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Sabrina Zeender Appointed FEI Secretary General

Sabrina Zeender, 49, has been appointed FEI Secretary General following a proposal to the FEI Bureau from FEI President Ingmar De Vos which received unanimous support. Zeender, who first joined the FEI in 1991, has been interim Secretary General since

Sabrina Zeender has today been appointed FEI Secretary General, and becomes the first woman in the history of the FEI to hold this position. Photo by FEI

Delegates Debate FEI Rules at FEI General Assembly

National Federation delegates attending the FEI General Assembly in Baku (AZE) had the opportunity to debate proposed revisions to the FEI Rules in an afternoon session today. Discussions focused on proposed changes to the FEI Anti-Doping Rules for Human Athletes,

A session on rules revision with National Federation delegates attending the FEI General Assembly 2014 took place this afternoon in Baku (AZE). Photo by FEI/Richard Julliart

Gearing Up for a Controversial FEI General Assembly

An in-person FEI Bureau meeting took place today, December 11th, ahead of the 2014 FEI General Assembly in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Bureau confirmed several appointments to FEI Technical Committees, and announced that the appointment of Veterinary Committee

FEI Signs Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement with Sky Mexico

Following the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) announcement of its renewed partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and IMG through to the end of 2022, the FEI has now signed a second major multi-year broadcast deal inside a week. The

Countdown is on to FEI Presidential Election

The 14th FEI President will be elected this Sunday December 14th by the FEI General Assembly which gets underway this week in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The five Presidential candidates (listed in order of receipt of the candidacy files

I Wanna Hold Your Hand…

Candidates for the FEI presidency have now published their manifestos, but even with this belated opportunity to widen debate into issues rather than personalities, Ingmar de Vos is still getting flak. The current FEI secretary general has controversial ambitions to

Staff Changes at FEI Headquarters

Manuel Bandeira de Mello (POR) has been appointed as FEI Endurance Director to replace Ian Williams, who is due to retire at the end of December. The new Director takes up his post at FEI Headquarters next Monday, 1 December

Manuel Bandeira de Mello (POR) who has been appointed as the new FEI Endurance Director. Photo Hugues Siegenthaler/FEI

10 Questions for the FEI Presidential Candidates

The FEI will be hosting its presidential election on December 14th in Baku, Azerbaijan as part of the General Assembly. After serving the FEI for two terms, HRH Princess Haya opted not to serve a third term and six candidates

How to Make Up a Presidential Campaign as You Go Along

I recently heard a fantastic put-down in a trailer for a TV show. A new boss introduces himself: “Hello, I am replacing Professor Dalton.” A waspish underling retorts: “No, you are not replacing him. You are merely getting his job.”

Marmoog Watch Continued and Democracy at Work

It’s seven months and 11 days since The Daily Telegraph gave the FEI photographic evidence of Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum (Crown Prince of Dubai, new world champion and stepson of outgoing FEI president Princess Haya) riding two different horses under