Welcome to the FEI Sports Forum 2019 Sessions 

The FEI Sports Forum is open to all and, for those unable to attend, a replay function, as well as extensive supporting documentation, can be found on each of the dedicated session pages below.

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Opening by FEI President and IMD Professor

15 Apr 2019

FEI President Ingmar de Vos opened the eighth FEI Sports Forum with a rallying address focusing on some of the topics which will be explored, debated and unravelled over the coming 48 hours and calling on delegates and stakeholders to share their...

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Session 1: Gender Equality

15 Apr 2019

The first session of the day was moderated by FEI President Ingmar De Vos with a specific focus on gender equality from a governance perspective and in the work place. Even though equestrian is the only Olympic and Paralympic sport in which men and...

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Session 2: Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

15 Apr 2019

Tim Hadaway, FEI Director of Games Operations, opened the day’s second session focused on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games with an update on construction work at the two equestrian venues, Baji Koen and Sea Forest, and plans for the Ready...

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Session 3: Review of the Legal System

15 Apr 2019

The opening afternoon session was dedicated to a review of the FEI’s legal system (Chapter VIII of the FEI General Regulations), including proposals for revised areas of responsibilities for Ground Juries, the role of the Appeal Committee, a...

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Session 4: Future of Reining

15 Apr 2019

Francisco Lima, FEI Director Governance & Institutional Affairs, introduced the final session of the day on the Future of Reining. He focused on the unique challenges created by the existence of two international governing bodies, highlighting...

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Session 5: Endurance - Qualification of Horses and Athletes: reducing welfare risks

16 Apr 2019

The opening session of day two, which is dedicated solely to Endurance, focused on the qualification of athletes, both human and equine, with the goal of reducing welfare risks. Prior to the presentations detailing recommendations for potential rule...

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Session 6: Endurance - Educating Officials and correct application of the rules

16 Apr 2019

The second session, which focused on education and Officials, was opened by FEI Vice President Mark Samuel, who facilitates communication between the Endurance Temporary Committee and the FEI Board. He presented the 15 recommendations of the...

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Session 7: Improvements and innovations to reshape Endurance

16 Apr 2019

Proposed improvements and innovations to reshape Endurance, which form the basis of the Endurance Temporary Committee's proposed rules modifications, were presented during the afternoon’s opening session. Prior to presenting the Committee’s 16 far-...

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Session 8: Endurance - Open Q&A and wrap-up by FEI Secretary General

16 Apr 2019

The final session of the FEI Sports Forum 2019 was devoted to an extended questions and answers session to allow further debate on the 16 recommendations put forward by the Endurance Temporary Committee. Topics that were further discussed included...

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