Equestrian

FEI decision to withdraw World Cup final from Guadalajara blow to city's 2018 Youth Olympic hopes

By Duncan Mackay

Guadalajara show jumpingJanuary 11 - Guadalajara have been stripped of the 2015 FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage finals because of financial problems, which could also undermine their bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games. 

FEI signs biggest sponsorship deal in history with Longines

By Duncan Mackay

Longines equestrianDecember 27 - Swiss watchmakers Longines have become the first top partner of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) following the agreement of an historic long-term sponsorship deal.

Stockdale targets Rio 2016 after missing London 2012 showjumping gold with broken neck

By Mike Rowbottom

Tim Stockdale of Great BritainDecember 25 - Showjumper Tim Stockdale, who missed out on Britain's London 2012 achievement of earning a first Olympic team gold for 60 years after recovering from a broken neck, is targeting Rio 2016.

FEI World Cup dressage sponsorship extended to 2016

By Sara Evans 

Reem Acra_FEI_World_Cup_Dressage_Final_2012_Oct_14October 14 - Reem Acra, the internationally renowned fashion designer, has signed a new contract extending her title sponsorship of the FEI (Fédération Equestre Internationale) World Cup Dressage Western European League and final until 2016.

Dujardin becomes first Briton to top FEI dressage world rankings

By David Gold

Charlotte Dujardin_with_medal_and_flag_Sept_23September 24 - Charlotte Dujardin's historic performance at London 2012 has lifted her and her horse Valegro to the top of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Individual Dressage rankings – the first time a Briton has held this position.

Princess Haya hails "clean" London 2012 equestrian event as "best ever"

By Duncan Mackay in London

London 2012_Greenwich_Park_during_OlympicsAugust 16 - Equestrian claims it has successfully tackled its doping problem after revealing that all the drugs tests carried out during the London 2012 Olympics have come back clean - the first time since Sydney 2000 that the sport has avoided being embroiled in a major controversy at the Games.

Dujardin's day of days caps Britain's equestrian gold rush

By Tom Degun

Charlotte Dujardin_9_AugustAugust 9 - Charlotte Dujardin has become the first female British rider to claim two golds at an Olympics with a victory in the individual dressage to set the seal on the home nation's domination of the London 2012 equestrian event at Greenwich Park.

Britain wins its first Olympic dressage medal – and it's gold

By David Owen at Greenwich Park in London

L-R Carl_Hester_Laura_Bechtolsheimer_and_Charlotte_DujardinAugust 7 - Great Britain's dressage riders ended 116 years of Olympic hurt at Greenwich Park today, winning the London 2012 team dressage title along with the country's first-ever Olympic dressage medal.

Skelton finally medals as British equestrian jumpers celebrate first Olympic gold for 60 years

By Tom Degun

Nick Skelton_6_AugustAugust 6 - Britain's equestrian team jumpers have won their first Olympic gold medal since the Helsinki 1952 Games after claiming victory in a thrilling jump-off against the Netherlands at Greenwich Park.
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