Monthly Archives: July 2012

A great day for Germany, but the Aussies hold team reins

By Louise Parkes German riders filled the top two places in the individual rankings as Olympic Eventing got underway at Greenwich Park in London (GBR) today with the first of two days of dressage. Ingrid Klimke, team gold medallist at…

Aaron Vale and Tibor Take $40,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix Victory

LEXINGTON, (Phelps) – The Rolex Stadium was alive with excitement as 34 entrants competed in the $40,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix at the Kentucky Summer Horse Show. It turned into a nail-biter as five competitors progressed into the jump-off with…

Broc Cresta: 1987-2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, (PRCA) – The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is deeply saddened to confirm the sudden passing of one of its bright, young stars, two-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo team roper Broc Cresta. Cresta, 25, was found dead this morning…

Canadian Olympic Team for Eventing Prepares for Competition

LONDON, (Canadian Olympic Team ) -The Canadian Olympic Team for Eventing is prepared to begin competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games following the first horse inspection held Friday, July 27, at the equestrian sport venue of Greenwich Park. All…

America’s Boyd Martin gets London 2012 Equestrian Events Underway

By Louise Parkes LONDON, (FEI) – It’s been a long four-year wait, and the tension has been building steadily all week, but Greenwich Park will burst into action at 10.00 tomorrow morning when Eventing gets the London 2012 Olympic equestrian…

Olympic Eventing Set to Begin at Greenwich Park

By Joanie Morris GREENWICH, UK (USEF) – The first of the three Olympic Equestrian Disciplines is set to begin on Saturday, July 28 after 74 horses were presented for the first horse inspection. The team from the United States drew…

USEF Names for to Paralympic Games

LEXINGTON, (USEF) – The United States Equestrian Federation has named the team for the 2012 Paralympic Games. The four athletes representing the U.S. in London turned heads at the Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship and Selection Trial held in Gladstone, NJ…

Saddlebreds Included in This Year’s Alltech National Horse Show

LEXINGTON, (ASHA) – American Saddlebreds will be included in the 2012 Alltech National Horse Show, held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky from October 31 through November 4. Continuing a rich tradition of American Saddlebreds showing at the National…