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Message from the Chairman of the Driving Committee 28 Sep 2004

Comments of Richard Nicoll on the 2004 Driving season  As the 2004 competition driving season draws to a close, we can look back on a very active season, with our sport thriving both in Europe and the rest of the world. What binds us together is not only our love of horses and driving them....

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Paralympic Games Grade III 22 Sep 2004

Deborah Criddle strikes double gold Deborah Criddle (GBR) followed in the footsteps of her countryman and fellow team member Lee Pearson.Criddle prevailed in the Individual Freestyle test in Grade III and won her second gold medal at these Paralympic Games.The British rider put on a great show ....

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Paralympic Games Grade I 22 Sep 2004

Lee Pearson (GBR) wins second gold with outstanding perfomance  Lee Pearson outclassed his own previous perfomances in the Individual Freestyle Test in Grade I. The judges were thrilled by his magical programme and awarded him an amazing 87%. This was a record-breaking test by the British ....

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Paralympic Games - Grade II Individual Competition 21 Sep 2004

Irene Slaettengren (SWE) triumphs in Grade II  Irene Slaettengren (SWE) claimed the gold medal in the Individual competition in Grade II. The 52-year-old Swedish rider had an amazing showing in this mornings' final, beating her opponents by a two-point margin.The Sundsvall native recei....

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FEI World Cup Driving new season 20 Sep 2004

Competitors of the FEI World Cup Driving season 2004/2005 announced After the last qualification competition in Donaueschingen (GER), The World Cup Director Max Ammann announced the names of the ten drivers who will compete in the fourth season of the FEI World Cup Driving.Triple World Cup Cham....

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Paralympic Games Athens 2004 20 Sep 2004

Equestrian Competition has started with Grade I and III  GRADE IFavourite Lee Pearson and Blue Circle Boy wins Grade I competitionDefending champion Lee Pearson (GBR) defended his Paralympic title in the Individual Dressage Championship in Grade I. He won his fourth Paralympic gold medal a....

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Driving: World Champion's caravan stolen 1 Sep 2004

WANTED: Who's got Chardon's Top Hat?  Triple World Four-in-Hand Champion Ijsbrand Chardon from the Netherlands is looking for his grey top hat. The hat, together with his full four-in-hand equipment, was in his caravan, which was stolen from his yard in the night from 29 to 30 Augu....

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World Driving Four-in-Hand Championship 29 Aug 2004

Veteran Driver Michael Freund wins the Championship, Hungary wins the Team Title The 17th Four-in-Hand Driving World Championships were held in early August 2004 in Kecskemet, South of Budapest, Hungary. It was the 2nd time after 1978 that the World Championships were held there, - in addition ....

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World Single Driving Championship in Astorp 16 Aug 2004

Double gold for Sweden  Sweden kept to their goal and made a hat-trick by taking the third team gold at a World Championship. Marie Kahrle is the new world champion.On the final day of the competition, Henrik Höper (DEN) was in the lead after the Marathon, but had to yield to Marie Kahrle....

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World Singles Driving Championship in Astorp 1 Jul 2004

Twenty nations to start in Astorp  Twenty nations had accepted the invitation to the World Singles Driving Championships in Astorp, Sweden, when the definite entries closed on 1 July. The championships will see drivers from as far as Argentina, USA and Canada as well as from Europe. Among ....

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