France Triumphs in the Nations Cup, Poles on the Podium

The team from France wins the fifth leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup at Lotto Strzegom Horse Trials. Sweden takes second place, Poland third. The French team climbed higher and higher in the team classification after each trial of the equestrian triathlon, starting from last place after dressage and ending on the highest step …

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It’s Crunch Time at Rotterdam Leg of Longines League of Nations

The teams have been confirmed for the fourth and last leg of the inaugural Longines League of Nations™ 2024 series, which takes place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on Friday 21 June, and for Belgium, France, and Great Britain, the pressure will be immense. Languishing together at the bottom of the leaderboard in joint-eighth place with …

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Kevin Mealiff Can’t Be Caught in $25,000 Parlanti Grand Prix

The $10,000 1.40m Open Jumper Stake, sponsored by Bainbridge Companies, commenced competition on Friday morning for ESP June II, featuring 17 horse-and-rider pairs at the Derby Field in Equestrian Village. Twelve pairs advanced to the immediate jump-off, with USA’s Alannah Wagstaff setting the pace aboard Great Thing, owned by Mill Pond Farm, Inc, with a …

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Top Show Jumping Techniques

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When discussing show jumping techniques, you must start with the core fundamentals every rider needs to develop. A balanced, correct rider position is the bedrock of effective show jumping. This includes maintaining a light seat and keeping your heels down to stay anchored. It’s not just about looking good; it’s about functional form that translates directly into better rides.

Victory for Cormac Hanley in $25,000 Arion Sellier Grand Prix

Commencing competition Friday morning for ESP June I was the $10,000 1.40m Open Jumper Stake, sponsored by Bainbridge Companies, with 17 horse-and-rider pairs taking to the Derby Field at Equestrian Village. Six of the combinations advanced to the immediate jump-off, with USA’s Ryan Genn setting the pace with a speedy time of 33.149 seconds aboard …

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St. Gallen’s Longines League of Nations Leg Cancelled Due to Adverse Weather Conditions

The third leg of the Longines League of Nations™, due to take place at St. Gallen (SUI) on Friday afternoon (31 May), has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. Following a prolonged period of heavy rain in Europe over the past few days, including on-site in St. Gallen, the decision was taken, after discussions …

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Juan José Bancalari Elmudesi Closes Out Spring Series with Win in IDA Development Grand Prix

Dominican Republic’s Juan José Bancalari Elmudesi closed out the ESP Spring Series, presented by Florida Coast Equipment, on Sunday with the win in the $25,000 IDA Development Grand Prix.  Navigating two mounts in Sunday’s Spring Grand Prix, Bancalari Elmudesi managed to secure himself a spot in the jump-off with his own entry, Ballypatrick Flamenco, providing …

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Double the Fun, Double the Victory

Wellington, FL 05/05/2024 — The ESP Spring IV Horse Show commenced on May 1, 2024 at Equestrian Village and ran through May 5.  The opening day featured intense competition across five rings, with Diego Javier Vivero Viteri and Chianti triumphing in the $3,500 1.35m Open Jumper Stake, sponsored by Dever, Inc., delivering a flawless double …

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Fuchs Retains the Rolex Grand Prix Crown at Royal Windsor Horse Show

Royal Windsor Horse Show drew to a close after an incredible five days of top class equestrian action. The pinnacle Jumping competition of the Show, the CSI5* Rolex Grand Prix, was won by Switzerland’s Martin Fuchs, with America’s Laura Kraut victorious in the morning’s CSI5* Manama Rose Show Stakes. Meanwhile, the Pol Roger Meet of …

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Stars Shine Bright at Royal Windsor Horse Show

Royal Windsor Horse Show looked resplendent in the May sunshine on an action-packed fourth day. The international CSI5* Show Jumping provided top-class sport, with wins for home favourite Matthew Sampson and the USA’s Kent Farrington. Meanwhile, across the park, Boyd Exell continued his domination of the International Driving Grand Prix with a slick drive in …

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