Equestrian

FEI disqualifies Paget from Burghley Horse Trials in doping case

By Emily Goddard

Jonathan Paget has been disqualified from last year's Burghley Horse Trials in his horse's doping case ©Getty ImagesApril 23 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has disqualified Jonathan Paget from the standings of last September's Burghley International Horse Trials after his horse Clifton Promise tested positive for a banned substance.

FEI publishes world's most extensive equine surfaces study

By Emily Goddard

The FEI has published the world’s most extensive equine surfaces study ©FEIApril 17 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has published what is thought to be the world's most extensive study into the impact arena and turf surfaces can have on the orthopaedic health of sport horses.

Swiss businessman becomes first contender to challenge Princess Haya for FEI Presidency

By Nick Butler

Pierre Genecand has announced plans to stand for the FEI Presidency ©FacebookApril 16 - Swiss businessman Pierre Genecand has become the first person to declare his candidacy for the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Presidency to replace Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein.

History made as vote for Athlete Representatives opens

By Zjan Shirinian

The International Equestrian Federation is allowing athletes to vote for the Athlete Representatives for the first time ©FEIApril 15 - Voting has opened today to choose the eight Athlete Representatives of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), with athletes having a say for the first time.

Canada and United States go head-to-head for World Equestrian Games 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

Lexington, one of two bidders for the 2018 World Equestrian Games, hosted the event in 2010 ©MCT via Getty ImagesApril 1 - Canada and the United States will go head-to-head for the right to stage the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games 2018, after both bids signed host agreements.

Florida village Wellington pulls bid to host 2018 World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Wellington has withdrawn its bid to host 2018 World Equestrian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 31 - The Florida village of Wellington has pulled the plug on its bid to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games after what the company behind the campaign called a "sponsor conflict".

British Dressage chief executive Bond leaving for Hong Kong Jockey Club

By Zjan Shirinian

Amanda Bond is leaving British Dressage for the Hong Kong Jockey Club ©British DressageMarch 24 - British Dressage chief executive Amanda Bond is leaving the organisation for the Hong Kong Jockey Club, it has been announced.

Olympic champion dressage rider Werth fined in doping scandal

By Emily Goddard

Isabell Werth is relieved her legal battle with the German Equestrian Federation is now over ©Getty ImagesMarch 18 - Isabell Werth, Germany's five-time Olympic dressage champion, has been fined €2,000 (£1,670/€2,765) after being found guilty of a "minor" drugs violation.

FEI and World Horse Welfare sign Memorandum of Understanding

By Emily Goddard

Roly Owers, Ingmar De Vos and John McEwen at the signing of the MoU between the FEI and World Horse Welfare ©FEIMarch 10 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with World Horse Welfare to formalise the relationship between the two organisations that dates back more than 30 years.
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