Category: Dressage

A First for Bolesworth, Ceiren Fallon & Roger Teal

For the first time in over one hundred days, all the main disciplines in the UK were able to compete this weekend. With eventing at Barbury, normally an international competition, but this year scaled down, Twesledown and Aske, eventing started again much to the relief of the riders. In dressage, several venues held classes as

At Last – Dressage and Showjumping Stutter Back to Life

As the world of equestrianism stutters back to life, the weekend saw the running of two Group 1 races in Ireland, The Irish Derby and The Pretty Polly Stakes. In dressage the first 3 star CDI took place in Hungary and in France the first 4 star CSI Grand Prix for showjumping also took place.

A Slow but Sure Re-start to Equine Sport Happening

As the world slowly comes out of covid lock down, the first FEI dressage competition to be held will happen in Hungary this coming weekend. The CDI 3 star will be held at Mariakalnok, about 50 miles from Vienna. The event has attracted 120 riders entering with 140 horses. Among those who have said they

Racing Continues as Other Equine Sport to Resume

The main news for this week surrounds once again our old subject of corona virus. The good news is that instead of lamenting the loss of all equestrian sport, we can report firm plans for the start of most equine pursuits. Racing has been in the fore front of return to sport and with their

Nip Tuck in Grand Prix as Velegro Wins

In our archive video today, Our one hundredth post, we show the last competitive competition of two of the British Team of the Dressage Squad, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin sent to the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 on behalf of great Britain, and who won the Team Silver Medal.  The  footage was taken

Video -Keystone Dimaggio – World Champion on 2000

See again the complete final test which won Keystone Dimaggio and Suzanne Davies the World Young Dressage Horse Championship from Arnheim in Holland in the year 2000. Hear the judges’ comments on the test and a short comment from Suzanne after the event. Click the video tab below. In the news – just broken –

Peter Storr Takes Nationals In 2000 Video

As Covid-19 continues to decimate our lives, we present the latest video archive for your delectation from the National Dressage Championships in 2000. In the news over the weekend,  The Queen gives a very rare statement to the UK and Commonwealth and at the time of writing Boris Johnson finds himself in hospital, unable to

Velegro Dances The Night Away at Hartpury 2016

In our second video during the equestrian shut down, we show Charlotte Dujardin performing her Grand Prix Freestyle riding the famous Velegro. This was, we believe, the only time that this particular test was ever performed in public in the UK before the pair won a the Individual Gold Medal at the Rio Olympic Games

Keysoe and Dortmund – Coronavirus Takes Its Toll

The last two dressage events for the time being have been completed. Sadly now, as we all know, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, everything has been either cancelled or postponed to a later time. The equine calendar throughout the world has been completely mutilated. At Keysoe, in the UK, the dressage CDI 3 star was

Corona Virus starting to affect equine sport.

This week saw both dressage and showjumping events in the USA and the Middle East at the highest level. Event organisers are keeping a close watch on the Corona Virus and shows are still going ahead, but some racing throughout the world has been affected by running the meetings behind closed doors. Corona Virus update
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