Charlotte du jour

  Set loose   your   horses !      As the flat racing season is off it is soon again time for Ms. Diane – the stylish huntress of Prix Diane Longines – France’s most elegant race of the year, and before that the Prix du Jockey Club.  We had a chat with the […]

And they're off !

World cup finals

  A cornet   of love   Young Daniel Deusser stepped out of the shadow to claim the World Cup trophy of the show jumping  finals in Lyon. FEI’s Louise Parkes reported about the event.   By Louise Parkes, All photos Jessica Rodrigues   Daniel Deusser steered the 11-year-old stallion Cornet d’Amour to victory in […]

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Baloubet, colours and carat

Colours  of   champions   Christopher King attended the World Cup Finals in Lyon – just as another, very special character of the show jumping world –  Baloubet du Rouet.    Text and photos Christopher King   The presentation of Baloubet du Rouet, the greatest living show jumper and three times winner of the World […]

Horse rug in colour

Le Saut Hermès

  A touch   of colour…   And horses worth their weight in gold characterized the latest edition of the Saut Hermès where Marcus Ehning and Cornado jumped their way to the top of the Grand Prix.    All photos by Jessica Rodrigues    It is a question of hundredths that has decided Marcus Ehning’s […]

Discussing the course

Gucci Masters

  Mastering   Gucci     The world’s new number one,  Scott Brash, seemed almost invinsible after his two big wins at the Gucci Masters. But for the final Grand Prix, it was Kevin Staut who had the fastest horse – his longtime accomplice, Silvana.    By Camilla Alfthan   For the former number one, […]

Concentrating on the final Gucci Grand Prix

Rolex Grand Slam – CHI Geneva

  Swiss   precision   It was a home win for Steve Guerdat in the final leg of the Rolex Grand Slam  – and not without a great deal of pressure.   By Camilla Alfthan   To the Genevan born, the jump off with altogether 10 riders, was an excrutiating affair as he had to […]

The Swiss fans got at last glimpse at Jalisca Solier

The Hubertus hunt

the    Hunting   Party   As the hunting season begins elsewhere the season ended in Denmark with the annual Hubertus Hunt – a ride that is centered around the historic Eremitage castle in the Deer Gardens north of Copenhagen where the King used to go stag hunting.   The first hunt took place in […]

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Glorious Goodwood

Impressions   from  “a garden party with racing tacked on” King Edward VII       Races are per definition over in a blink. With five days of racing during the Glorious Goodwood meeting all could easily come down to a blur if it weren’t for several highlights along the course including a much expected clash that […]

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Champions League – Copenhagen Cup

   Million euro   kids     Only a few days after the final takes of the movie, Tarok, was shot in Charlottenlund north of Copenhagen the scene was set for the largest race of the year – the 7th edition of the Copenhagen Cup  part of the Champion’s League Programme – and altogether 13 […]

A young Swedish driver

Prix de Diane Longines (Gr.1)

    Ladies first   A dark horse took home the latest Prix de Diane Longines in what turned out to be a record breaking performance – as well as a family story.   Trêve is the name of the filly who won the latest Prix de Diane Longines also known as the French Oaks. […]

The famous turn of Prix de Diane