Equestrian

National Federations call on FEI President Princess Haya to stand for third term

By Emily Goddard

National Federations are said to be calling on Princess Haya to stand for a third term as FEI PresidentNovember 7 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) today claimed representatives from National Federations on four continents are making calls for its President Princess Haya to stand for a third term following her announcement she will step down next year.

German five-time Olympic champion handed second drugs ban of career

By Nick Butler

Isabel Werth has been banned for six months after her horse failed a drugs testNovember 5 - Five-time Olympic gold medal winning dressage rider Isabel Werth has been suspended for six months by the German Equestrian Federation after being found guilty of giving horse El Santo NRW the banned substance cimetidine.

British Olympic champion Edwards to lead FEI Awards Gala

By Emily Goddard

Jonathan Edwards will be the Master of Ceremonies at the 2013 FEI Awards GalaNovember 1 - Jonathan Edwards, Britain's Sydney 2000 Olympic triple jump champion, has been unveiled by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) as the Master of Ceremonies for its 2013 Awards Gala, due to take in Switzerland next week.

Land Rover revealed as official 2014 World Equestrian Games sponsor

By Emily Goddard

Land Rover will be an official sponsor of the 2014 World Equestrian GamesNovember 1 - Land Rover has been unveiled as an official sponsor of the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI).

Britain scraps 2018 World Equestrian Games bid due to time constraints

By Emily Goddard

Britain has ruled out a formal bid for the 2018 World Equestrian GamesOctober 28 - Britain has withdrawn from the bidding process for the 2018 World Equestrian Games, saying as it has insufficient time to secure the necessary funding and identify a host venue.

FEI officials unhappy over remarks by Belgian coach about endurance racing

By Gary Anderson

October 18 - FEI general secretary Ingmar De Vos has dismissed the claims of Belgian national coach Pierre Arnould over doping and welfare in Middle EastA row has erupted between the secretary general of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Ingmar De Vos and the Belgian national coach Pierre Arnould over comments made by Arnould regarding the continued problems with doping and horse welfare in the Middle East.

Second horse at Burghley fails drug test for same banned substance

By Gary Anderson

October 16 - Australian Kevin McNab has been provisionally suspended by the FEI after his horse Clifton Pinot tested positive for a banned substanceClifton Pinot, ridden by Australian Kevin McNab, and which finished 14th at last month's Burghley Horse Trials, has tested positive for the same banned substance as was found in the sample provided by the event's winner Clifton Promise, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has revealed.

Olympic bronze medallist Paget suspended after horse tests positive for banned substance

By Emily Goddard

Jonathan Paget has been suspended after the horse he rode to victory at the Burghley International Horse Trials tested positive for a banned substanceOctober 15 - Jonathan Paget, who won Olympic bronze at London 2012 as part of the New Zealand eventing team, has been suspended from all national and international competition after the horse he rode to victory at the Burghley International Horse Trials, Clifton Promise, tested positive for a banned substance.

Britain and United States join Canada in race to host 2018 World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

October 3 - Action from the freestyle vaulting  competition at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington KentuckyBritain and the United States have joined Canada in sending formal expressions of interest in hosting the 2018 World Equestrian Games, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) announced today.
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