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HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Attends FEI Endurance Forum

FEI Endurance Forum

UAE delegation took part in the two-day (May 23-24) FEI (Federation Equestre International ) Endurance Forum in Spainhttp://brussels-endurance.org/ 25 May 2017, Barcelona, Spain ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival took part in the FEI (Federation Equestre International) Endurance Forum in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Ghanem Mohammed Al Hajri,…

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 Endurance Update April 2016

29 Apri; 2016, Switzerland ~ The Longines FEI World Endurance Championship 2016 was originally scheduled to take place from 10-17 December 2016 at the Dubai Equestrian Club (DEC). By decision of the FEI Bureau, the bid process will re-open to find a replacement venue outside the UAE for the Championship. It is expected that the Championship…

FEI Secretary General Provisionally Suspends UAE Vet as FEI Official

7 September 2015, Lausanne (SUI), Dr Hallvard Sommerseth, Head of the Veterinary Department at the United Arab Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF), has been provisionally suspended as an FEI Official by the FEI Secretary General, Sabrina Zeender, for non-compliance with FEI Rules and Regulations and his involvement in a number of events from which duplicate results…

FEI Tribunal and CAS decisions in Endurance Competitions

23 June 2015, Lausanne (SUI), From the Press Office of the FEI ~ The FEI Tribunal and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its Final Decision in the case involving Nasser Khalifa N.J Al Thani (QAT) and the horse Brookleigh Caspar at the one-star Endurance competition at Mesaieed in Doha (QAT) on 11 April 2014, following…

Far-Reaching Initiatives Announced at FEI Endurance Round Table

The FEI announced changes to ensure improved protection of the welfare of horses in Endurance events April 29,  2014, Lausanne ~ The FEI today announced bold steps that will ensure improved protection of the welfare of horses in Endurance events, proposing unprecedented athlete penalties for equine injuries, extended rest periods and increased accountability. The moves were fully…