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Jorge claims emotional gold at Aquece Rio equestrian Test Event 9 Aug 2015

Marcio Jorge (BRA) and Coronel MCJ were popular and convincing winners of the Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, the test event that wound to a close at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Centre today. In front of a huge contingent of voluble fans, Jorge steered the talented grey to a supremely conf....

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Equestrian sport joins one-year countdown to Rio 2016 celebrations 5 Aug 2015

Today marks the one-year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America.The world’s best horses and riders will compete for medals in the Olympic disciplines....

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FEI Awards 2015: quest for global equestrian heroes begins 3 Jul 2015

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body of equestrian sport, has today launched the FEI Awards 2015 to celebrate the world’s exceptional equestrians.  The annual salute to excellence, courage, commitment and dedication starts today with nominations open at www....

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FEI Classics™: Klimke is unbeatable at Luhmühlen 21 Jun 2015

By Kate GreenIngrid Klimke (GER) rode brilliantly to produce a clear round under huge pressure to win her home CCI4* at Luhmühlen (GER), presented by DHL, for the first time and set up an unassailable lead in the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015.In a thrilling finale, her flawless round on the spring-....

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FEI suspends SportAccord membership 21 May 2015

The FEI Executive Board has suspended the Federation’s membership with SportAccord, the union of Olympic, non-Olympic international sports federations and organisers of international sporting events, with immediate effect.“SportAccord’s President Marius Vizer has been informed of t....

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“East Meets West” – Big names launch Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League 17 Mar 2015

The brand new Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League was launched in Miami (USA) today by three of the biggest names in the sport – Beezie Madden, the most decorated US female equestrian athlete of all time and currently the only woman in the top 10 of the Longines world r....

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Paralympic stars and experts headline first FEI Para-Equestrian Forum 16 Mar 2015

By Rob HowellPara-Equestrian sport will take centre stage this weekend (21-22 March), when experts and athletes from 22 countries will descend on Essen in Germany for the FEI’s first Para-Equestrian Forum.The two-day event will put the spotlight on Para-Equestrian Dressage, a mainstay of the P....

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Change to Tokyo 2020 equestrian venue approved 28 Feb 2015

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board yesterday stamped its approval on a change of venue for the Tokyo 2020 equestrian events.The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee presented the change to the IOC Executive Board at its meeting in Rio (BRA) as part of the Tokyo 2020 venue master pl....

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games Dressage Ground Jury long list announced 17 Feb 2015

The FEI has announced the long list from which the members of the Ground Jury officiating at the Rio 2016 Olympic Dressage events will be drawn.The 12 highly experienced 5* judges that make up the long list are Maribel Alonso (MEX), Susanne Baarup (DEN), Stephen Clarke (GBR), Annette Fransen-Iacobae....

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Sabrina Zeender appointed FEI Secretary General 16 Jan 2015

Sabrina Zeender, 49, has been appointed FEI Secretary General following a proposal to the FEI Bureau from FEI President Ingmar De Vos which received unanimous support. Zeender, who first joined the FEI in 1991, has been interim Secretary General since De Vos’ election to the FEI Presidency on ....

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