Tag Archives: International Disciplines

Spruce Meadows 2012 Continental: Fellers’ First Day Back

By | October 10, 2019

Eric Lamaze and Coriana Van Klapscheut winners of the RSA Cup. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services. The course designer Bob Ellis (GBR) set the one round competition with 14 obstacles, testing the riders’ speed against the clock. Setting a clear round and time of 68.25 early on in the competition, Eric Lamaze (CAN) and his 10 year… Read More »

U.S. Cruises to Victory in FEI Nations Cup at CSIOW Buenos Aires

By | October 8, 2019

Leading off the U.S. effort were Charlie Jacobs (Boston, MA) and Deeridge Farms’ Leap of Joy. Jacobs utilized the experience he earned last year at CSIO Buenos Aires to jump two faultless rounds with the 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding. They were one of only three combinations to produce a double clear effort on Saturday. Riding in the second spot… Read More »

2012 US Olympic Team Named at Spruce Meadows

By | September 30, 2019

Brian Mennis, Regional Director Investors Group, presenting the winners cheque to Kent Farrington. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services. The group was narrowed down to 10 combinations over the 485 meter course, with 15 jumping efforts. Kent Farrington (USA) added another Spruce Meadows win to his list, with double clear rounds and a jump off time of 46.70.… Read More »

USEF Names 2012 U.S. Olympic Eventing Team

By | September 21, 2019

The 2012 US Olympic Eventing Team in alphabetical order:   Will Coleman (Gordonsville, VA) and Jim Wildasin’s Twizzel Tiana Coudray (Ojai, CA) and the Jatial, Inc.’s Ringwood Magister Phillip Dutton (West Grove, PA) and Jim and Arden Wildasin’s Mystery Whisper Boyd Martin (Cochranville, PA) and the Otis Barbotiere Syndicate’s Otis Barbotiere Karen O’Connor (Ocala, FL) and the Mr.… Read More »

Karen O’Connor Finishes Best for Americans Germany Sweeps Gold

By | September 21, 2019

Sara Algotsson Ostholt led after the cross country with Wega for Sweden but her Gold medal turned to Silver when they impossibly dislodged the front rail of the last fence of the individual show jumping round. It appeared to happen in slow motion. Sandra Auffarth bookended the German effort, picking up Bronze on Opgun Louvo. Just 4.2 faults… Read More »

GCT Ranking Tightens as Ludger Beerbaum Beats Show Jumping Superstars

By | September 21, 2019

The 2012 series is now more tense than ever with reigning champion Edwina Tops-Alexander still holding on to her overall lead, but with world class riders mounting serious challenges with three events to go. Ludger rode three masterful clear rounds on Chaman in the GCT Grand Prix sponsored by VDL Groep. Rolf-Göran Bengtsson had already set a tough… Read More »

FEI Launches Olympic Equestrian Website

By | September 12, 2019

In celebration of the centenary of equestrian sport in the Olympic Movement and all the equine and human athletes that have made Olympic equestrian history since 1912, a new section http://history.fei.org explores in detail each edition of the Games, with summaries on the sport, complete results, statistics and iconic photos of Olympic venues and the equestrian world’s most… Read More »