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Guerdat drawn first and Ahlmann last for Rolex Final opener

Gothenburg (SWE), April 24, 2013: As the anticipation and excitement continued to mount in Gothenburg, Sweden tonight, Olympic champion Steve Guerdat from Switzerland was drawn first to go in tomorrow’s (25 April) opening competition of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final 2012/2013. And 2011 Rolex champion and current World No. 1,


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


FEI Solidarity Ambassadors to develop global sport

Lausanne, April 11, 2013: The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has today unveiled the eight ambassadors of its global sport development programme, FEI Solidarity, in a specially commissioned composite portrait. The FEI Solidarity Ambassadors, who include Olympic, Paralympic, world champions and national heroes, have formed a unique partnership to promote and develop the


Round Table sessions generate lively discussions

Lausanne, April 09, 2013: Driving, Dressage and Jumping all had their share of the spotlight at the FEI Sports Forum in Lausanne (SUI) today, with three Round Table sessions focusing on the individual disciplines on a busy final day at the IMD business school. Driving Round Table Driving was the first session


Improving Movement of “frequent flyer” horses

Lausanne, April 09, 2013: The FEI, World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) and the European Commission addressed delegates on improving the international movement of top-level sport horses at the afternoon session of today’s FEI Sports Forum. The session was opened by John McEwen, FEI Vice President and Chair of the Veterinary Committee, who


FEI Sports Forum examines ways to help athletes

Lausanne, April 08, 2013: Dual career: preparing athletes for the workplace after their competitive career was the second topic on the agenda of the FEI Sports Forum 2013. Experts from the sports, business and academic worlds, as well as elite international athletes, spoke about their experiences and gave interesting examples of best


FEI Sports Forum opens with debate

Lausanne, April 08, 2013: FEI President HRH Princess Haya welcomed close to 300 delegates to the second FEI Sports Forum, which opened at the International Management Development Institute in Lausanne (SUI) today. Addressing the delegates, the FEI President commented on the broad cross-section of representatives from the equestrian community attending the Forum,


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.


Equestrian Community Integrity Unit dismisses complaint

Lausanne, Mar 21, 2013: The Equestrian Community Integrity Unit (ECIU) has dismissed the complaint against the FEI filed by Dressage rider Yvonne Losos de Muñiz of the Dominican Republic. Ms Losos de Muñiz, through the Federación Dominicana de Deportes Ecuestres, had unsuccessfully sought to annul the qualification of Brazil for the individual


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