FEI unveil bids from three continents for next four years of events

By Nick Butler

Kentucky is one of two cities vying for the 2018 World Equestrian Games eight years after hosting the event in 2010 ©AFP/Getty ImagesA total of 11 cities spanning Asia, North America and Europe are vying to host major equestrian events over the next four years, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has confirmed.

Ticket sales up on previous editions but still 130,000 to sell for World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

April 29 - Normandy 2014 chief executive says ticket sales are best ever for World Equestrian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesTicket sales for this year's World Equestrian Games in Normandy are the best yet, it has been claimed, even though there are still around 130,000 left to sell with less than three months to go.

Princess Haya to stand for third Presidential term as FEI changes rules

By Zjan Shirinian

FEI President Princess Haya has announced she will seek a third term after the governing body's statutes were amended at the Extraordinary General Assembly in Lausanne ©Germain Arias-Schreiber/FEIApril 29 - International Equestrian Federation (FEI) President Princess Haya has said she will stand for a third term after members voted overwhelmingly to change its statutes to allow her to run.

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".
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