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HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein (JOR) was today re-elected as President of the FEI at the Federation’s General Assembly in Taipei in a landslide victory in the first round of voting. Princess Haya, who was seeking a second and final four-year term as President, won with 90 votes of a total 124 valid ballots. The other contenders for the position were Sven Holmberg (SWE), the first Vice President of the FEI, who received 23 votes, and former Vice President of the Netherlands Equestrian Federation, Henk Rottinghuis (NED), who received 11 votes. 
Original Post Date: 11/05/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:09:14

Day Four of the FEI General Assembly in Taipei was dominated by the much-anticipated Meet the Candidates session, which saw all three candidates for the FEI Presidency make their final presentations to National Federations. The session, which was moderated by former BBC presenter Sandy Chalmers, was opened by incumbent HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein (JOR), followed by Henk Rottinghuis (NED) and Sven Holmberg (SWE). Each candidate was given 15 minutes to deliver their final campaign speeches to the record number of National Federations.
Original Post Date: 11/04/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:16:16

The 2010 USEA Convention and Annual Meeting Schedule is packed full of activities, but if you can find a few minutes to sneak away from The Westin Kierland or are planning on staying an extra few days in Scottsdale, here are some fun places to eat at and visit.
Original Post Date: 11/03/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:23:34

Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is announcing the following date and location for the 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC). The NAJYRC will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park July 27-31, 2011.
Original Post Date: 11/03/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:25:06

Lausanne, 2 November 2010 The FEI has today launched a mobile phone application which gives those involved in horse sport much faster and easier access to crucial information on prohibited substances. The Clean Sport app allows immediate access to the FEI Equine Prohibited Substances online database, which was developed early in 2010. The app will initially be available for iPhone users only, however the FEI is investigating how the technology could be adapted for other smart phones. 
Original Post Date: 11/02/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:26:18

The FEI held a draw today (Tuesday, 2 November) to determine the order in which the three Presidential candidates will make their presentations at Thursday’s Meet the Candidates session in Taipei, the day before the Presidential election. Current FEI President HRH Princess Haya (JOR), who is seeking re-election for a second and final four-year term, will address delegates first, followed by Henk Rottinghuis (NED), with the current FEI First Vice President Sven Holmberg (SWE) drawn third in the order. 
Original Post Date: 11/02/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:26:59

Henk Rottinghuis, Presidential candidate for the Fédération Equestre Internationale, the international governing body of equestrian sport, today announced that he would be joined in the Presidency by two of the most respected names in equestrian sport.
Original Post Date: 10/28/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:42:24

Don’t miss out on a chance to hear from eventing superstar, Oliver Townend, as he shares exclusively with USEA members his personal philosophy: “If I can do it, anyone can do it.” Oliver is scheduled as the Keynote Speaker at the USEA Annual Meeting of Members, Saturday, December 11, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, as well as a panelist on the Training Tips From Top Eventers on Friday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The complete Convention schedule is available here.
Original Post Date: 10/27/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 11:43:29

The FEI has today announced that all urine samples taken from athletes competing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ have tested negative for prohibited substances.The announcement comes just one week after the FEI revealed that all equine blood and urine samples were also free of prohibited substances.
Original Post Date: 10/22/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 12:02:23

When and where is this year’s Convention?The 2010 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention is December 8-12 at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, ArizonaWhen do I need to sign up by? Register for the Convention before November 30 for a reduced price.How do I register?
Original Post Date: 10/21/2010 - 00:00   |   Last Updated: 2011:05:11 12:10:14


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