By Louise Parkes
All the qualifiers for the Longines FEI World Cup™ 2014/2015 Final have now concluded, following the Central European League Final in Warsaw, Poland 12 days ago and the last legs of the North America East and West Coast Leagues at Ocala, Florida and Thermal, California.
The excitement is building by the day, with the deadline for receipt of nominated entries coming up tomorrow, 27 March, and definite entries due to be confirmed by 6 April, just a week before the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final begins at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas, USA, the 37th running of arguably the sport’s most sought-after individual title.
Contestants at Tuesday night’s RodeoHouston BP Super Series V Championship Round continued their ride toward a $50,000 prize. Read more
by Louise Parkes
The Netherlands’ Edward Gal and Glock’s Undercover clinched victory at the last qualifying leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League on home ground at ‘s-Hertogenbosch today. Always favourites to take maximum points after their convincing win in yesterday’s Grand Prix, the pair didn’t disappoint this afternoon when producing some spectacular work when third-last into the arena. But Gal’s masterful riding skills were fully tested by moments of tension from the 14-year-old gelding with which he finished third at the Reem Acra Final in Lyon, France last season.
BOSSIER CITY, La., March 14, 2015 – Beating the odds against a bull that has beaten him in two previous attempts, Joe Frost, Randlett, Utah, rides his arch rival, 063 Half Nutz to claim his first CBR buckle, check, and title at the Eldorado Resort Casino Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Riding on a special invitation from Tuff Hedeman, Frost and his younger brother Josh, made their first appearance on the Mahindra Road to Cheyenne televised tour in Bossier City which features a popular three round tournament-style competition. Read more