Category: Dressage

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

Racing concerns – showjumping highlights and dressage rankings

Showjumping continued at the highest level in Florida; Racing concerns in the UK following figures published that race going attendance had fallen once again in 2019; and Dujardin comes fourth on the FEI dressage rankings. Finally in the news this week; the Coronavirus has taken its first show off the calendar in Hong Kong. Show

Nicky Barrett casts her eye over Keysoe International Dressage

It is not too long now before the international dressage competitions start in the UK, the first at Keysoe in Bedfordshire in about six weeks. There are very few events in the UK  for Young Riders, Juniors and Pony riders to compete at, at this level, so we have put a video showing the top

World Cup Qualifiers Come Thick and Fast

With only a couple of months left for World Cup qualification in Las Vegas, the qualifying rounds now come thick and fast. In Amsterdam, the main qualifier took place for both dressage and show jumping. The highlight for the dressage was the personal best score for Charlottle Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle scoring just
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