Equestrian

International Equestrian Federation strips UAE of two endurance events to protect horse welfare

By Michael Pavitt

UAE have been stripped of two international endurance events ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Executive Board has stripped the United Arab Emirates of two endurance races scheduled to be held later this month in an emergency measure, they claim, designed to protect horse welfare.

Tokyo 2020 switch for equestrian impresses world governing body

By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Baji Park will host the equestrian events during Tokyo 2020 ©Japan Racing Authority Changes to the venue for the equestrian events at Tokyo 2020 have been welcomed by the sport's world governing body.

British Equestrian Federation names Lampard as jumping performance manager

By Emily Goddard

Di Lampard is the British Equestrian Federation's new jumping performance manager ©BEFThe British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has revealed co-selector and Nations Cup jumping teams deputy Chef d'Equipe Di Lampard will step up to be its new performance manager for jumping.

International Equestrian Federation appoints first female secretary general

By Nick Butler

Sabrina Zeender has been appointed secretary general of the International Equestrian Federation on a permanent basis ©FEISwitzerland's Sabrina Zeender has been appointed secretary general of the International Equestrian Federation (FIE) after a proposal from new President Ingmar De Vos was unanimously accepted by the FEI Bureau.

British three-day eventing legend Meade dies aged 76

By Nick Butler

Richard Meade has died at the age of 76 ©Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesRichard Meade, the three-time Olympic champion three day eventer and one of Great Britain's greatest ever horse riders, has died at the age of 76.

International Equestrian Federation elects De Vos as new President

By Emily Goddard

Ingmar De Vos has been elected as the President of the International Equestrian Federation ©FEIBelgium's Ingmar De Vos has today been elected as the President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to replace outgoing leader Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein.

FEI Presidential candidates outline manifestos in Baku on eve of election

By Paul Osborne

The five FEI Presidential candidates outlined their manifestos in Baku today ©FEIThe five candidates bidding to become head of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) tomorrow presented their visions for the future of the sport today in a three hour "Meet the Presidents" session in Baku.

Dubai chosen to host 2016 World Endurance Championship by FEI

By Emily Goddard

Dubai will host the 2016 World Endurance Championship ©Getty ImagesThe International Equestrian Federation (FEI) today revealed that Dubai will stage the 2016 World Endurance Championship as it allocated its Championships and finals for the next two years.

Equestrian world awaits FEI Presidential election in Baku

By Emily Goddard

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is stepping down following her two terms leading the FEI after first being elected in 2006 ©Getty ImagesFive candidates are currently gearing up for the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Presidential election in what will be a defining moment of their careers.
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