Louise Parkes

Louise Parkes is an equestrian journalist based in Ireland. She has covered international equestrian sport for the last 16 years on behalf of the FEI and is a familiar face at all major events. » Read Louise's profile

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World Cup wrap: New star for Werth; hometown victory for Schwizer

| 1 February 2016 7:51 am | 0 Comments
World Cup wrap: New star for Werth; hometown victory for Schwizer

Jumping action from Zurich, and dressage from Amsterdam.

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Christian Ahlmann claims third World Cup league victory

| 2 January 2016 7:22 am | 0 Comments
Christian Ahlmann claims third World Cup league victory

Another big win to German rider and Taloubet Z.

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Vaulter’s massive jump seals win at Mechelen World Cup leg

| 29 December 2015 7:22 am | 0 Comments
Vaulter’s massive jump seals win at Mechelen World Cup leg

Jaiser, Drewell, Jacobs and Engelberty show their class at Belgian show.

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Italian vaulters dominate sizzling Salzburg show

| 8 December 2015 6:45 am | 0 Comments
Italian vaulters dominate sizzling Salzburg show

German and Italian Vaulters take World Cup honours in Salzburg.

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Stunning win in Austria for Isabell Werth and Don Johnson

| 7 December 2015 9:15 am | 0 Comments
Stunning win in Austria for Isabell Werth and Don Johnson

“Johnny” behaves to rack up a score of 84.125 at Salzburg show.

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Hans Peter flirts with World Cup dressage success

| 1 December 2015 8:25 am | 0 Comments
Hans Peter flirts with World Cup dressage success

Dutch take first and third place in Stockholm qualifier.

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Taloubet Z’s World Cup leg win a tribute to late owner

| 30 November 2015 8:59 am | 0 Comments
Taloubet Z’s World Cup leg win a tribute to late owner

Win only weeks after passing of owner, Zangersheide’s Leon Melchior.

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Winning guest appearance for vaulter Nicolas Andreani

| 30 November 2015 7:36 am | 0 Comments
Winning guest appearance for vaulter Nicolas Andreani

France, Italy and USA top the podium at FEI World Cup Vaulting in Paris.

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World Cup vaulting series gets under way in Spain

| 29 November 2015 7:37 am | 0 Comments
World Cup vaulting series gets under way in Spain

Jäiser and Kaiser come out on top at opening leg in Madrid.

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Christian Ahlmann and Codex One score home nation World Cup leg

| 23 November 2015 3:36 pm | 0 Comments
Christian Ahlmann and Codex One score home nation World Cup leg

Awesome Ahlmann steals the Longines limelight at Stuttgart.

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World Cup dressage: Spanish rider beats Germans on home ground

| 23 November 2015 8:46 am | 0 Comments
World Cup dressage: Spanish rider beats Germans on home ground

Beatriz Ferrer-Salat and Delgado claim second successive victory in the series.

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French pair speed to Verona World Cup round victory

| 9 November 2015 7:23 am | 0 Comments
French pair speed to Verona World Cup round victory

Simon Delestre and Hermes Ryan dash to victory in Italy.

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Leprevost claims second World Cup jumping qualifier

| 3 November 2015 8:45 am | 0 Comments
Leprevost claims second World Cup jumping qualifier

Penelope Leprevost lightning-fast to win in Lyon.

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Spanish rider takes out French World Cup dressage leg

| 2 November 2015 8:42 am | 0 Comments
Spanish rider takes out French World Cup dressage leg

Convincing victory by Beatriz Ferrer-Salat and Delgado in Lyon.

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Swiss rider jumps to Helsinki World Cup leg win

| 28 October 2015 8:48 am | 0 Comments
Swiss rider jumps to Helsinki World Cup leg win

Duguet and Quorida steal the Longines limelight in Helsinki

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Edward Gal in the black with World Cup opening double

| 20 October 2015 8:45 am | 0 Comments
Edward Gal in the black with World Cup opening double

Dutch rider won last year with Undercover; this time Glock’s Voice prevails.

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Ireland tops young event horse world championships

| 19 October 2015 11:04 am | 0 Comments
Ireland tops young event horse world championships

Jung and Collett prevail in age groups, but Irish sport horses reign.

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French make connection at World Cup jumping opener

| 19 October 2015 7:26 am | 0 Comments
French make connection at World Cup jumping opener

Leprevost leads French cavalry-charge at first Longines leg in Oslo.

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Dressage World Cup series opens in Denmark

| 14 October 2015 8:17 am | 0 Comments
Dressage World Cup series opens in Denmark

Gearing up for Gothenburg as Western European League gets under way.

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Showjumpers start race for World Cup in Norway

| 14 October 2015 8:15 am | 0 Comments
Showjumpers start race for World Cup in Norway

Western European League opens Longines series this weekend in Oslo.

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