The German long-list for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games announced
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 17:12
Andre Thieme and Conthendrix are on the German long-list for the Alltech World Equestrian Games. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The German Olympic commitee has named the the candidates for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy 2014.The list consists of:
Christian Ahlmann with Aragon Z, Codex One or Cornado II
Ludger Beerbaum with Chaman, Chiara or Zinedine
Daniel Deusser with Cornet d'Amour, First Class van Eeckelghem or Fyloe v Claesyssenhof
The Belgian long-list for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 16:59
Jos Verlooy is on the Belgian long list for the Alltech World Equestrian Games. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The Belgian long-list for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games includes the following 10 riders:
Niels Bruynseels with Pommeau du Heup
Pieter Devos with Dream of India Greenfield or Dylano
The Australian team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games announced
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 16:46
Jamie Kermond with Quite Cassini. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The Australian federation has announced their team for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy. The previous announced riders Edwina Tops-Alexander, Jamie Kermond and Amy Graham will be joined by Julia Hargreaves and James Paterson-Robinson.
Davendy S with Eugenie Angot in Geneva 2012. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The 11 year old Davendy S (Kashmir van Schuttershof x Pachat II) will in the future be seen under Jessica Springsteen. The mare has until now been competed by Eugenie Angot. Together with Angot Davendy S has several good results such as a 1.50 win from Vejer de la Frontera, a second place from the CSI5* in Madrid and a third place from the CSI3* Grand Prix in Le Touquet.
The Irish, British and Swedish teams for Hickstead announced
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:33
Bertram Allen and Molly Malone V are on the Irish team for Hickstead. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Ireland, Great Britain and Sweden have announced their teams for the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Europe Division 1 at Hickstead.
The British team will consist of Jessie Drea with Touchable, Ben Maher with Wings Sublieme, Robert Whitaker with Catwalk IV, William Whitaker with Fandango and Guy Williams with Zaire.
Longines and Casas Novas signed an important long-term partnership agreement. The Swiss Watch brand thus becomes the Official Partner and Official Watch of this prestigious Spanish equestrian center, as well as the Official Timekeeper for the CSI A Coruña taking place there.
The agreement enables Casas Novas to pursue its excellence targets as organizer of equestrian events and to gradually improve the quality of the competitions. Casas Novas and Longines share common values such as tradition, elegance and performance.
Sergio Alvares Moya will compete on home soil in La Coruna this weekend. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson. More than 180 riders from around the world are headed for La Coruna this weekend. For the CSI4* event the riders list includes names such as Sergio Alvares Moya, Leopold van Asten, Willem Greve, Abdel Said, Pilar Cordon, Philppe le Jeune and Laura Renwick.
Aachen images | Emotions & tears at Corradina's retirement cermony
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 06:24
There were few dry eyes during the emotional retirement ceremony of Carsten-Otto Nagel’s fantastic partner Corradina 2 in Aachen on Thursday. Corradina 2 jumped to individual silver and team bronze at the Europeans at Windsor in 2009, to team gold at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky in 2010, to team gold and individual silver at the Europeans in Madrid in 2011 and to team silver at the Europeans in Herning last year. She has been with Nagel since she was a youngster, and in addition to her medals Corradina 2 can look back on a career full of Grand Prix and Nations Cup wins. We wish one of our all-time favorites a fantastic and peaceful retirement! All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
The Swedish nominations for the Alltech World Equestrian Games 2014
Monday, 21 July 2014 18:14
Peder Fredricson and H&M Sibon are one of the Swedish riders nominated for the Alltech World Equestrian Games in Normandy. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.It's a long short list of Swedish riders nominated for the Alltech World Equestrian Games in Normandy. Niklas Arvidsson and Click and Cash, Angelica Augustsson and Quiet Easy, Malin Baryard Johnsson and H&M Tornesch, Rolf-Göran Bengtsson with Casall Ask and Unita Ask, Henrik von Eckermann with Cantinero and Gotha FRH, Jens Fredricson and Lunatic, Peder Fredricson with H&M Cash In and H&M Sibon, Niklas Jonsson and Caral, Douglas Lindelöw and Casello as well as Alexander Zetterman and Cafino have all been nominated.
Gregory Wathelet is heading for Chantilly after a successfull week in Aachen. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Top riders are heading for the Longines Global Champions Tour in Chantilly. This will be the ninth leg of the tour, and on the list of riders is the leader of the tour Edwina Tops-Alexander, as well as top riders like Gregory Wathelet, Doda de Miranda, Patrice Delaveau, Kevin Staut, Christian Ahlmann, Rolf-Göran Bengtsson and of course Ben Maher and Scott Brash.
Broken collarbone for Katrin Eckermann after terrible fall in the Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen
Sunday, 20 July 2014 15:18
We wish this pair a speedy recovery! Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Katrin Eckermann broke her collarbone after a terrible fall in the Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen. The accident happened on the open water jump placed as fence six, and both horse and rider went over hitting the ground hard – just as they did in Thursday´s Nations Cup. This time it did not end so well though, and both Katrin and Firth of Lorne had to be transported out of the ring to get medical treatment – Katrin to the hospital. Firth of Lorne has been examined and as it currently looks there are no serious injuries.
Rodrigo Pessoa has been elected by all the athlete all over the world as the FEI Athlete Representatives for Jumping.Equestrian sport makes history as athletes vote online for FEI Athlete Representatives, for the first time in the FEI’s 93-year history, and today the 17th of July, we had the final results. It’s with a great pleasure that IJRC and NARG announce that the IJRC Vice President, Rodrigo Pessoa, one of the best riders in the world, has been elected by all the athlete all over the world, as the FEI Athlete Representatives for Jumping.
The FEI Jumping Committee is the highest authority for the international show jumping, and as Ingmar De Vos, FEI Secretary General & CEO , explained: “Our athlete representatives play a vital role in the governance of equestrian sport, acting as a voice for all our athletes and actively shaping the FEI’s global development, so it is only right that the athletes themselves should decide who will represent them”. And the Jumping riders have decided that Rodrigo will be their key ambassador for the Jumping sport, and he will represent their global voice.
Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy to be broadcast in over 200 territories worldwide
Thursday, 17 July 2014 13:59
Television coverage of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 will be broadcast in more than 200 territories worldwide, conveying the drama and excitement of equestrian sport as well as the picture-postcard setting of host region Normandy to a truly global audience. Official Sponsor France Televisions and Media Partner Equidia Life will provide French viewers with an unprecedented level of broadcast coverage of the biggest sporting event in France this year.