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New Canadian Anti-Slaughter Group Formed

New Canadian Anti-Slaughter Group Formed

A new organization opposing horse slaughter in Canada is being launched by a Blackstock, Ontario woman. Melissa Monteith has formed the Alternative Equine Community to raise awareness about this issue and develop alternative strategies for dealing with unwanted horses. Monteith read more

Korean Equestrian Federation Under Investigation

The Korean Equestrian Federation is under investigation as the result of a scandal surrounding South Korea’s president, Park Geun-hye, who is accused of collusion. It is reported that an unofficial advisor to Park, with no government status, Choi Soon-sil, was read more

Nick Skelton Wins FEI’s Best Athlete Award

Rio 2016 Olympic Jumping champion Nick Skelton (GBR) added another major accolade to his collection tonight when he was declared the winner of the top prize at the prestigious 2016 FEI Awards gala dinner in Tokyo (JPN), in the presence read more

Equestrian heroes were honoured tonight at the FEI Awards 2016, the “Oscars of the equestrian world”, presented by Longines at the Prince Park Tower Hotel in Tokyo (JPN). (left to right): Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines' Vice President and Head of International Marketing, Rodolpho Riskalla (BRA), FEI Honorary President, HRH Princess Haya, FEI President Ingmar De Vos, Sönke Rothenberger (GER), Moroccan Secretary General, Badr Fakir accompanied by traditional Japanese Taiko drummers. Photo by FEI/Richard Juilliart

More Than 800 Mustangs At Risk of Slaughter

A mustang sanctuary in South Dakota has closed, leaving more than 800 horses at risk of slaughter. It appears the group ran out of money to support the herd, which they had been allowing to breed. CBS Denver reports that read more

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Therapeutic Riding Program Receives Infusion of Funds

The Windsor-Essex Therapeutic Riding Association (WETRA) will soon be able to serve more young people, thanks to a large donation from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Established in 1971, and originally known as the Windsor Association of Riding for the Handicapped, read more

Final FEI Debate Before Landmark Olympic Vote

Olympic formats were the key topic at the FEI General Assembly session in the Japanese capital this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s crucial vote on the proposals that will be submitted to the IOC on the formats for the three Olympic read more

Delegates at today’s FEI General Assembly 2016 session in Tokyo (JPN) were given a final chance to debate the proposed changes to the Olympic and Paralympic competition formats for Tokyo 2020. Photo by Arnd Bronkhorst/FEI

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