Karin Donckers, Belgium’s leading lady rider, can add the 2012 FEI World Cup™ Eventing title to her long list of honours after scoring three top 10 places in a highly successful raid at Haras du Pin (FRA), the final leg of the season.
Original Post Date: 08/27/2012 - 09:58 | Last Updated: 2012:08:27 10:14:34
Germany is proving the nation to beat this year, after European silver medallist Sandra Auffarth opened the 2012 FEI World Cup™ Eventing with a convincing victory at Strzegom (POL) at the weekend and led her team to a second win in the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing series.Germany, which won the inaugural competition at Fontainebleau (FRA) in March, now has a commanding lead of 13 points over Spain at the halfway mark in the FEI's brand new team Eventing series.
Original Post Date: 06/05/2012 - 09:51 | Last Updated: 2012:06:05 09:52:12
A total of 44 starters from 11 nations will be competing in the FEI World Cup™ Eventing 2012 series at this weekend’s Strzegom Horse Trials (POL), which doubles as the third leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2012, the FEI’s first team Eventing series.
Original Post Date: 06/01/2012 - 09:11 | Last Updated: 2012:06:01 09:11:24
Clarke Johnstone (NZL) was celebrating with a large bottle of champagne, part of his spoils from Haras du Pin (FRA), where he finally sealed victory in the FEI World Cup™ Eventing 2011. “I’ve just flown five horses from New Zealand to England, so I’m not really in credit at the moment!” joked Johnstone. “But this is a very satisfying result and I’m going to enjoy it.”
Original Post Date: 08/23/2011 - 00:00 | Last Updated: 2011:09:20 13:47:15
Niklas Lindbäck (SWE) and Mister Pooh, the super-talented horse many international riders would love to own, scored a brilliant back-to-back victory in the FEI World Cup™ event at Malmö (SWE), the penultimate competition in the 2011 series.
Original Post Date: 08/08/2011 - 00:00 | Last Updated: 2011:08:09 11:37:28
British riders got their chance to make an impression on the FEI World Cup Eventing™ 2011 leaderboard when, at the third leg, Emily Baldwin (GBR) spearheaded a one-two-three for the home side at Chatsworth (GBR).Baldwin and the Dutch-bred Drivetime have a reputation as CIC3* specialists and won the FEI World Cup™ event at Haras du Pin (FRA) last year, a competition that Baldwin has signalled she will be returning to in August in her quest for further points.
Original Post Date: 05/16/2011 - 00:00 | Last Updated: 2011:06:15 14:44:31
As anticipated, Antipodean riders seized the chance to steal a march on their northern hemisphere colleagues in the 2011 FEI World Cup™ Eventing series by targeting the second leg, at Sydney’s Weekend of Equestrian World Cups (AUS).New Zealander Clarke Johnstone followed up his victory at Kihikihi (NZL) last month by travelling across the Tasman Sea to pick up another win aboard Orient Express, his team bronze medal-winning mount at last year’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky (USA).
Original Post Date: 05/09/2011 - 00:00 | Last Updated: 2011:05:09 13:20:15
Clarke Johnstone delivered a clear show-jumping round under intense pressure to win the first FEI World Cup Event at Kihikihi (New Zealand) today. Even though Johnstone went into the ring with a rail in hand, course-designer Gerrit Beker had set a tough technical challenge for the final phase which left no room for complacency. But Johnstone looked calm and confident aboard Orient Express, and the combination produced a polished round to finish the competition on their dressage score of 45.7 penalties.
Original Post Date: 04/11/2011 - 00:00 | Last Updated: 2011:05:09 14:56:34
The FEI World Cup™ Eventing 2011 series kicks off at Kihikihi in New Zealand on 7-10 April, when John Nicholson’s imaginative cross-country course will test the mettle of some of the world’s most talented horse and rider combinations.This year’s series - which takes place at eight venues across Australasia, Europe and the UK - will once again run in similar fashion to the Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ in Jumping, with the rider topping the points table at the end of the season claiming the prestigious title of FEI World Cup™ Eventing champion 2011.
Original Post Date: 03/01/2011 - 00:00 | Last Updated: 2011:05:09 16:34:46