Tag Archive for Endurance News

Chase-Dunn and Kimbler Have Strong Performances at Pan American Endurance Championship

 Mae Chase-Dunn (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Endurance Athletes Association) October 2, 2013, Official Press Release, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The U.S. was represented well at the Pan American Endurance Championship in Trinidad, Uruguay. On September 27, Mae Chase-Dunn tackled the 120km race in the Senior division while McCamey Kimbler and Mallory Capps contested the Young Riders/Juniors…

Dachs keeps it in the family with the European Gold

September 16, 2013, Most, Czech Republic ~ As the 88 competitors representing 23 countries left the start it was minus the current European Champion, Spain’s Maria Alverez Ponton and her steady champion mount, Nobby. Husband, Juma Punti Dachs, commented that after the recent birth of their third child, Anna, his wife did not currently feel…

Endurance Strategic Planning Group Composition Announced

Lausanne (SUI), 2 September 2013, FEI PRESS RELEASE ~ The FEI has announced the composition of an Endurance Strategic Planning Group further to the unanimous recommendations of the Round Table held on 24 July. The Group will be chaired by Andrew Finding, European Equestrian Federation Board Member and CEO of the British Equestrian Federation. The members of…

Tevis Photos 2013

Vicki Gaebe sends along these photos of her sister, Beverly Gray and Jolly Sickle at her Tevis ride and completion. Bravo! Bev’s comments: “It was a fantastic race. My worry was the heat, 112+ in the canyons. Jolly Sickle did exceptional. I was impressed and he showed very well for the Haggin Cup. The Tevis has…

A clear stance on anti-doping for endurance

 27th of May 2013, Bern ~ The Swiss Equestrian Federation (SEF)  has clearly expressed its dissatisfaction to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) concerning, “the highly deplorable state of affairs in respect of animal welfare and unequal treatment of athletes at international endurance competitions.” They have stated in correspondence that they are now expecting the FEI to…

Léonard Liesens Chef d’Equipe for Norway Endurance

May 12, 2013, Belgium ~ Leonard Liesens is the new Chef d’Equipe for Norway Léonard Liesens, Chef d’Equipe de la Norvège Leonard Liesens has accepted the position of Chef d’Equipe of Norway, a country that is small on the international endurance scene, but has some very competitive horses and riders. “I have just come from my first…

Bahrain Receives Glanders All Clear

October 15, 2012, Bahrain ~ According to the  Gulf Daily News –the European Union has  given the kingdom the stamp of approval to lift its ban on the movement and export of horses nearly two-and-a-half years after the restrictions were put in place. No new cases have been reported since two horses were put down after…

World Endurance Championships’ teams pleased with results

    August 26, 2012, UK ~Spectacular UAE result at Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012  Full Results below A gold medal double for the UAE which took both the team and individual World Endurance Championships at the weekend will be difficult to better, a team spokesman said after the ride. Speaking at today’s post-ride…

Belgian European Junior and Young Rider Championship news

August 2, 2012 from Belgium ~Upon the decision of the FEI, the European Championships Juniors and Young Riders set for Saturday 8, September (CEIYRJ4 * 120 kms) is not open. This Championship will be the first with this restriction and  finalizes the decision that the European Endurance Championship will be from now on reserved only…

FEI NAJYRC Endurance ride today in Lexington, Kentucky

The Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships Presented by Gotham North July 17-22, 2012 The NAJYRC is the premier equestrian competition in North America for junior and young riders, age 14-21. Young equestrians come from the United States, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Islands to vie for team and…

WEC Endurance Trial in Argentina

 April 16, 2012 ~ San Andres del Moro had a great race in La Paloma, Argentina, March 30/31. It was a qualifier for the World Endurance Championship in Euston Park and for the PanAm this year. We had several excellent positions, 12 starters and 9 finished. In 160 km: From the farm had one horse-rider. Moro…

Akaash Maharaj Stands Down as CEO of Equine Canada

January 10, 2012—It is with sincere regret that Equine Canada reports that Akaash Maharaj has announced his decision to stand down from his post as our Chief Executive Officer.  Akaash accepted the position of CEO in 2008, stating that he would remain in the role for one quadrennial cycle. “The years have rushed by faster…