End of suspension for Emma Augier De Moussac as positive test on hydrochlorothiazide is traced back to mislabeled supplement
July 3, 2020
Emma Augier De Moussac’s provisional suspension has come to an end, after the Czech showjumper and the FEI entered an agreement ratified by the FEI […]
Farewell to Scott Brash's Bon Ami
July 3, 2020
Scott Brash has announced that his former top horse Bon Ami has passed away, at the age of 19.
Lure of Olympics keeps Beezie Madden in the game
July 2, 2020
One of America’s top show jumpers is refocused on Tokyo 2021, putting her semi-retirement on hold for another shot at gold.
Stephan Conter: "Our community needs to wake up – what you ignore today, affects you tomorrow"
July 1, 2020
Stephan Conter – CEO and founder of the Stephex Group – has today published an open letter to the FEI where he criticises the new CSI Invitation […]
Sylvie Robert: “This crisis has made us more aware of what unites us all”
July 1, 2020
World of Showjumping spoke with Sylvie Robert, event director and president of GL events Equestrian Sport, about the difficulties in navigating the […]
New FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games approved
July 1, 2020
During last week’s FEI Board meetings, the new FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games – which are effective for Tokyo – […]
FEI opens investigation into Andrew Kocher’s alleged use of electric spurs
June 30, 2020
The FEI Legal Department has notified Andrew Kocher that an investigation has been opened following allegations that the US rider has been using electric spurs […]
Through my eyes: Cristalline
June 30, 2020
"Stella is honestly the most amazing horse I have ever met," Cristalline's long-time groom Emma Chapman tells in our series 'Through My Eyes'.
Eric Lamaze welcomes new Tokyo Olympic prospect
June 29, 2020
Eric Lamaze has welcomed a new Olympic show jumping prospect to his Torrey Pines Stable; the 11-year-old stallion Dieu Merci van T&L.
GoPro – part two: Tips & tricks on hoof care from the world’s best grooms
June 29, 2020
WoSJ asked several highly experienced grooms to share their best tips & tricks, and in the second part of this series the focus is on hoof care.
Peter Moloney joins Ashford Farm
June 28, 2020
Ireland's Peter Moloney has joined Ashform Farm in Bocholt, Belgium.
GRANDPRIX reveals that Andrew Kocher is suspected of using electric spurs during FEI competitions
June 27, 2020
The French website GRANDPRIX has revealed that American team rider Andrew Kocher is suspected of using electric spurs on his horses during FEI competitions.
FEI Board mandates EEF to present a realistic proposal for 2021 European Championships in jumping
June 26, 2020
The FEI Board has mandated the EEF to present a realistic proposal for the 2021 FEI European Championship in jumping that addresses all the concerns that […]
FEI General Assembly 2020 moves online
June 26, 2020
The FEI General Assembly 2020, which was due to be held in Johannesburg in November, will be held online due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements and […]
Nadja Peter Steiner's suspension lifted after settlement agreement
June 26, 2020
In their settlement agreement, FEI and Peter Steiner requested CAS to set aside the decision from the FEI Tribunal – lifting the Swiss rider's suspension […]
Farewell to HH Rebozo
June 26, 2020
At the age of 20, Rodrigo Pessoa's former top horse and Olympic partner HH Rebozo has passed away.
The FEI Board approves proposed changes to the FEI General Regulations and the Anti-Doping Rules
June 26, 2020
The main decisions from the FEI Board meeting from June 24, 2020, included unanimous approval of the proposed changes to the FEI General Regulations and the […]
Balthazar de Fougnard – A love story
June 25, 2020
Behind Luciana Diniz and Balthazar de Fougnard’s newfound partnership lies a remarkable love story – authored by dressage legend Margit Otto […]
Chair of FEI Medical Committee emphasises importance of social distancing, face coverings and thorough hygiene in the battle against Covid-19
June 25, 2020
The FEI Medical Committee has stressed the importance of safety and the application of the FEI’s ‘Policy for Enhanced Competition Safety’ for […]
Kirlo van den Bosrand to Abdel Said
June 24, 2020
Abdel Said takes over the reins on the 10-year-old gelding Kirlo van den Bosrand.
Jasmine Chen: "I knew that every ride, every distance, every fence counted"
June 18, 2020
"I tried for Beijing, London and Rio – and I failed three times. That is 12 years of trying, so making it to Tokyo – which is so close to home […]
The world’s elite riders back in the ring at Hubside Jumping Grimaud: “It is a positive message to our community”
June 17, 2020
This week, Denis Monticolo and his team are bringing back high-level jumping at Hubside Jumping Grimaud – a much-needed boost for the sport following a […]
GoPro – part one: Tips & tricks on skin care from the world’s best grooms
June 16, 2020
How can you best care for your horse? World of Showjumping asked several highly experienced grooms to share their tips & tricks. In this first part of our […]
International jumping resumes this week: “We hope it will give a real boost to our sector and help put our sport firmly on the road to recovery”
June 15, 2020
For the first time since March, when lockdowns were enforced globally due to the Covid-19 pandemic, CSI events are back in the calendar – both in Europe […]
That Special Bond – with Sean Lynch: “First Class van Eeckelghem was the one for me”
June 13, 2020
Sean Lynch tells about a broken heart that was stolen by Scuderia 1918 Tobago Z, as well as revealing that there is one mare he really can't get to understand.
The Next Generation: Georgia Tame – “The great thing about our sport is that eventually it’s about the relationship you manage to develop with your horses”
June 11, 2020
At 17, Great Britain’s Georgia Tame landed her dream job with Shane Breen. Fast forward five years and she is one of her country's rising stars.
ESP president Michael Stone: “We all have to sacrifice something to get the sport going again”
June 10, 2020
WoSJ speaks with Equestrian Sports Production president Michael Stone, who has been influential in establishing what the ‘new normal’ of jumping […]
Six tips on how to prevent typical showjumping injuries – from German team veterinarian Dr. Jan-Hein Swagemakers
June 8, 2020
Jan-Hein Swagemakers is a well-known face on the international showjumping circuit and here he shares a few basic principles on how to prevent injuries.
Best of CHIO Aachen 2011-2019, part two
June 6, 2020
Feeling a slight longing for CHIO Aachen, we dived into our archives to bring back some of our favourite memories from the last decade.
Best of CHIO Aachen 2011-2019, part one
June 5, 2020
Feeling a slight longing for CHIO Aachen, we dived into our archives to bring back some of our favourite memories from when we began covering the event in 2011.
CHIO Aachen event director Frank Kemperman: “The most challenging part has been all the emotions”
June 4, 2020
Earlier in the spring, CHIO Aachen event director Frank Kemperman was left with no choice but to cancel the world’s biggest equestrian celebration due to […]
Split Rock Jumping Tour’s Derek Braun: “It is our responsibility to create a 'new normal'"
June 3, 2020
Derek Braun, president and founder of the Split Rock Jumping Tour, will be hosting one of USA’s first FEI jumping events since the coronavirus Covid-19 […]
From youngster to international Grand Prix horse: DSP Alice
June 2, 2020
Was the current World Champion DSP Alice always destined for stardom? World of Showjumping speaks with Alice’s former rider Steffen Buchheim, as well as […]
The Brösarp-project: Breeding for durability
June 1, 2020
“My whole life I have been working to prevent lameness, and this will be my last project,” 83-year-old Ingvar Fredricson says about the research on […]
Thank you Contagio!
May 13, 2020
With this photo special, we wish Contagio a happy retirement!
Thank you Babalou 41!
May 7, 2020
With this photo special, we wish Babalou 41 a happy retirement!
Thank you For Felicila!
May 4, 2020
With this dive into our photo archives, we wish For Felicila a happy retirement!
Thank you Oz de Breve!
April 27, 2020
With this photo special, we wish Oz de Breve a happy retirement.
The favourite photograph, part two
April 23, 2020
The WoSJ-team asked some of our creative colleagues to dive into their archives to find their favourite photo and write a few words about what it represents […]
Thank you Casallo Z!
April 17, 2020
With this photo special, we wish Casallo Z a happy retirement!
The favourite photograph, part one
April 15, 2020
The WoSJ-team asked some of our creative colleagues to dive into their archives to find their favourite photo and write a few words about what it […]
Thank you Harry K!
April 13, 2020
With this dive into our photo archives, we wish Harry a happy retirement!
Thank you Waterford!
April 9, 2020
With this photo special, we wish Waterford a very happy retirement!
Thank you Verdi TN!
February 5, 2020
With this photo special, full of his signature bucking, we wish Verdi TN the happiest retirement!
Thank you Argento!
January 30, 2020
With this dive into our photo archives, we wish Argento a happy retirement!
Thank you VDL Groep Zidane!
January 16, 2020
With this dive into our photo archives, we wish VDL Groep Zidane a happy retirement!
Thank you Connery!
January 14, 2020
With this photo special, we wish Connery a happy retirement!
Thank you Sancha LS!
January 2, 2020
With this photo special, we wish Sancha LS a happy retirement!
Show Trunk Secrets - with Madelen Isaksson
May 2, 2018
Douglas Lindelöw’s show groom Madelen Isaksson gives WoSJ the inside scoop on her show trunk, and the daily routines of a European silver team […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Luca Ferreira
February 21, 2018
Portuguese groom Luis Ferreira, better known as Luca, has worked for Brazilian top rider Pedro Veniss since July 2013 and here he reveals some of his best kept […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Malin Henlöv
November 9, 2017
Here, European Champion Peder Fredricson’s long-term show groom Malin Henlöv shares some of her secrets to the team’s success.
Show Trunk Secrets – with Ninna Leonoff
May 11, 2017
World of Showjumping’s Show Trunk Secrets-series continues, this time with Ninna Leonoff who has worked for Markus Beerbaum for the past 17 years.
Show Trunk Secrets – with Reesa Pihu
January 2, 2017
In the next part of our Show Trunk Secrets, we learn more about the routines of Reesa Pihu – who works as Edwina Tops-Alexander’s show groom.
Show Trunk Secrets – with Linn Edvardsson
December 20, 2016
“Don’t cause stress to the horses by changing everything you do at the show; stay in the system your horse knows,” Olivier Philippaerts' show […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Emma Uusi-Simola
December 8, 2016
“If I would have to give only one advice to a new groom, it would be ‘stay strong’,” Steve Guerdat’s long time show groom Emma […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Anu Harrila
November 23, 2016
She has worked 18 years for Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, still her best tip is to look towards what others are doing: "There is always something new to […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Hanna Tamminen
September 30, 2016
Hanna Tamminen – show groom for Swiss Olympian Romain Duguet – shares her secrets on travel, tack, ring refinement, feeding and how to keep world […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Sean Lynch
September 14, 2016
Sean Lynch is Daniel Deusser’s head groom, and here he shares his secrets on how to make their horses travel well, eat good, feeling their best and of […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Bo Vaanholt
September 9, 2016
Do you want to know the secrets of Eric Lamaze’s show groom Bo Vaanholt? WOSJ talked to the Dutch super groom about how Lamaze’s team keeps his […]
Show Trunk Secrets – with Lolita Riotte
July 6, 2016
Lolita Riotte is the girl who makes Janika Sprunger's horses both look and feel amazing, and here she shares her secrets on how she does it.
Show Trunk Secrets – with Lisa Parkko
February 4, 2016
Maikel van der Vleuten’s show groom Lisa Parkko has played a huge part in his success over the last years. Here, Lisa lets us in on her secrets to […]
Show Trunk Secrets - with Marlen Schannwell
December 18, 2015
Bertram Allen’s super groom Marlen Schannwell goes in detail on how to keep your horses healthy and happy; at home, on the road and at the show.
Show Trunk Secrets - with Alex Tyler-Morris
November 25, 2015
Harrie Smolders's head groom Alex Tyler-Morris lets us in on some of his secrets to how to get a smashing looking horse like Emerald, and how to keep the […]
Show Trunk Secrets - with Terri Fitton
October 27, 2015
Terri Fitton, one of the most experienced show grooms on the circuit having groomed for Ben Maher, Marco Kutscher and now Eduardo Alvarez Aznar - lets us in on […]