Category archives for: Dressage

Landkamer Memoriam


U.S. FEI steward Lloyd Landkamer passed away peacefully at his home, Brandywine Farm in Minnesota, on Sept. 25, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Landkamer was an FEI Dressage Steward and discipline manager for Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 in Kentucky (USA). He started his career as a show […]

Landers Surges at CDS Finals


The Murieta Equestrian Center was buzzing long before the first judge’s bell rang at 8 a.m. to welcome competitors down centerline on Day One of the 48th Annual California Dressage Society (CDS) Annual Championship Show, Sept. 17-20, 2015 in Rancho Murieta. Once again featuring the Great American Insurance Group/United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Region 7 […]

Dressage Pony Cup Crowns National Champs


Happy ponies and riders swimming in colorful ribbons gathered for victory laps at the conclusion of the 2015 National Dressage Pony Cup, September 5-6 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. After two days of competition, a full roster of 2015 champions was named for Intro through FEI levels in Open, Adult Amateur, and […]

Brommann CDS Clinic


Volker Brommann hosts an Amateur Dressage clinic Oct. 2-4, at the Starr Vaughn Equestrian Center in Elk Grove, just outside Sacramento. The event is sponsored by the California Dressage Society and Brommann was born in Northern Germany, where he apprenticed in the German Equestrian Federation training program and went on to become a licensed Bereiter, F.N. […]

FEI to Review Dressage Judging

London Olympic Games - Day 7

The FEI is holding a “test event” to review judging procedures for dressage freestyle competitions. Designed to increase consistency and accuracy in judging, this special event will take place on the premises of the German Equestrian Federation at Warendorf on Sept. 24. The event will be held at grand prix level and will feature 20 […]

U.S. Dressage Third in Aachen

Tina Konyot and Calecto V perform their dressage test.

The U.S. Dressage Team marked their resurgence with a third-place finish in the Lambertz FEI Nations Cup at the Aachen CDIO5* in Germany on June 26. The team of Steffen Peters, Tina Konyot, Jan Ebeling and Shelly Francis had a team total of 217.298. Grmany took home top honors with a score of 232.150, led […]

US to CDI-O5* in Aachen

Jan Ebeling and Rafalca perform a half pass

Jan Ebeling, Shelly Francis, Tina Konyot and Steffen Peters have been selected by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to represent the U.S. Dressage Team at the Aachen CDIO5* held during CHIO Aachen in Germany, June 26-30, 2013. Additionally, two Small Tour combinations have been named to represent the U.S. in CDI4* competition. In 2013, […]

Verdun Hopefuls at Flintridge

Liver chestnut KWPN stallion Vitalis shimmers like a deep copper coin.

This weekend Dressage at Flintridge CDI1*Y/J presents what it believes to be “the future of U.S. dressage,” at the 2013 Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Western Selection Trial. Many of the top five and six-year-old horses in the nation will be attending the Flintridge show, May 23-26, vying for a spot to represent the U.S. at […]

FEI Considers 2015 World Cup Return to Vegas

Debbie McDonald rides an exhibition in Spanish costume.

The FEI Bureau has withdrawn hosting rights for the 2015 FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals from Guadalajara, citing the Mexican organizers’  inability to meet in full the requirements imposed by the FEI Bureau when the Finals were allocated in June of last year. “The FEI truly appreciates the efforts that the Guadalajara organizers […]

Dujardin No. 1 in World Ranking

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro perform the extended trot.

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and the 10-year-old Dutch warmblood gelding Valegro, double Olympic gold medalists at London 2012, have taken over as world number one in the FEI World Individual Dressage Rankings and are the first British combination ever to top the world rankings. With 2,867 points, the combination have moved up from second place […]

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