News: Horse Sport

Canada’s Equine Code of Practice to be Updated

Equine Canada is pleased to announce the Equine Code Development Committee of 18 stakeholder representatives from eight provinces has been finalized and the next stage of revising the Code of Practice for Horses, last developed in 1998, can begin. Following

Para-Equestrian Canada Announces 2011 Election Results

Para-Equestrian Canada is pleased to announce the 2011 election results for positions on the Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee (CPEC).  Jane James of Duncan, BC, and Isabel Reinertson of Salmon Arm, BC, both current CPEC members and were nominated by the general

FEI President Names Executive Board Members

FEI President HRH Princess Haya has today named Chairman of Geographical Group VII Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa (BRN) and Chair of the Driving Committee Richard Nicoll (USA) as members of the FEI Executive Board. Sheikh Khalid and Mr

Eric Lamaze Ends 2010 Season in Switzerland

Canada’s Eric Lamaze finished second in the €200,000 Rolex World Cup Grand Prix held Sunday, December 12, in Geneva, Switzerland, in his final competitive appearance of the 2010 season. Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, concluded four consecutive weeks of indoor competition

Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead finished second in the €200,000 Rolex World Cup Grand Prix on Sunday, December 12, at CSI5*-W Geneva, Switzerland. Photo courtesy of Rolex

Staut and Silvana Scorch to Victory in Geneva

Kevin Staut and Silvana de Hus scorched to victory today in the sixth leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series at Geneva in Switzerland.  The 30 year old Frenchman, who continues to hold the No. 1 spot

Kevin Staut from France, riding Silvana de Hus, accepts a Rolex watch from Mr Jean-Noel Bioull of Rolex as winner of today’s sixth leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by Kit Houghton

Exell Back on Track in Geneva

Boyd Exell is back on track after winning the fifth qualifier of this season’s FEI World Cup™ Driving in Geneva. Exell was too strong for IJsbrand Chardon and Tomas Eriksson and claimed his only victory rewarded with World Cup points

Boyd Exell (AUS) crossing the exciting water splash on the course in Geneva. Photo by FEI/Rinaldo de Craen

Swiss Jumping Team Presented with 2008 Olympic Bronze

The Swiss Jumping team of Steve Guerdat, Christina Liebherr, Niklaus Schurtenberger and Pius Schwizer were tonight presented with the 2008 Olympic bronze medal at the International Geneva Horse Show. The medals were presented by Patrick Baumann, IOC member in Switzerland

Niklaus Schurtenberger, Christina Liebherr, Steve Guerdat, and Pius Schwizer, 2008 Olympic Jumping team bronze medalists. Photo by Kit Houghton/FEI

Alberta Horse Slaughter Plant Closed for Sanitation Reasons

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) has learned that Bouvry Exports horse slaughter plant in Fort MacLeod, Alberta closed operations on December 3rd to complete renovations related to sanitation. This news is not surpising.  It is well documented that horse

Bromont Applies for WEG 2018

On October 19th, Bromont’s Mayor, Pauline Quinlan, hand delivered a letter addressed to FEI Secretary General Alexander McLin, in Lausanne Switzerland.  The letter expressed the city’s interest in hosting the 2018 WEG and requested that the FEI convey to the