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The much-awaited FEI World Equestrian GamesTM ended today at the Tryon International Equestrian Center after two weeks of intense competition in the disciplines of Dressage, Eventing, Reining, Jumping, Vaulting, Para-Equestrian Dressage and Vaulting – the Endurance trial having been cancelled due to extreme weather conditions. About 650 top-level athletes coming from more than 70 countries gathered here in North Carolina to battle for the World Championship title in each discipline. As the Official Partner and Timekeeper of the event, Swiss watch brand Longines was delighted to time incredi...
Dressage World Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018. Rihards Snikus (LAT) took second place on King Of The Dance followed by America’s Roxanne Trunnell on Dolton.
In Grade II, Stinna Tange Kaastrup (DEN) on Horsebo Smarties took the win ahead of Nicole den Dulk (NED) on Wallace N.O.P. and Lee Pearson (GB) on Styletta.
The Netherland’s Rixt van der Horst – who already won two gold medals at the Games – and her mount Findsley claimed the Grade III Freestyle competition. Rebecca Hart (USA) on El Corona Texel followed ahead of Germany’s Dr. Angelika Trabert on...
On Friday 21 September 2018, Team USA claimed the title on home soil at the Team Jumping Championship. Laura Kraut on Zeremonie, Adrienne Sternlicht on Cristalline, Devin Ryan on Eddie Blue and McLain Ward on Clinta demonstrated incredible performance during the competition and took the win ahead of Team Sweden and Team Germany.
During the Para-Dressage Team competition, the gold was taken by The Netherlands’ representatives including Frank Hosmar on Alphaville N.O.P., Nicole den Dulk on Wallace N.O.P. as well as Sanne Voets and Rixt van der Horst, who already took the gold in the I...
On Thursday 20 September 2018, Italian athletes Lorenzo Lupacchini and Silvia Stopazzini on Rosenstolz set themselves apart in the Pas de Deux Vaulting Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018. Austria’s Jasmin Lindner and Lukas Wacha took the second position followed by Germany’s Theresa-Sophie Bresch and Torben Jacobs. All winning athletes including the lungers were presented with elegant Longines timepieces from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing.
As the Official Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of th...
On Wednesday 19 September 2018, Dutch rider Rixt van der Horst and Findsley took the win at the Individual Grade III Para-Dressage World Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018. She was followed by Natasha Baker (GBR) on Mount St John Diva Dannebrog and American rider Rebecca Hart on El Corona Texel.
In the Individual Grade I Para-Dressage competition, the gold went to Italy’s Sara Morganti and her mount Royal Delight. Laurentia Yen-Yi Tan (SGP) on Fuerst Sherlock arrived second ahead of German rider Elke Philipp on Fuerst Sinclair.
On the same day, the first...
On Tuesday 18 September 2018, Dutch rider Sanne Voets and her mount Demantur N.O.P. claimed first place at the Individual Grade IV Para-Dressage World Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018. Brasilian rider Rodolpho Riskalla and Don Henrico followed ahead of Susanne Jensby Sunesen (DEN) on CSK’s Que Faire.
On the same day, Stinna Tange Kaastrup (DEN) and Horsebo Smarties took the win at the Individual Grade II Para-Dressage World Championship. She was followed by Austrian rider Pepo Puch on Sailor’s Blue and the Netherland’s Nicole den Dulk on Wallace N.O.P.
The first week of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 – gathering a total of 349 athletes from 54 countries – was concluded today instead of Sunday due to heavy rains on on the weekend caused by Hurricane Florence. In Eventing, riders took part individually and in team in four days of competition including the Dressage and Cross Country trials, and ending today with the Jumping. In this context, Team Great Britain (composed of Rosalind Canter and Allstar B, Gemma Tattersall and Arctic Soul, Piggy French and Quarrycrest Echo and Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser) took the win followed b...