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Team Ireland Wins at Drammen

Team Ireland Wins at Drammen

On another day of drama and intrigue, Ireland pipped Belgium by a slim one-fault margin to win the second leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Europe Division 2 series in Drammen, Norway yesterday. When the best eight of the read more

Captain Geoff Curran and Ringwood Glen clinched victory for Ireland in a cliff-hanging second round at the FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2017 Europe Division 2 leg in Drammen, Norway. Photo by FEI/Hannah Stærkebye

Jumping ‘Pay Cards’ Shelved

An unpopular new rider invitation system for international jumping shows has been shelved with immediate effect, with a renewed pledge not to endorse “pay cards,” following a backlash from riders, owners and national federations. The invitations process that applied last read more

French Show Jumping Team Wins at La Baule

A gritty performance saw Team France come out on top at the second leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2017 Europe Division 1 series on home turf at La Baule. With the same determination that saw them overcome several read more

Tamra Smith Leads Jersey Fresh After Dressage

The Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event, presented by B.W. Furlong & Associates, kicked-off in grand style as it enters its 15th anniversary, with dueling dressage rings for the CCI3* and CCI2* divisions. Tamra Smith and Wembley danced in dressage, taking read more

Tamra Smith and Wembley. Photo by

FEI Tribunal Lifts 11 Provisional Suspensions

The FEI Tribunal has lifted the provisional suspensions of 11 athletes – two Jumping, two Dressage and seven Endurance – and three Endurance trainers. Under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs) athletes have the opportunity to request read more

Tiffany Foster Named Vice President of NARG

The North American Riders Group (NARG) has announced the newly elected officers. The board of NARG selected Mark Leone to serve as its new board President. Mark was elected to the NARG board in 2016. He currently serves as Zone read more

EC Hosts Successful Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar

Equestrian Canada (EC) hosted a successful Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar at WindReach Farm in Ashburn, ON from April 22-23, 2017. The purpose of the seminar was to provide information and education around the vital role of Para-Equestrian National Classifiers. The Seminar read more

Andrew Nicholson Claims Badminton At Last

Fellow competitors erupted in spontaneous cheering as the brilliant New Zealand horseman Andrew Nicholson, 55, at last won the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ after a record 37 attempts over 33 years. “Of course read more

Six time Olympian Andrew Nicholson (NZL) finally wins the coveted Badminton trophy, with Nereo, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ T, after a record 37 completions. Photo by FEI/Jon Stroud

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