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Exhibition Clan of Vagabonds, Confessions of Rebel Horses : Equine photography by Carina Mac Laughlan
Journal N°13

Awarded by several international contests, including Ar(t) horse Saumur/France in 2008 and 2009 and the international photography competition of Equestrian Art Moscow /Russia in 2009, Carina Mac Laughlan is celebrated for her uncommon approach to horse photography. An exhibition at the Kevis House Gallery – Petworth West Sussex, United Kingdom, is held from 9th July to 13th August 2016.

Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping : Pénélope Leprévos maket it two in a row!
Journal N°13

Having recently won the Grand Prix in Oslo, Pénélope Leprévost riding Flora de Mariposa also took first place on November 1 st in the third leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ presented by GL Events in Equita’Lyon (France). Christian Ahlmann (GER) and Taloubet Z came in second and Romain Duguet riding on Quorida de Treho finished third.

The Saut Hermès : an outstanding compétition in Paris !
Journal N°12

The Saut Hermès will take place in the outstanding Grand Palais in Paris on 10-11 and 12 April 2015. An awesome show jumping competition where all the very best riders in the world will gather, as winning at the Grand Palais has become one of the season's key objectives for them.

Scott Brash wins the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final 
Journal N°11

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.

The Gucci Grand Prix in Paris : A win for Martin Fuchs
Journal N°11

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…

The Longines Speed Challenge in Paris : a win for Doda
Journal N°11

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.

AHO Breeders’ European Championships in Chantilly
Journal N°10 May/June 2014

The Arabian Horse Organisation together with Arabian Horse Event is very happy to announce that the Breeders’ European Championship will again take place in the beautiful city of Chantilly (France). The date for the show is 9th to 10th of August.

Bengtsson takes the Grand Prix win in the Longines Global Champions Tour in Chantilly
Journal N°10 May/June 2014

Famous Swedish rider Rolf-Goran Bengtsson riding Casall ASK took the Grand Prix win in the nineth leg of the Longines Global Champions which took place in Chantilly (France) on July 27th. Another hugely popular Swede, Henrik von Eckermann, riding Cantinero, came in second while Canadian star Eric Lamaze with his relatively new ride Fine Lady V was third.

Longines Global Champions Tour of Shanghai 
Journal N°10 May/June 2014

Belgian rider Pieter Devos was the winner of the inaugural Longines Global Champions Tour of Shanghai Grand Prix. Silver medal position went to Edwina Tops-Alexander (Australia) and Bronze to Michel Hecart (France). On Sunday, French rider Kevin Staut and two Qatari riders took the honours in the Hua Tai-Pinebridge Shangai Cup, with a fantastic jump-off.

The Longines Global Champions Tour in Madrid : a victory for  Maikel van der Vleuten
Journal N°9 Mar/Apr. 2014

Maikel van der Vleuten (NED) and VDL Groep Verdi won the Longines Global Champions Tour of Madrid Grand Prix in spectacular style. Second place went to Marcus Ehning (GER) and Plot Blue, the only other combination to complete three faultless rounds.

Longines Global Champions Tour at Antwerp : victory for McLain Ward
Journal N°9 Mar/Apr. 2014

The first Grand Prix of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2014 took place on Sunday. After two rounds and a jump-off between 5 riders the event was claimed by American rider McLain Ward. A top-class competition.

Daniel Deusser wins the Longines FEI™ World Cup Jumping Final
Journal N°9 Mar/Apr. 2014

Game over: Triumph for the German rider Daniel Deusser at the final of the Longines/FEI™ World Cup competition on Monday evening with Ludger Beerbaum in second place and Scott Brash in third (we did expect to see him somewhere on the podium!).

The Longines Global Champions Tour 2014
Journal N°9 Mar/Apr. 2014

The 2014 Longines Global Champions Tour season kicks off in the diamond city of Antwerp (Belgium) from 24-27 April. This year, the ninth season of the world’s most prestigious show jumping series will bring the most thrilling equestrian events some of the world’s greatest cities - including Paris, Shanghai and London!

Jessica Springsteen joins Gucci’s Team of Equestrian Ambassadors
Journal N°8 Jan/Feb. 2014

Jessica Springsteen, daughter of the famous singer Bruce Springsteen, is also a top level show jumping rider. Gucci, is pleased to announce that its relationship with the equestrian world is to be further enhanced by the arrival of Jessica Springsteen, who joins the House’s team of equestrian ambassadors.

Gucci Masters in Paris: Knights and Ladies gain the trophies and Scott Brash takes another win
Journal N°7 Nov/Dec. 2013

An evening of spectacle with top show jumping stars on Saturday night at the Gucci Masters, Paris. It was indeed a thrilling, entertaining event – not to be missed next year – with top level riders and horses “seriously” taking up the different challenges.

Longines Global Champions Tour – Lausanne – the Franco-American podium
Journal N°5 2013 May & June

A surprise win for the young American rider Lucy Davis at the tenth leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour held at Lausanne in Switzerland. Lucy, the youngest competitor, beat Patrice Delaveau and Kevin Staut into second and third place respectively. Roger-Yves Bost (“Bosty) won the big CSI5* class (1.50m with jump off).

Roger-Yves Bost : European Champion
Journal N°5 2013 May & June

Roger-Yves Bost riding his idol Castle Forbes Myrtille Paulois was crowned European Show Jumping Champion at Herning, in Denmark last weekend.

Longines Global Champions Tour - Grand Prix at Valkenswaard : Victory for Doda de Miranda and second place for Simon Delestre!
Journal N°5 2013 May & June

The highlight of each leg of the LGCT is the Saturday night Grand Prix. At Valkenswaard Alvaro de Miranda added this prize to all his others and Simon Delestre took a well-deserved second place…

Current Longines Rankings : Christian Ahlmann remains Nr1
Journal N°5 2013 May & June

The Longines Rankings have recently been released by the FEI. Christian Ahlmann (Ger) remains at the top, Dutchman Gerco Schröder is Nr 2, and America’s « Beezie » Madden is third. Frenchman Kevin Staut is Nr 4 and olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton comes in fifth.

Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping at 's-Hertogenbosch : a victory of David Will
Journal N°3 2013 March

An unexpected victory of youg German rider David Will in last Rolex qualifier of the season at 's-Hertogenbosch.

FEI World Cup Vaulting Final : victories for Nicolas Andreani and Anna Cavallaro
Journal N°3 2013 March

World Champion Nicolas Andreani (FRA) and eight-time national champion Anna Cavallaro (ITA) celebrated their victories at the FEI World Cup™ Vaulting 2012/13 series Final in Braunschweig, Germany.

Global Champions Tour 2013: The New Season Revealed
Journal N°2 2013 February

The official calendar of the Global Champions Tour 2013 has just been revealed. The starting gun for the Championship race will be fired in Madrid (this town hosts the GCT for the first time) where the opening event of the season takes place from May 2-5. 
London and Shanghaï are also among the new destinations, and the the last leg will take place in Doha (Qatar) the prestigious Al Shaqab Equestrian Centre in Doha.

Isa Danne has moved to Maisons-Laffitte
Journal N°2 2013 February

The professional rider and teacher Isa Danne has just moved to settle in Maisons-Laffitte - the "City of the Horse". Isa Danne as a follower and trainer of classical equitation will be among the thoroughbred racehorses in this outstanding and elegant historical city near Paris.

Hong Kong Masters : Frenchman Patrice Delaveau won the Longines Grand Prix
Journal N°2 2013 February

The inaugural Longines Hong Kong Masters has been heralded a great success by the general public, participants, and horse lovers, and closes triumphantly tonight with another victory for French rider Patrice Delaveau. Great Britain’s Michael Whitaker was second and France’s Kevin Staut was third.

Longines Hong Kong Masters : French rider Delaveau won the Gucci Gold Cup
Journal N°2 2013 February

The Gucci Gold Cup which took place this evening brought together the best riders in the world at the first edition of the Longines Hong Kong Masters.
The winner is Patrice Delaveau from France, second place and third place went to Marcus Ehning from Germany and Edwina Tops Alexander, respectively.

Longines Hong Kong Masters : Katharina Offel won the Longines Speed Challenge, Patrice Delaveau is second
Journal N°2 2013 February

The first edition of the Hong Kong Masters 2013 has just begun and this event is already recognized as essential in the international equestrian calendar.
In the speed class, the Longines Speed Challenge, the victory went to Katharina Offel for Ukraine and French rider Patrice Delaveau was second.

Dressage rider Ulrike Prunthaller convicted for cruel training methods
Journal N°2 2013 February

Austrian FEI rider Ulrike Prunthaller has recently been convicted to a nine month suspension from competition riding and a 4,000 euro fine for the use of painful training methods to her horses – including the use of electric shocks.
Her coach was fined 5,000 euro for knowingly supporting these methods.

Hans-Dieter Dreher wins the World Cup Rolex/FEI™ leg in Bordeaux
Journal N°2 2013 February

The German rider Hans-Dieter Dreher won the World Cup Rolex/FEI™ leg in Bordeaux (France). He has ensured a place in the final which will take place in Gothenburg. Penelope Leprévost, Henrik von Eckermann and also Steve Guerdat, who managed to ride and qualify despite his injury due to having been kicked by a horse… 

FEI World Cup™ Driving finale in Bordeaux: Boyd Exell defeated !
Journal N°1 2013 January

Unbelievable: after four years as the FEI World Cup™ Driving champion, Boyd Exell’s dominance has come to an end. Koos de Ronde is crowned FEI World Cup™ Driving champion 2013 in a thrilling finale. Boy Exell finished second, ahead of IJsbrand Chardon (NED) in third.

Horsegate – clandestine travels of horse meat throughout Europe?
Journal N°1 2013 January

New revelations have come to light concerning the origins of horse meat used illegally: an article published in Romanian in 2011 revealed the existence of a clandestine traffic of meat from horses infected with equine infectious anemia. Cheap meat apparently exported to Italy and to France!

Cheval Savoir is following up the investigation.

International 5* show jumping in Bordeaux (France): victories for French stars Michel Robert and Roger-Yves Bost
Journal N°1 2013 January

The 2013 edition of the International Jumping Bordeaux (France) was marked by three French wins : Michel Robert, with Catapule, won the opening class, and Roger-Yves Bost, true to its reputation of incredible speed supremo, wins a big event 1.50m class with Castle Forbes Vivaldo vh Costersveld.
Nicolas Andreani also won the Vaulting World Cup class.

100% horse meat found in Lasagna Findus...
Journal N°1 2013 January

Not just traces of equine DNA but whole horse !… The controversy caused by the presence of DNA in some hamburgers has suddenly taken gigantic proportions. It is not DNA but real horse meat, and it would be 100% present in some meat dishes advertised as beef.

Horse burgers – public taken for a ride?
Journal N°1 2013 January

Mid-January the bombshell struck. British supermarkets have been surreptitiously flooded with “horse burgers” before being rapidly withdrawn. The scandal continued when one of the American fast food chains reported the presence of equine DNA in meat coming from an Irish supplier. The controversy grows and reports oscillate between true and false.

Luciana Diniz wins the tenth leg of the Rolex/FEI World Cup in Zurich
Journal N°1 2013 January

Portugal’s Luciana Diniz and her powerful Oldenburg horse Lennox stormed to victory on Sunday in the tenth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2012/2013 Western European League series in Zurich.

CSI5* in Leipzig : Ahlmann wins the ninth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™
Journal N°1 2013 January

Christian Ahlmann with the brilliant Taloubet Z won the ninth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series at Leipzig, Germany on Sunday
Runner-up was Ireland’s Denis Lynch with the big gelding, Abbervail van het Dingeshof, while Olympic individual silver medallists, The Netherlands’ Gerco Schröder and London, finished third. 

FEI World Cup™ Driving in Leipzig : a victory for Koos de Ronde
Journal N°1 2013 January

The Dutch driver Koos de Ronde was the winner the ultimate FEI World Cup™ Driving qualifier held in Leipzig (GER) this weekend, thus securing his ticket for the final that will take place in Bordeaux (France).

Charlotte Dujardin at the top of the Dressage Ranking List
Journal N°1 2013 January

Thanks to their masterful performance in the fifth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage at London Olympia in December and a world record score in the Grand Prix at the same event, Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro are now Nr 1 in the FEI World Dressage Rankings.

CSI 5* in Basel : Luciana Diniz wins the Grand Prix
Journal N°1 2013 January

The Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon was a tough, competitive class with fences 1.60m high, two rounds and a jump-off. The Portuguese rider Luciana Diniz was the eventual winner with Frenchman Roger Yves Bost a close second, followed by Edwina Tops-Alexander in third place. These riders all had three clear rounds.

Ourasi: The Lazy King is no more….
Journal N°1 2013 January

Ourasi, the legendary trotter, four time winner of the Prix d’Amerique, passed away on Saturday at the stud in Normandy where he was enjoying a well earned retirement.

Nicknamed “The Lazy King” due to his nonchalant disposition, he had reached a venerable age, as on the 7th of April he would have celebrated his 33rd birthday…

Rolex/FEI World Cup in Mechelen : a victory for Henrick von Eckermann
Journal N°1 2013 January

In the eighth leg of the Rolex/FEI World Cup that took place in Machelen (Belgium) two Swedish riders climbed on the podium of the Grand Prix.

Olympia Horse Show in London : Marc Houtzager wins the Rolex/FEI Grand Prix
Journal N°1 2013 January

After winning the Gucci Masters Grand Prix in Paris three weeks before, Duch rider Marc Houtzager brought his year to the perfect close when winning two tough classes in the Olympia Horse Show in London –in particular the sevent leg of the 2012/2013 Rolex/FEI Word Cup.

CSI5* W in Geneva : Edwina Tops-Alexander wins the World Cup Grand Prix
Journal N°1 2013 January

Recently crowned GCT Champion Edwina Tops-Alexander wins the Grand Prix in the sixth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2012/2013 Western European League series at Geneva. 
She rode her fantastic little horse Cevo Itôt du Château, one of the best-loved horses in the sport, who showed exactly why he is such a huge favourite with the public all around the globe.

Gucci Paris Masters : Christian Ahlmann wins the ‘Guerre des Sexes’ EADS class
Journal N°1 2013 January

The title is for fun. It was a true sporty fight between 10 ladies and 10 gentlemen, among the best riders in the world, jumping in Paris in this 1,55m class with a jump-off.
Christian Ahlmann, for Germany, was the the winner –for the boys team !

Gucci Paris Masters : Doda de Miranda wins the Prix GDE, Delaveau takes second place
Journal N°1 2013 January

The Prix GDE, a table A 1,55m class gathered 46 riders in Paris-Villepinte at the beginning of the Gucci Paris Masters.
Alvaro 3doda » de Miranda, for Brazil, took first place, closely followed by Frenchman Patrice Delaveau.

Gucci Masters : Amazing Bosty...
Journal N°1 2013 January

In the Salon du Cheval in Paris-Villepinte, speed supremo Roger-Yves Bost set the Parisian public on fire winning the Longines Speed Challenge with his chestnut mare Cosma...
An outstanding performance that none of his rivals could match.

GCT in Abu Dhabi : victories for Luciana Diniz and Johannnes Ehning
Journal N°1 2013 January

Johannes Ehning and Luciana Diniz took the two first wins in the GCT last leg at the Al Forsan International Sport Resort in Abu Dhabi. French riders have been successful too, as Bosty took a third place and Kevin Staut a second place.

GCT finale in Abu Dhabi
Journal N°1 2013 January

Starting today, the final event of the 2012 GCT takes place for the second year in a row in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort. 

Global Champions Tour in Vienna : Pénélope Leprévost wins the Grand Prix and Edwina still leads the series
Journal N°1 2013 January

It was a dramatic Grand Prix in Vienna for the eleventh leg of the Global Champions Tour with an unexpected victory of French lady-rider Pénélope Leprévost riding her grey stallion Mylord Carthago HN.

Global Champions Tour in Vienna : Patrice Delaveau and Marlon Zonatelli share the victory in the Six Bars competition
Journal N°1 2013 January

Patrice Delaveau wins again in the eleventh leg of the Global Champions Tour in Vienna.
A victory he shares with Brazilian rider Marlon Zonatelli as they both won the Six Bars competition.

Global Champions tour : Delaveau wins speed class in Vienna
Journal N°1 2013 January

After winning last week in Lausanne, Frenchman Patrice Delaveau achieves another victory in Vienna on Friday after a thrilling jump-off in the 1,45 m speed class.

Global Champions Tour in Lausanne : Laura Kraut wins the Grand Prix
Journal N°1 2013 January

American rider Laura Kraut won the Grand Prix of Switzerland in the tenth leg of the Global Champions Tour in Lausanne after a thrilling jump off, and saw Rolf-Göran Bengtsson dramatically close in on Edwina Tops-Alexander’s lead on the GCT ranking board.

Global Champions Tour in Lausanne : a victory for Patrice Delaveau
Journal N°1 2013 January

The tenth leg of the 2012 Global Champions Tour in Lausanne has started with victories for US rider Laura Kraut and Frenchman Patrice Delaveau.

Endurance World Championships : gold Medal for the UAE, silver medal for France
Journal N°1 2013 January

The Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012 took place in Euston park, GB, on August 26.

The Emirates won the Gold, Silver and Bronze individual Medals, and also the team Gold Medal ; France won the Silver team Medal.