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 […]


Media Accreditation for the inaugural FEI Para-Equestrian Forum is now open. The Forum will take place March 21-22, 2015 at the Exhibition Centre in Essen, Germany and cover key topics, including Para-Equestrian Dressage at the Paralympic Games, an update on Rio 2016, classification and the development of Para-Equestrian Reining. The preliminary timetable, information on accommodation and travel […]

Press Accreditation Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The FEI is reminding all written and photographic press hoping for accreditation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to contact the National Olympic Committee (NOC) in the country in which their media organisation is based (Click here for the contact details of your NOC). Specialized equestrian media who have been unable to secure accreditation through […]

Toronto Pan Am Games Accommodation

Looking for accommodation for this summer’s Pan Am Games?  There really is nothing close to the Caledon Equestrian Parkâ?¦and going downtown to Toronto is a 45 minute to 60 minute drive at the best of times. Jennifer Anstey has supplied the following as a guide to accommodation options in the vicinity of the CEP. It is […]


Attention all members. The deadline for submission of entries for the Alltech A+ Awards has been extended to January 16 owing to internet gremlins and the cyber attack which crippled the IAEJ website over the holidays and prevented members from downloading entry forms.  Please send your entries as soon as possible to contest coordinator Kim […]

Call for Entries: 2014 Alltech A+ Award

It’s that time of year again. The deadline for entries in the 2014 Alltech A+ Awards is fast approaching. Entering is easy and the rewards are definitely worth it. The Alltech A+ Awards are open to all IAEJ members and honor creativity, passion and excellence in equestrian journalism.  This year contest entries must be related to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian […]


Applications for accreditation for the 2015 FEI European Championships (August 11-23) in Aachen, Germany are now being accepted. The famed show grounds in the Soers will host European Championships in Jumping, Dressage, Reining and Vaulting. Applications can be found in the Media section under the Info tab at Organisers are requesting applicants to upload […]

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 â?? or Jood if you prefer, […]