Equestrian

British Equestrian Federation's performance director Connell to leave for overseas post

By Emily Goddard

Will Connell is leaving the BEF to take up a new job at the United States Equestrian Federation ©Getty ImagesWill Connell, the British Equestrian Federation's (BEF) world class performance director, has revealed he is to leave the national governing body to take up the post of director of sport at the United States Equestrian Federation.

British performance manager Breisner expects competitive three-day event at World Equestrian Games

By David Owen

The British team's performance manager, Yogi Breisner, believes competition at the three-day event at the World Equestrian Games will be very strong ©Getty ImagesThe three-day event at next month's International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games in France is shaping up to be "as strong a competition as I have ever seen coming into a competition," according to Yogi Breisner, performance manager of the British team.

International Equestrian Federation seeking broadcast partners for future events

By Gary Anderson

The International Equestrian Federation is inviting offers from broadcasters for upcoming events ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Equestrian Federation (FEI) is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for future cooperation in the broadcast sector.

Normandy 2014 World Equestrian Games test events come to a close in Caen

By Emily Goddard

Test events for the Normandy 2014 World Equestrian Games come to a close in rainy conditions in Caen today ©FEIThe test events for this year's International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games have come to a close after two days of jumping competition at d'Ornano Stadium in Caen.

Olympic medal-winning showjumper Hubert Bourdy of France dies

By Gary Anderson

Hubert Bourdy and Morgat jumped their way to team bronze at the 1988  Seoul Olympic Games ©FEITwo-time Olympic medallist Hubert Bourdy of France has died at the age of 57 following a battle with cancer, it has been announced.

Riders praise World Equestrian Games dressage test event

By Emily Goddard

Carl Hester has praised the World Equestrian Games dressage test event in Caen ©FEIRiders and International Equestrian Federation (FEI) officials have been left impressed following the dressage test event for this year's World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano Stadium in the French city of Caen.

Caen set to host four-day test event ahead of World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

The D'Ornano Stadium in Caen will host a four-day test event this week ahead of the World Equestrian Games ©FEIA number of top jumping and dressage riders will be competing in the D'Ornano Stadium in Caen in Normandy as part of a four-day test event for International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games which are due to start in August.

World Equestrian Games in Normandy set to see 25 per cent increase in number of countries competing

By Nick Butler

An unprecedented number of countries are expected to compete in the next edition of the World Equestrian Games in Normandy later this year ©Normandy 2014A record total of 76 nations are set to participate in the Normandy 2014 World Equestrian Games, representing a 25 per cent on the previous best, with 14 countries to compete in the event for the first time. 

German eventer Winter dies during competition in Luhmühlen

By Paul Osborne

German horse-rider Benjamin Winter has died during an eventing competition in Luhmühlen, Germany ©Getty ImagesGerman eventer Benjamin Winter has died after falling during an international competition on home soil in Luhmühlen.
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