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STATEMENT FROM FEI SECRETARY GENERAL ON DISQUALIFICATION OF CANADIAN HORSE VICTOR 9 Aug 2012

FEI Secretary General Ingmar De Vos has spoken publicly for the first time about the Canadian team Jumping horse Victor, which was disqualified under the FEI’s hypersensitivity protocol shortly before the Olympic team competition in London on 5 August.“Disqualification of an athlete will....

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GERMANY, AUSTRIA & GREAT BRITAIN TAKE TOP SPOTS AT FEI OPEN EUROPEAN JUNIOR VAULTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2012 8 Aug 2012

by Daniel KaiserOver 130 athletes, 40 lungers and 54 horses from 15 nations have competed in the FEI Open European Junior Vaulting Championships 2012 (1-5 August) in the Areál Zdravia Rozálka equestrian centre in Pezinok, Slovakia.The Championships saw vaulters aged between 7 and 18 compete over f....

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IN MEMORIAM: DR CRAIG FERRELL (USA), 1949-2012 30 May 2012

It is with deep sadness that the FEI has learned of the passing of FEI Medical Committee Chairman Dr Craig Ferrell (USA). Dr Ferrell, 62, died on Monday 28 May from injuries sustained in a fall during a polo match near his home in Franklin, Tennessee. An orthopaedic surgeon and internationally ....

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FEI TRIBUNAL ISSUES DECISIONS IN SAUDI CONTROLLED MEDICATION CASES 23 May 2012

The FEI Tribunal has today issued its decisions in the cases of the two Saudi Arabian athletes, Khaled Abdulaziz Al Eid and Abdullah Waleed Sharbatly, whose horses tested positive for Controlled Medication substances. The Tribunal has imposed suspensions of eight months on both riders. The hors....

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LEGACY OF FEI DEVELOPMENT AWARD 2011 WINNER LIVES ON 18 May 2012

Soraya Ourrais, the Franco-Moroccan winner of the FEI Development Award 2011, has set the bar very high for this category of the FEI Awards, for which nominations opened last week. The FEI Development Award rewards an individual, organisation or project that has in some way made equestrian spor....

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INAUGURAL FEI SPORTS FORUM DEBATE CONTINUES ONLINE 4 May 2012

The inaugural FEI Sports Forum, which opened on 30 April in the Olympic capital Lausanne (SUI) for three days of discussion to help shape the future of equestrian sport, has now moved online.The dedicated online platform, which can be accessed here, is designed to ensure that ideas continue to be sh....

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INAUGURAL FEI SPORTS FORUM DECLARED A HUGE SUCCESS 1 May 2012

Lausanne (SUI) on 30 April in the presence of more than 280 delegates representing 39 National Federations (NFs), Event Organisers, International Riders, Owners and OrganisersClubs, members of the FEI Technical Committees, veterinarians, sponsors, and media.“This day marks a new beginning for ....

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IN MEMORIAM: COUNT DIETER VON LANDSBERG-VELEN (GER) 16 Apr 2012

FEI Honorary Vice President and Honorary President of the German Equestrian Federation Count Dieter von Landsberg-Velen has passed away at the age of 86.Count Maximilian Dietrich von Landsberg-Velen was born on 17 December 1926 at Wocklum castle in North Rhine-Westphalia in western Germany. He took ....

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IN MEMORIAM: AMY TRYON (USA) 13 Apr 2012

Amy Tryon, team bronze medallist for the USA at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, passed away yesterday (12 April).Born in Redmond, Washington State on 24 February 1970, Amy and her older sister got their first pony when Amy was just one. She started competing at the age of five and rode at her first e....

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FEI LAUNCHES PICTOGRAM DESIGN COMPETITION 9 Mar 2012

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body for horse sport, is calling on equestrian enthusiasts and designers of all ages around the world to enter its online competition to create new “pictograms” for its disciplines.The competition, launched today on FEI ....

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