Posts tagged as: jumping

Saudi Fund fuels Nation’s Cup Series

FEI president Princess Haya at the podium.

The Saudi Equestrian Fund is providing a fresh infusion of financing to the FEI Nation’s Cup Series, which the Fédération intends to freshen-up and rebrand. Announcing the agreement to 250 delegates at the opening of the Fédération Equestre Internationale Sports Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland, today FEI president HRH Princess Haya informed delegates that the SEF […]

Jump Team Pan Am Golden

Beezie Madden beams and gives her horse a pat after her third immaculate round at the 2011 Pan American Games.

The U.S. show jumping team faced the pressure and delivered Thursday at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, jumping eight clear rounds and delivering the gold. Three fault-free rides propelled the nation to the top of the podium, wildly outperforming if not expectations at least the requirement that Team USA place within the […]

Jumpers Pin Hopes to Pan Ams

McLain Ward and Antares (seen here at the HITS $1 Millon Grand Prix) are among those representing the U.S. at the Pan American Games. (Photo by Paula Parisi)

The U.S. heads to Mexico for the Oct. 14-30 Pan Am Games with the heat turned up: if the show jumping team doesn’t finish in the top five in Guadalajara, it won’t land a coveted Olympic berth. To the best of anyone’s recollection, this would be a first, at least since the International Olympic Committee […]

USEF sets 2012 Olympic Jumping Trials

Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Florida

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has determined the date and location for the USEF Selection Trials for the U.S. Show Jumping Team for the 2012 Olympic Games. The competition will be hosted by Equestrian Sport Productions at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida from March 21-24, 2012. This competition, which coincides […]

Canada’s Lamaze No. 1 on Rolex Rankings


Olympic champion Eric Lamaze, 43, is celebrating after securing the No. 1 slot on the Rolex World Jumper Rankings this week. The Canadian’s back-to-back Grand Prix wins at La Baule and Rome on the super-stallion Hickstead have put him 111 points ahead of 31-year-old Kevin Staut of France, who had topped the Rolex Rankings since […]

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