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The FEI General Assembly has today voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed format changes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020, which will now go to the IOC Executive Board for final approval in 2017.Under the new proposals, the number of athletes in national teams will be reduced to three, and the drop score, which previously allowed for a team’s worst score to be discarded, will be removed. The use of a reserve combination for teams will remain in place, but will be even more important and will be a key element in ensuring horse welfare.
Original Post Date: 11/22/2016 - 09:11   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:22 14:05:02

Olympic formats were the key topic at the FEI General Assembly session in the Japanese capital this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s crucial vote on the proposals that will be submitted to the IOC on the formats for the three Olympic equestrian disciplines at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The format for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo were also up for discussion.
Original Post Date: 11/21/2016 - 16:04   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:21 16:04:12

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Mont., as the proposed location for the 2017 FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) to host the discipline of eventing, pending approval from the FEI. The event will be held July 20-23, 2017.
Original Post Date: 11/18/2016 - 11:54   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:18 16:06:33

Unionville, PA -- November 8, 2016 -- Kerri Healy's Pinazola is the 2016 winner of Plantation Field Horse Trials Thoroughbred Series and will claim $5,000.00 in prize money. Conceived by long time Plantation Field Equestrian Events (PFEE) supporter Kathleen Crompton, the series is conducted over six horse trials at which Thoroughbreds can gain points for the annual award.
Original Post Date: 11/08/2016 - 15:16   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:08 15:35:14

When it came down to the final jumping phase of today’s FEI Classics™ at the Australian International 3 Day Event in Adelaide (AUS), Hazel Shannon (AUS) had considerable room to move with Clifford, the powerful thoroughbred.They could have knocked down three rails and still won, but the gelding that “always does his job” did just that and added nothing further to his dressage score than 0.4 of a cross country time penalty. Clifford clearly knew where the rails were and, most importantly, kept away from them.Heart and mind
Original Post Date: 11/07/2016 - 09:16   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:07 09:16:29

Temecula, Calif., Nov. 4, 2016 - A festive atmosphere greeted riders and spectators at Galway Downs International, as action got underway in dressage, show jumping and cross country on a beautiful southern California day.
Original Post Date: 11/06/2016 - 00:51   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:06 00:51:48

Hazel Shannon (AUS) felt the benefit of a Thoroughbred when she rode Wendy Ward’s Clifford to add just 0.4 of a time penalty to take the lead in today’s cross-country phase of the FEI Classics™ at the Australian International Three-Day Event in Adelaide (AUS).It was the second best cross country run of the day and the chestnut gelding looked like it was making easy work of the cross country course and looked fresh over the line.  
Original Post Date: 11/06/2016 - 00:41   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:06 00:41:31

Temecula, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 - The flagship eventing competition of Galway Downs, premier Southern California equestrian and special events facility, is set to welcome riders to the 18th annual Galway Downs International this week. Major infrastructure improvements and amenities have been a priority for facility owner Ken Smith this year, and competitors will immediately notice the enhancements as they enter the park-like resort.
Original Post Date: 11/04/2016 - 14:04   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:04 14:04:41

Australia’s Will Enzinger today claimed victory in the dressage in Adelaide (AUS) at the FEI Classics™ - second leg of this prestigious series uniting the world’s six four-star Eventing competitions - with his 12-year-old Thoroughbred, Wenlock Aquifer.This gelding by Alannan won a maiden race at Adelaide’s Victoria Park Racecourse back in 2006 over 900 metres, and today as the first of the ten combinations to contest the four-star dressage phase, Enzinger and Wenlock Aquifer took the lead with 51.80 penalties and held it.
Original Post Date: 11/04/2016 - 08:30   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:04 08:37:52

The FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 will be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina (USA) from 10 to 23 September 2018. The FEI Bureau today unanimously agreed that the Games should be awarded to Tryon, meaning that the FEI’s flagship event remains in North America, following the withdrawal of Bromont (CAN) earlier this year.
Original Post Date: 11/03/2016 - 12:00   |   Last Updated: 2016:11:03 12:00:05

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