HRH Princess Haya

HRH Princess Haya Receives 2015 Longines Ladies Award

HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein, FEI President from 2006 to 2014, was awarded the prestigious Longines Ladies Award in a unique ceremony at Hampton Court Palace (GBR) last night. Global horse sport industry leaders gathered on the eve of Royal Ascot in the historic Great Hall for the Longines Ladies Award, which celebrates the achievements […]

FEI President Officially Closes 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™

FEI President HRH Princess Haya officially closed the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy at the D’Ornano Stadium this evening, bringing to an end two weeks of incredible sport. The final medals of the Games were presented by IOC Member, Tsunekazu Takeda, Vice-President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and Member of the FEI […]

FEI President is Made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour

FEI President HRH Princess Haya was today made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest distinction. Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented HRH Princess Haya with the Legion of Honour insignia in the Prefecture of Caen (FRA), the main host city of the Alltech FEI […]

FEI President to Receive France’s Highest Honour

FEI President HRH Princess Haya will be made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest distinction and one of the best known in the world. Princess Haya will receive the insignia from Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, at a special ceremony on Saturday 6 September, […]

HRH Princess Haya Will Not Run for Third Term as FEI President

HRH Princess Haya has announced that she will not run for a third term as FEI president. HRH Princess Haya was elected as FEI president in 2006 in the first-ever contested election for the FEI presidency, and re-elected in 2010 in the first contested election involving a serving president. Following her election in 2006, Princess Haya […]

HRH Princess Haya Honoured with Prize of the City of Aachen

HRH Princess Haya has been presented with the Prize of the City of Aachen in recognition of her long-standing commitment to equestrian sport. The FEI President received the award at a special ceremony in the main arena at the Aachen CHIO in Germany yesterday. Presented by the Major of the City of Aachen Marcel Philipp, […]

FEI President HRH Princess Haya Will Stand for Re-Election

HRH Princess Haya has signalled her intention to stand for re-election as FEI President following an overwhelming vote in favour of amending the FEI Statutes to allow FEI Presidents to serve three consecutive four-year terms in office. The vote on amending the Statutes to prolong the term of the FEI President took place at the […]

2014 FEI Sports Forum Opens

FEI President HRH Princess Haya welcomed more than 300 delegates to the third FEI Sports Forum, which opened at the prestigious IMD business school in Lausanne (SUI) today. Addressing delegates from 70 National Federations, representatives of the FEI Associate members, experts, guests, FEI Bureau and Technical Committee members, and FEI staff, the FEI President stressed […]

National Federations Want HRH Princess Haya to Seek Third Term as FEI President

Representatives from National Federations on four continents made impassioned pleas for HRH Princess Haya to reverse her decision not to stand for a third term as FEI President during the FEI General Assembly in Montreux (SUI). The calls came after 100 National Federations signed a petition requesting the convening of an extraordinary general assembly as […]

FEI President HRH Princess Haya Will Not Seek Third Term

In my first meeting in Lausanne with the FEI Bureau after my election in 2006, I proposed limiting FEI Presidents to two four-year terms. I suggested that reform, which was later adopted as an FEI Statute, because it is essential to ensure fresh thinking and avoid a sense of entitlement within the leadership of an […]
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