Paris 2024 Accreditation Process

Lausanne (SUI), 1 February 2023. –The FEI has launched the sport specialist Media Application Process for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and has set up a dedicated platform for media wishing to apply for Es (sport specific journalists) and Eps (sport specific photographers) Media Accreditation in Paris.     The deadline to complete and submit an […]

“Alan Smith 1933 – 2022”

It is with great regret and sadness that we wish to inform our members of the passing of Alan Smith at the age of 89. Alan, one of the founders of the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists, was a veteran of 17 Olympic Games (nine Summer and eight Winter) and served as the Telegraph Sport […]

New board elected, no more bureau

The ECCO FEI World Championship in Herning 2022 has come, swept us up in a swirl, and is gone again. The IAEJ General Assembly took place in a gap between morning shuttles and the show jumping horse inspection on the 8th of August. There is not much slack time on a championship nowadays and we […]

FEI Approves Updated Horse Health Requirements

Among the first decisions taken by the FEI Board at their two-day meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland (June 21-22), were updates to the sanction system for the Horse Health Requirements introduced in response to the severe EHV-1 outbreak in mainland Europe last year. The system has been in place since November 1, 2021. According to the […]


The FEI has published the first section of a three-part report following its investigation into the outbreak of the neurological form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) in Spain in February, 2021. The outbreak resulted in the deaths of 18 horses in mainland Europe and confirmed related cases in 10 countries. The FEI pledged to have […]

California’s Nations Cup Cancelled

The FEI advised today that the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ qualifier in San Juan Capistrano, California, scheduled for May 10-15, has been cancelled due to the ongoing EHV-1 outbreak in the state.This is the third qualifier in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ series 2022, and is one of three North/Central America & Caribbean […]


Following the decision to remove all international equestrian events in Russia and Belarus from the FEI Calendar, the FEI Board has announced an Emergency Board Resolution to prohibit the participation of all Russian and Belarusian Athletes, Horses and Officials in international events. Further to the recommendation of the IOC Executive Board on February 28, 2022, […]

Reminder: Accreditation for 2022 World Championships in Herning, Denmark

Applications for media accreditation to the ECCO FEI 2022 World Championships in Jumping, Dressage, Para-dressage and Vaulting (August 6-14) can be made at The application process concludes on June 30, 2022. For further information regarding press accreditation, please contact


Accreditation procedures are now open for the FEI World Championships 2022 Eventing (September 15-18) and Driving (September 22-25) in Pratoni del Vivaro. Members are urged to apply for accreditation and book accommodation as soon as possible. The Organizing Committee has booked a number of rooms in various hotels in Frascati which is only 12km from […]

Reports on Tokyo, Paris and Los Angeles Olympic Games on IOC Schedule

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will hold a remote meeting between December 7 and December 9, 2021 from Olympic House, Lausanne. The EB is scheduled to recieve reports from the organisers of the Tokyo, Paris and Los Angeles Olympic Games on Wednesday December 8. Please click here to see the schedule The […]