Equestrian Archive


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


FEI and IFHA Join Forces: First Meeting of the International Horse Sports Confederation Focus on Horse Welfare

Lausanne, Mar 31, 2014: At the first meeting of the International Horse Sports Confederation (IHSC), the FEI and the IFHA confirmed that they share the same core values of protecting horse welfare and discussed in detail the different models under which both organisations operate. The two organisations came to the conclusion that


Samantha named Athlete Role Model for Nanjing

Lausanne, Mar17, 2014: Hong Kong Olympian Samantha Lam has been named the Equestrian Athlete Role Model for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Lam became one of the youngest athletes to contest an FEI World Cup™ Final in 1997, when she competed in Gothenburg’s Scandinavium arena in Sweden aged just 18. She


Officials for Alltech Equestrian Games

Lausanne, Jan 28, 2014: The Ground Juries, Technical Delegates, Chief Stewards, Course Designers, Appeal Committee and Medical Officer have been appointed for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA), where from 23 August to 7 September athletes from 60 nations will compete for medals in the FEI’s seven disciplines.


Pacific and Central European League Updates

Lausanne, Jan 15, 2014: Tatiana Dorofeeva was the runaway winner of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Central European League 2013/2014 which concluded at Minsk, Belarus last October. Runner-up on home soil at the second leg in Nizhniy Novgorod last June, the 48-year-old Russian rider posted the winning Freestyle score in Moscow in


Adelinde Cornelissen and Jerich Parzival re-take

Lausanne (SUI), August 8, 2013: Adelinde Cornelissen (NED) and the 16-year-old Jerich Parzival will be heading to the Blue Hors FEI European Dressage Championships, part of the ECCO FEI European Championships, in Herning (DEN) later this month as world number one. The Dutch rider and her striking chestnut KWPN gelding now lead


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


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


FEI Awards ceremony to be jazzed up at legendary music venue

Lausanne, July 17, 2013: The equestrian world will follow in the footsteps of the world’s greatest musicians when it celebrates the winners of the FEI Awards at a new-format ceremony in Montreux, Switzerland on 7 November. The Montreux Casino (now the Casino Barrière Montreux), the venue of the FEI Awards ceremony, hosted


British team triumphs on home ground

May 28, 2013: The British team repeated their achievement of 12 months ago when winning their home leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing in the beautiful historic surrounds of Houghton Hall in Norfolk (GBR). As a result, Great Britain has pulled up from fifth to second place in the FEI Nations