Posts tagged as: Steffen Peters

FEI World Cup Back in Vegas

Debbie McDonald rides an exhibition in Spanish costume.

The World Cup has booked a return engagement in Las Vegas for 2015! The Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final and the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final will take place at the Thomas & Mack Center, April 15-19, 2015. The announcement was made today (Sept. 18) by the  Fédération Équestre International (FEI), the […]

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, […]

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 […]

Dujardin Doubles in Olympic Dressage

Charlotte Dujardin, individual dressage gold medalists, poses before her nation's British flag.

It was a great week in Olympic dressage for Great Britain, which days after winning team Gold took in two more individual medals at the Aug. 9 Grand Prix Freestyle. Twenty-seven-year-old Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro brought the crowd to its feet with her record-breaking ride to Gold, while Laura Bechtolsheimer, also 27, claimed Bronze on […]

Brits Power Team Dressage

Charlotte DUJARDIN riding VALEGRO in a pirouette.

Team Britain maintains its dressage lead, while Steffen Peters and Ravel powered the U.S. team into seventh place with 77.705 as the first phase of  dressage competition, the Grand Prix test, concluded on Aug. 3. Scores from the Grand Prix Special, to be held Aug. 7, will combine with the Grand Prix scores to determine […]

Dressage Gets in Olympic Groove

Steffen Peters leads a bridled but saddleless Ravel.

The four American horses presented before the Dressage Ground Jury in the main arena at the 2012 Olympic Games painted a picture of healthy composure. A mixture of experience and youth will represent the United States when the Dressage competition gets underway on Thursday with the Grand Prix. Ten teams and 20 individuals will be […]

Olympic Dressage Shapes Up

Steffen Peters and Ravel in an extended trot.

With the USEF Dressage Festival of Champions Grand Prix tests concluding today in Gladstone, N.J., it appears the four combinations that will travel to London to compete for the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics are: Steffen Peters/Ravel, Tina Konyot/Calecto V, Jan Ebeling and Rafalca and Adrienne Lyle/Wizard. Legolas 92, with whom Peters won the National […]

Olympic Long List contenders set for Gladstone

Close-up of Guenter Seidel and Fandango competing grand prix in Del Mar.

With six USEF National Dressage Championships and selection for U.S. Dressage Team for the 2012 Olympic Games on the line, the 2012 USEF Dressage Festival of Champions will be a nail-biter this year. Running the two weeks from June 8-10 and June 14-17, ponies to grand prix contenders will be vying for national titles at […]

Affaire to Remember

Steffen Peters and Ravel do an extented trot.

Steffen Peters and Ravel wowed the crowd with another precision riding tour de force at the 2012 Dressage Affaire, March 8-11 at the Del Mar Horse Park. The duo took the blue ribbon in the $5,000 FEI Rancho Valencia Grand Prix Special, an Olympic qualifier, on Sunday, March 11, with a score of 80.289%. Guenter […]

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