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Hunter Holloway Hits the Jackpot in the $150,000 Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM Las Vegas

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Las Vegas, NV – Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) competition at the Las Vegas National CSI4*-W came to a thrilling conclusion on Saturday, November 20, as Hunter Holloway and Pepita Con Spita hit the jackpot with the win in the $150,000 Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM Las Vegas, presented by Walter Oil & Gas Corporation.

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Supersonic Swedes Henrik von Eckermann and King Edward Crowned €1.25 million LGCT Super Grand Prix

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Henrik von Eckermann and King Edward were declared winners of the third edition of the spectacular Longines Global Champions Tour after they faced down extraordinary pressure.

The €1.25 million showdowns took place in front of a sell-out crowd at the O2 Arena in Prague with victory for von Eckermann greeted with a standing ovation after the Swedish rider and his amazing gelding clinched victory.

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CSIO3* PORTUGAL 2021 - Grand Prix 1,50m

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First GP of the week and top level Show Jumping in Algarve. The CSIO3* that takes place this week and that is combined with a CSI2*, had the Grand Prix today. This 1,50m class sponsored by GARVETUR, was designed by last week ́s Course Designer (the Italian Elio Travagliati) and had 13 obstacles and 16 efforts. Out of 60 combinations that entered the arena, only 10 reached a Jump Off, that had riders from seven different nationalities: 3 countries had 2 riders each (Germany, Great Britain and Portugal) and 4 had only one rider.

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Canada’s Erynn Ballard is Best in CSI4*-W 1.35m Blenheim EquiSports at Las Vegas National Horse Show

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Las Vegas, NV – Canada’s Erynn Ballard and Nanini van d’Abelendreef bested a field of 26 entries to win the $25,000 CSI4*-W 1.35m Blenheim EquiSports Jump-Off Classic, presented by Human Touch, on Friday, November 19, at the Las Vegas National Horse Show, held at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa.

Ballard and the 8-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare, owned by Ilan Ferder and Esperanza Imports LLC, were one of 11 entries to navigate the first-round, Guilherme Jorge-designed course without fault, making for a crowd-pleasing jump-off round.  

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Immense Drama In Electric GCL Super Cup Quarter Finals

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It was an evening full of high drama in the nail-biting GCL Super Cup Quarter Final at the GC Prague Playoffs that saw St Tropez Pirates sail into the top spot.

Eight teams survived the dramatic knockout competition to take their place in tomorrow’s semi-final as Cannes Stars, Scandinavian Vikings, Monaco Aces and Cascais Charms week was cut short.

Marcus Ehning described the Quarter Final as: "A very exciting class, many teams who started well then had a real fall out. You could really see the pressure get to the riders."

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Winners of the 2021 GCL Season Awards Announced!

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The second edition of the GCL Season Awards was celebrated tonight with a special ceremony in Prague recognising outstanding achievement in 2021.

With excitement building ahead of the kick-off of the GC Prague Playoffs tomorrow, the Awards ceremony took place during an evening cruise along the historic City’s Vltava River with magnificent views of the ancient Castle.

International guests joined a star-studded gathering of the world’s best riders to applaud the five winners as they received their beautifully designed trophies.

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2021 GC Prague Playoffs Officially Opened

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The world’s best show jumping stars declared the 2021 GC Prague Playoffs officially open with current Longines Global Champions Tour Championship winner Peder Fredricson revealing: "Anything can happen this week which is why it is such an interesting format.”

Excitement and anticipation has been building for the third edition of the GC Prague Playoffs, which kicks off tomorrow, Thursday 18 November, with the GCL Super Cup Quarter Finals.

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2021 ESP Holiday Series Prize List Is Now Available

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The countdown is on for the ESP Holiday Series! The Prize List is now available, and entries are open for all of the five weeks of the circuit.

ESP HOLIDAY & HORSES CSI4*
USEF National “AA” & Level 6* Jumper
December 1-5, 2021
*The Holiday & Horses “AA” show will be a USEF 2022 calendar event. A great opportunity to get started on 2022 points!

YEAR END AWARDS
USEF National “B” & Level 4* Jumper
December 9-12, 2021

HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
USEF National “AA” & Level 6* Jumper

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Desert International Horse Park 2022 Circuit Stall Reservations To Open November 17

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Thermal, Calif. – Desert International Horse Park (DIHP) will open reservations for CIRCUIT stalls on Wednesday, November 17, at 8:00 a.m. PST, for the highly anticipated 2022 Desert Circuit. The reservation period will run for two weeks and close on Friday, November 26, 2021, at 5:00 pm PST. Reservations for weekly stalls will open on December 1, 2021. All circuit stall reservations may be made on the DIHP website and must be paid for by November 26.

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It’s a Family Affair in $30,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix

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At the first week of the Midwest Indoors series at World Equestrian Center – Wilmington, it was a family affair in the $30,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix. David Beisel of Goshen, Ohio, took the win riding his own Essince W, a 12-year-old KWPN gelding by Chacco-Blue x Burggraaf NV. Second place went to Beisel’s daughter, Izzy Beisel, riding Ammeretto, a 16-year-old KWPN stallion by Numero Uno x Goodtimes owned by David Beisel.

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