FEI Sports Forum: Debate on Olympic and Paralympic Qualification

FEI President HRH Princess Haya welcomed close to 300 delegates to the second FEI Sports Forum, which opened at the International Management Development Institute in Lausanne (SUI) today. Addressing the delegates, the FEI President commented on the broad cross-section of representatives from the equestrian community attending the Forum, which included the International Olympic Committee (IOC), […]

Chairman of the London Organising Committee Praises Equestrian Sport

Lord Sebastian Coe, Chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has described equestrian as “one of the great Olympic sports”. Lord Coe, who was elected as the new chairman of the British Olympic Association yesterday, addressed the FEI General Assembly in Istanbul (TUR) via video link today, congratulating the […]

Nominated Entries for London 2012 Olympic Equestrian Events

The FEI has today published the list of nominated entries for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The list is now available on the FEI website here. The list details the athletes and horses that have achieved the minimum eligibility standards required for London 2012, and qualified National Federations will make their final selection of teams […]

Olympic Eventing Horse Inspections will not be Open to Public

The London organising committee (Locog) has announced that the eventing horse inspections at the 2012 London Olympic Games will not be open to the public, as is tradition in the sport. As a result, Hugh Thomas, one of Britain’s top officials, has resigned from the committee overseeing the competition. The Locog, who have accepted his […]