Equestrian Archive


French overcome determined Dutch

Drammen – Norway, May 10, 2013: Just seven days after coming out on top in Lummen, Belgium, French riders recorded their second win of the inaugural Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping series at Drammen, Norway today. However this time they were pushed just about as close as it could get, with the


Dream team lines up for Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Lausanne, May 01, 2013: The scene is set for the most thrilling running yet of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR) (3-6 May), fourth leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2012/2013, and a showdown between two riders who are at the height of their powers. Andrew Nicholson (NZL), current HSBC Rankings


Nicholson takes pole position at Rolex Kentucky

By Kate Green, Lausanne, April 28, 2013: Nicholson, Andrew Nicholson’s Cross Country performance on Quimbo was the stuff of dreams at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (USA), third leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2012/2013. The New Zealander is now deservedly holding onto first and second places at the top of a


Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ dressage final

By Louise Parkes, Gothenburg, April 27, 2013: Freestyle, Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg lived up to all the promise she has shown over the last few seasons to clinch the 2013 Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage title in style today with the fabulous stallion, Damon Hill. She was a lady on a mission from


London Olympia wins Best Press Office Award

Lausanne (SUI), April 25, 2013: Olympia, The London International Horse Show, has won the Best Press Office Award for the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League 2012/2013, following voting by journalists and photographers covering the series’ 12 qualifiers. Olympia press officer Jo Peck, event specialist for over 20 years, accepted


Tim Hadaway joins FEI as Director Games

Lausanne (SUI), April 19, 2013: Tim Hadaway, London 2012 Equestrian Competition Manager at Greenwich Park and the man widely credited for the success of last year’s Olympic and Paralympic equestrian events, has joined the FEI staff as Director of the newly created Games and Championships Department. The new Director’s role will be


Jumping trophy unveiled during FEI Sports Forum

Lausanne, April 09, 2013: The fabulous new trophy that will be presented annually to the winning team at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final was unveiled by the series sponsors, Saudi Equestrian Fund, at the FEI Sports Forum in Lausanne (SUI) today. The perpetual trophy, which will first be awarded at


FEI and OIE advise World Cargo Symposium

Lausanne, Mar 18, 2013: FEI President and OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) Goodwill Ambassador HRH Princess Haya opened a special session by video message on the air transportation of sport horses at the 7th World Cargo Symposium, organised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Doha (Qatar) earlier this month.


Andreani and Cavallaro win in Braunschweig

Braunschweig – Germany, Mar 19, 2013: World Champion Nicolas Andreani (FRA) and eight-time national champion Anna Cavallaro (ITA) celebrated their victories last weekend at the FEI World Cup™ Vaulting 2012/13 series Final, which took place within the international equestrian event Löwen Classics in Braunschweig (GER). Andreani, vaulting on Carlos and lunged by


HSBC to wind up partnership with FEI

Lausanne, March 07, 2013: HSBC, platinum partner of the FEI, will wind up its association with the FEI at the end of the 2013 season after six years as the global sponsor of Eventing. The global banking giant, which put its name to the HSBC FEI Classics™ when it was first created