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Olympic 2020 city Tokyo to host FEI General Assembly 2016

Tokyo, host city for the 2020 Olympic Games, has given the best possible endorsement for equestrian sport by inviting the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) to hold its General Assembly in the Japanese capital in November 2016. The allocation of the…

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…

Olympic Equestrian Test Event marks one-year countdown to Rio 2016

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  Rio,di Jenero, (Rio 2016) – The Olympic Equestrian Test Event – the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials – gets underway on 6 August, a day after celebrations in Brazil to mark the one-year countdown to the…

Construction of Alltech Pavilion Begins on Grounds of the FEI Games

  CAEN, France – With less than four weeks to go to the official opening ceremony of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, excitement is brewing as construction commences on the Alltech Pavilion. Construction crews are currently…

William Fox-Pitt back as Eventing world number one

 LONDON, (FEI) – William Fox-Pitt (GBR), multiple Olympic, World and European medallist, and the first British rider to lead the FEI World Eventing Rankings in 2002, is back as world number one. Fox-Pitt, who also led the world rankings in…

Lauren Hough Wins $100,000 Engel & Volkers Grand Prix CSI4* at FTI WEF

  WELLINGTON, (JRPR)– Proving she was ‘Hough enough’ to take on a world class field that included reigning Olympic Gold medalist, Ben Maher, Vita Flex Victory Team rider Lauren Hough led the victory gallop after Saturday night’s $100,000 Engel &…