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Jorgensen first into the ring at Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final

By Louise Parkes, April 19, 2012: The draw for the Grand Prix, the opening competition of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2011/2012 Final, took place at the Brabanthalle in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, this afternoon. And Denmark’s Lone Jorgensen got an early surprise when pulling her own name out of the

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Hemeryck to Lead the way in Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final Opening Leg

By: Louise Parkes, April 19, 2012: Belgium’s Rik Hemeryck will be pathfinder as the Rolex FEI World Cup™Jumping Final 2011/2012 gets underway at the Brabanthalle in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands tomorrow. The draw for the opening Speed class took place this evening, and the order-of-go is as follows: 1, Quarco de Kerambars (Rik Hemeryck)

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Countdown to London 2012 Olympic Games Enters Final 100 Days

Lausanne (SUI), April 18, 2012: Countdown, Today, 18 April, the world celebrates 100 days to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. This summer the British capital will play host to the Olympic Games for the third time in history. From 27 July to 12 August, London will welcome 10,500

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John Quirk (USA), equestrian journalist, breeder, novelist and publisher, passed away

Lausanne (SUI), 17 April 2012: John Quirk was a man of many talents. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and flew fighter jets on and off the navy carriers, before starting an automotive engineering business in Detroit, the then epicentre of car manufacturing. At the same time, he

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IN MEMORIAM: CAMILLA ENEMARK (DEN) & AMY TRYON (USA)

Lausanne (SUI), April 13, 2012: Camilla Enemark, the 31-year-old Danish Jumping rider, passed away on Tuesday (10 April) after losing her battle against an aggressive brain tumor first diagnosed in 2006. Born on Christmas Eve, 24 December 1980, Camilla started riding competitively when she was 12 years old, going on to claim

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CORNELISSEN AND PARZIVAL ON THE TRAIL OF A DOUBLE AT DEN BOSCH

By Louise Parkes, Lausanne, April 12, 2012: Adelinde Cornelissen will be hoping to reclaim the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage series title on home turf in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands next week. This Dutch city, which played host to the very first FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final back in 1986, will welcome

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GERMANY POISED TO SET NEW RECORD AT 2011/2012 ROLEX FEI WORLD CUP™ JUMPING FINAL

By Louise Parkes, Switzerland. April 11, 2012: In the long and distinguished history of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series, no country has ever won the title on more than four consecutive occasions. American riders dominated throughout the early years with seven victories over the first nine seasons, including four between 1980

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Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy apoint Discipline Managers

Laussane-SUI, April 05, 2012: The Organising Committee of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy has announced the appointment of the managers who will be in charge of the eight competition disciplines at the FEI’s flagship event. The discipline managers who have been appointed are: Jumping: Frédéric Morand. Mr Morand

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FEI WORLD CUP™ JUMPING – NORTH AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUND-UP

By Louise Parkes, NORTH AMERICAN LEAGUE, The 2011/2012 North American FEI World Cup™ Jumping qualifying leagues concluded last weekend at Tampa in Florida (USA), yielding a star-studded selection of contenders for the 34th Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands which is now only two weeks away. Two separate leagues

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WILLIAM FOX-PITT leads HSBC Rankings going into Kentucky

Lausanne (SUI), April 02, 2012: HSBC Rankings Kentucky, William Fox-Pitt (GBR) will head into the third leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (USA) on 26-29 April sporting the armband reserved for the leader of the HSBC Rankings. Fox-Pitt, who last wore the armband at the second