Equestrian

Top athletes gear up for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final

By Emily Goddard

Italian Simone Coata, Alexander Zetterman of Sweden, Venezuela’s Andres Rodrigez, Great Britain’s William Whitaker, Australian Julia Hargreaves, Ben Asselin of Canada, Brazilian Pedro Vennis, American Margie Engle, Simon Delestre of France, home athlete Paula Amilibia and Belgian Dirk Demeersman are all set to compete at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final ©FEISome of the world's top riders are gearing up for the Furusiyya International Equestrian Federation Nations Cup Jumping Final, with The Netherlands, France and United States being the ones to watch in Barcelona.

Morganti named IPC Best Female Athlete of the Month for August

Emily Goddard

Sara Morganti has been voted the IPC Best Female Athlete of the Month for August ©FEIItalian Para-Equestrian Dressage rider Sara Morganti has been voted the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Best Female Athlete of the Month for August after winning a gold medal at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Exell takes third straight driving title as The Netherlands claim double gold on final day of World Equestrian Games

By Paul Osborne

Boyd Exell takes gold in the driving competition as Dutch claim double delight on final day of World Equestrian Games ©Marie de Ronde-Oudemans/FEIIt was a day of gold for The Netherlands at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, as Jeroen Dubbeldam jumped his way to victory in the individual jumping contest after the Dutch had loaded their carriages with gold in the team driving competition.

Delaveau delights home crowd as he moves into top-four jumping final at World Equestrian Games

By Paul Osborne

Patrice Delaveau booked a spot in the top-four jumping competition tomorrow after a strong performance at Caen today ©Dirk Caremans/FEIPatrice Delaveau set the Stade D'Ornano alight today as the Frenchman booked a spot in the top-four jumping final at the World Equestrian Games in Caen.

France face disqualification from Rio 2016 eventing after horse fails test

By Gary Anderson

Qalao de Mers, ridden by Frenchman Maxime Livio has tested positive for a banned medical substance in Normandy and could miss out on Rio 2016 ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe French eventing team faces the prospect of being thrown out of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after Qalao de Mers, ridden by Maxime Livio, tested positive for a banned medical substance at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Historic day for France with gold and silver in men's individual vaulting contest at World Equestrian Games

By Paul Osborne

Jacques Ferrari took gold in the mens individual vaulting competition at the World Equestrian Games ©Marie de Ronde-Oudemans/FEIThe noisy French crowds were given reasons to cheer at the 2014 World Equestrian as Jacques Ferrari led a host nation one, two in the culmination of an electric men's individual vaulting competition at the Zenith Arena in Caen.

Princess Haya to be made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour

By Paul Osborne

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is set to be made an Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour ©Getty ImagesPrincess Haya Bint Al Hussein, President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), is set to be made an Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, the highest distinction awarded in France.

Independent Advisory Committee set up to oversee FEI Presidential process

By Nick Butler

An Independent Advisory Committee has been set up to preserve the integrity of the Presidential election process ©FEIAn Independent Advisory Committee has been set up by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Bureau in order, they claim, to preserve the integrity of the Presidential election process and to avoid any potential conflict of interest.

Netherlands claim second jumping title at World Equestrian Games as places for Rio 2016 decided

By Gary Anderson

The Netherlands have claimed a second world team jumping title with victory in Normandy ©AFP/Getty ImagesA superb clear round from Jur Vrieling on VDL Bubalu helped secure a second ever team jumping title for The Netherlands at the World Equestrian Games, which also saw five nations secure their places at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
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