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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…

Ajjaj Dominates Al Ain Marathon Round 3

16 February 2018, Al Ain, UAE ~ Friday’s meet at Al Ain Racecourse was highlighted by Round 3 of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m handicap, in which just six took their chance. Ultimately it turned into a procession by Ajjaj, under a masterful ride from Adrie de Vries. With none of his five…

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 –…

Australia’s Global Sprint Challenge Suspended in 2018

18 January 2018, Racing Victoria ~ Due to the restrictions placed on the movement of horses between Hong Kong and Australia, organisers have taken the decision to suspend the Global Sprint Challenge in 2018, with a view to resuming the series in 12 months’ time. With these restrictions – which were imposed late last year…

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,…

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…

Caid De L’Ardus Wins Fuweiret Cup in Doha

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Lucky Sand brings home second26 April 2017 Doha, Qatar ~ FUWEIRET CUP (PA Conditions), Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club –           The Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari-owned Caid De L’Ardus (Mahabb x Jelfa De L’Ardus) continued his great form this season in Doha with a third victory in the six-furlong sprint…

Awarded Best International Photographer, UK’s Debbie Burt

Horsereporter speaks with Debbie Burt about her photography, art and future goals  8 April 2017, USA ~ Debbie, congratulations on winning the 2016 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Best Photographer Award. Could you share with us more about your creative process and your goals? HR: We know you are a sculptor, journalist, and photographer.…

Dazzling Conclusion to 30th Annual Darley Awards Weekend

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HH Sheikha Fatima Awards and the US Darley Awards for the Arabian racing world together in Hollywood3 April 2017, Hollywood, California, USA ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival named yet another star jockey – Chantal Sutherland- as their Ambassadress as the curtain came down on the…

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…

Sharaf Al Reef wins National Day Cup (Group 3)

Madjanthis leads 1-2-3 finish for Oertel in Wathba Cup5 December 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Sharaf Al Reef and Madjanthis won the two races held under the umbrella of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival as part of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Racecourse meeting held on…

Bouthieb Initiative Takes a Natural Desert Course

New endurance tracks pass through UAE’s Natural Forestry Reserves28 November 2016, Bouthieb, UAE ~ Once again His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan has taken ground-breaking steps at his Bouthieb Endurance Village. The CEI* 80km seasonal opener which took place on 25 November, saw the first phase of plans to return to a maximum…

2017 UAE Race Season to Hold 62 Meets

The ERA season opened at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday, 28 October 201621 November 2016, UAE ~ The fixture list for the 2016-17 UAE racing season as approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA),…

TRYON (USA) TO HOST FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES™ 2018

3 November 2016, Switzerland ~ The FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 will be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina (USA) from 10 to 23 September 2018. The FEI Bureau today unanimously agreed that the Games should be awarded to Tryon, meaning that the FEI’s flagship event remains in North America, following…