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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Mixing it up: new formats for Nations Cup Dressage

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mixing it up: new formats for Nations Cup Dressage

Best three team scores to count at CDIO3* Vidauban in France.

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World Cup jumping finalists await Vegas call-up

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
World Cup jumping finalists await Vegas call-up

Competition stiff in World Cup qualifiers for riders from four continents.

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Riders rolling up for Vegas World Cup final

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Riders rolling up for Vegas World Cup final

Winners from 15 worldwide leagues eligible for finals berth.

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Steve Guerdat may leave Nino at home for World Cup final

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Steve Guerdat may leave Nino at home for World Cup final

Second World Cup leg win for Swiss rider on new horse.

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Jessica makes it a double in Sweden’s World Cup leg

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jessica makes it a double in Sweden’s World Cup leg

German combination also won at Gothenburg last year.

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Qatar jumps to Nations Cup final – and the Olympics

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Qatar jumps to Nations Cup final – and the Olympics

Saudi Arabia also makes final, with Qatar grabbing 2016 Olympic spot.

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Ireland’s Allen scores second World Cup series win

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ireland’s Allen scores second World Cup series win

Irish 19-year-old wins second World Cup qualifier to easily top Western European League.

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Home nation dominates Children’s International Final

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Home nation dominates Children’s International Final

32 young showjumpers from around the world converge on Mexico for FEI Classics Final.

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Another notch in the bridle for Charlotte and Valegro

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Another notch in the bridle for Charlotte and Valegro

Reigning champ beats jet lag to put up another winning World Cup series performance.

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Spain’s Sergio Alvarez Moya jumps Carlo back to top class

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spain’s Sergio Alvarez Moya jumps Carlo back to top class

Ireland’s Bertram Allen and Molly Malone a close second in Zurich World Cup leg.

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Russian riders dominate World Cup Dressage series

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Russian riders dominate World Cup Dressage series

Russian riders dominate in Central Europe while Canada’s Pavicic heads North American League and Australia’s Ryan leads Pacific series.

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Tricky test sorts the best from the rest at Leipzig

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tricky test sorts the best from the rest at Leipzig

Victory for Germany’s Hans-Dieter Dreher and Embassy II in latest World Cup Jumping leg.

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Simon Delestre claims Mechelen World Cup win

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Simon Delestre claims Mechelen World Cup win

French rider seals successful year with another win on Qlassic Bois Margot.

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Marco on the mark with Olympia World Cup leg win

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Marco on the mark with Olympia World Cup leg win

Marco Kutscher and Cornet’s Cristallo land the win from 13-strong jump-off at London show.

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Another record-breaking ride for Charlotte and Valegro

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Another record-breaking ride for Charlotte and Valegro

Pair earn score of 94.300 at Olympia in the heart of London.

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Swedish rider posts stylish World Cup dressage win on home turf

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Swedish rider posts stylish World Cup dressage win on home turf

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven and Don Auriello come out on top of the latest Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage leg.

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Colombia’s comeback king Carlos wins Madrid World Cup leg

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Colombia’s comeback king Carlos wins Madrid World Cup leg

Lopez makes return to sport’s top level on Prince de la Mare.

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William Whitaker speeds to Stuttgart World Cup success

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
William Whitaker speeds to Stuttgart World Cup success

25-year-old outclasses leading international field in 10-horse jumpoff in latest World Cup leg.

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Germans take control at Stuttgart World Cup dressage

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Germans take control at Stuttgart World Cup dressage

Fabienne Lutkemeier and D’Agostino lead German whitewash as home riders fill top four spots.

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World cup series success for Ireland’s wunderkind Bertram Allen

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
World cup series success for Ireland’s wunderkind Bertram Allen

19-year-old in impressive win in first attempt at a Longines FEI World Cup Jumping qualifier.

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