Patrice Delaveau delivers on home soil at the Gucci Paris Masters
Saturday, 07 December 2013 13:45
Patrice Delaveau and Ornella Mail HDC made sure to make it a home win at the Gucci Paris Masters. Photos by World of Showjumping.Patrice Delaveau and Ornella Mail HDC (Lando x Alligator Fontaine) made sure that the home crowds at the Gucci Paris Masters got value for their ticket money as they took home the Prix Salon du Cheval on Saturday. A blazing jump-off paid off for the French rider â€“ known for his danger against the clock â€“ and the Parisian audience could celebrate yet another home win at this wonderful event.
Malin Baryard Johnsson sport director for Sweden International Horse Show
Saturday, 07 December 2013 09:34
Malin Baryard Johnson has been appointed as sport director for Sweden International Horse Show. The event has until this year been known as Stockholm International Horse Show, but has now changed both title and arena - as it will move to a new arena as of next year. The first show with this new formula will take place on the 27-30 of November 2014.
Rolex has today released the second in a series of films celebrating the start of the CHI Geneva and the show's involvement in the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. In the film, Show Director Sophie Mottu Morel and Sports Director Alban Poudret, discuss the show's history and the traditions that have made CHI Geneva the best indoor show in the world.
Home win for Kevin Staut in the Prix GDE at the Gucci Paris Masters
Friday, 06 December 2013 21:11
It was a great home win for Kevin Staut and Silvana HDC in Paris tonight. Photo by World of Showjumping.Kevin Staut took an extremely popular home win on his wonderful mare Silvana HDC (Corland x Widor) in the Prix GDE at the Gucci Paris Masters on Friday evening. In a jump-off against nine other riders â€“ where four were French, much to the joy of the home crowds â€“ Kevin produced a very fast, but still beautiful clear to steal the win from his team mate Simon Delestre.
Holger Hetzelâ€™s Sport Horse Sales deliver a record result
Friday, 06 December 2013 09:07
400 000 Euro for the World Champion Arraghbeg Clover. Photo by Maik Wallrafen.Holger Hetzel's ninth Sport Horse Sales, which took place in the jam-packed new indoor arena at his yard in Goch, set a new record of EUR 3.1 million for 24 horses. A foal was also auctioned off for EUR 10,000 for charity, and the proceeds will be donated to children in need in the Kleve region.
Even Holger Hetzel was surprised. "I wasn't expecting that," he commented in the early hours of the morning after the ninth Sport Horse Sales in Goch. The 24 horses in the auction collection went under shrewd and agile auctioneer Volker Raulf's hammer for a total of EUR 3,160,500. The average price was a sensational EUR 131,687.50.
Advertisement; In the spotlight - Industry Opion of the Brightwells Elite Sales
Friday, 06 December 2013 08:36
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The Brightwells December Elite Auction on Saturday 7th December staged at Addington Manor in the United Kingdom has built a reputation for sourcing high quality young horses throughout Europe.
It is no co-incidence that many of our horses go on to the World Stage, working with established breeders and producers we are able to source talented sound young prospects that represent amazing value, when compared to many auctions on mainland Europe.
Rene Tebbel bought Carino for Alexander Onischenko. Here together with Wim SchrÃ¶der and Jeroen Dubbeldam. Photo by Fototrailer. The highest bid at the Expo Talent Sale Auction came from Alexander Onischenko who bought the six year old Carino (Larino x Numero Uno) for 165 000 Euro. It is Jeroen Dubbeldam as well as Wim and Ben SchrÃ¶der that selects the horses for the auction and this year they sold horses for 1 864 million Euro.
Vladimir Beletzky bought Doris (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Kroongraaf) for 150 000 Euro and Diarado HS (Vigaro x Voltaire) for 135 000 Euro while Bertram Allen bought Valentino VZ (Verdi x Converter) for 120 000 Euro.
WoSJ Exclusive; Sophie Mottu Morel - show director of the CH…
Sophie Mottu Morel is the show director of the CHI Geneva. This yearâ€™s edition of CHI Geneva sees some bigÂ changes; can you tell us a little bit about what this yearâ€™s version of theÂ event will look like?
"2013 was indeed a year of change for us. After 35 years and due to the new sponsor of the World Cup, we decided...