News: Horse Sport

Verona CSI-W 4*: Brazilian Speed and Italian Style

At Jumping Verona 2010 the riders had another opportunity to win a share of Euro50,000 prize fund when competing in today’s headline class, the Premio Antonio Carraro Small Grand Prix. Fences fell all over Rolf Luedi’s course in the first

Les Etoiles de Pau: William Fox-Pitt Playing it Safe

The current world n°1, British William Fox-Pitt, took the lead in Pau with the cross-country on Saturday that he started off without taking any risks: “I might have taken chicken ways, but my priority was to return home in one

Les Etoiles de Pau: Women Take the Lead

This is no news; women always were entitled to one’s say in eventing competitions. Once again, they proved their talent by taking the lead on Friday’s dressage test. But the biggest challenge is yet to come. With 41,8 points, Belgian

Verona CSI-W 4*: Swiss Timing Proves It’s Value

Jumping Verona began the jumping proper today with a 1.45 speed class that might have been treated by some as a warm up class but not luckily not everyone. The class proved an exciting opener as it should have with

Steve Guerdat aboard Ferrari. Photo by Bruno de Lorenzo

FEI Rewards Equestrians at Awards Ceremony in Taipei

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body of equestrian sport, announced on 5 November the winners of the 2010 FEI Awards at a ceremony in Taipei. Organised for the second consecutive year, the FEI Awards reward outstanding dedication to

The FEI Award winners, from left to right: Michelle Tipper (GBR), Caroline Roffman (USA), Ros Spearing (GBR) and Angelika Trabert (GER). Photo by William Tzeng

Opening Day at the Royal: Wins for Phoenix and Candele

It was a jam-packed opening day at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair today, with official visits by a raft of political dignitaries (The Honourable David C. Onley, Lt. Governor of Ontario; The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture & Agri-Food

Belgium and Britain Share Dressage Honours at Pau

Two of the world’s best exponents of the Dressage phase are sharing the lead at Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA), the eagerly awaited finale to the 2010 HSBC FEI Classics™. Karin Donckers (BEL), who only just missed an individual medal

Joint leader, Ruth Edge riding Two Thyme at Pau

FEI President Quotes – General Assembly 2010

Below is a series of quotes from today’s FEI Press Conference involving HRH Princess Haya, who has been re-elected as FEI President in a landslide victory. Q. What plans do you have for the next four years? “The plans that