Equestrian Archive


Triple gold for Van Lierop as dominate juniors

Lausanne (SUI), JULY 15, 2012: Dana van Lierop was the show-stopper as The Netherlands scooped all gold in the Junior division, while Denmark’s Cathrine Dufour recorded a Danish double in the Young Riders at the FEI European Dressage Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2012 which drew to a close in Berne,


Sweden wins through in three-round thriller

By Louise Parkes, Falsterbo, July 13, 2012: Sweden snatched victory in the sixth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ 2012 on home turf at Falsterbo today. As the competition progressed it seemed that glory was destined for France for the second week in succession, but in the best tradition of top Nations


USA withdraws from World Equestrian Games

Lausanne (SUI), July 09, 2012: World Equestrian Games, Wellington (USA), which had been confirmed as an official candidate to stage the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in 2018, has withdrawn from the bidding process. Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP), the company that had put together the US bid for 2018, informed the FEI today



By Cindy Timmer, Aachen (GER), 8 July 2012: FEI World Cup, Boyd Exell, the reigning FEI World four-in-hand and four times FEI World Cup™ Driving champion, has won the prestigious Driving competition in Aachen (GER) for the fourth consecutive time. Added to his victory in 2003, Boyd’s name is now on the


Germany extends series lead with great Olympic

Lausanne (SUI), July 07, 2012: great Olympic, Germany scored a morale-boosting win in the fourth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing, held on their home ground at Aachen (GER) and their final selection trial before the London Olympic Games. The Germans, who also won last month in Strzegom (POL), have now



Aachen (GER), July 05, 2012: FABULOUS, In a super-tough clash that tested character to the limit, it was the French who came out on top at the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ 2012 series at Aachen, Germany tonight. Henk Nooren’s team displayed grit and determination as they pipped the much-fancied


FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing: Vakin roars to victory at Minsk

Lausanne (SUI), June 18, 2012: Russian rider Maksim Vakin, 32, riding the 11-year-old Harley Davidson, led from the start to win at Minsk (BLR), the second leg of the FEI World Cup™ Eventing 2012. Vakin now moves into second place in the series standings behind Germany’s Sandra Auffarth, winner of the inaugural


Michael Jung thrills home crowds with another Luhmühlen triumph

Lausanne (SUI), June 17, 2012: Michael Jung (GER), riding Leopin FST, added yet another accolade to his glittering career when he won the CCI4* at Luhmühlen (GER), the penultimate leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, much to the delight of a loudly cheering home crowd. Earlier in the day he had won


FEI award winner trots against all odds

FEI Press Release: June 14, 2012: “The road to recovery from an Acquired Brain Injury is a lifetime of small steps. I am luckier than most as I have a horse to carry me on this journey.” So wrote Meg Wade in her acceptance speech for the FEI Against All Odds Award


FEI Bureau allocates Championships at spring meeting

Lausanne (SUI), June 10, 2012: The FEI Bureau allocated a total of 23 Continental Championships (2012-2015) during its meeting at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) on 8 June 2012. The following Championships were allocated for 2013: Balkan Eventing Championships, Eskisehir (TUR), 21-23 September 2012. Children’s International Jumping Classic Final, Valle de Bravo