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FEI Bureau Reviews Composition of Endurance Task Force

During its monthly teleconference meeting today (April 15th), the FEI Bureau decided to review the composition of the Endurance Task Force following comments received from a number of National Federations. The two UAE representatives Mohammed Essa Al Adhab and Andrew

FEI Announces Mission and Structure of Endurance Task Force

The composition and remit of the FEI Endurance Task Force, announced by the FEI Executive Board on April 8th, have been finalised. The mission of the Task Force is to develop practical solutions to ensure horse welfare and a level

FEI Talks Gender Equality at SportAccord Conference

Just one week after IOC President Thomas Bach announced a 23% increase in female representation on IOC commissions, Lisa Lazarus, FEI’s Chief of Business Development and Strategy will be addressing the SportAccord Convention held in Belek (TUR) this week on

Two Bid Cities Sign Host Agreements for 2018 WEG

The FEI has received signed host agreements from two of the Canadian and US cities bidding to host the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018. The bid teams from Bromont/Montreal (CAN) and Lexington, Kentucky (USA) have both confirmed their continued interest

First Meeting of the International Horse Sports Confederation

At the first meeting of the International Horse Sports Confederation (IHSC), the FEI and the IFHA confirmed that they share the same core values of protecting horse welfare and discussed in detail the different models under which both organisations operate.

FEI President HRH Princess Haya (centre), was appointed President of the International Horse Sports Confederation at its first meeting last weekend. Louis Romanet (right of Princess Haya), Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), was appointed IHSC Vice President. Other attendees at the meeting were (from left) Graeme Cooke, FEI Veterinary Director; Ingmar De Vos, FEI Secretary General; John McEwen, FEI 1st Vice President and Chair of the FEI Veterinary Committee; Pablo Mayorga, FEI 2nd Vice President; Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, CEO of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) and Vice Chairman of the IFHA; Andrew Harding, Secretary General of the Asian Racing Federation, IFHA Regional Technical Adviser (Asia) and Director of Racing Development HKJC; Dr Roland Devolz, IFHA Technical Advisor; Dr Anthony Kettle, Secretary of IFHA International Movement of Horses Committee (IMHC) and Head of Veterinary Department at Dubai Racing Club. (Photo: Richard Juilliart/FEI)

FEI Signs Cooperation Agreement with NRHA and AQHA

The FEI has signed a cooperation agreement with the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) and the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), formalising the FEI’s relationship with the NRHA and AQHA that has been in place since Reining became an FEI

FEI and World Horse Welfare Collaboration

World Horse Welfare, the international horse charity, has become the fourth of the former FEI Associate Members to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the FEI. The FEI has collaborated with World Horse Welfare for over 30 years, developing

Roly Owers (left), Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare, the international horse charity, and FEI First Vice President and Chair of the FEI Veterinary Committee John McEwen (right), signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the 22nd National Equine Forum on 6 March at which FEI Secretary General Ingmar De Vos (centre) addressed experts from across Government, welfare, veterinary science and equestrian sport

FEI Clarifies Procedures in Anti-Doping Cases

In response to recent discussions in the equestrian community about the length of time that FEI anti-doping cases may take to prosecute, the FEI is keen to clarify its procedures. “It is the FEI’s role to ensure the full integrity

OIE and FEI Discuss International Sport Horse Movement

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) opened a three-day workshop on February 18th, for government veterinary and animal health experts from 20 nations across Asia and Oceania at the Happy Valley Racecourse (HKG), focusing on the international movement of

Swiss Question FEI Commitment to Endurance Reform

In the lead-up to the endurance conference on February 9, 2014, the Swiss Equestrian Federation (SEF) is concerned about the quality of the data to be used as a basis for the upcoming discussions. The endurance strategic planning group has