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Equestrian champions dominate national all-sports awards nominations in Year of the Horse 2 Dec 2014

Equestrian champions are taking on athletes across all sports in the Year of the Horse in bids to claim top national sports awards in the Netherlands, Great Britain and Ireland.The Netherlands’ traditional Sport Gala 2014 announced its nominees on Sunday night, with equestrian heroes featuring....

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Colombia’s Lopez wins Longines leg in Madrid 30 Nov 2014

by Louise Parkes Colombia’s Carlos Lopez and Prince de la Mare seized victory in today’s sixth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League in Madrid, Spain.  The 49-year-old rider who took team bronze at the FEI Central American and C....

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HM Queen Elizabeth II receives inaugural FEI Lifetime Achievement award 26 Nov 2014

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II today became the first recipient of the FEI Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of her leading role as supporter of equestrian sport throughout her reign as British monarch.The award was presented to Her Majesty by FEI President HRH Princess Haya at a ceremony in....

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William Whitaker is the conqueror at Stuttgart 23 Nov 2014

by Louise Parkes William Whitaker stepped right into the limelight with a brilliant win with Fandango at the fifth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series in Stuttgart, Germany today. The 25-year-old nephew of British legends, John and Michael W....

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Equestrian heroes shortlist for FEI Awards 2014 announced 17 Nov 2014

The shortlist for the FEI Awards 2014, the Oscars of the equestrian world, will be revealed on Facebook and Twitter by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body of equestrian sport, starting today.The annual awards, launched in 2009, put the spotlight on the men, women....

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Allen makes his mark with spectacular win at Longines leg in Verona 9 Nov 2014

 by Louise Parkes He’s only 19 years old, but Ireland’s Bertram Allen is taking the Jumping world by storm and today reigned supreme in his first-ever Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League qualifier at Verona in Italy. Riding the 10-year-old grey mare, M....

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Bost is best at Longines leg in Lyon 2 Nov 2014

by Louise Parkes There was a frenzy of French excitement at the third leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League in Lyon today when the reigning FEI European individual champion, Roger Yves Bost, emerged victorious on home ground. In a competition th....

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Guerdat leads Swiss victory roll at second leg in Helsinki 26 Oct 2014

by Louise Parkes Olympic champion, Steve Guerdat, led a Swiss victory gallop at the second leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League in Helsinki, Finland today. A new venue presented a real challenge for both horses and riders due to restricted space. Bu....

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Dutch victory roll continues as Vrieling wins opening Longines leg at Oslo 19 Oct 2014

by Louise Parkes The Netherlands’ Jur Vrieling produced another spectacular result today when winning the first leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway. Partnering VDL Zirocco Blue, the 45-year-old rider who played a pivo....

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ALL ROADS LEAD TO LAS VEGAS AS LONGINES SERIES BEGINS IN OSLO 15 Oct 2014

by Louise Parkes The lure of the bright lights of Las Vegas adds an extra incentive as the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series gets underway in Oslo, Norway next weekend. There’s nothing quite like the prospect of making it to the entertainment capital of ....

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