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A delegation of four international grooms representing the three Olympic disciplines were welcomed to FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) by FEI President Ingmar De Vos this week to participate in the inaugural Grooms Working Group meeting.The first meeting of its kind, the working group was created following a recent survey among National Federations to determine the best way to improve communications and interaction with grooms and what the FEI can do to help them.
Original Post Date: 07/19/2017 - 11:27   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:19 11:27:37

The FEI President has welcomed today’s confirmation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that equestrian sport will be in the Olympic program for the 2024 Games and approval of the Olympic formats submitted by the FEI for the Tokyo 2020 Games. The quota for equestrian at the 2020 Games remains unchanged.
Original Post Date: 06/09/2017 - 13:35   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:09 13:35:37

The FEI Eventing Risk Management Steering Group held its first meeting at FEI headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) this week. Chaired by David O’Connor (USA), the group has been set up to look at ways to minimise risk factors in Eventing, with a focus on coordinating risk management initiatives on a global basis.The Steering Group brings together an extensive breadth of experience and expertise:
Original Post Date: 10/21/2016 - 11:25   |   Last Updated: 2016:10:21 11:26:20

The FEI has today announced that it is working on alternatives for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 following mutual agreement between the FEI and Canadian Comité organisateur des Jeux Équestres Mondiaux 2018 (COJEM), the organising committee for the Games in Bromont, to terminate the contract to host the Games due to ongoing financial issues.
Original Post Date: 07/22/2016 - 08:27   |   Last Updated: 2016:07:22 08:27:05

The good news for competitors at Luhmühlen CCI4* presented by DHL, penultimate leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016, is that Michael Jung (GER) can’t win it: the runaway series leader, winner of Kentucky and Badminton, does not have a ride at his country’s premier event.
Original Post Date: 06/16/2016 - 08:22   |   Last Updated: 2016:06:16 08:31:42

A powerful video demonstrating the unique and extraordinary bond between the Olympics’ most muscular athlete – the horse – and their courageous riders has been released today, less than three months before the start of the Rio 2016 Games.Around the world in 80 days – or just a bit over! – #TwoHearts will spread the spirit of a sport that has been at the core of the Olympic Movement for over a century and in which – uniquely – men and women compete head-to-head for the same medals.
Original Post Date: 05/17/2016 - 15:23   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:17 15:23:15

There were happy scenes at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016, as a sell-out crowd watched the phenomenal Michael Jung (GER) La Biosthetique Sam FBW make history.He is the first German to win the 67-year-old event and, in the process, has become only the second winner of the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing.The top four riders after Cross Country all went clear in a tense final Jumping phase, but Jung was the clear winner by a huge nine-penalty margin, and his final score of 34.4 was the lowest in Badminton history.
Original Post Date: 05/08/2016 - 15:16   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:08 15:16:42

Emily King (GBR), the youngest rider at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016, produced the performance of the day and is in second place behind first-day leaders Michael Jung (GER) and La Biosthetique Sam FBW at the end of the Dressage phase.King scored 36.8 in a beautiful test on the 13-year-old Westphalian Brookleigh and is 2.4 penalties behind the Olympic champion, who retains pole position going into tomorrow’s Cross Country.
Original Post Date: 05/06/2016 - 13:37   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:06 13:37:15

No German rider has won the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016, in its 67-year history, but two of them are currently heading the leaderboard after the first day of Dressage and few would bet against this being the year that history is made.Michael Jung (GER), who flew straight to Badminton after his victory at Kentucky (USA) on Sunday, and La Biosthetique Sam FBW lead Andreas Ostholt (So Is Et), the two German riders earning the only sub-40 marks of the day.
Original Post Date: 05/05/2016 - 14:07   |   Last Updated: 2016:05:05 14:07:38

Olympic formats take centre stage at FEI General AssemblyOlympic formats were the focus of this afternoon’s session at the FEI General Assembly in San Juan (PUR), with FEI President Ingmar De Vos leading discussions with National Federations on proposed radical changes to Olympic competition formats.“Olympic Agenda 2020 is a driving force in this process, but even prior to that we already knew that changes needed to be made to our formats and the presentation of our sport”, the FEI President said in his opening address.
Original Post Date: 11/13/2015 - 08:27   |   Last Updated: 2015:11:13 08:27:09


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