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2015 Highlights

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Nurturing Grooms in Haiti

In February 2015, FEI Tutor Susanne Macken travelled to Haiti to deliver the first Pilot Course for Grooms supported by FEI Solidarity which was met with great enthusiasm and interest. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/F8ymfI661OU

New tools to manage the sport

Connecting with Youth - Summer Camp in Bulgaria

The first youth camp ever organised for young riders from the Balkan region featuring 19 dedicated riders from 5 countries: Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia & Turkey.

"The level of development in equestrian sport in Bulgaria and the Balkans over recent years demonstrates the true dedication of a highly dynamic and professional Federation to play a keen role in the growth of equestrian sport. The organisation of the FEI World Jumping and Dressage Challenges, FEI Courses for Coaches and camps such as these give me every confidence that equestrian sport is in safe hands here. The resulting 83% increase in international events in Bulgaria over the last 5 years only serves to reward the hard work of all those involved."
Ingmar De Vos, FEI President

Hard work, determination and support from FEI Solidarity helped these up and coming athletes and teams participate at major events in 2014 and 2015

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014

Mauritius: Lambert Lecl├ęzio (MRI) 6th Individual in Vaulting
South Africa: Bongani Mvumvu (RSA), 8th Team in Vaulting


Central American & Caribbean Games 2014

Guatemala: Eventing Team Gold
Guatemala: Eventing Individual Gold, Silver, 3rd
Guatemala: Dressage Team Bronze


South East Asian Games 2015 // first participation for:

Cambodia: Dressage Team 5th place, Individual places 17, 18, 19
Myanmar: Dressage Team 4th place, Individual places 14,15, 16


Pan Am Games 2015

Costa Rica (Dressage), Guatemala (Eventing/Dressage), Mexico (Eventing) and Uruguay (Jumping, Dressage, Eventing)


FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors 2015:

Mauritius: Lambert Lecl├ęzio (MRI), Bronze medal

Coach Education

33 FEI courses for coaches (Level 1 to 3) have been delivered in 2015 in the 3 Olympic Disciplines and in Vaulting to a total number of 400 participants. After Latin America, the first FEI Level 3 courses in Europe have been organized in Belarus for Dressage and in Bulgaria for Jumping.

The first coaches (13) to reach the Level 3 in the FEI Coach Education Programme come from South and Central America. They have been certified following a formal Assessment in Mexico City on 24-26 August.

Full a full breakdown on courses for coaches, have a look at the FEI Facts and Stats section.

FEI Solidarity Committee 2015

Group I Ingmar De Vos (BEL), FEI President and Chair
Group II Jukka-Pekka Leskinen (FIN)
Group III Alexandru Tuceac (MDA), President MDA NF
Group IV Pat Chemaly (HAI), President HAI NF
Group V Rosana Roig (PUR), President PUR NF
Group VI Fatima Morales (PAR), President PAR NF
Group VII HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein (JOR), FEI Honorary President
Group VIII Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski (PHI), IOC Member
Group IX Ibrahima Wade (SEN), President SEN NF