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Equestrian election fever: FEI President stands unopposed for re-election and over 50 athletes target eight sport posts 8 May 2018

Ingmar De Vos, who was elected as President of equestrian sport’s global governing body, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) in 2014, is the sole candidate for this year’s Presidential election, which takes place at the FEI General Assembly in Bahrain’s capital Manama on....

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The Flying Dutchman: Olympian Harrie Smolders debuts as the Longines world number one 4 May 2018

Dutch Olympian Harrie Smolders has secured the number one spot of the Longines World Ranking for the first time in his career, taking the reins from Olympic silver medallist Kent Farrington (USA) who held the position since May 2017.Smolders, who turns 38 next week and made his Olympic debut at the ....

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Swiss sweep to victory at opening leg of Europe Division 1 series in Šamorín 29 Apr 2018

by Louise Parkes Switzerland secured a definitive victory in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Slovakia in Šamorín today. With seven nations chasing points at this first leg of the 2018 Europe Division 1 qualifying series it was a hotly-contested affair, and the eventual winners ....

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More Millar magic helps clinch second Canadian success 23 Apr 2018

by Louise Parkes In a case of “like father, like son”, Jonathon Millar (43) helped seal victory for Team Canada with a foot-perfect performance at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Mexico in Coapexpan today. His legendary father, Ian (71), produced a pivotal double-clea....

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Madden clinches her second title in a cliffhanger 15 Apr 2018

by Louise Parkes America’s Beezie Madden (54) held on to win the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2018 title in Paris (FRA) today, but she didn’t do it the easy way. In a cliffhanger of a second round she faulted for the first time over three tough days of jumping when last to ....

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A magical round with Breitling gives America’s Madden the early lead at Longines Final 13 Apr 2018

by Louise Parkes She’s done it before, coming out on top five years ago, and tonight America’s Beezie Madden, one of just four lady riders in the field of 37 starters, threw down the gauntlet to all the rest when galloping to victory in the opening speed competition at the Longines ....

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US Olympians claim Longines FEI awards for best jumping rider and best horse 11 Apr 2018

World number one Kent Farrington has claimed the award for the Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Rider and the US Olympic mare HH Azur was declared the Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Horse at a special presentation in the Paris City Hall tonight.Olympic team silver medallist Kent Farr....

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Crucial starting positions decided for FEI World Cup™ Finals in Paris 11 Apr 2018

by Louise Parkes The magnificent setting of City Hall in Paris played host tonight to the draws for both the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2018 Finals. Guests were greeted by the arresting music of the world-famous band from La Guarde Republicaine (The ....

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History on the horizon as 40th champion will be crowned next week in Paris 6 Apr 2018

by Louise Parkes Every sport has its majors, and for the Olympic discipline of Jumping there is nothing to compare with the tension, excitement and prestige of battling for the ultimate prize of the indoor season - the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping trophy. The destination of this most c....

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Ward and his “independent woman” lead large American posse to Paris 23 Mar 2018

by Louise Parkes The speed with which the last remaining riders have signed up for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final 2018, which kicks off in Paris (FRA) on 11 April, tells you everything you need to know. This is a trophy that every rider wants to win, and the prospect of placing....

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