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Six Candidates Declare for FEI Presidential Election

Representatives of six National Federations have submitted applications for the position of FEI President. The candidates, in order of receipt of the candidacy files by the FEI, are: – Pierre Genecand (SUI) – Ulf Helgstrand (DEN) – John McEwen (GBR)

Great Britain’s John McEwen to Run for FEI Presidency

The International Equestrian Federation’s (FEI) First Vice-President, John McEwen has joined the race for FEI President. McEwen is the latest candidate to throw his hat in the cauldron after Switzerland’s Pierre Genecand, Danish Federation President Ulf Helgstrand and former French

CNN International to Air More Equestrian Events

Equestrian sport will take to a new international stage as global broadcaster CNN International plans to feature hugely increased coverage of equestrian sport over the next three years. The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body for equestrian sports, welcomes

Jodie Kidd, the British-born television personality and international fashion model, has been signed up as host and presenter for CNN Equestrian, alongside well-known CNN reporter Christina Macfarlane.

Wholesale Exoneration of Jock Paget and Kevin McNab

There will be mixed feelings in the eventing community regarding the wholesale exoneration of Jock Paget and Kevin McNab for their reserpine doping offences at Burghley 2013. Many people will be feeling terrible that the pair were grounded for so

Switzerland Submits Official Candidacy for the FEI Presidency

The Swiss Equestrian Federation (SEF) has named Pierre E. Genecand as a candidate for the FEI presidency and submitted the official candidacy to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) today. The elections, at which, contrary to her original intention, the incumbent

Pierre E. Genecand. Official Swiss candidate for the FEI presidency. Photo Amélie Bès

FEI Adopts “High Health, High Performance Horse” Concept

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) is celebrating reaching a major milestone in its drive to improve the international movement of high-level sport horses, after a pivotal decision by global members of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Representatives from

FEI Launches Photo Grand Prix to Uncover New Photography Talent

The FEI Solidarity World Photo Grand Prix, a competition aimed at uncovering new photographic talent around the world in 2014, the Chinese Year of the Horse, has been launched by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). The joint initiative with Action

FEI and Action Images/Thomson Reuters uncovers global photographic talent with FEI Solidarity World Photo Grand Prix. Pictured are (left) New Zealand’s Eventing superstar Mark Todd, voted Rider of the 20th Century by the FEI, who inspired the equestrian journey of Alex Hua Tian (right), described by Chinese media as “one in 1.3 billion” back in 2008 when he became the country’s first Olympic rider. © FEI/Liz Gregg

Far-reaching Initiatives Announced at Endurance Round Table

The FEI has announced bold steps that will ensure improved protection of the welfare of horses in Endurance events, proposing unprecedented athlete penalties for equine injuries, extended rest periods and increased accountability. The moves were fully supported by delegates attending

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