Equestrian

British Dressage appoints new chief executive

By Paul Osborne

Jason Brautigam will take over the role of British Dressage chief executive ©British DressageJason Brautigam is set to take the role of chief executive at British Dressage following the departure of Amanda Bond next month. 

London 2012 equestrian manager Hadaway awarded BEF Medal of Honour

By Emily Goddard

Tim Hadaway has received his BEF Medal of Honour ©Kit Houghton/FEITim Hadaway, the International Equestrian Federation's (FEI) director of Games and Championships, has received a British Equestrian Federation (BEF) award in recognition of his work on the sport's London 2012 competition.

Britain breaks equestrian records with world number ones in all three Olympic disciplines

By Emily Goddard

British riders have broken all-time records, occupying the world number one slots in all three Olympic equestrian disciplines ©FEIBritish riders Scott Brash, Charlotte Dujardin and William Fox-Pitt have broken all-time records by topping the world rankings in all three Olympic equestrian disciplines - jumping, dressage and eventing respectively.

FEI unveil bids from three continents for next four years of events

By Nick Butler

Kentucky is one of two cities vying for the 2018 World Equestrian Games eight years after hosting the event in 2010 ©AFP/Getty ImagesA total of 11 cities spanning Asia, North America and Europe are vying to host major equestrian events over the next four years, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has confirmed.

Ticket sales up on previous editions but still 130,000 to sell for World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

April 29 - Normandy 2014 chief executive says ticket sales are best ever for World Equestrian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesTicket sales for this year's World Equestrian Games in Normandy are the best yet, it has been claimed, even though there are still around 130,000 left to sell with less than three months to go.

Princess Haya to stand for third Presidential term as FEI changes rules

By Zjan Shirinian

FEI President Princess Haya has announced she will seek a third term after the governing body's statutes were amended at the Extraordinary General Assembly in Lausanne ©Germain Arias-Schreiber/FEIApril 29 - International Equestrian Federation (FEI) President Princess Haya has said she will stand for a third term after members voted overwhelmingly to change its statutes to allow her to run.

FEI disqualifies Paget from Burghley Horse Trials in doping case

By Emily Goddard

Jonathan Paget has been disqualified from last year's Burghley Horse Trials in his horse's doping case ©Getty ImagesApril 23 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has disqualified Jonathan Paget from the standings of last September's Burghley International Horse Trials after his horse Clifton Promise tested positive for a banned substance.

FEI publishes world's most extensive equine surfaces study

By Emily Goddard

The FEI has published the world’s most extensive equine surfaces study ©FEIApril 17 - The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has published what is thought to be the world's most extensive study into the impact arena and turf surfaces can have on the orthopaedic health of sport horses.

Swiss businessman becomes first contender to challenge Princess Haya for FEI Presidency

By Nick Butler

Pierre Genecand has announced plans to stand for the FEI Presidency ©FacebookApril 16 - Swiss businessman Pierre Genecand has become the first person to declare his candidacy for the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Presidency to replace Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein.
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