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Ingmar De Vos Elected to ASOIF Council

The ASOIF Council is responsible for preparing and conducting the General Assembly as well as implementing its decisions8 May 2019, Australia ~ Ingmar De Vos, President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), was today elected to the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) Council at its General Assembly held during the SportAccord World Sport…

Watch Live FEI Sports Forum 15 April

Ingmar De Vos FEI Secretary General FEI Sports Forum 2015

FEI Sports Forum 2019 live and on-demand14 April 2019, Lausanne (SUI), The eighth edition of the FEI Sports Forum 2019, which will be held at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne (SUI) on 15 and 16 April, will be live–streamed on fei.org. Day 1 – will begin with a session dedicated to…

Who Will Host FEI World Championships 2022?

26 March 2019, Lausanne (SUI) ~ A total of 20 countries on four different continents – Europe, North and South America and Asia – have submitted expressions of interest to host the FEI World Championships 2022, with representatives from over 30 different venues attending a workshop for potential host cities. Participants at the interactive workshop,…

2022 FEI World Championship Host Bid Open

"Generation Z"

Opportunity to Host Individual FEI Championship Disciplines in 2022 13 February 2019, Lausanne, Sui ~ While 2019 is set to be another busy year for international horse sport, potential bidders are already vying for the possibility of hosting FEI World Championships in 2022. The FEI has already received some exciting expressions of interest for 2022,…

Ingmar De Vos Retains FEI President Position

FEI President Ingmar De Vos

De Vos, from Belgium, was voted in for another four-year term20 November 2018, Manama, Bahrain ~ Ingmar De Vos was today re-elected unopposed as President of the FEI at the General Assembly in Manama (BRN), where he pledged to build on the success of his first term in office. The Belgian native received unanimous support for…

World Equestrian Games Prepares for 2018 September Event

FEI World Equestrian GamesTM runs from 11-23 September 2018 3 January 2018, Tryon, North Carolina, USA ~ Mark Bellissimo, CEO of International Equestrian Group, LLC (IEG), announces that in less than a year Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in North Carolina will host the world’s largest equestrian competition, the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018…

USA Entries for 2017 FEI World Endurance Championships

The FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors at Verona, Italy22 September 2017, Valeggio sul Mincio, Verona, Italy ~ The Distance Depot/U.S. Endurance Team will compete in the 2017 FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors on Saturday, 23 September. Chef d’Equipe Mark Dial will guide the team, newly sponsored for…

FEI President Ingmar De Vos Elected as IOC Member

16 September 2017,Lima (PER) ~ Ingmar De Vos, President of the Fédération Equestre International (FEI) since 2014, has been elected as a Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the IOC Session in Lima (PER). Ingmar De Vos received 70 out of 78 valid votes. “It is a really great honour for me personally,…

Welfare of Athletes Top Agenda at FEI Sports Forum 2017

Speed and non-compliance with mandatory rest periods are key factors in endurance injuries13 April 2017, Switzerland ~ The welfare of equines and human athletes was top of the agenda on day two of the FEI Sports Forum 2017. Scientific data on Eventing risk management, Endurance risk factors and bone fatigue was presented to more than…

FEI Response to Prohibited Substance Abuse in UAE Endurance

New prohibited substances cases under FEI anti-doping rules 3 February 2017- Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI has announced seven adverse analytical findings involving prohibited substances in UAE Endurance events. The horses were tested at four different events at the Al Wathba venue in Abu Dhabi All seven horses have tested positive to the same four prohibited…

FEI Secretary General Addresses Horse Welfare in Endurance

FEI takes measures to address horse welfare issues in Endurance 3 February 2017, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI Secretary General has today provided an overview of a series of measures to be implemented by both the FEI and the United Arab Emirates Equestrian Federation to address serious horse welfare issues in UAE Endurance. In view…

FEI Named International Sports Federation of the Year

Awards went to the FEI’s #TwoHearts Olympic campaign – Billy to Rio, and the ground-breaking video Hoofloose9 December 2016, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI has been declared International Sports Federation of the Year at the International Sports Awards 2016. Recognizing the work of the international governing body for equestrian sport including its leadership in integrity…

Equestrian Sport Gallops into the Rio Limelight

Equestrian sport arrives in Rio with its head held high, the bit between its teeth and on the crest of a wave of expansion across the globe. 21 July 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ The Rio 2016 Summer Games sport entries (FEI Definite Entries) are set, and a total of 200 athlete and horse combinations…

Countdown to Rio 2016 Olympic Games

21 June 2016, Rio ~ As of 23 June, there are 42 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where 200 human and equine athletes will compete for six sets of medals over 12 days of intense competition. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, opening on 7 September, will welcome a further 78 athletes who will…

Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 Allocated to Slovakia

The 2016 World Championships will run from 15-18 September15 June 2016, Switzerland ~ The Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 will be held in Samorin (SVK) following a decision at yesterday’s FEI Bureau monthly teleconference meeting. A unanimous proposal from the FEI Endurance Committee recommending the Slovakian venue received the support of the full Bureau.…

FEI World Endurance Championship 2016 Bids to Re-Open

The FEI has ruled that the FEI World Endurance Championships will not be held in Dubai in 2016 8 Apr 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland ~ The FEI Bureau acknowledged the efforts that have been made by the United Arab Emirates National Federation (UAE NF) in Endurance since the reinstatement of the National Federation in July 2015.…

Olympic 2020 City Tokyo to host FEI General Assembly 2016

17 March 2016, Lausanne (SUI), 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 2016 FEI General Assembly to Tokyo was approved by the…