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Aussies in front after spectacular Olympic Eventing cross-country challenge


Australia leads both the team and individual rankings after Eventing cross-country at Deodoro Olympic Park thanks to a superb clear round from Christopher Burton and Santano ll. Medals will be decided in tomorrow’s showjumping phase. (FEI/Dirk Caremans) By Louise Parkes…

Swiss Take Back to Back Rio Gold


Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat and Nino des Buissonnets will be going for a record-breaking back-to-back double of individual gold medals in Jumping at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (FEI/Kit Houghton) By Louise Parkes If defending champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, can claim…

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games long lists announced

The FEI has today published the long lists (FEI nominated entries) of athletes and horses for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The full nominated entries are available here: Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Jumping Rio 2016 Olympic Games…

Olympic format debate serves as reality check for equestrian sport


A record number of delegates attended the FEI Sports Forum at IMD in Lausanne (SUI), where Olympic and FEI World Equestrian Games™ competition changes were debated at length today. (FEI/Richard Juilliart) Olympic Press Committee member Alan Abrahamson gave a reality…

Six nations make Olympic and Paralympic débuts at Rio 2016 equestrian events

  RIO – A total of six nations will be making their Olympic and Paralympic debuts at Rio 2016 when they field athletes for the equestrian disciplines of Jumping, Dressage, Eventing and Para-Equestrian Dressage. Five National Olympic Committees will be…

Canada’s Belinda Trussell and Anton Capture Victory in FEI Grand Prix, Presented by Yeguada de Ymas, at AGDF 3


Allison Kavey and Carly Weilminster Wellington, FL – January 28, 2016 – The extraordinarily full FEI Grand Prix class, presented by Yeguada de Ymas, concluded today at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). Held over two days with 49 pairs…

Olympic formats take centre stage at FEI General Assembly


Olympic formats were the focus of this afternoon’s session at the FEI General Assembly in San Juan (PUR), with FEI President Ingmar De Vos leading discussions with National Federations on proposed radical changes to Olympic competition formats. Olympic Agenda 2020…

Freddie Vazquez and Esprit De Vie Cash in at Chicago with $30,000 Showplace Grand Prix Victory at the Showplace Fall Classic Championship


    Freddie Vazquez and Esprit De Vie win the $30,000 Showplace Grand Prix at the Showplace Fall Classic Championship. Wayne, Illinois – Sept. 12, 2015 – It was only two months ago that Freddie Vazquez and Esprit De Vie…

Dutch double-gold as Dubbeldam does it again

Dubbeldam Jeroen, Wathelet Gregory, Delestre SImon

Individual Final Competition
FEI European Championships - Aachen 2015
© Hippo Foto - Dirk Caremans

  By Louise Parkes   Dutch dominance in the sport of Jumping continued at its relentless pace when reigning world champion, Jeroen Dubbeldam, steered the brilliant SFN Zenith to victory in the individual final at the FEI European Jumping Championships…