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British Make it a Furusiyya hat-trick in Rotterdam

British Make it a Furusiyya hat-trick in Rotterdam

In a competition that was very definitely a game of two halves, the team of Ben Maher, Joe Clee, Jessica Mendoza and Michael Whitaker sensationally secured the third British win of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2015 Europe Division…

Team Great Britain secured their third win in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2015 Europe Division 1 League at Rotterdam, The Netherlands today. Pictured (L to R) Show President Belle de Bruin, team members Joe Clee, Ben Maher, Chef d’Equipe Di Lampard (in front), Jessica Mendoza and Michael Whitaker, Judith Mennen Longines Brand Manager The Netherlands and Khaled Alselmi, Deputy Chef de Mission Saudi Arabia. Photo by FEI/Arnd Bronkhorst

Despontin Leads After Dressage at Luhmühlen

Belgian rider Julien Despontin, who is competing in only his second CCI4*, leads a distinguished field of Olympians after Dressage at Luhmühlen (GER), presented by DHL, the fifth and penultimate leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015. “It’s amazing. Unbelievable,” exclaimed…

Julien Despontin (BEL) and Waldano 36, who lead a distinguished field after Dressage at Luhmühlen (GER), fifth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015. Photo by Hanna Broms/FEI

Canadian Para-Equestrian Team to  Kick off European Summer Tour

Following their great success at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in France last summer, Canadian Para-Equestrian Team riders, Robyn Andrews, Lauren Barwick, Ashley Gowanlock and Roberta Sheffield have been reunited once again in Europe in a bid…

ASPCA Awards $50,000 to Winners of ‘Help a Horse Day’ Contest

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed the seven winners of the 2015 ASPCA Help a Horse Day contest, a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the…

FEI Appoints New Veterinary Director

The FEI has appointed Göran Akerström (SWE) as FEI Veterinary Director. He takes up the post at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) on September 1, 2015. Akerström comes from the Swedish Trotting Association, where he was Chief Veterinary Officer for…

Göran Akerström (SWE), who has been appointed FEI Veterinary Director, takes up the post at the beginning of September. Photo by Thomas Blomqvist/Kanal 75

Roberta Sheffield Awarded Bursary

AthletesCAN and Investors Group are pleased to announce that Canadian Para-Equestrian team member Roberta Sheffield has been awarded a $5,000 Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund bursary. In keeping with their commitment to amateur sport in Canada, Investors Group established…

Roberta Sheffield won the $5,000 Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund bursary.

Klimke is in the Driver’s Seat at Luhmühlen

Ingrid Klimke (GER), who is enjoying a great run of form, has an obvious chance to extend her lead in the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015 if she can produce a good result at her home CCI4* at Luhmühlen, presented by DHL,…

Ingrid Klimke (GER) is pictured here with Horseware Hale Bob on Cross Country at last year’s FEI Classics™ in Luhmühlen (GER). Klimke is now heading back to her home CCI4* presented by DHL this weekend (18-21 June) with “Bobby”, and with an obvious chance to extend her lead of this year’s prestigious FEI Classics™ series. Photo by Jon Stroud/FEI


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