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Premier Equestrian - Horse Riding Sportsmanship Award
Pan Am Competitor Marco Bernal Wins Premier Equestrian Sportsmanship Award at Wellington Classic Dressage Fall Challenge I Show

Wellington, FL (September 21, 2011) – Colombian dressage rider Marco Bernal, who is headed to the Pan American Games in Mexico in October to compete for his native country on his Westphalian stallion Farewell IV, earned the Premier Equestrian Sportsmanship Award at the Wellington Classic Dressage Fall Challenge I Show. Thanks to his positive attitude and never-ending smile, just a few examples of Bernal’s good sportsmanship, the highly decorated dressage rider rode away with a new pair of German-designed Roeckl gloves from Premier Equestrian.

“Having Marco win our first Sportsmanship award of the 2011/2012 Dressage season was the perfect way to kick things off because I can’t think of anyone who exemplifies being a good sport more than Marco,” said Heidi Zorn, President of Premier Equestrian, a leading supplier of dressage arenas, horse jumps, arena footing and stable accessories. “I have watched Marco ride for many years and he is a super competitor with a super attitude. I am really pleased that he began the season for us and I also want to wish him the best of luck at the upcoming Pan Am Games.”

Bernal, who owns Marco Bernal International Dressage in Wellington, said he is looking forward to competing in Mexico. This will be the fifth time for Bernal to represent his country in the Pan Am Games. In 1999, the accomplished rider won a Silver medal at the Pan Am Games. He has also represented Colombia at the 2009 Rolex FEI World Cup in Las Vegas, competed in 2010 in the World Equestrian Games for Colombia and in 2010 competed in the Central American and Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico aboard Farewell, winning both the team Gold and the Individual Gold Medal.

Bernal was pleased with Farewell’s performance at the Wellington Fall show. “We rode a nice, solid, clean test. It was a little bit conservative because of the heat and we are still working on some details,” Bernal said, adding that it is always exciting when the horse does well as he trained Farewell himself. “I was very pleased with how Farewell did, but the goal is to have him peak in four weeks in Guadalajara.”

Bernal, who earned the highest award bestowed upon an athlete in Colombia when he was awarded the Athlete’s Award presented to him by the Colombian President, said he is looking forward to getting a new pair of gloves. Roeckl Gloves, which are available at Premier’s website and in their catalog, are available in the Regent Glove, an all leather sports design made from buttery soft leather with an elastic wrist and snap. Considered Roeckl’s most comfortable schooling glove, they are also great for driving. The Chester is a German-designed synthetic leather glove by Roeckl that combines style and versatility and features a textured palm and Velcro brand closure.

“Our Premier Sportsmanship Award is awarded to a rider who displays a high level of sportsmanship during a show. Thanks to being a great sport, they win a new pair of Roeckl gloves from Premier Equestrian,” Zorn said. “Marco is always a great sport and I know he will take his winning sportsmanship to Mexico.”

Premier Equestrian is considered America’s leading manufacturer and distributor of dressage arenas and were chosen as an official supplier to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in 2010. “Our products are world-class and they are well received by the international dressage community,” Zorn said.

Premier Equestrian also offers a complete line of horse jumps and horse jumping equipment. Including jump standards, gates, walls, jump cups, horse jump poles, sponsor jumps, and cavaletti.
For more information on all Premier Equestrian products, including footing, dressage arenas, jumps and stable accessories, visit their website at www.PremierEquestrian.com or call 800-611-6109

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Photo: Colombian dressage rider Marco Bernal, who will be competing in the upcoming Pan Am Games in Mexico, competed his Westphalian stallion Farewell IV at the Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge Fall I Show and rode away as the winner of the Premier Sportsmanship Award. Premier Equestrian, LLC, a leading supplier of dressage arenas, jumps, and stable accessories, will be sponsoring the Premier Sportsmanship during the 2011/2012 Dressage season and the winner will receive a pair of German-designed Roeckl gloves from Premier. (Photo courtesy of JRPR – no photo credit necessary)

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Day 4 U.S. dominate in pool, South Korea still ahe by gaethtf5b

BELGRADE, July 5 (Xinhua) -- The United States swim team underlined their strength in the pool Sunday at the World University Games by easily winning three out of four events.     China grabbed a gold medal each in fencing, gymnastics and diving on Day Four to increase its haul of medals to 28, including eight gold. But South Korea still leads the gold medal standings with 11.     Reigning Olympic champion Zhong Man inspired China to a hard-fought victory in the men's team saber, defeating Italy 45-43 in the final.     The Chinese team, without the service of individual champion Wang Zhijing due to injury, trailed by as many as seven points in the match but Zhong helped China stage an impressive comeback to take gold.     Zhong,doudoune moncler, the gold medalist at Beijing Olympics, heaped praises on his younger teammates He Wei and Liu Xiao. "The Italians are very strong but we survived huge pressure," said Zhong. "He and Liu are key to our victory."     China's success in diving continued as Pan Zhaowei overcame a strong challenge from Mexico's Yahel Ernesto Castillo to win men's 3m springboard. So far, China has won three gold medals in as many events and is expected to take away the bulk of remaining nine gold medals.     Jiang Yuyuan of China won the gold medal on balance beam, the silver on floor exercise and the bronze on uneven bars, adding to her individual all-round title.     British veteran Beth Tweddle took titles on uneven bars and floor exercise, her two specialities, to be the only gymnast crowned twice Sunday.     On women's vault, 2008 Olympic champion Hong Un Jong of DPR Korea defeated three-time world champion Cheng Fei of China.     South Korea took two titles with Kim Soo Myun winning the men's floor exercise and Kim Ji Hoon first on high bar.     Hungary's Krisztian Berki broke the Asian domination in Belgrade by winning the pommel horse title. The European men earned the next three titles as well: Russia's Alexander Balandin (rings), Romania' s Flavius Koczi (vault) and France's Cyril Tommasonne on parallel bars.     On the first day of swimming action, the United States finished 1-2 in the women's 400m individual medley event with Ava Ohlgren capturing the gold medal with a time of 4:40.61 and compatriot Lyndsay De Paul having silver in 4:41.94.     The American quartet of Michelle King, Madison Kennedy, Ava Ohlgren and Morgan Scroggy won the women's 4x100m freestyle relay final in 3:41.81, beofre their compatriots William Copeland, Chris Brady, Eric McGinnis and Doug Robison followed suit in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay, touching home with a Games-record time of 3: 14.74.     Poland's Przemyslaw Stanczyk denied a U.S. clean sweep of gold medals when he held off a hard-charging Chad La Tourette of the United States in the men's 400 freestyle final, 3:46.72 to 3:46.93.     In water polo, China's women's team defeated Australia 8-6 and advanced to the semifinals by ending up first in Group B.     "We came here for gold and we will give our best. Whatever happens, we will take only positive impressions with us," said Gao Ao of the Chinese team.     There are 12 gold medals at stake on Monday.'..."'

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Fieracavalli brings the Rolex FEI World Cup to Verona by Francesca Tessarollo

Fieracavalli, the meeting point for fans and professionals of the equestrian world is once again in Verona to present breathtaking shows, exciting competitions and many educational and entertaining activities.

From the 3rd to the 6th of November, the most important horse fair in Italy will receive over 2.500 horses of more than 60 different races, a richness that will continue with exhibitors from over the world that will present the latest trends in horse equipment and fashion. The fair will be composed of four areas: Arabian horses, Spanish horses, Italian Horses and Western Show, and of more than 12 exhibition rings in which artists of dressage and jumping will surprise visitors with spectacular tricks. Children visiting the fair will also have a special area of their own: Villaggio del Bambino will offer games and lessons on the history of horses and on how to take care of them. This section of the fair will also be the scenario of the first edition of the International Pony Market.

Despite counting over a hundred years, Fieracavalli stays true to its origins as a horse market while keeping up with the innovations of the field. The history and traditions of horses will be one of the main themes of many discussion sessions and activities, that will focus, among others, on the animal’s feeding and on the relationship that links horses and their riders. The most recent transformations in the equestrian industry will also be object of discussion in several events.

Fieracavalli will also host the fourth and only Italian stage of the Rolex FEI World Cup, also known as Jumping Verona and that has become one of the most awaited events of the exhibition. The competition, which started in Oslo on October 12th, includes jumping and dressage and brings to the arena some of the most talented riders of the world, that will compete in thirteen European stages in order to become the best rider of the season, a title that will be awarded in the April finale in S-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands. Among the competitors of this year’s competition is Roberto Cristofoletti, best rider of the 2010/2011 season.

The expertise and skills of the equestrian artists will extend to one of the most interesting events of the fair, â€Talenti&Cavalliâ€, an opportunity for riders visiting Veronafiere in November to demonstrate their horse riding abilities in front of an international judging panel. The prize, being able to star in next year’s great Gala.

This year’s closing ceremony, dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification will feature international artists such as Audrey Hasta Luego, the horsewoman from the French Stable of Equestrian Art that mixes styles and genres in a show full of stunning twirls and superb technique.

Shows, debates and many other activities to discover among horses from all over the world, an experience not to be missed for all the fans of this loyal and magnificent animal.

Written by Alba L with support from fiera cavalli. Visit fiera Verona 2011 or Verona cavalli for further details.

Article Source: http://www.earticlesonline.com/Article/Fieracavalli-brings-the-Rolex-FEI-World-Cup-to-Verona/1239622

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