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FEI Award winners (L-R) Carmen Thiemann (GER), Colonel Nuñez, director of National Army School of Uruguay; Joann Formosa (AUS); Reed Kessler (USA); and Charlotte Dujardin (GBR).
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Equestrian world’s stars honored at FEI awards

Awards recognise outstanding contribution to the progress and excellence of equestrian sport.

Jonquil Solt, former Chair of the International Paralympic Equestrian Committee (IPEC) and FEI Para Equestrian Committee, will be awarded the Paralympic Order by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) at a special awards ceremony in Athens (GRE) later this month.
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Para-equestrian first for official Jonquil Solt

First time the Paralympic Order has been bestowed on an equestrian.

Jump Canada named the Ziegler family of Artisan Farms its "Owner of the Year" for 2013 during a special ceremony at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON, on November 6. Pictured (L-R) Jump Canada Chair John Taylor, Caitlin and Carlene Zeigler, Karen Hendry-Ouellette, Manager of Sport - Jumping Department, Equine Canada.
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Artisan Farm Canada’s Jumping Owner of the Year

Backers of Eric Lamaze and Tiffany Foster receive second award for Owner of the Year.

Rubber Duck beats My Little Pony into Toy Hall of Fame
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Rubber Duck beats My Little Pony into Toy Hall of Fame

Little quacker out-muscles plastic ponies in race for toybox glory.

Max is now in a loving new home after being seized in a neglect case. Photo: World Horse Welfare
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A fresh start for Max and Dougal after neglect

Pony pair in loving home after being seized from muddy, rubbish-filled environment.

The FEI and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), have joined forces to create the International Horse Sports Confederation (IHSC). The agreement was formally signed by FEI President Princess Haya and IFHA Chairman Louis Romanet during the FEI General Assembly 2013 in Montreux.
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FEI’s alliance with horse racing a ‘profound milestone’

International Horse Sports Confederation to aid co-operation between racing, equestrian sport.

Oh, crap! Worrying evidence of weed dispersal in horse dung
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Oh, crap! Worrying evidence of weed dispersal in horse dung

Horses have potential to disperse seeds over long distances – review.

NZ's Trackside TV to move to Auckland
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NZ’s Trackside TV to move to Auckland

The NZ Racing Board will consolidate its broadcasting operations from Petone, Avalon and Ellerslie to a purpose-built facility in Auckland late next year.

$20.14 gets Canadian fans action at WEG 2014
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$20.14 gets Canadian fans action at WEG 2014

Just $20.14 will get fans a piece of the Canadian action at WEG 2014.

McLain Ward and Rothchild charge over the GroupBy oxer to take the $100,000 Hickstead FEI World Cup Grand Prix on Wednesday night at Canada's Royal Horse Show. Ward also took the afternoon’s $15,000 McKee Family International Jumper Challenge aboard Wings.
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‘Hickstead’ World Cup goes to McLain Ward and Rothchild

Fifth win in prestigious event now named for the late showjumper Hickstead.

ESNZ CEO Jim Ellis
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Endurance group negotiated ‘trickiest of waters’ – CEO

Equestrian Sports NZ boss Jim Ellis praises British counterpart’s handling of endurance issues.

Members of the Endurance Strategic Planning Group lay out their vision before national federation delegates during the special two-hour endurance session at the FEI General Assembly today. Photo: Edouard Curchod/FEI
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No place in endurance for cheating, delegates told

Delegates to FEI General Assembly told failure is not an option in endurance reform.

Inspired by horses: The future of Toyotas?
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Inspired by horses: The future of Toyotas?

Toyota concept inspired by the emotional connection between riders and horses.

Equestrian estate for sale on shores of Wisconsin lake
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Equestrian estate for sale on shores of Wisconsin lake

The 115-acre estate features a heated 14-stall stable complex and indoor arena.

RK3DE 2013 winner Andrew Nicholson and Quimbo.
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Team contest for Kentucky Three-Day-Event

“Friendly” teams event next year to help prepare nations for WEG 2014.

Part of Canada's Animals In War Dedication in Ottawa.
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Call to honour war sacrifices of animals on Canada’s Remembrance Day

“Countless animals, named and unnamed, have served and saved human lives in the process.”

NRM is the title sponsor for New Zealand's 2014 Horse of the Year show.
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NRM signs on as NZ HoY title sponsor

Three-year-deal reiterates NRM’s stance as “firmly committed to the equine industry”.

Free concussion testing for US jockeys
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Free concussion testing for US jockeys

Baseline concussion testing will be free for riders using Jockey Club’s Jockey Health Information System.

Endurance being singled out, suggests Danish official
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Endurance being singled out, suggests Danish official

Lack of focus on horse welfare and drugs in all equestrian disciplines – official.

German dressage rider Isabell Werth, pictured on El Santo NRW, is among several high-profile riders advocating the use of riding helmets.
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Isabell Werth cops six-month ban for medication breach

German federation imposes ban after stomach med cimetidine was found in competing horse.

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