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6 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Superstar Riders Announced for Central Park Dressage Challenge Presented by The Axel Johnson Group

Steffen Peters to show Olympic mount Ravel in a special command performance of one of the most celebrated dressage horses in U.S. history at the Central Park Horse Show presented by Rolex The Central Park Horse Show, presented by Rolex and produced by The Chronicle of the Horse, is excited to announce riders for the Central Park Dressage Challenge, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Steffen Peters, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Hans Peter Minderhoud, Isabell Werth, Tina Konyot, Jan Ebeling

10 hrs ago | Chronicle of the Horse

Michael Jung's Sam FBW Withdrawn From World Games

The German equestrian federation announced on Aug. 21 that the reigning Olympic and World Games individual gold medalist horse Sam FBW will not compete at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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Related Topix: Michael Jung, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chronicle of the Horse

Totilas Withdrawn From World Games

The German Dressage Team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games now won't include superstar stallion Totilas, ridden by Matthias Rath.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Edward Gal, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Oxford Mail

Horse trial entrants can use eco-friendly bedding for mounts

Horse trials spokeswoman Imogen Barnes said: "The cardboard would otherwise end up in landfill and once used provides excellent compost as it is biodegradable, rotting faster than straw, which means smaller muck heaps."

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kristina Cook, Summer Olympics, William Fox - Pitt

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Horsetalk

WEG dressage: Will it be a Valegro v Totilas showdown?

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro, Olympic and European champions, will be aiming for world honours to complete the hat-trick at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy next week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Dujardin, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Hans Peter Minderhoud, Isabell Werth, Edward Gal, Kristina Sprehe, Adelinde Cornelissen

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sky Sports

Brash wins London Grand Prix

Olympic team gold medallist and world No 1 showjumper Scott Brash enjoyed a stunning British victory in the Longines Global Champions Tour of London Grand Prix at Horse Guards Parade.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Ludger Beerbaum, Sports, Scott Brash, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Maikel van der Vleuten, Ben Maher

The New Zealand Herald

Equestrian: Mark Todd going for gold

Todd will once again be a key member of the NZ team for the World Equestrian Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mark Todd, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Andrew Nicholson, Horse Racing

Radio Times

Live Equestrian

Clare Balding presents coverage of the 11th Global Champions Tour meeting of the season, held at the Horse Guards Parade in London.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Brash, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ben Maher

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

EQUESTRIAN: Young Gloucestershire-bred horses shine at Hartpury Futurity

HORSE breeders from Gloucestershire enjoyed great success with their young horses at the Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/British Equestrian Federation Futurity held at Hartpury College.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

EQUESTRIAN: Mendoza leads British charge in London

TOCKENHAM rider Jessica Mendoza ensured British success on day one of the London Global Champions Tour event at Horse Guards Parade today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Scott Brash, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Queen's Grandson Peter Phillips on His Latest Project

Peter Phillips may be the queen of England's eldest grandchild, the 12th in line to the British throne and a cousin of Princes William and Harry, but his royal lineage, he says, is no excuse to not work hard.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Zara Phillips

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Chronicle of the Horse

HermA s U.S. Show Jumping Team World Games Team Announced

Top Left: Beezie Madden on Cortes 'C'; Top Right: McLain Ward on Rothchild; Bottom Left: Lucy Davis on Barron; Bottom Right: Kent Farrington on Voyeur Want to meet the HermA s U.S. Show Jumping Team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France? Here they area The Chronicle spoke to the U.S show jumping Chef d'Equipe, Robert ... (more)

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Beezie Madden, Sports, Olympics, Karen O'Connor, Summer Olympics, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum

Horsetalk

30 equestrians for Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

With the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on Saturday, the FEI has launched a dedicated blog to report live from one of the world's most exciting international sports competitions for young athletes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics

Horse and Hound

H&H's showjumping editor Jennifer Donald catches up with new British star Spencer Roe

The H&H picture desk looks back at the past week of elite competition, ahead of our in-depth reports and analysis in this Thursday's magazine Pic 1: H&H's showjumping editor Jennifer Donald catches up with new British star Spencer Roe in Dublin, after British Showjumping announces that he will represent Great Britain at the World Equestrian Games ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aoife Clark, Sports, Christopher Burton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Beezie Madden

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Horsetalk

Britain aims high with WEG jumping team

British Showjumping has named a squad of five riders for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which start in Normandy on August 23. Scott Brash is also entered with Lady Kirkham and Lord & Lady Harris' Ursula, and Ben Maher is also entered with Stoneridge Farm's Wings Sublieme.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Brash, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ben Maher

Sky Sports

Whitaker eyes GB success

Michael Whitaker is aiming to make it three titles in a row after being picked for Great Britain's World Equestrian Games showjumping squad - despite appearing to have ruled himself out of the final selection process.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Brash, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ben Maher

Chronicle of the Horse

Canada's David Marcus Finishes Second at CDI3* Verden

Canadian Olympian David Marcus scored a personal best to finish second to Steffen Peters of the United States in Grand Prix competition held August 9 at CDI3* Verden, Germany.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, David Marcus, Steffen Peters, Dorothee Schneider, Horse Racing

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Horsetalk

French Ambassador launches Ireland's WEG campaign

Ireland's Nations Cup team pictured outside the French Ambassador's residence in Dublin on Thursday night, from left Dermott Lennon, Bertram Allen, Irish team manager Robert Splaine, Darragh Kenny and Cian O'Connor.

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Related Topix: Robert Splaine, Summer Olympic, Sports, Cian O'Connor, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Denis Lynch, Camilla Speirs, Joseph Murphy, Billy Twomey

Horsetalk

Denmark's Blue Hors Zack wins 5yo World Champs dressage title

The FEI World Championship Final of five-year-old dressage horses was a victory for two countries, with winning horse Blue Hors Zack taking the honours for Denmark, but ridden by Germany's Dorothee Schneider.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Dorothee Schneider, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Isabell Werth, Steffen Peters

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Horsetalk

US scores Nations Cup hat-trick at Dublin Horse Show

Team USA made it a spectacular three-in-a-row with victory at the eighth and last leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping 2014 Europe Division 1 series in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Charlie Jayne, Summer Olympic, Ludger Beerbaum, Beezie Madden, Sports, Cassio Rivetti, Olympics, Summer Olympics

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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