Lausanne (SUI), 12 June 2013: FEI President HRH Princess Haya has asked Andrew Finding, a board member of the European Equestrian Federation, to chair a round table session that will look into areas of concern within the sport of Endurance.
The FEI has invited representatives from the Swiss and United Arab Emirates National Federations, and the European Equestrian Federation to attend the round table, which will be held at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI). The Chair of the FEI Endurance Committee Brian Sheahan will attend the session, along with FEI Secretary General Ingmar De Vos. A date for the round table will be fixed shortly.
“The objective of this round table session is to bring these parties together in order to have an open discussion about the situation, to create a better understanding of the specific problem areas within the sport and to receive eventual recommendations about potential further steps that can be undertaken,” Princess Haya said. “We are very happy that Andrew Finding, with all his years of experience in equestrian sport, has agreed to act as chair of this important session.”
Andrew Finding, who is also Secretary General of the British Equestrian Federation, commented: “I am honoured to support the FEI in working with our friends and colleagues to find a solution to the challenges that we are currently facing in Endurance sport.”