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The Dressage World Faces Collective(s) Angst

Leading up to major FEI events, we are often told there will be an update from its dressage judging working group. Some of their decisions are contentious.

By: Cuckson Report // Pippa Cuckson

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Will Lowering the Fences Get More Entries?

Has the U.S. Equestrian Federation dumbed down the finals of the Platinum Performance Show Jumping Talent Search by lowering the fences?

By: Due South // Nancy Jaffer

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It’s Time to Wind Endurance Back to Zero

While the FEI works to bring Endurance back to its roots, Pippa Cuckson recounts a list of key atrocities that have taken place in the sport in recent years

By: Cuckson Report // Pippa Cuckson

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More Players on the Nations Cup Show Jumping Scene

Not long ago, a traditional set of equestrian powers, mainly European, dominated Nations Cup team show jumping, but things are changing.

By: Due South // Nancy Jaffer

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Spanish Riding School in New Turmoil Over ‘Political’ Appointment

The Spanish Riding School’s distinguished advisory panel resigned in protest over the appointment of politician’s wife, Sonja Klima, as new chief executive.

By: Cuckson Report // Pippa Cuckson

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Are There Too Many World Cup Dressage Qualifiers?

Some big names were missing at the 5-star AGDF, and you can blame it on the new NA League qualifying rules for the FEI World Cup finals.

By: Due South // Nancy Jaffer

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Former Lab Director Sues USEF

A lawsuit filed against USEF by its former laboratory director has added yet another chapter to the drug-testing saga that rocked the organization in 2018.

By: Due South // Nancy Jaffer

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Don’t be a Dope – Read the Rules, Not Facebook!

Pippa Cuckson advises people to understand the facts before making judgement, and uses the example of Great Britain’s Harry Charles to illustrate her point

By: Cuckson Report // Pippa Cuckson

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Not-so-Great Expectations for Reiners and Novice Eventers

Pippa Cuckson discusses two recent news items about eventing and reining. On the face of it nothing connects them, but she says there is a common factor.

By: Cuckson Report // Pippa Cuckson

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Time for U.S. Eventing to Gear Up

When Erik Duvander took over in October 2017 as the USA’s eventing performance director, there were only 10 months until the FEI World Equestrian Games.

By: Due South // Nancy Jaffer