4
Sep

Les chevaux de la Vierge

AU COEUR DE LA SUISSE, UN MONASTÈRE ÉRIGÉ AU XE SIÈCLE ABRITE LE PLUS VIEUX STUDBOOK D’EUROPE: À L’ABBAYE D’EINSIEDELN, LIEU DE PÈLERINAGE SITUÉ NON LOIN DE ZURICH, ON ÉLÈVE DES CHEVAUX DEPUIS PRÈS DE 1000 ANS. REPORTAGE DERRIÈRE LES MURS D’UN CLOÎTRE OÙ LE QUOTIDIEN DES MOINES SE MÊLE À CELUI DES ÉCUYERS. Les […]

4
Sep

The Abbey and the horses

IN THE HEART OF SWITZERLAND, A MONASTERY BUILT IN THE 10TH CENTURY IS HOME TO THE OLDEST STUDBOOK IN EUROPE: AT EINSIEDELN ABBEY, A PLACE OF PILGRIMAGE NEAR ZURICH, HORSES HAVE BEEN BRED FOR ALMOST 1000 YEARS. WE WENT BEHIND THE WALLS OF A CLOISTER WHERE THE DAILY LIFE OF THE MONKS IS MIXED WITH […]

26
Août

Brussels Stephex Masters: The 5* battle has begun

The scene was lovely today at the Brussels Stephex Masters. Lying on the grassy hills, children cheered for their heroes. The sofas surrounding the Grand Place arena filled up with horse fans busily discussing … horses of course. Even more horses and riders than during the previous days had the opportunity to do what they […]

16
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Herning 2022 : Inside the Swiss Team

English: At the World Championships in Herning, Denmark, Julien Houser, the Swiss team farrier, experienced his second major championship after the Tokyo Olympics. Thanks to the Swiss, Equi Book readers were able to experience some of the highlights of the competition, but also behind the scenes of such a championship. « It was my first time […]

11
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Herning 2022: No change at the top as emotions run high on second day of Jumping Championship

It was a roller-coaster day at the Agria FEI Jumping World Championships in Herning, Denmark today, but the two leading nations and the two leading individuals after yesterday’s opening competition maintained their positions. So Sweden heads France going into tomorrow night’s team medal decider and Frenchman, Julien Epaillard, is holding Britain’s Scott Brash at bay in […]

10
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Herning 2022 : Team Sweden gallop into the lead; Epaillard tops individual rankings for France

The reigning Olympic champions from Sweden lived up to expectations when taking the early lead on the exciting first day of the Agria FEI World Jumping Championship 2022 presented by Helgstrand at the ECCO FEI World Championships in Herning, Denmark today. However Frenchman Julien Epaillard and 10-year-old mare Caracole de la Roque were quickest around the […]