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FEI General Assembly Elects De Vos

Baku. Azerbaijan. December 14, 2014–FEI Secretary General Ingmar de Vos has been elected president of the FEI to succeed HRH Princess Haya. De Vos, who has been FEI Secretary General since 2011, captured 98 votes in the first round of the election at the FEI General Assembly in Baku, Azerbaijan, easily defeating his three rivals […]

Media Accreditation Process for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Written and photographic press wishing to apply for accreditation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games should have been contacted by their respective organizations by now.  The International Olympic Committee has established a quota of E* (Journalist) accreditations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games which have been distributed by National Olympic Committees (NOC) to press organizations […]

Judith Draper

We were recently alerted by our British colleagues (BEWA) that long time member Judith Draper had passed away. Alan Smith writes: Judith Draper, our beloved friend and erstwhile colleague, lost her long battle with cancer in the early hours of November 7th, at the all-too-early age of 71. Judi – or Jood if you prefer, […]

Media Credential Application Now Available for FEI World Cup Finals in Las Vegas

The FEI World Cup Finals return to Las Vegas, April 15-19, 2015, marking the Finals’ first time in the U.S. since 2009. The Thomas & Mack Center will host both the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final and the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final. This marks the sixth time that Las Vegas has […]

Journalists Win Battle for Harsher Penalties in Horse Abuse Case

Two journalists have won their protest against the FEI for failing to apply an appropriate sanction in a case of horse abuse. IAEJ Bureau Award winner Pippa Cuckson, and former Horse & Hound editor Lucy Higginson sought harsher penalties for an endurance rider who was seen kicking and hitting his horse in the closing stages […]