Shanghai Swans announce their GCL Tour line up

Another Global Champions League (GCL) team, this time the Shanghai Swans, announced their lineup for the 2024 season. With a single change to the team of 2023, they have a…

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Valkenswaard United announces star-studded line-up for the GCL 2024

With many teams releasing their line-ups for the year, Valkenswaard United have joined the fray to reveal their powerhouse team. Valkenswaard United, renowned as one of the most successful teams…

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Grand Slam VDL approved for Oldenburg and Westfaler Verband

Pre-Oldenburg and Westfaler Verband approval, Grand Slam VDL had obtained approval from the KWPN, Hanoverian, and Selle Francais studbooks. Grand Slam VDL was the all-time top-scorer in the KWPN performance…

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The future of eventing at the Olympics

The Paris 2024 Olympics may well be the last time we witness eventing being held in its traditional long format of dressage, cross-country and then jumping. This news came following…

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Understanding the N.O.P suffix

The NOP (Dutch Olympic Horse) suffix denotes that the horse has been taken into the group of horses in the Dutch Olympic Horse Foundation ('Stichting Nederlands Olympiade Paard' (N.O.P.).) The…

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Glock’s Dream Boy retires from sport

Glock's Dream Boy or 'Dreamy' is the son of Vivaldi. Dream Boy was the first offspring of Vivaldi to be approved in the Netherlands. Dream Boy's pedigree boasts the names…

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Badminton’s 75th Anniversary sees record prize money

The total prize pot for the 2024 Gloucestershire five-star is £425,000 (over R10 million) – an increase of 12% (£44,700) on the 2023 prize money. The winner will take home…

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Top of the equestrian world rankings

Final standings for 2023 In HQ Pro this month, we took a good look at the final standings in the world rankings for 2023. It’s fair to say that there…

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Amy Hay

A true globe-trotter Text: Amelia Campbell-Horne Almost every rider would argue that horsemanship is not just a hobby; it is a way of life. That is certainly true of Zimbabwean…

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