Soliman de Hus is an exceptional Hanoverian stallion by Sandro Hit x Donnerhall x Alabaster with a proven show record and young offspring capturing the spotlight right now. Soliman is the perfect sire if you want to breed with coveted bloodlines for beauty and athleticism.
The stands were filled with eager spectators at the Global Dressage Festival as competitors from around the world took to the ring for the Grand Prix Freestyle CDI 5*. Mikala Gundersen (DEN) and My Lady impressed the judging panel to earn a 79.075% for their first major win in Welington this season.
Brand new American Grand Prix champion Laura Graves reigned supreme in the 5* Grand Prix class at the 2016 CDI Wellington in Florida on Thursday 11 February 2016. The Dressage in Florida show season is half way and the creme de la creme of North America has gathered for the biggest and most important CDI of the entire season, the CDI 5*. Graves bested a field of 30 riders and today it was her turn again to edge out her biggest home country rival, Steffen Peters.
Globalising the dressage world as riders attempt to earn precious points for their Rio rider ranking, equine transport company Guido Klatte has shipped numerous European based riders as well as South Americans to the U.S.A. as they are heading down to Wellington in droves. The company has seen a huge boost in flights between Europe and America.
In just under one month’s time on 6 March 2016 the Olympic Ranking List (ORL) will close and we will find out which additional nations will get tickets to Rio this summer. Although the remaining individual slots are to be "won" by gaining points for the ORL, no individual athlete actually qualify directly for Rio through the ORL system. The highest ranked pairs earn a place for their National Olympic Committee and that NOC can always choose to send a different qualified couple -- or nobody -- to the actual games.
The 4-year old Sartorial Hit SW, the 5-year old Glamorgan By Design, and the 6-year old Leo Donna became the winners of the 2016 New Zealand Young Horse Championships held at the Nationals at Manfield Park in Feilding, New Zealand, on 5 - 7 February 2016. The three champions were invited to a Young Horse Finals round which was won by Sartorial Hit.
I'm sure you all know the situation where you watch a subway commercial and they say that you can lose 6 pounds in 6 months, but at the end, in teeny tiny letters it mentions “only if you exercise daily, eat a healthy diet, sleep well, etc." I was watching a training video with a rider that I...