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Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club hosted its first national dressage competition for 2017

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Under the Patronage of Mr. Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club hosted its first national dressage competition for the season with a signup of over 20 entries. The EEF affiliated dressage competition, at the Riding School at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club attracted competitors from all over UAE, being the largest dressage competition ...

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UAE Riders Impress in International Dressage Competition at Emirates Equestrian Center

Cristina Calin-Thompson on Apollo, winner of FEI Prix St-Georges Class, at the 2017 FEI World Dressage Challenge. Dressage is one of the most elegant of Equestrian sports. Image Credit:Courtesy: Martin Dokoupil and EEC

The UAE leg of the 2017 FEI World Dressage Challenge this weekend was highlighted by impressive scores from UAE based riders, at Meydan Group’s Emirates Equestrian Center. One of the most elegant of Equestrian sports, the main aim of this annual event is to nurture local talent and offer local riders the opportunity to compete in an international dressage competition ...

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Wonderful Werth & Weihegold Take World Cup Dressage

Jubilation on the podium as Isabell Werth celebrates her win watched by her groom Steffi Weigard and her beautiful mare Weihegold at the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final 2017 in Omaha (USA). (Jim Hollander/FEI)

by Louise Parkes When she’s got her game face on, you ain’t messin’ with this lady. But this evening the sometimes seriously scary world no. 1, Germany’s Isabell Werth, really let her hair down during the prizegiving ceremony after clinching her third FEI World Cup™ Dressage title in Omaha (USA). Drenching American runner-up Laura Graves (29) and third-placed British star ...

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Hester wins and Valegro bows out on a night to remember at Olympia

Great Britain’s Carl Hester won the fifth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016/2017 Western European League with Nip Tuck at London Olympia (GBR) tonight. (Jon Stroud Media/FEI)

On an electrifying night at the London International Horse Show, Carl Hester won the fifth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016/2017 Western European League with Nip Tuck. This was a back-to-back double on home ground for the 49-year-old British star and his 12-year-old gelding, but the man who has been largely responsible for placing British dressage firmly on ...

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Olympic Dressage: Can Britain’s golden couple do it again?

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By Louise Parkes You could hardly have scripted it better when Great Britain’s Dressage riders scooped Olympic team gold on home turf at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park. A day after their jumpers topped the team podium for the first time in 60 years it was the turn of Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin to ...

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Olympic superstar Werth wins Reem Acra leg at Amsterdam with Weihegold

Germany’s Isabell Werth won the seventh leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2015/2016 Western European League at the sold-out RAI Arena in Amsterdam (NED) today riding Weihegold. (FEI/Arnd Bronkhorst)

Isabell Werth created quite a stir when winning the seventh leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2015/2016 Western European League at the sold-out RAI Arena in Amsterdam (NED) today with Weihegold. The lovely mare was competing in her very first international Freestyle, but in the hands of the 46-year-old German athlete who includes six Olympic gold medals ...

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Hester pips Dujardin in Battle of the British Olympians in London

Britain’s Carl Hester and Nip Tuck secured a spectacular victory at the sixth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2015/2016 Western European League in Olympia, London (GBR) tonight. (FEI/Jon Stroud)

Carl Hester pipped his super-star protégé, fellow-Olympian and world no. 1 rider Charlotte Dujardin for victory in tonight’s spell-binding sixth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2015/2016 Western European League at Olympia in London (GBR). Riding Nip Tuck, the 11-year-old gelding with which he helped clinch team silver at this summer’s FEI European Championships in Aachen, Germany, the ...

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Spain’s Ferrer-Salat steals Reem Acra limelight in Lyon

Spain’s Beatriz Ferrer-Salat and Delgado registered a convincing victory at the second leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2015/2016 Western European League at Lyon, France this afternoon. (FEI/Pierre Costabadie)

Riding the crest of the wave that saw them take Freestyle bronze at the FEI European Championships in Aachen, Germany two months ago, Spain’s Beatriz Ferrer-Salat and Delgado registered a convincing victory at the second leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2015/2016 Western European League at Lyon, France this afternoon. They sent a warning shot across the ...

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Gal makes it a Reem Acra double at Odense

The Netherlands’ Edward Gal won the first leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Western European League at Odense in Denmark for the second year in a row today, topping the line-up with Glock’s Voice in the 2015/2016 season-opener. (FEI/Sanne Kolind)

Dutch star, Edward Gal, made it a back-to-back double when coming out on top at the opening leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2015/2016 Western European League at Odense in Denmark today. Last season he rode to victory at this event with the gelding Glock’s Undercover, but this time around he triumphed with the stallion Glock’s Voice, ...

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FEI to review Dressage training methods following stakeholder meeting at FEI HQ

The FEI is to form a working group to thoroughly review Annex XIII of the Dressage Stewards Manual, which deals with training methods. The composition of the working group has not yet been finalised, but it will include representatives from the International Dressage Riders Club and the International Dressage Trainers Club, the FEI Steward General representing the International Dressage Officials ...

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