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FEI Sports Forum and Extraordinary General Assembly

Media wishing to attend the FEI Sports Forum 2015 and FEI Extraordinary General Assembly, which takes place April 27-28 in Lausanne, Switzerland, must register online at  http://www.fei.org/fei/about-fei/sportsforum/2015 by April 10. The opening day’s agenda items include an evaluation of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ and its future, the future of Dressage and Eventing and the […]

FEI Suspends UAE National Federation

Lausanne, Switzerland. March 12, 2015 — The FEI Bureau has suspended the National Federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for an indeterminate period following an investigation by the FEI into major horse welfare issues and non-compliance with FEI Rules and Regulations in the discipline of Endurance. The Bureau, chaired by FEI President Ingmar De […]


Please note that the accreditation deadline for this year’s World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany (May 29 -31) is April 30, 2015. Go to the website: chioaachen.de click on Services and then Media or go direct to: press-accreditation@chioaachen.de. Aachen have pushed forward their traditional CHIO from July to the new May date because they are staging the […]


Lausanne, Switzerland. February 25. — The FEI announced today that all specialised equestrian written and photographic press wishing to secure accreditation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games through the FEI, must apply by Friday, March 6. The previous deadline of February 20 has been extended because the FEI set their original deadline in accordance with […]


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission saw solid progress being made during its eighth visit (February 23-25) to the 2016 host city of Rio de Janeiro. Sports venues are taking shape and numerous engagement initiatives like ticketing, volunteering and the Olympic Torch Relay are up and running. Commission Chair Nawal El Moutawakel noted: “The […]