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FEI removes UAE international Endurance events from official calendar

Lausanne, Feb 26, 2015: Following the first meeting of the new FEI Executive Board, chaired by recently elected President Ingmar De Vos, Secretary General Sabrina Zeender has removed the two remaining international Endurance events scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in March 2015 from the FEI calendar in


Belgium’s Ingmar De Vos elected as FEI President

Baku – Azerbaijan, Dec 14, 2014: Ingmar De Vos (BEL) was today elected as President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) by an overwhelming majority in the first round of voting, earning 98 votes out of a possible 131. De Vos, 51, Secretary General of the FEI since May 2011, was elected


FEI presidential candidate, John McEwen MBE, launches campaign Manifesto

London, UK, Nov 10, 2014: John McEwen MBE, Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) 1st Vice-President, today published his campaign Manifesto for his bid to become the next FEI President at the FEI General Assembly in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 14th December 2014. In his Manifesto, McEwen, who has also been a member of the


The flying Dutchmen take the Furusiyya title by storm

Barcelona – Spain, Oct 11, 2014: The newly-crowned world champions from The Netherlands stormed to victory at the “Furusiyya” FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 Final at Real Club de Polo in Barcelona, Spain tonight. On the crest of a wave following their gold-medal-winning performances at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in


FEI announces two Controlled Medication cases at World Equestrian Games

Normandy – France, September 5, 2014: The FEI has announced that two horses competing at the FEI World Equestrian Games have tested positive for Controlled Medication substances. Controlled Medications are substances that are regularly used to treat horses but which are not allowed in competition in order to maintain a level playing


CNN to feature massively increased coverage of world’s premier equestrian events

Lausanne, August 15, 2014: Equestrian sport will take to a new international stage as global broadcaster CNN International plans to feature hugely increased coverage of equestrian sport over the next three years. The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body for equestrian sports, welcomes this increased coverage under the new CNN Equestrian


HRH Princess Haya’s (FEI Presidnet) Statement

Lausanne, August 12, 2014: Earlier today, I notified the National Federations, the FEI Bureau and the FEI staff that, after a great deal of thought and reflection, I have made the very difficult decision not to stand for a third term as FEI President. This has been one of the hardest decisions


Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014: By Louise Parkes

August 11, 2014: All roads lead to Normandy in France where the much-anticipated Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 begins in two weeks’ time. The seventh edition of the FEI’s flagship event is the biggest in its 24-year history, and with a massive increase in entries, and visitors already flying into northern


World Para Equestrian Driving Championships

Sandringham (GBR), June 30, 2014: Sandringham Estate (GBR), the much-loved country retreat of HM The Queen, provided the gorgeous backdrop for the ninth FEI World Para Equestrian Driving Championships which took place last weekend. Germany was the strongest nation taking home the team title as well as individual gold in Grade II


FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018

Lausanne, June 9, 2014: Equestrian Games, The FEI Bureau unanimously approved Bromont/Montreal as host city for the FEI’s flagship event, the FEI World Equestrian Games™, in 2018. The decision came after the FEI Evaluation Commission’s report was presented at the start of the Bureau’s two-day meeting at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI)