Wendi Williamson is making history. Next week she and her Dejavu MH, a horse she has trained and brought through the grades herself, head to Omaha, Nebraska, for the FEI World Cup Dressage Final. It’s the first time New Zealand has ever had a competitor at the prestigious event. Kumeu-based Williamson earned the right to make the long trek after a stunning … [Read more...]
General Equestrian News
These articles are general equestrian industry news in the Australian, New Zealand and global equestrian world.
The Horse Report February issue is now online 40 pages of informative and interesting articles, news stories, advertising, photos and information on what’s new and, what’s happening out and about. Feature stories include * Equine Dental * Strangles * Big Head - is your pasture poisoning your horse * Lippzaner tour * Kilkivan Great Horse Ride * … [Read more...]
This year has been one of highs and lows for equestrians with a number of events and incidents drawing the attention of the wider community. The equestrian action at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics undoubtedly showcased the best of the FEI disciplines to a massive audience. The Aussies improved on their sixth place four years prior in London to take out the bronze medal in the … [Read more...]
Lucy Fell caused a bit of an upset this afternoon when she won the opening round of the Country TV World Cup (NZ) at the Hawke’s Bay A and P Show in Hastings. She and her former racehorse Tinapai headed off 16 other combinations, one of the largest fields seen in the series class for some years. Fell (nee Akers) was the only rider to go double clear over the Roger … [Read more...]
Jock Paget and Clifton Signature have this morning finished seventh in the CCI4* at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau in France. Two rails in the showjumping proved costly for the Kiwi eventer, and he finished on 56 penalty points. He wasn’t the only one who had rails down in the final phase – a Pau title continues to elude Olympic champ Michael Jung (GER) who had faults with … [Read more...]