JUMPING

CHIO Aachen 2015

What was once reserved for the classical hero is now conceded to sports: to create a legend or a myth. Only exceptional achievements and the height of concentration create successes that are never forgotten. Even today, almost 60 years later, the soccer “Miracle of Bern” is remembered – as is Halla, who carried her rider Hans Günther Winkler in 1956 to a World Championship win. Athletes such as Muhammad Ali

Kent Farrington and Voyeur win at LGCT in Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany’s biggest port city and its ‘gateway to the world’ hosted another fantastic LONGINES GLOBAL CHAMPIONS TOUR round from 14-17th May. Hamburg is a hugely popular venue which attracts tens of thousands of people to its vast showground due to the world-class show jumping on offer. Last year’s Grand Prix winner, Germany’s own Katrin Eckermann, narrowly stole the victory from World No1 and No2 Scott Brash and Ben Maher

Shanghai – The Chinese leg of the 2015 LGCT

Flying Dutchman Harrie Smolders and his super fast 15-year-old bay mare Regina Z blazed to victory in the Longines Global Champions Tour of Shanghai. The pace was electric at the climax of the $485,000 Grand Prix as eight riders won through to the jump off in the Chinese leg of the 2015 championship series. Smolders beat off tough challenges from speed masters Pius Schwizer and Michael Whitaker to emerge victorious

Riders Tour: Internationales Pfingstturnier Wiesbaden 2015

The Olympic rider Kamal Bahamdan of Saudi Arabia has won the Grand Prix of Wiesbaden, the price of the state capital Wiesbaden and the Qatar Equestrian Federation (QEF). The 14-year-old French mare Noblesse Tess with the 45-year-old made no mistakes in the second round with 45.45 seconds. Christian Ahlmann (Marl) and Taloubet Z were second fastes with 45.93 seconds. Holger Wulschner (United Viegeln) and BSC Cavity were third with 47.07

3rd leg of GCT – Luciana Diniz gets her first Grand Prix win

Over 120 riders from 21 countries have competed in the 15 classes in Madrid for over €500,000 in prize money as momentum builds to the prestigious Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix presented by Caixa Bank on Saturday evening. Last year’s Grand Prix was an electrifying contest between the titans of show jumping and was eventually won by Maikel van der Vleuten with a stunning performance which knocked almost two

Simon Delestre wins final at Antwerp

Last weekend Simon Delestre and his horse Ryan Des Hayettes won the the second Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix jump off in Antwerp. The second and third rank of the Antwerp event went to Hans-Dieter Dreher (GER) with Embassy II and Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUSTRALIA) with Lintea Tequila. At the second leg of the tour (it started at Miami at the beginning of April 2015) Bassem Hassan Mohammed became the new no.

David Will wins first stage of the DKB-Riders Tour

(Hagen a.T.W.) „This was our first tournament after a break of eight weeks and a perfect re-start,” David Will from Pfungstadt smiled after having won the first stage of the DKB-Riders Tour in Hagen a. T. W. Will and the grey gelding Colorit accomplished the faultless round in 52.87 seconds, thus burying the hopes of Janne Friederike Meyer (Hamburg) who was in first place for a long time with Goya

World No1 Scott Brash and Hello Sanctos win at Miami

This year the Logines Global Champions Tour began with an spectacular event at Miami Beach. Winner of the first GCT station in Miami is the World No1 Scott Brash with Hello Sanctos. Silver went to Bassem Hassan Mohammed (QAT) and his Palloubet D Halong. The third place with the bronze medal went to the GCT of Shanghai Grand Prix winner Pieter Devos (BEL) with Candy.   (Photos by Stefano Grasso/LGCT)

Ben Maher and Diva II Top $372,000 FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix CSI-W 5* in Wellington

Wellington, FL – March 7, 2015. Great Britain’s Ben Maher and Diva II jumped to victory in the $372,000 FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix CSI-W 5*, presented by Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Saturday night at the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). The pair topped a three-horse jump-off with Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum (GER) and Fibonacci 17 in second and Laura Kraut (USA) with Cedric third. Alan Wade’s (IRL) course under the lights tested

Laura Kraut and Cedric close HITS Ocala CSIO4* with a $150,000 FEI Ocala Grand Prix win

Ocala, Florida (February 15, 2015): Five days of FEI jumping classes boasting over $400,000 in prize money came to a close today at HITS Ocala CSIO4*, but not without a nail-biting finish in the $150,000 FEI Ocala Grand Prix. Laura Kraut of Wellington, Florida, aboard Cedric, owned by Cherry Knoll Farm, cruised through the jump-off besting six to take home the blue ribbon and this week’s largest individual purse. Featuring