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Germany leads after first steps towards medals

Germany leads after first steps towards medals

Dressage team riders have taken the first two steps towards the medals at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy. After two riders and continuous rain Germany is leading the provisional team ranking in front of the title holders from the Netherlands…

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South Africa premieres twice

South Africa premieres twice

A “black pearl” has paved the way. When Chere Burger entered the dressage arena at Ornano Stadium in Caen the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 celebrated two premieres at once: Burger’s horse Adelprag Anders is the first Friesian horse…

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First Rider of the Games

First Rider of the Games

It was a very special Monday morning for Fabienne Lütkemeier from Germany and her mount D’Agostino FRH. They were the first competitors of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games  2014 in Normandy, entering the arena at D’Ornano Stadium…

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Dressage more popular than ever

Dressage more popular than ever

Dressage is getting more popular than ever. One hundred rider-and-horse combinations from 31 countries are competing at the seventh World Equestrian Games in Caen’s D’Ornano Stadium, beginning on Monday. The previous record was Aachen 2006 with…

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CHIO Aachen: Germany makes the most of home advantage

CHIO Aachen: Germany makes the most of home advantage

The CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival came to a close last night after ten days of thrilling competition. The event, a high point in the horse riding season, was held at the prestigious Soers Arena and featured five main disciplines, including the highly…

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Test Events: A great success

Test Events: A great success

The Dressage and Jumping test events have finished, and it’s now time to make an assessment. Laurent Cellier, Director of Sports for the Normandy 2014 Organising Committee, reviews what happened during those four days of competition. 

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Behind the scenes at the Games: comfort and safety

Behind the scenes at the Games: comfort and safety

D’Ornano Stadium, where the Dressage and Jumping events will be held during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, is a venue that is usually used for football. Various facilities have been added and adjustments made so that it can host…

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