FEI Endurance Strategic Planning Group Meets in Lausanne

The FEI Endurance Strategic Planning Group (ESPG) held its second meeting this week as part of the ongoing process of strategic planning to meet the needs of the FEI’s second biggest discipline. The Group, which is chaired by Andrew Finding (GBR), spent a full day working on the development of a proposed strategic plan for […]

Endurance Strategic Planning Group Holds First Meeting

The Endurance Strategic Planning Group, which was set up following a round table session at the FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) on July 24th, held its first meeting via teleconference on Tuesday, September 10th. The Group, chaired by Andrew Finding (GBR), consists of Dr Brian Sheahan (AUS), Chairman of the FEI Endurance Committee; Jean-Louis Leclerc […]

Swiss Equestrian Federation Insists on Independent Commission to Review Endurance Issues

In the course of a round table discussion with the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), a decision was taken to form an independent commission of experts to address and resolve the serious doping and animal welfare problems in endurance sport. The Swiss Equestrian Federation does not agree with the FEI proposal concerning the composition of this […]

Endurance Round Table Session

The July 24th 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 Emirates, the European Equestrian Federation, […]

FEI Round Table Session on Endurance

FEI President HRH Princess Haya has asked Andrew Finding, a board member of the European Equestrian Federation, to chair a round table session that will look into areas of concern within the sport of Endurance. The FEI has invited representatives from the Swiss and United Arab Emirates National Federations, and the European Equestrian Federation to […]

Swiss Protest “Negative Evolution of the FEI discipline Endurance”

In a March 26, 2013, letter from the Swiss Federation, sent to the FEI and distributed to the National Equestrian Federations and European Equestrian Federation, the “negative evolution of the FEI discipline Endurance in the last few years” and the well being of the equestrian sport of endurance and its horses has been addressed. The […]

Canadian Riders Invited to Endurance Race in China

Through the Path to China initiative led by Equine Canada’s Export Market Development program (EC Export), Canadian endurance riders have been invited to participate in an 80 km endurance race taking place in Zhaosu Xinjiang, China, this June. “Canada’s participation in the Zhaosu endurance race is one of many opportunities that came as a result […]

2011 FEI Central Asian Endurance Championships

The host nation of Kazakhstan captured all the medals at the 2011 FEI Central Asian Endurance Championship staged in Talgar earlier this month.  Altyngali Bissemaganbetov claimed gold, while Amangeldy Munaitbayev took silver and Kairzhan Andybay clinched the bronze.  Just six of the 16 starters completed the 80kms course, and the only non-Kazakh in the final […]