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European team title in thrilling cliff-hanger

Herning, Aug 23, 2013: In a thrilling final showdown, the Olympic gold medalllists from Great Britain added the PSI FEI European Team Jumping Championship title to their honours list when pipping the defending champions from Germany in Herning, Denmark tonight. And a gutsy Swedish side battled through to snatch the bronze in


Britain’s Dujardin breaks yet another World Record

Herning – Denmark, Aug 22, 2013: Germany claimed team gold for the 22nd time at the Blue Horse FEI European Dressage Championship in Herning, Denmark today. In a tense battle, it fell to reigning Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Champion, Helen Langehanenberg, to clinch it with her last-to-go ride. And she did


French head team ranking while Britain’s Ben

Herning – Denmark, August 21, 2013: The PSI FEI European Jumping Championship 2013 got off to a great start in Herning, Denmark tonight with a thrilling victory for Great Britain’s Ben Maher and Cella, while the French quartet of Aymeric de Ponnat, Roger Yves Bost, Patrice Delaveau and Kevin Staut head the


FEI European Driving Championships begins

Lausanne, August 19, 2013: The well-known Lipizzaner Szilvásvárad stud farm in Hungary will host the second edition of the FEI European Youth Driving Championships which will begin in just two days on 21 August. During four days, 43 talented young competitors will be battling it out in three classes – children (12-14


Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014

Caen – France, August 18, 2013: Eventing, the second in the 2013 series of test events for next year’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™, finished in Caen (FRA) today with victory for Italy’s Vittoria Panizzon and Merlots Magic, winners of the Irish CCI2* at Ballindenisk last September. The Italian Air Force rider,


Six year old Sa Coeur makes it two in a row

By Louise Parkes, Verden – Germany, August 11, 2013: Eva Moller and Sa Coeur became one of an elite group of double champions when adding the Six-Year-Old title to last year’s victory in the Five-Year-Old category at the 2013 FEI World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses in Verden, Germany today. And


FEI and IEOA sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Lausanne, August 9, 2013: The International Equestrian Organisers Alliance (IEOA) has become the first of the former FEI Associate Members to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the FEI, following the removal of the Associate Member status from the FEI Statutes at the 2012 FEI General Assembly. The MOU, which was


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


Austria tops medal table at FEI European Vaulting

Lausanne, August 7, 2013: Host nation Austria topped the medal table for the Senior and Junior competitions at the FEI European Vaulting Championships 2013 on 1-4 August 2013 with four gold, two silver and two bronze medals. Competing in front of sell-out crowds in the Magna Racino horse park, Germany came in


Spoils at FEI Balkan Dressage Championships

By Louise Parkes, Lausanne, Aug 6, 2013: Greek dominance was not quite so apparent at the 2013 FEI Balkan Dressage Championships at Yagodovo, Bulgaria recently where Turkish and Bulgarian riders also showed their strength. At the 2012 Championships, staged at the former equestrian Olympic stadium at Markopoulo in Athens (GRE), the host