Posts tagged as: Nation’s Cup

Davis, Cook Make Cut for Nations Cup

Karl Cook and Jonkheer Z

The USEF has named its teams and riders for the Nations Cup competition at the CSIO5*s at the Spruce Meadows Continental and in Rotterdam. The United States Equestrian Federation was invited to send two teams to the CSIO5* Spruce Meadows, June 13-16, in Calgary, Canada. For the CSIO5* Rotterdam the U.S. will be represented by […]

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 […]

Sweden Jumps Back into the Big Leagues

Rolf-Goran Bengtsson, Svante Johansson, Angelica Augutsson, Malin Baryard-Johnsson with Sweden's chef d'equipe Sylve Soderstrand. (Photo by Nacho Olano / FEI)

The Swedish team came out the winners at the Promotional League Final in Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 25, and will now rejoin the elite eight-nation FEI Nations Cup series in 2012. It took a monumental effort from last-line Swedish rider Rolf-Goran Bengtsson to seal the coveted qualifying spot. Despite the fact that three of the opposing […]

Farrington wins at Hickstead

Kent Farrington and Uceko win the Longines King George V Gold Cup. (Photo courtesy Horse & Country)

It’s been a long time since anyone’s taken the King’s Cup from British soil, but Kent Farrington is bringing it back to the U.S. after a spectacular victory aboard Uceko earned him the title winner of the Longines King George V Gold Cup. The Sunday contest took place at the Royal International Horse Show in […]

Fellers 2nd, US 4th in St. Gallen

Flexible, a fiery chestnut stallion with a distinctive white blaze, propels rider Rich Fellers over an oxer at St. Gallen, Switzerland.

On June 3 the Netherlands galloped off with first place at the Nation’s Cup in St. Gallen, finishing on a mere 5 faults. Rich Fellers and Flexible placed second at the Longines Grand Prix of Switzerland. In the third round of the FEI summer Cup series, Great Britain and the home team of Switzerland tied […]

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