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Equestrian sport gallops into the Rio limelight 20 Jul 2016

By Louise ParkesEquestrian sport arrives in Rio with its head held high, the bit between its teeth and on the crest of a wave of expansion across the globe.The Rio 2016 sport entries (FEI Definite Entries) are all in, and a total of 200 athlete and horse combinations from 43 countries will chase the....

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Asian Equestrian Federation signs Memorandum of Understanding with FEI 7 Jul 2016

The Asian Equestrian Federation (AEF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the FEI, the world governing body for equestrian sport.The AEF, founded in 1978 in Bangkok (THA), is headquartered in Seoul (KOR) and has 34 member National Federations.“We are delighted to sign a Memoran....

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French Olympian Simon Delestre regains top spot in Longines Rankings 5 Jul 2016

Olympic athlete Simon Delestre is back as world number one, having leapt to the top of the Longines Rankings, the world Jumping rankings.The Frenchman took over the number one slot in March of this year from London 2012 Olympic team gold medalist Scott Brash, ending the Briton’s 11-month reign....

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In Memoriam: Six-time Olympian and US Team Jumping coach, Frank Chapot (USA), 1932-2016 22 Jun 2016

Frank Chapot, six-time Olympian and USA Jumping coach, passed away peacefully on 20 June at the Somerset Valley Assisted Living Center in Bound Brook, NJ. He was 84.For five decades, Frank Chapot played an instrumental role on the USA Jumping team, flying the flag for the USA at the top level of the....

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Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games long lists announced 21 Jun 2016

The FEI has today published the long lists (FEI nominated entries) of athletes and horses for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The full nominated entries are available at these links (see the "Nations Participating" section at each link): Rio 2016 Olympic GamesRio 2016 Paraly....

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Two-time Olympic gold medallist McLain Ward tops Longines Rankings 3 Jun 2016

American Olympic champion McLain Ward has shot from fourth to the top of the Longines Rankings, the world Jumping rankings.France’s Simon Delestre, who competed at his first Olympic Games at London 2012 and had held the world number one spot since March, is now second, with Germany’s thr....

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FEI joins other stakeholders in concussion conference 12 Apr 2016

Charting a safer courseThe FEI will join some of the world’s top international sports organisations in Berlin (GER) Germany next October for the Fifth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport.Concussions are in the spotlight more than ever, and have become the predominant safe....

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FEI Bureau Spring in-person meeting - main decisions 7 Apr 2016

FEI BUREAU MEETING Lausanne (SUI), 7 April 2016FEI Bureau Spring in-person meeting - main decisionsFollowing the successful two-day FEI Sports Forum in Lausanne (SUI), the Bureau met in FEI Headquarters for its spring in-person meeting (6-7 April 2016). The key decisions and updates can be viewed he....

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Olympic format debate serves as reality check for equestrian sport 5 Apr 2016

Olympic Press Committee member Alan Abrahamson gave a reality check to a record number of delegates at the FEI Sports Forum as almost 320 participants debated the future shape of equestrian sport in Lausanne (SUI) today. “What you’re facing is nothing less than a reality check for the sp....

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In Memoriam: Roger Haller (USA), Atlanta 1996 Olympic course designer 1 Apr 2016

Roger Haller (USA), cross country course designer for the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games and the 1978 FEI World Championships course in Kentucky (USA), passed away peacefully at home in Georgia on 30 March 2016 following a battle with cancer. He had celebrated his 70th birthday on 13 March.Roger Haller ....

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