Equestrian

Equestrian world pays tribute to Italian eight-time Olympian Piero d'Inzeo

By Emily Goddard

Eight-time Olympian Piero d'Inzeo has died at the age of 90 ©International Equestrian FederationFebruary 20 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has paid tribute to Italian jumping star Piero d'Inzeo who has died at the age of 90.

FEI to vote on extended Presidential term at April meeting

By Emily Goddard

The FEI will vote on whether to change its statutes to extend its President's time in office and open the way for Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein to stand for a third term ©Getty ImagesFebruary 16 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) will vote in April on whether to change its statutes to extend its President's time in office and open the way for current leader Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein to stand for a third term.

Malawi equestrian pioneer Brian Burgess dies aged 82

By Emily Goddard

Brian Burgess has passed away at the age of 82 ©FEIFebruary 11 - Brian Burgess, the man who pioneered equestrian sport in the African nation of Malawi, has died at the age of 82.

British Eventing appoints London 2012 course builder Ditcham

By Emily Goddard

Adrian Ditcham has been appointed as British Eventing's new regional coordinator for the South East ©British EventingJanuary 23 - British Eventing has appointed Adrian Ditcham, who project managed and built the London 2012 Olympic course, as its new regional coordinator for the South East.

FEI signs Memorandum of Understanding with International Showjumping Officials Club

By Emily Goddard

Stephan Ellenbruch and Ingmar De Vos celebrate the signing of the ISJC's Memorandum of Understanding with the FEI ©Carlo Stuppia/FEIJanuary 17 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with former associate member the International Show Jumping Officials Club (ISJC).

London 2012 silver medallist Zara Phillips gives birth to daughter

By Zjan Shirinian

Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall have welcomed a baby daughter into the world today ©Getty ImagesJanuary 17 - London 2012 silver medallist Zara Phillips, granddaughter of the Queen, has given birth to a baby girl today.

Former Olympic equestrian and FEI honorary vice-president Mayorga dies aged 93

By Emily Goddard

Pedro Oscar Mayorga (left), pictured here with Prince Philip, has passed away at the age of 93 ©FEIJanuary 8 - Pedro Oscar Mayorga, a former International Equestrian Federation (FEI) honorary vice-president and Olympic rider, has died at his family home in Buenos Aires aged 93.

Aachen drops out of 2014 Nations Cup series due to financial difficulties as schedule announced

By Gary Anderson

January 8 - Aachen will not play host to a leg of the 2014 Nations Cup due to finaincial constraints it has been announced ©Bongarts/Getty Images Aachen, which hosts the annual Word Equestrian Festival, will not be one of the stops on the 2014 Nations Cup jumping series due to "financial reasons" according to the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) which today announced the hosts for the 20-leg competition.

Former Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation President Van den Heuvel dies aged 73

By Emily Goddard

Martien van den Heuvel has died at the age of 73 ©FEIJanuary 4 - Martien van den Heuvel, former President of the Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation (KNHS), has died at the age of 73.
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