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FEI to Review Dressage Judging

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The FEI is holding a “test event” to review judging procedures for dressage freestyle competitions. Designed to increase consistency and accuracy in judging, this special event will take place on the premises of the German Equestrian Federation at Warendorf on Sept. 24. The event will be held at grand prix level and will feature 20 […]

Tokyo Hosts 2020 Olympics

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Tokyo has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Summer Games, beating  Madrid and Istanbul. Voting took place Saturday, Sept. 7, in Buenos Aires. Early word is that the equestrian events will take place on Yumenoshima Island. The name, which translates as “dream island,” is somewhat ironic given that it is […]

Dujardin No. 1 in World Ranking

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro perform the extended trot.

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and the 10-year-old Dutch warmblood gelding Valegro, double Olympic gold medalists at London 2012, have taken over as world number one in the FEI World Individual Dressage Rankings and are the first British combination ever to top the world rankings. With 2,867 points, the combination have moved up from second place […]

Saudi Fund fuels Nation’s Cup Series

FEI president Princess Haya at the podium.

The Saudi Equestrian Fund is providing a fresh infusion of financing to the FEI Nation’s Cup Series, which the Fédération intends to freshen-up and rebrand. Announcing the agreement to 250 delegates at the opening of the Fédération Equestre Internationale Sports Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland, today FEI president HRH Princess Haya informed delegates that the SEF […]

FEI cracks down on ‘helmet cams’

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The FEI is putting a damper on helmet cam use. Today it issued the following statement, which seems to indicate that while the primary concern is safety, it is equally focused on potential infringement of previously contracted video rights. The statement reads as follows: Further to the new provision in article 140 of the General […]

FEI debuts Team Eventing

20-year-old rider Nina Ligon rides Jazz King at a full gallop over the cross country course.

The FEI’s first team Eventing series, the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2012, will début at Fontainebleau (FRA) on 22-25 March 2012. The brand new six-leg series, which will take place on a trial basis this year, is open to all nations fielding one team composed of 3 or 4 riders at each leg. The FEI […]

Australia, New Zealand dress for Olympics

Australian riders Lyndal Oatley on Potifar and Mary Hanna on Sancette wave with pride as they take their "honor lap" at the Olympic qualifier.

Australia and New Zealand have qualified for the team Dressage competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games as a result of their performance at the two-part regional qualifier held in Sydney on 28 Oct. 28 and in Ermelo, the Netherlands, Nov. 2. Three teams – Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa – were in competition […]

Canada tops NAJYRC Reining

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For the second consecutive year, Canada team took gold for the 2011 SmartPak Reining Team Championships at the Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships, with the country also sending a bronze medal north of the border. The top-placed score at the July 29 event in Lexington, Kentucky, was 623 for Alberta/Manitoba riders Jessica […]

Zone 10 NAJYRC

Class of 2011: (top) Young Riders Kendall Skreden, Danielle Korsh, Cayla Richards, Jocelyn Neff; (bottom) Juniors Viva Hallinan, Hannah Warde, Killian McGrath, Brittany Albrecq and Madison Bradshaw (Flying Horse Photography)

The United States Equestrian Federation’s selection process for Zone 10’s Adequan FEI North American Young Rider and Junior Rider Championship show jumping teams concluded at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano last month. The two teams will represent California and Nevada at the only Fédération Équestre Internationale championship held annually on […]

Canada’s Lamaze No. 1 on Rolex Rankings

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Olympic champion Eric Lamaze, 43, is celebrating after securing the No. 1 slot on the Rolex World Jumper Rankings this week. The Canadian’s back-to-back Grand Prix wins at La Baule and Rome on the super-stallion Hickstead have put him 111 points ahead of 31-year-old Kevin Staut of France, who had topped the Rolex Rankings since […]

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