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FEI Appoints Göran Akerström as FEI Veterinary Director

18 June 2015, Lausanne (SUI) ~ FEI appoints new Veterinary Director, Göran Akerström (SWE).  Akerström will take up the post at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) on 1 September 2015. Akerström comes from the Swedish Trotting Association, where he was Chief Veterinary Officer for five years. He has also been Head of the Equine Welfare department…

The FEI Bureau Welcomes Proposals on Endurance Reform in the UAE

FEI Bureau unanimously agrees next steps on United Arab Emirates Endurance proposals9 June, 2015, Lausanne ~ The FEI Bureau has today welcomed a series of proposals for reform of the Endurance discipline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), but agreed unanimously that further information needs to be provided by the UAE National Federation before lifting of the…

New FEI Secretary General, Sabrina Zeender

Sabrina Zeender appointed FEI Secretary General16 January 2015, Switzerland ~ Sabrina Zeender, 49, has been appointed FEI Secretary General following a proposal to the FEI Bureau from FEI President Ingmar De Vos which received unanimous support. Zeender, who first joined the FEI in 1991, has been interim Secretary General since De Vos’ election to the FEI…

Six Candidates Declare for FEI Presidential Election

Representatives of six National Federations have submitted applications for the position of FEI PresidentThe candidates, in order of receipt of the candidacy files by the FEI: – Pierre Genecand (SUI) – Ulf Helgstrand (DEN) – John McEwen (GBR) [FEI 1st Vice President]  – Javier Revuelta del Peral (ESP) – Pierre Durand (FRA) – Ingmar De…

FEI Receives Strong bids for FEI Competition Hosting

January, 2014 ~ The FEI has confirmed that all three applicants – Wellington (USA), Lexington (USA), and Bromont/Montreal (CAN) – have been accepted as Official Candidates in the bid process to host the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 following assessment of the Bid Questionnaires by the FEI Evaluation Commission. Site visits by the Evaluation Commission…

FEI Round Table Session Plan To Bolster Endurance

July 30, Lausanne ~ The July 24, 2013 round table session on the sport of Endurance, held at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI), ended with unanimous approval by attendees and full support for the strategy mapped out for the discipline by the FEI. The 22 delegates – which included representatives from Switzerland, the United Arab…

International Equestrians Unite as FEI Solidarity Ambassadors

11 April 2013 FEI ~ The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has today unveiled the eight ambassadors of its global sport development programme, FEI Solidarity, in a specially commissioned composite portrait. The FEI Solidarity Ambassadors who include Olympic, Paralympic, world champions and national heroes, have formed a unique partnership to promote and develop the global equestrian disciplines…

Longines adds value to longterm FEI sponsorship

December 28, 2012, Lausanne, FEI Press Release ~ Longines has become the FEI’s first Top Partner following the agreement of a historic very long-term sponsorship deal that will see the Swiss watchmaker become the Official Timekeeping Partner of the FEI. Under the new agreement – which marks the biggest sponsorship deal ever brokered by the FEI…