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Worldwide Horse Show Cancellations Near One-Third of Total on 2020 Calendar, Suspension of Official Activities Extending

11 hours ago admin Comments Off on Worldwide Horse Show Cancellations Near One-Third of Total on 2020 Calendar, Suspension of Official Activities Extending
Horse show cancellations worldwide are near one-third of the total on the 2020 calendar as a result of the coronavirus pandemic with the suspension of equestrian activities being extended in Britain to the end of May. Lockdowns in many countries are decreed by governments with no easing on the horizon for Europe and North America Read More

FEI Implements New Dressage Ranking Method with March Standings Due to Coronavirus Impact on Events

16 hours ago admin Comments Off on FEI Implements New Dressage Ranking Method with March Standings Due to Coronavirus Impact on Events
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has changed the method of calculating world rankings as a temporary measure to deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that has already led to the cancellation or postponement of hundreds of horse shows. Read More

FEI “Strongly Recommends” Canceling All Horse Shows Worldwide for Next 4 Weeks to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic

3 weeks ago admin Comments Off on FEI “Strongly Recommends” Canceling All Horse Shows Worldwide for Next 4 Weeks to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic
The International Equestrian Federation "strongly recommends" closing all horse shows worldwide for the next four weeks, in a statement issued Friday just hours after cancelling the World Cups of dressage and jumping scheduled for Las Vegas in mid-April because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read More

Coronavirus Leads FEI to Cancel in Person Sports Forum, Switch to Online for Key Topics

4 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Coronavirus Leads FEI to Cancel in Person Sports Forum, Switch to Online for Key Topics
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Mar. 6, 2020--The International Equestrian Federation's annual Sports Forum scheduled for early April has canceled the in-person gathering in the Swiss city and switched to online for key topics. The FEI gave no indication about the status of its World Cups of dressage and jumping scheduled for Las Vegas the following week. Read More

FEI Imposes Costly Changes to Paperless Scoring, Other Digital Innovations at Dressage, Para-Dressage Competitions

2 months ago admin Comments Off on FEI Imposes Costly Changes to Paperless Scoring, Other Digital Innovations at Dressage, Para-Dressage Competitions
The FEI--International Equestrian Federation--has issued requirements that could have the effect of crippling paperless and spectator judging and cause delays on results for most dressage and para-dressage shows in the world. Read More

HiLo Scoring Proposal that Drew Opposition from Many Riders, Judges, Organizers, Spectators Reported Off Table–Again

1 year ago admin Comments Off on HiLo Scoring Proposal that Drew Opposition from Many Riders, Judges, Organizers, Spectators Reported Off Table–Again
A proposal for so-called HiLo scoring that was pushed for two years by the International Equestrian Federation but opposed by much of the rest of the dressage world--top riders, judges, show organizers and spectators--has reportedly been dropped by the FEI Read More

FEI Reports “Very High” Level of Interest, Quality of Submissions to Host 2022 Individual World Championships With 2 Weeks to Deadline

1 year ago admin Comments Off on FEI Reports “Very High” Level of Interest, Quality of Submissions to Host 2022 Individual World Championships With 2 Weeks to Deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb. 13, 2018--The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) reported Wednesday "very high" level of interest and quality of submissions two weeks ahead of the deadline to bid for world championships in 2022 of the eight international horse sports that for 28 years were combined into a single World Equestrian Games. Read More

Alleged Abuse Case Involving Rider & Trainer at Wellington Dressage CDI Sidestepped by International & USA Federations

1 year ago admin Comments Off on Alleged Abuse Case Involving Rider & Trainer at Wellington Dressage CDI Sidestepped by International & USA Federations
WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 29, 2019--A decision by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and considered appropriate by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to not become involved in one of the first alleged incidents of violence at a horse show after America's Safe Sport Act was signed into law has thrust dressage judges into the unfamiliar role of dealing with violent actions that occur on show grounds Read More