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Olympic Eventing Dressage

Fox-Pitt forges the early lead in Olympic Eventing  By Louise Parkes It’s not everyone’s idea of the perfect rehab for a serious head injury, but Britain’s William Fox-Pitt defied all the odds to take the early lead as Olympic Eventing [...]

August 8, 2016 Equestrian
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Olympic champion Guerdat goes for the golden double

If defending champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, can claim back-to-back individual gold in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) then he will be the very first Jumping athlete to do so in the history of the Olympic Games. Since Belgium’s Aime Haegeman steered [...]

August 5, 2016 Equestrian
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Can Britain’s golden couple do it again?

You could hardly have scripted it better when Great Britain’s Dressage riders scooped Olympic team gold on home turf at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park. A day after their jumpers topped the team podium for the first [...]

August 3, 2016 Equestrian

Touchdown! First Olympic horses arrive in Rio de Janeiro!

The first Olympic horses are settling into their athletes’ village – the newly-built stables at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro – with Team New Zealand’s Ringwood Skyboy winning the opening heat of the Rio 2016 Games to be the [...]

August 1, 2016 Equestrian, Other

FEI parts company with Bromont for FEI World Equestrian Games 2018

The FEI has announced that it is working on alternatives for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 following mutual agreement between the FEI and Canadian Comité organisateur des Jeux Équestres Mondiaux 2018 (COJEM), the organising committee for the Games in [...]

July 23, 2016 Equestrian

Equestrian sport gallops into the Rio limelight

Equestrian sport arrives in Rio with its head held high, the bit between its teeth and on the crest of a wave of expansion across the globe. The Rio 2016 sport entries (FEI Definite Entries) are all in, and a [...]

July 22, 2016 Equestrian, Other
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Philip Weishaupt and the CHIO Aachen

What a story. Five years ago, Philipp Weishaupt met his girlfriend, Bliss Heers, at the CHIO Aachen –the native American is, like himself, also a show-jumper. Yesterday, the two of them got engaged and today he won the Rolex Grand [...]

July 18, 2016 Equestrian

AEF signs MOU with FEI

The Asian Equestrian Federation (AEF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the FEI, the world governing body for equestrian sport. [...]

July 9, 2016 Equestrian

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games long lists announced

The FEI has published the long lists (FEI nominated entries) of athletes and horses for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. [...]

June 23, 2016 Equestrian

FEI announces restructuring in its Sports Departments

The FEI is to restructure key positions within its Sports Departments across both the Olympic and non-Olympic disciplines. Bettina de Rham is to take over as Director of the Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage Department at the FEI. Mrs de Rham, [...]

June 17, 2016 Equestrian