Equestrian

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Britain has ruled out a formal bid for the 2018 World Equestrian GamesOctober 28 - Britain has withdrawn from the bidding process for the 2018 World Equestrian Games, saying as it has insufficient time to secure the necessary funding and identify a host venue.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

Princess Haya to step down as FEI President when term ends next year

By Emily Goddard

Princess Haya will step down as FEI President in November 2014September 25 - Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein has today revealed that she will step down as President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) next year, despite rumours that she would seek a third term, and in doing so will lose her International Olympic Committee (IOC) membership.

Las Vegas named to host 2015 FEI Jumping and Dressage World Cup Finals

By Emily Goddard

Las Vegas has been confirmed as the host city for the FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals in 2015September 18 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has today named Las Vegas in the United States as the host of the 2015 Jumping and Dressage World Cup Finals after original host Guadalajara was stripped of the rights earlier this year because of financial problems.

Dujardin and Valegro reclaim dressage world number one spot

By Emily Goddard

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro are back on top of the FEI dressage world rankingsSeptember 10 - Briton Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro, upon whom she won two Olympic gold medals last summer, have returned to the top of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) world dressage rankings following their historic victory at last month's European Championships.

European and Olympic champion Maher tops world showjumping rankings

By Emily Goddard

Ben Maher has become the world's number one showjumperSeptember 4 - Ben Maher, the British rider who won team gold at the London 2012 Olympics, has become the world's number one showjumper for the first time in his career.
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