Tag Archive for olympic games

Rockin’ Rio With Bruce

USET Foundation Announces Patti Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen as Honorary Chairs for  2016 Olympic Benefit “Rockin Rio”   Wellington, FL – June 25, 2015 – The United States Equestrian Team Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be hosting…

Olympic Dressage Jury Selection Begins

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games Dressage Ground Jury long list announced The FEI has announced the long list from which the members of the Ground Jury officiating at the Rio 2016 Olympic Dressage events will be drawn.   The 12 highly…

Olympian Jill Henselwood Shines in Bromont

  BROMONT, QUABEC (Phelps) – Olympic rider Jill Henselwood won the first international show jumping event in Bromont on July 17 with her mount Bolero HX in an unbeaten time of 40.95 seconds. Welcome to Bromont! For this FEI (Fédération…

Famed Course Designer, Olympian Dead

In Memoriam: Tommy Brennan (IRL), 1940-2014   Tommy Brennan, the legendary Irish Olympic event rider and championship course designer, has passed away after a short illness. He was 74.   Tommy Brennan was born in Kilkenny on 29 January 1940…

Canadian Athletes Get Cram Course in Media Before Upcoming Events

Canadian Dressage Athletes Benefit from Media Training Sponsored by PSdressage.com    Wellington, FL – January 21, 2014 — Athletes and media experts gathered at The Wanderers Club Monday night for “Branding, Marketing and Media Training,” sponsored by PSdressage.com, to kick…

Ben Maher wins the WARSTEINER Prize, Prize of Europe – British victory in the first major jumping competition in Aachen

    AACHEN, (CIAO Aachen) – Team Olympic gold medallist, Benjamin “Ben” Maher won the first major jumping competition at the CHIO in Aachen.  The 30-year-old British rider steered the eleven-year-old mare Cella to victory in the Warsteiner Prize, the…

In Memoriam: Joanne Pitt 1979-2013

  LAUSANNE, (FEI) – Joanne Pitt (GBR), 34, Paralympian, individual bronze and team gold medallist at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ and member of UK Sport’s World Class Performance programme for almost 10 years, died peacefully last week…

A Great Mexican Olympian Dead at 93

In Memoriam: Alberto Valdés Ramos (MEX), 1919-2013 LAUSANNE, (FEI) – Alberto Valdés Ramos, Olympic team gold medallist at the London 1948 Games, has died at the age of 93. He was the oldest surviving member of Mexico’s 1948 Jumping “dream…

FEI Sports Forum opens with debate on Olympic and Paralympic qualification

LAUSANNE, (FEI) – FEI President HRH Princess Haya welcomed close to 300 delegates to the second FEI Sports Forum, which opened at the International Management Development Institute in Lausanne (SUI) today. Addressing the delegates, the FEI President commented on the…