The FEI oversees around 70 rankings and standings across all the disciplines, from World Rankings calculated on a monthly basis for Athletes, Horses and/or combinations, to league, team and regional based standings for Series such as the FEI World Cup™ and FEI Nations Cup™, as well as a variety of youth categories, among others.

Jumping: Henrik von Eckermann extends his lead to 20 months

There are few changes in the new Longines Rankings for the month of April, with nine athletes remaining in the top 10, while Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) maintains his firm grip on the top spot with a commanding 3533 points. Britain’s Ben Maher (3414 points) has been chasing von Eckermann the last few months and has slightly narrowed the gap to 109 points. Steve Guerdat (SUI) closes out the Top 3, maintaining his position from the previous month with 3170 points.

Canadians in the top 100 remain unchanged, with Tiffany Foster edging up from 19 to 17, Erynn Ballard in 41st, Amy Millar 52nd and Mario Deslauriers 67th.

It is also interesting to note that in the ‘Combinations’ list where horse/rider points are tallied, Canada’s Ali Ramsay is in 17th place with Bonita VH Keizershof Z and 93rd with Conrado 12; on the individual list she sits 116th. In the World Cup North American League standings, Vanessa Mannix is top Canadian in 11th place with 30 points earned with strong performances in WC classes in Las Vegas and Toronto last year. In the overall World Rankings, however, she is 175th.

(To read how Longines Jumping Ranking points are determined, click here.)

Dressage: Jessica von Bredow Werndl remains No.1

No changes at the top of the Dressage World Ranking for Athletes. Jessica Von Bredow-Werndl (GER) remains No.1 with 2190 points. Isabell Werth (GER) ascends to second place with 2100 points, surpassing Charlotte Fry (GBR) who is now third on 2052 points. Ryan Torkkeli continues to be Canada’s only only top-100 rider, in 80th place, with his mount Sternenwanderer 86th.

In the Horse rankings, Emilio 102, one of the most successful horses of the last decade, retires as the World number 2. Only TSF Dalera BB (2190 points) surpasses Emilio 102 (1896 points), and the top three is closed by Everdale with 1873 points.

(To read how Dressage Ranking points are determined, click here.)

Para-Dressage: Rihards Snikus and The Netherlands still in command

Rihards Snikus (LAT) maintains his position at the top of the Individual Ranking, boasting 1613 points. Sara Morganti (ITA) securely holds onto the second spot with 1583 points, while Kate Shoemaker (USA) remains steady in third place with 1556 points. As for the Team Ranking, the Netherlands assert their dominance at the forefront with a collective tally of 1333 points. Germany closely trails behind, only one point shy of the leaders, while Great Britain rounds out the top three with 1311 points. Roberta Sheffield remains Canada’s top competitor in 34th place; Canada sits 20th in the Team standings.

(To read how Endurance Ranking points are determined, click here.)

Eventing: Oliver Townend & Great Britain’s dominance continues

Great Britain’s Oliver Townend maintains his supremacy atop the FEI Eventing World Athlete Ranking for the seventh consecutive month, holding steady with 569 points. British athletes continue to dominate, with seven athletes securing positions within the top ten. Rosalind Canter is in second place with 546 points, and breaking the British stronghold, we find Boyd Martin representing the United States in third place (471 points).

Canadian representation on the list includes Karl Slezak in 66th spot, Jessica Phoenix 72nd and Colleen Loach 79th.

(To read how Eventing Ranking points are determined, click here.)

Driving: Bruder, Exell and Hölle: three solid leaders

No major changes in the three Driving rankings, with the same athletes on top for the last few months. Boyd Exell (AUS) continue to maintain his strong leadership of the Four-in-Hand with 303 points, followed by son and father Ijsbrand and Bram Chardon (NED). Martin Hölle (HUN) commands the Pairs Ranking with 90 points, just one more point than Germany’s Dennis Schneiders. Kelly Bruder (CAN) remains at the top of the Singles Ranking on 92 points.

(To read how Driving Ranking points are determined, click here.)

Endurance: Melody Theolissat and Abdelhak Kaddouri maintain the lead

The French contingent is now leading the Individual ranking, with Melody Theolissat (FRA) as solid leader of the FEI Endurance Riders World Ranking with 976 points. Virginie Atger (FRA), who has climbed three positions, is now second with 944 points, while Julia Montagne (FRA) ascends one position to close the top three on 942 points.

(To read how Endurance Ranking points are determined, click here.)

You can check all FEI Rankings here.

~ with files from FEI Communications