Equestrian

Florida village Wellington pulls bid to host 2018 World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Wellington has withdrawn its bid to host 2018 World Equestrian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 31 - The Florida village of Wellington has pulled the plug on its bid to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games after what the company behind the campaign called a "sponsor conflict".

British Dressage chief executive Bond leaving for Hong Kong Jockey Club

By Zjan Shirinian

Amanda Bond is leaving British Dressage for the Hong Kong Jockey Club ©British DressageMarch 24 - British Dressage chief executive Amanda Bond is leaving the organisation for the Hong Kong Jockey Club, it has been announced.

Olympic champion dressage rider Werth fined in doping scandal

By Emily Goddard

Isabell Werth is relieved her legal battle with the German Equestrian Federation is now over ©Getty ImagesMarch 18 - Isabell Werth, Germany's five-time Olympic dressage champion, has been fined €2,000 (£1,670/€2,765) after being found guilty of a "minor" drugs violation.

FEI and World Horse Welfare sign Memorandum of Understanding

By Emily Goddard

Roly Owers, Ingmar De Vos and John McEwen at the signing of the MoU between the FEI and World Horse Welfare ©FEIMarch 10 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with World Horse Welfare to formalise the relationship between the two organisations that dates back more than 30 years.

International Equestrian Federation clarifies anti-doping cases process

By Emily Goddard

The FEI has clarified its procedures in anti-doping cases ©FEIMarch 7 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has spoken out to clarify its procedures when dealing with anti-doping cases following discussions in the sport about the length of time it takes to prosecute.

200,000 FEI World Equestrian Games tickets go on sale

By Emily Goddard

The FEI has put 200,000 tickets on sale for the 2014 World Equestrian Games ©FEIMarch 4 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) today launched the sale of 200,000 tickets for its 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.

LeMieux to sponsor British Dressage Championships as Hester hunts third successive title

By Nick Butler

Carl Hester will be seeking a third successive national title in the LeMieux sponsored event in 2014 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 27 - Equipment manufacturer LeMieux has been announced as the new title sponsor of the British National Dressage Championships in a three-year deal aimed to take advantage of the surging profile of the sport.

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.
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