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USEF Initiates Proceedings to Terminate AERC Affiliate Status

17 January 2019, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ~  The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced that it has initiated proceedings to terminate the recognized affiliate status of the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) as soon as possible following the AERC Board of Director’s approval of a disaffiliation motion on January 14, 2019, indicating that they wish to…

Raqee Wins Al Shaqab Cup in Doha

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE (Mared Al Sahra x Cath) had finished behind the Jassim Mohammed Ghazali Jahromi-trained RASSAN (Amer x Sandytiki) in the C&D Doha Cup in November. On Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at the Al Rayyan Park’s dirt track, the 5yo edged out the Harry Bentley-helmed Rassan by half a length, under…

Inside UAE Arabian Racing

18 December 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The UAE racing comes under the Northern Hemisphere jurisdiction, which can be a disadvantage for locally bred horses. As youngsters they have had to live through the long hot and humid summer season when exercise is difficult and generally they do not race until the season starts in…

FEI Addresses Endurance with Temporary Committee meeting

FEI PRESS RELEASE17 December 2018, Lausanne (SUI)  The Temporary Committee, established by the FEI Board in October to urgently review the Endurance rules in order to address the issues currently affecting the discipline, held its first in-person meeting at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI). Dr Sarah Coombs (GBR), chair of the Temporary Committee, said after…

Epic Equestrian Storytelling at 2018 EQUUS International Film Festival

Save the Date 30 November 2018, Missoula, Montana, USA ~ The short list for the EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival® Awards, March 14-17 in Missoula, Montana, promises epic equestrian storytelling alongside its theme of Healing, Hope & the Promise of the Horse/Human Bond.’ Meet 9 year-old Mongolian horseman, Janibek, in Boy Nomad: A Coming of Age…

FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tops Discussion at FEI General Assembly

FEI General Assembly 2018

Multiple issues contributed to the problems with the Endurance venue 19 November 2018, Manama, Bahrain ~ The FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 and the future of the Games were the subject of a well-attended session at the FEI General Assembly in Manama (BRN) today, 19 November 2018. The independent Equestrian Community Integrity Unit (ECIU),…