News: Horse Sport

Tim Hadaway Joins FEI as Director Games and Championships Department

Beerbaum, Ambassador of Equestrian Sport in China

The key Chinese media always refer to Ludger Beerbaum as the “Father of the German equestrian sport”. Even if the German equestrian sport is actually quite a few years older than the successful sportsman and entrepreneur from Riesenbeck, Westphalia, this read more

Ludger Beerbaum

Ocala Horse Properties International Three Day Event

Canadian Olympian Jessica Phoenix of Cannington, ON, led a large contingent of Canadian competitors at the CCI 2*/CCI 1* Ocala Horse Properties International Thee Day Event held April 11-14, 2013 at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, FL. Phoenix took read more

Jessica Phoenix and Erodium

In Memoriam: Alberto Valdés Ramos

Alberto Valdés Ramos, Olympic team gold medallist at the London 1948 Games, has died at the age of 93. He was the oldest surviving member of Mexico’s 1948 Jumping “dream team”. His fellow team mates were Humberto Mariles, who also read more

Alberto Valdés Ramos

Canada Takes Third in Wellington Nations Cup CDIO 3*

The highlight event of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) crowned its victors Friday afternoon at The Stadium of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). Ten teams competed in the Wellington Nations Cup CDIO 3*, presented by Stillpoint Farm, read more


Federal Legislation Introduced to Eliminate Soring

US Congressmen Ed Whitfield (R-KY) introduced the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2013. The bill is intended to strengthen the Horse Protection Act (HPA) to prevent soring. The HPA was enacted in 1970 to prohibit the showing, exhibiting, transporting read more

Woodbine Reduces Win Takeout

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced that starting Saturday, April 20, the launch of the 133-date 2013 live Thoroughbred racing season, Woodbine will offer a Win takeout of 14.95%, the lowest in North America. “We have to continue to take read more

FEI Solidarity Ambassadors

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has unveiled the eight ambassadors of its global sport development programme, FEI Solidarity, in a specially commissioned composite portrait. The FEI Solidarity Ambassadors, who include Olympic, Paralympic, world champions and national heroes, have formed a read more

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