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British make it a double on home ground

By Louise Parkes, Hickstead – GBR, August 05, 2013: Great Britain won the fourth and last leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2013 pilot series at Hickstead today. But they had to settle for third place, behind Sweden, in the final rankings as The Netherlands claimed the series title. Germany finished

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In Memoriam: Eizo Osaka, 1933 – 2013

Lausanne (SUI), August 03, 2013: Eizo Osaka (JPN), retired FEI International Dressage Judge and Jumping course designer, died in July after a long illness. He had celebrated his 80th birthday on 1 May. Born in 1933 in Akita Prefecture, in the Tōhoku region of Japan’s largest island Honshu, he majored in Law

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Tree marks landmark step in equestrian sport development

Lausanne, August 01, 2013: The FEI Solidarity Tree, a commemorative sculpture to mark a landmark step in the growth of the FEI’s global sport development programme, FEI Solidarity, was unveiled today at the organisation’s headquarters in the Olympic capital Lausanne (SUI). The stainless steel artwork, created by Irish artist Ian Calder, displays

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FEI Chief of Business Development & Strategy

Lausanne (SUI), July 31, 2013: Lisa Lazarus, the FEI’s General Counsel, is to take on a new role within the organisation as Chief of Business Development & Strategy. Ms Lazarus joined the FEI as General Counsel in 2009. In addition to professionalizing the legal process within the FEI and representing the organization

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Annie Ho takes individual gold

Pattaya – Thailand, July 30, 2013: The host nation took team gold and Hong Kong’s Annie Ho claimed the individual title at the inaugural FEI Asian Eventing Championships at Pattaya in Thailand last weekend. Thai team members Thanaporn Chavatanont and Preecha Khunian also claimed individual silver and bronze. The Championships were held

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France reigns supreme in teams on home soil

By Anna Williams, Host nation France stormed to team gold at the FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2013 in Tarbes at the weekend (27 July), with 14-year-old Khalifa Ali Khalfan Al Jahouri (UAE) and Niac Armor clinching the individual title. Riders, horses and crews from 28 nations were

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ECCO FEI European Jumping Championships

By Louise Parkes, Lausanne, July 29, 2013: The countdown to the ECCO FEI European Jumping Championships 2013 has already begun and the start list will include a glittering array of stars. A total of 102 riders from 24 nations have been named for the event, which runs from 20-25 August at Herning

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FEI announces distinguished panel of judges

Lausanne (SUI), 29 July 2013: The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body of equestrian sport, is pleased to announce the names of the judges of the FEI Awards 2013. When nominations for the Longines Rising Star, Reem Acra Best Athlete, Development, Against All Odds and Best Groom Awards close on

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CE Director announces his departure from FEI

Lausanne, July 26, 2013: Carsten Couchouron, the Executive Director of the FEI Commercial Department, has announced that he is leaving the FEI after five years in the post. Since joining the FEI in 2008, Couchouron has successfully developed the organisation’s commercial portfolio, implementing a strong commercial strategy and initiating many new projects

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Round table session achieves unanimous support

Lausanne (SUI), July 24, 2013: Today’s round table session on the sport of Endurance, held at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI), ended with unanimous approval by attendees and full support for the strategy mapped out for the discipline by the FEI. The 22 delegates – which included representatives from Switzerland, the United