Equestrian

Meade and Wilson complete British eventing squad for World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Harry Meade and Wild Lone will compete on the British team at the 2014 World Equestrian Games ©Getty ImagesHarry Meade and Nicola Wilson have been named on the British eventing squad for this year's World Equestrian Games following the withdrawal of Olympic medallist Pippa Funnell and Izzy Taylor because of injury.

FEI President Princess Haya awarded Prize of the City of Aachen

Emily Goddard

Princess Haya receives the Prize of the City of Aachen from the Major of the City of Aachen Marcel Philipp (left) and ALRV President Carl Meulenbergh ©FEIPrincess Haya Bint Al Hussein, President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), has been awarded the Prize of the City of Aachen in recognition of her commitment to equestrian sport.

Dutch endurance official resigns in World Equestrian Games horse welfare row

By Emily Goddard

Marc van den Dungen has resigned from his role as chair of the Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation Endurance Technical Commission over horse welfare concerns ©FacebookMarc van den Dungen has resigned from his role as chair of the Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation (KNHS) Endurance Technical Commission over welfare concerns of three horses to be competed on by the nation's riders at this year's World Equestrian Games.

Canada eventing team Chef d'équipe steps down from High Performance Commission

By Duncan Mackay

Graeme Thom has stepped down from the High Performance Committee of the Canadian Eventing Committee ©CECCanada's preparations for the World Equestrian Games (WEG) have been rocked by the resignation of eventing team Chef d'équipe Graeme Thom from his position as chair of High Performance Committee.

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.
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