Content tagged with "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

The #SupportYourNation Winners Are

Over two million people connected around the world for the FEI’s interactive social media competition #SupportYourNation during last week’s Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona (ESP). That’s enough people to fill the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona

International Jumping and Dressage Riders Clubs sign MOUs with FEI

The International Jumping Riders Club (IJRC) and the International Dressage Riders Club (IDRC), which together represent the world’s top athletes, have signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the FEI. The two organisations, formerly FEI Associate Members, will work closely with

2,000 Penalty Points? Step Up to the Podium, Please!

I have keenly read debate on social media and elsewhere as to whether the all-sports-in-one-basket formula has reached its sell-by date, in the wake of the shambolic WEG at Normandy. I don’t know Bromont, but from what one can deduce

Journalists Win Protest Against FEI in Horse Abuse Case

Two journalists have won their protest against the FEI for failing to apply an appropriate sanction in a case of horse abuse. Daily Telegraph columnist Pippa Cuckson and former Horse & Hound editor Lucy Higginson sought harsher penalties for an

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.