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Equine Herpes Virus Detected in One Horse in Ocala, Florida Shows Impose BioHazard Measures

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Equine Herpes Virus Detected in One Horse in Ocala, Florida Shows Impose BioHazard Measures
The Equine Herpes Virus that has forced closure of horse events in 10 Continental European countries has spread to the United States with a single horse at a farm in Ocala, Florida found to be infected leading to organizers of the Florida shows to impose biosecurity measures and clamp down on horses being shipped in. As of Wednesday afternoon no cases of the virus known as EHV-1 were reported... Read More

FEI Defends Decision to Allocate Almost All World Cup Starting Places to Europe, Others May be Invited If Any Places Unfilled

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on FEI Defends Decision to Allocate Almost All World Cup Starting Places to Europe, Others May be Invited If Any Places Unfilled
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) on Thursday defended its decision to allocate to Europe 15 of the 18 starting places at this year's dressage World Cup Final but said a non-league athlete could "potentially" go if there is an unfilled spot Read More

Brazil Olympian Leandro Aparecido Da Silva Suspended from International Competitions & Events for Mistreatment of Pony

4 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Brazil Olympian Leandro Aparecido Da Silva Suspended from International Competitions & Events for Mistreatment of Pony
Brazil Olympic rider Leandro Aparecido Da Silva is not allowed to participate in any international competitions or events under a suspension imposed as a result of mistreating a pony in an incident that drew condemnation when shown on social media Read More

Isabell Werth to be International Dressage Riders Club President, Klaus Roeser Secretary General

4 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Isabell Werth to be International Dressage Riders Club President, Klaus Roeser Secretary General
Isabell Werth, the most decorated Olympic equestrian in history and outspoken on issues she views as important for dressage, on Monday was to be elected president of the International Dressage Riders Club while German team chef d'equipe Klaus Roeser was to become secretary-general. Read More

FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December
The FEI has put off for three weeks a decision on whether to accept a US federation request to withdraw approval of international jumping events from the newly built World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida. The events for 2021 are still on the official FEI calendar. Read More

Move to Keep Top Hats for High Level Dressage Too Late; More Colorful Tailcoats, Jackets to be Allowed for Grand Prix, Special

6 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Move to Keep Top Hats for High Level Dressage Too Late; More Colorful Tailcoats, Jackets to be Allowed for Grand Prix, Special
A move by many of the world's top dressage riders to keep top hats for high level competitions has apparently failed before making it to the International Equestrian Federation's governing General Assembly next month as, the FEI said Tuesday, it was submitted after the deadline for proposed changes. Read More