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In Memoriam: Derek Liebenberg (RSA), 1960-2014 10 Oct 2014

Derek Liebenberg (RSA), FEI 4-star Judge and Technical Delegate, Chief Steward and Course Director, passed away on 8 October after losing his battle with cancer. He was 54 years old.Affectionately known as Zulu, he was appointed as the FEI’s Regional Development Officer for Africa in 1998 and ....

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UAE win FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014 29 Sep 2014

The FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014, held in Slovakia for the first time, boasted one of the highest completion rates for a seven-year-old horse Endurance competition on a day of extraordinary sport. From a total of 44 combinations, 20 successfully finished the challengi....

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Croatia steals the show at FEI Balkan Endurance Championships 2014 25 Sep 2014

By Berry Pattison The FEI Balkan Endurance Championships 2014 took place on 20 September in Meljak in the Barajevo municipality of the Serbian capital Belgrade. Seven National Federations were represented with Croatia stealing the show and scooping two of the three individual medals as well as ....

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Yamamah flies to gold for Sheikh Hamdan 29 Aug 2014

By Kate Green  Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (UAE) and the outstanding mare Yamamah, means “little dove” in Arabic, led from the start to finish to win the individual gold medal at a challenging Endurance competition in Sartilly at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games....

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Chez Philip talk show launches at Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 26 Aug 2014

The FEI has launched its daily talk show, Chez Philip, direct from the planet’s most international equestrian event, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, France.Phil Ghazala, the show’s presenter, award-winning commentator and face of the FEI’s official d....

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Looking forward to Week 1 of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 24 Aug 2014

By Louise ParkesIn just a few short hours the first week of action at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA) will get underway, bringing a hectic schedule of top-quality sport across five different venues.  Horse inspections took place today in Reining, Dressa....

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Let the Games begin! 24 Aug 2014

A parade of athletes from the 74 participating nations, an incredible musical and hi-tech lightshow extravaganza featuring over 100 horses, the Garde Républicaine and giant Mexican waves entertained a sellout crowd of 21,000 for the Opening Ceremony of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ ....

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Eagerly anticipated Endurance event at iconic site 21 Aug 2014

By Berry PattisonEndurance will see an impressive number of starters for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, beating all previous records by almost 10% when the 160-kilometre ride gets underway on Thursday 28 August.The competition takes place in Sartilly, just over 100 k....

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Definite entries confirmed for first five disciplines at Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy 15 Aug 2014

Definite entries for the five disciplines of Dressage, Para-Dressage, Reining, Endurance and Eventing, which take place over the first week of competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, have now been finalised.The number of entries is exceptionally high and breaks....

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Seventh edition of Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ promises a fabulous feast of equestrian sport 11 Aug 2014

by Louise Parkes All roads lead to Normandy in France where the much-anticipated Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 begins in two weeks’ time. The seventh edition of the FEI’s flagship event is the biggest in its 24-year history, and with a massive increase in entries, a....

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