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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

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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

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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

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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

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    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

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  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…

FEI European Championships 2015 – Dressage Preview Lausanne

  Record entry for Dressage Championships  By Louise Parkes The host nation is hotly tipped to claim the Dressage team title for the 23rd time when the FEI European Championships 2015 get underway next Tuesday, 11 August, in Aachen, Germany.…

Equestrian sport joins one-year countdown to Rio 2016 celebrations

Today marks the one-year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America. The world’s best horses…

Stellar U.S. Jumping Team Set to Shine in Pan American Games

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All U.S. horses passed inspection Sunday (StockImageServices.com) Caledon, Ont. – The United States will be represented by some of the best in U.S. jumping in the final week of competition at the 2015 Pan American Games. The U.S. team of…