Summary Horse Aware Nr11


The largest equestrian event in the world…
Journal N°11

Held every four years, alternating with the Olympic Games under the support of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), the World Equestrian Games are the largest equestrian event in the world. The fifteen-day event broke records across the board, with 74 participating nations – an increase of 25% on the last Games in 2010- and attracted a crowd of over 565,000 spectators.

Portfolio : Images from the World Equestrian Games
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This month Portfolio offers pictures from the recent Alltech/FEI World Equestrian Games held in Normandy France. Probably everyone heard or read about the organizational problems, the difficulties of the cross country course, the weather and the wins and losses of the various competing nations. Some say WEG could be likened to the Woodstock of Eventing… But there were also great moments and some are captured in this series of images – jubilant – poignant – inspiring – beautiful…

Longines Global Champions Tour: before the final a brief summary of recent events
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True - the World Equestrian Games got lots of attention over 2 weeks but the Longines Global Champions Tour carried on throughout the summer. Horses and riders have had a rest period before the final event in Doha next week. Here is a brief summary of the last four events leading up to the final for LGCT 2014...

JustWorld Celebrity Ambassadors Close Out Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 With Remarkable Representation
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The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy came to a close on September 7, 2014. For 15 days, from August 23 to September 7, the event offered the equivalent of eight world championships. As one of only four charities chosen, JustWorld International was able to benefit from the unparalleled opportunity to gain worldwide visibility and promote their mission at the quadrennial event.

The Longines Speed Challenge in Paris : a win for Doda
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The speed experts had a field day on December 5th in the Longines Speed Challenge in Paris. Alvaro “Doda” de Miranda, jumping for Brazil, took all the risks with AD Nouvelle Europe Z, and despite the attempts of the other riders –including Christian Ahlamnn- none of them managed to beat him.

The Gucci Grand Prix in Paris : A win for Martin Fuchs
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The Paris Gucci Masters took place on December 8 th at the Salon du Cheval in Paris-Villepinte, as part of the prestigious Masters Grand Slam Indoor circuit. The winner was 22 year-old Martin Fuchs jumping for Switzerland, who managed to beat Ludger Beerbaum. Belgium’s Constant van Paesschen, who’s only 20, and came in third…

Scott Brash wins the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final 
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And after two rounds of intense competition, it was World Number One Scott Scott Brash who produced two flawless displays of Show Jumping to win the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final in Geneva on Decembre 12 th.