.

Exclusives

Thank you AD Camille Z

Thank you AD Camille Z

Tragedy struck the showjumping world last Thursday, when Athina Onassis de Miranda's amazing mare AD Camille Z had to be put to sleep after a fall in Geneva. Here is our tribute to this fantastic horse, who was so special and so loved – and who will be deeply missed by us all. Together Athina and AD Camille Z achieved...

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