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Equestrian 2016 Discussion Thread

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9 hours ago, Gianlu33 said:

@dcro You know where I can find the overall standings? Thanks a lot :hatoff: 

 

Here it is. Top 18 will qualify for the World Cup Final in Omaha, Nebraska next year. Winner of the World Cup Final will be the World Cup champion.

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38 minutes ago, dcro said:

 

Here it is. Top 18 will qualify for the World Cup Final in Omaha, Nebraska next year. Winner of the World Cup Final will be the World Cup champion.

Thanks

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Hi, can somebody (I think @dcro will do it the best way) explain me the Jumping and Dressage World Cup format? I see there are some stages now, but it is only Western European League. What about other regions? And what is the most important series in Eventing? Is there any Nations Cup or World Cup equivalent?

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48 minutes ago, Vojthas said:

Hi, can somebody (I think @dcro will do it the best way) explain me the Jumping and Dressage World Cup format? I see there are some stages now, but it is only Western European League. What about other regions? And what is the most important series in Eventing? Is there any Nations Cup or World Cup equivalent?

 

World Cup Final is the key event, every stage before that is just a qualification stage. Western European League qualifiers are very much in the spotlight because of the quality of the competition (and because it gives the most quotas for the WC Final). Apart from Western European League, there are also Central Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific leagues in dressage. Jumping has A LOT of different leagues (for example Japan League, Caucasus League, South East Asian League etc.). Progress of the other leagues can be followed on these links...


Dressage

Jumping

 

18 athletes will get invited to compete at Dressage Final and some 30-40 will compete in Jumping Final (both to be held in Omaha, Nebraska next year).

 

Eventing doesn't really have some big series at the moment. But it does have 4* competitions that are quite prestigious. There are only six 4* competitions in the World so they are something like the Grand Slam of eventing. Kentucky, Badminton and Burghley are the most prestigious four stars. However, eventing does have a new series called Event Rider Masters, which had quite a successful premiere this season.

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7 hours ago, dcro said:

 

World Cup Final is the key event, every stage before that is just a qualification stage. Western European League qualifiers are very much in the spotlight because of the quality of the competition (and because it gives the most quotas for the WC Final). Apart from Western European League, there are also Central Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific leagues in dressage. Jumping has A LOT of different leagues (for example Japan League, Caucasus League, South East Asian League etc.). Progress of the other leagues can be followed on these links...


Dressage

Jumping

 

18 athletes will get invited to compete at Dressage Final and some 30-40 will compete in Jumping Final (both to be held in Omaha, Nebraska next year).

 

Eventing doesn't really have some big series at the moment. But it does have 4* competitions that are quite prestigious. There are only six 4* competitions in the World so they are something like the Grand Slam of eventing. Kentucky, Badminton and Burghley are the most prestigious four stars. However, eventing does have a new series called Event Rider Masters, which had quite a successful premiere this season.

Thanks, now it's all clear for me.

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Italy is building a nice team in show jumping, another podium in Lyon. :)

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@heywoodu I was quite surprised to see Jeroen Dubbeldam compete with Zenith at Lyon World Cup yesterday. Does this mean that he got to keep him or is it still uncertain? :mumble:

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Just now, dcro said:

@heywoodu I was quite surprised to see Jeroen Dubbeldam compete with Zenith at Lyon World Cup yesterday. Does this mean that he got to keep him or is it still uncertain? :mumble:

No to both questions :p

 

He doesn't get to keep him and it's not uncertain. He competed with Zenith in Odense and Lyon and possibly some more competitions later on, but that's only as long as the "Show Jumping Horses Funds Netherlands" (SFN) hasn't found a buyer yet. This is basically like a giant show room where Dubbeldam can compete on Zenith until someone offers a high enough amount of money. 

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1 hour ago, heywoodu said:

No to both questions :p

 

He doesn't get to keep him and it's not uncertain. He competed with Zenith in Odense and Lyon and possibly some more competitions later on, but that's only as long as the "Show Jumping Horses Funds Netherlands" (SFN) hasn't found a buyer yet. This is basically like a giant show room where Dubbeldam can compete on Zenith until someone offers a high enough amount of money. 

 

Well, still hoping that Dubbeldam finds Gerco Schroder's luck.

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