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Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games to welcome 30 equestrian nations 12 Jan 2018

Equestrian athletes from 11 National Olympic Committees will make their Youth Olympic Games (YOG) debut when they head to Buenos Aires (ARG) this October for the 2018 YOG.Riders from Bolivia, Haiti, Hungary, Honduras, Iraq, Jordan, Mauritius, Mexico, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Zambia will join athlet....

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In Memoriam: FEI pays tribute to double Olympic gold medallist Gillian Rolton (AUS) 22 Nov 2017

Gillian Rolton (AUS), double Olympic gold medallist and former member of the FEI Eventing Committee, passed away on 18 November after a long battle with cancer. She was 61.She made a huge impact on the sport of Eventing, both as a top competitor and as a lifetime active advocate for the sport. She s....

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FEI President welcomes IOC confirmation of equestrian sport in 2024 Olympic programme and approval of Tokyo 2020 formats 9 Jun 2017

The FEI President has welcomed today’s confirmation by the IOC that equestrian sport will be in the Olympic programme for the 2024 Games and approval of the Olympic formats submitted by the FEI for the Tokyo 2020 Games. The quota for equestrian at the 2020 Games remains unchanged.“The IO....

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FEI President focuses on unique qualities of equestrian sport at FEI General Assembly 22 Nov 2016

FEI President Ingmar De Vos opened the FEI General Assembly in the Japanese capital Tokyo today, delivering the keynote address to almost 300 delegates and focusing on the unique qualities of equestrian sport.“We all agree that we have the greatest sport on earth and this is for many reasons&r....

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FEI General Assembly votes in favour of Olympic and Paralympic rule changes 22 Nov 2016

The FEI General Assembly has today voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed format changes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020, which will now go to the IOC Executive Board for final approval in 2017.Under the new proposals, the number of athletes in national teams will be reduc....

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FEI General Assembly 2016: final debate before landmark Olympic vote in Tokyo 21 Nov 2016

Olympic formats were the key topic at the FEI General Assembly session in the Japanese capital this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s crucial vote on the proposals that will be submitted to the IOC on the formats for the three Olympic equestrian disciplines at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The for....

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FEI celebrates clean sport at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games 23 Sep 2016

The FEI is proud to announce that all human and equine samples taken during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have returned negative, making for back-to-back clean Paralympic games for para-equestrian sport, from both London 2012 and Rio 2016.This follows the recent announcement by the FEI of back-to-ba....

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Dancing horses lead their riders to gold 17 Sep 2016

By Rob HowellThree London 2012 freestyle titles were successfully defended in the Para dressage competition of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Friday (16 September).Belgium’s Michèle George retained hers in the grade IV competition on what was her last championship ride on FBW Rainman, the h....

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Great day for Great Britain as three golds pour in 15 Sep 2016

By Rob HowellFollowing superb wins by British riders in the grades II and Ia individual tests at the Olympic equestrian Centre in Deodoro on Thursday (15 September), Great Britain have won the overall team championships of the Rio 2016 para dressage competition.The team have won every Paralympic tea....

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Emotional scenes as Wells and Puch reign in Rio 14 Sep 2016

By Rob HowellThere were emotional scenes at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro on Wednesday as Austria’s Pepo Puch and Great Britain’s Sophie Wells were crowned the latest winners of the Rio 2016 Para dressage competition.Puch won the grade Ib individual medal, while Wells took the....

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