Dec. 2, 2021
The most recent coronavirus outbreak has compelled cancellation of two main year-end worldwide occasions–Frankfurt, Germany and Mechelen, Belgium–leaving solely the London Worldwide Horse Present World Cup because the final dressage present in Europe for the 12 months.
Outdoors Europe, the World Equestrian Middle World Cup in Ocala, Florida scheduled for subsequent week continues to be on with 31 Massive Tour entries. greater than the 2 earlier CDIs, on the $1 billion present grounds opened simply this 12 months.
The cancellations of the CDI5* at Frankfurt the week earlier than Christmas and the World Cup qualifiers of dressage, leaping and driving at Mechelen as a vacation celebration between Christmas and New 12 months’s is the second 12 months each worldwide competitions have needed to be known as off due to coronavirus restrictions.
Nevertheless, the nationwide growing Grand Prix Louisdor Prize, growing Prix St. Georges Nürnberger Burg-Pokal and the Piaff Sponsorship Prize will likely be moved to the close by Schafhof, the house of Linsenhoff-Rath household for the second 12 months, however restricted to riders, grooms, trainers judges, and horse homeowners. The Louisdor Prize and Nürnberger Burg-Pokal finals are the results of qualifiers all through summer time and fall and are among the many most anticipated German championships.
On the 2021/22 Wold Cup circuit, Mechelen joins Stuttgart, Germany and Salzburg, Austria on the cenceled record to date.
Qualifiers have been staged efficiently in Herning, Denmark; Lyon, France and Madrid. Along with London, World Cup occasions are scheduled over the winter in Amsterdam; Neumünster, Germany; Gothenburg, Sweden and ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands forward of the Remaining in Leipzeg, Germany in April.
The World Cup Remaining, the one annual international championship, was canceled in 2020 and once more this 12 months. The 2020 cancellation was the primary because the occasion was created in 1985-86 focusing on the indoor winter circuit and centered on the musical freestyle.