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British team member Francesca Sternberg and Ten Reasons finished 16th in the second reining qualifier.

Full US squad qualifies for WEG reining final

Six more riders go through to Saturday’s final at Caen.

Grade Ib silver medalist, Pepo Puch of Austria on Fine Feeling S.

Lee Pearson back on top of para podium

Return to form of old for British para-equestrian; Germany’s Brenner takes Grade III gold.

New Zealand Grade II para-equestrian Anthea Dixon after her test on Doncartier. They finished 7th equal individually, with 67.971%.

Italian rider causes upset in para-dressage competition

Form book was turned on its head on the second day of the first round of team tests.

WEG reining: US holds strong hand, but Europeans primed

WEG reining: US holds strong hand, but Europeans primed

US to defend team title, with Italy, Belgium, and Canada in frame.

WEG endurance: A true battle of the fittest

WEG endurance: A true battle of the fittest

Field wide open as riders prepare for the biggest event on the sport’s calendar.

Hydration in horses: Staying cool can be crucial to success

Hydration in horses: Staying cool can be crucial to success

Performance will quickly fall away if a horse becomes dehydrated.

Getting out of the arena and into the open spaces can do wonders for a horses's attitude.

Cross training important for the mind and body of sport horses

Gradual and varied loading the key to a strong musculoskeletal system.

Silver medalist Lee Pearson congratulates Joann Formosa.

Record para-equestrian riders for WEG 2014

A hundred riders from 33 nations to take their place in para-equestrian competition at Normandy.

Ireland claimed team gold for the second year in succession at the FEI European Eventing Championships for Juniors 2014 at Bishop Burton College in Yorkshire, Great Britain. L-R: Lucy Latta, Susie Berry, Nessa Briody, Cathal Daniels who also claimed Individual silver, and Chef d’Equipe Debbie Byrne.

Ireland captures junior European eventing champs

Second successive team gold for Ireland after Germany falters at final phase.

Carriage horses can be exposed to harsh conditions.

NY carriage horses: when does burden become abuse?

Equestrian architect John Blackburn: “NY carriage horse controversy has been ‘skewed’.

The AERC Hall of Fame newest inductee, Remington, with owner John Parke.

‘Cantankerous old pony’ rides into US endurance Hall of Fame

Popular pony covers more than 11,000 miles in endurance career.

Balázs Bence scored Hungary’s first vaulting Championships victory, and his first individual win, at the FEI European Vaulting Championships for Juniors 2014 in Kaposvár on Sunday. 

Hungary vaults onto world championship stage

FEI European Vaulting Championships for Juniors 2014: Hungarian star is born in Kaposvár.

Cross training for horses - does it work?

Cross training for horses – does it work?

Experts say equine cross training spreads the level of stress over more muscles and joints.

Indonesia is looking to New Zealand for thoroughbreds for its growing racing industry.

Indonesia looks to NZ for racehorses

Success of Kiwi stallions may increase enthusiasm in Indonesia’s declining industry.

Danny B was found in emaciated condition, the judge said. Photo: RNZSPCA

Sixteen months jail for brothers who neglected horses

Pair’s “wilful blindness” had caused horses to suffer, said prosecutor.

Horse ill-treatment convictions stand

Horse ill-treatment convictions stand

July 16 sentencing date in New Zealand horse welfare case.

Calvin receives his chemotherapy at the New Bolton Center.

Cancer no handbrake for resilient Calvin

A course of chemotherapy has him in remission and he’s competing.

Claudia Wilson and Citadelle, pictured at McLeans Island earlier in the year.

Future bright for OTTB after eventing series win

Claudia Wilson and Citadelle take out inaugural Thoroughbreds in Equestrian Sport title.

Filipe Leite and his horses at the Canada - USA border.

Border nightmare: a tale of international horse travel

Barriers block rider following in the hoofprints of a legendary Long Rider.

Anna Cavallaro (ITA) convinced the judges yet again of her star quality with Harley, lunged by her coach Nelson Vidoni, and retained the coveted FEI World Cup Vaulting title at the Final in Bordeaux.

Clean sweep of World Cup vaulting titles by reigning champions

World Cup success for both male and female world champions and European pas-de-deux champions.

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