Endurance News

Take a Gallop Through the Woods

Stay on this Horse Farm in the South of FranceTrips and Travel – Stay on this Arabian Horse Farm in the South of France It will soon be time to travel again – Winding down the quiet lane between pastures, Arabian horses graze quietly along the hillside, some with foals at their side. Belgium natives…

Longines FEI Endurance World Championships 2020 postponed to 2021

23 June 2020, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The Longines FEI Endurance World Championships 2020 have been postponed until May 2021 due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on equestrian sport. The decision to postpone comes following agreement between the FEI, the Italian National Federation and the Organisers in Pisa. The Championships were due to…

Dubai World Cup Races Attract 902 Nominations From 21 Countries

US$1,000,000 DUBAI KAHAYLA CLASSIC Group 1, 2000m, Dirt with 82 Nominations23 January 2020, Dubai, ~ A host of global Thoroughbred racing stars have been nominated for the historic 25th edition of the Dubai World Cup, which is scheduled for Saturday, 28 March 2020 at Meydan Racecourse. International luminaries Almond Eye, Maximum Security, Anthony Van Dyck,…

A Chance to Visit Russia’s Famous Tersk Stud

Tersk Stud is one of the places that every Arabian horse lover dreams to visit at least once. Situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by five Caucasian mountains, the Stud was founded 130 years ago by Count Sergei Stroganov. Tersk Stud keeps up the old traditions of Arabian breeding preserving precious straight Russian bloodlines and…

Four Champions Crowned at Inaugural USEF Endurance National Championship

Broxton Bridge Plantation was the venue20 November 2019, Ehrhardt, South Carolina, USA. ~ The Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt, S.C., played host to the inaugural USEF Endurance National Championships from 14-16 November as part of the 2019 North American Endurance Championships. An unofficial FEI team competition was integrated into the competition at the CEI2*/CEIYJ2* and…

American Endurance Ride Conference Severs Ties With USEF

AERC Will Give One Year Grace Period The American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC), the National Governing body for US endurance riding since 1972, made the announcement on 15 January 2019 that, as of 1 December 2019, the AERC will no longer be affiliated with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). The AERC Board of Directors…

Remembering The Big Red Machine (1992-2018)

He understood the game of endurance and he loved every second of it  4 December 2018, California, USA ~ His registered name was LF Crystals Charm (Crystal Wind AHS x Autumn Splendor), and because of his steady ground-eating stride and his lets get down the trail attitude, they called him, The Big Red Machine. He…

AHS Centenary Marathon at Rowley Mile on 7 October 2018

The Arab Horse Society Marks Centenary of 1918 – 2018The Arab Horse Society Centenary Marathon will take place on Sunday, 7 October 2018, over the historic Rowley Mile course in Newmarket, UK, courtesy of The Jockey Club and the Arab Horse Society of Great Britain. The Royal Studs of Bahrain are kindly sponsoring the race…

WEG Weather Advisory Closes TIEC for Sunday, 16 September 2018

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WEG and World Equine Expo Closed Sunday, 16 September 2018.15 September 2018, Tryon, North Carolina, USA ~ Due to the ongoing extreme weather conditions and latest reports from the National Weather Service, the International Media Center (IMC) will be closed on Sunday, 16 September 2018, and there will be no media operations team onsite – no shuttles, no…

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Mark Dial at the World Equestrian Championships in Slovakia

7 August 2018, USA ~ Horsereporter interviewed US Endurance Chef d’Equipe, Mark Dial, with added comments by the US Equestrian Marketing on members of the USA Endurance Squad and their qualifications. We also learned some details on how to watch the Endurance Venue on 12 September 2018.         Can you share with…

Italian Endurance Festival in Azizi Begins 27 July

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Festival includes a CEI2* 120 km ride and a CEI1* 81 km ride24 July 2018, Italy ~ The His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival will take place as part of the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2018, supported and sponsored by Meydan, at San Rossore Racecourse in Pisa, Italy, on 27 July…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Supports the Sardegna Endurance Festival

Saturday’s Endurance in Sardenia20 April 2018, Arborea, Sardinia, Italy ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival makes a stop in Arborea -a town in the province of Oristano, Sardinia, Italy – to stage endurance rides as part of SARDEGNA ENDURANCE FESTIVAL on Saturday, 21 April 2018. The…

World Equestrian Games Endurance Nominations and Procedures

7 February 2018, from the United States Equestrian Federation, Inc. Athletic Selection Procedures for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, Endurance Competition Location: Tryon, North Carolina Dates to Remember: 13 July – The U.S. Endurance Team will be named 10-23 September – Full FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 World Equestrian Games 11 September –…

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…

UAE Riders Take Honors at Euston Park Endurance

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19 August 2017, UK ~ The HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival UK Endurance Masters got off to a flying start with UAE riders taking top honors in three out of four rides on Day 1 at Euston Park, UK. 160km CEI 3* In the 160km CEI 3* event, UAE rider…

France Takes Team Gold in HH Sheikha Fatima Endurance Cup

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Denmark’s Neland Wins19 August 2017, Brussels, Belgium ~ Denmark’s Merethe Neland won the individual gold and France emerged team champions in the 120-km CEIO two-star HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Nations Ladies Cup, while Sebastien Valerio of France won the 120-km HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Cup International CEI two star in Brussels…

European Championships Kicks Off Three-day Brussels Masters

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HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival supports for four endurance rides in Belgium 16 August 2017, Brussels, Belgium ~ The Programme The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s role in promoting the sport of endurance comes into full play with its support for the second successive year to the FEI-approved…

Toscana Endurance Lifestyle Festival Takes Off in Italy

San Rossore Estate and Racetrack Hosts Toscana Endurance Lifestyle14 July 2017, UAE ~ The Toscana Endurance Lifestyle, held for the third consecutive year at the San Rossore Estate near Pisa, Italy, and the unique racetrack by the same name, will host two high profile rides from 14-16 July and then from 4-6 August 2017. The…

FEI Endurance Forum 2017: Welfare, Education and the Future

With presentations by Valerie Kanavy, Nick Brooks-Ward, Stephane Chazel and Spanish Chef D’Equipe Ignasi Casas2 6 May 2017, Lausanne (SUI) ~ Welfare, education and the future direction of the sport were prominent topics at the FEI Endurance Forum 2017, which took place this week in Vic, Barcelona (ESP). A total of 100 delegates from over…

Sha’hir Wins Wathba Cup in Pau, France

8 February 2017, Pau, France ~ Sha’hir, under Mikael Forest, kick-started the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup series with a win at the Pau racecourse in France on Tuesday, 7 February 2017. The 1950 metre race is the first international leg of the…