Equestrian Australia (EA) has received notification from the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) confirming the B sample taken from Clifton Pinot, ridden by Kevin McNab at the 2013 Burghley International Horse Trials, has tested positive for the banned substance Reserpine.
Mary Hanna won the chance to ride Sancette at next year's FEI World Cup Dressage Final after winning the CDI-W Freestyle Pacific League Final.
By Cindy Timmer
IJsbrand Chardon (NED) has won the fourth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving 2013/2014 in Budapest, Hungary. Chardon drove his experienced team of Lipizzaner horses to victory ahead of his compatriot and European Champion Theo Timmerman and local favourite József Dobrovitz (HUN).
By Louise Parkes
It was smiles all round in Stockholm, Sweden today where Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven clinched victory in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage qualifier on home turf for the second year in a row. Riding the brilliant Don Auriello, the 46-year-old rider headed The Netherlands’ Edward Gal and the exciting Glock’s Voice, while the Dutch duo of Hans-Peter Minderhoud and Glock’s Romanov slotted into third.
As per the 2014 World Equestrian Games selection policy for dressage, one Australian based combination will gain automatic selection to the ‘WEG long list’. This list will consist of eight combinations from which Australia’s dressage team for WEG will be chosen.