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For 2018, the Fédération Équestre Interationale (FEI) created a new personnel category called Permitted Equine Therapists (PETs) who are allowed to perform “Restricted Therapies” at FEI competitions. These restricted therapies include electrical current devices (e.g. TENS machines, NMES and H-wave); therapeutic ultrasound therapy; vacuum therapy; and physical therapies (e.g.
Original Post Date: 07/03/2018 - 13:09   |   Last Updated: 2018:07:03 13:09:23

Oliver Townend (GBR) is eventing's new world number one in the FEI Rankings, taking over from longtime leader Michael Jung (GER).Jung, reigning Olympic champion, has held the top spot since the middle of 2015, but he has now been replaced by 35-year-old Townend following his thrilling victory at the Lexington (USA) CCI4* last weekend.Townend (35) was briefly world number one in 2009 - a stellar year for him when he won the Badminton (GBR) CCI4* and Burghley (GBR) CCI4* titles - and he now reclaimed the top spot.
Original Post Date: 05/02/2018 - 11:17   |   Last Updated: 2018:05:02 11:20:16

This year the governing body of equestrian sports, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), is going to increase testing of the human athletes in preparation for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina. While the well-being of the horses is always top priority, and it is well established what a controlled substance is for a horse, the same rules are not as well understood for riders. Why is it important for riders to understand and obey human drug rules?
Original Post Date: 04/17/2018 - 08:22   |   Last Updated: 2018:04:17 08:46:08

Eventing’s “quiet” season has been anything but quiet this year, and the past few weeks have seen a series of key meetings focusing on important aspects of the sport.
Original Post Date: 02/13/2018 - 10:26   |   Last Updated: 2018:02:13 10:27:41

FEI President Ingmar De Vos opened the FEI General Assembly in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo, delivering the keynote address to just under 250 delegates representing 106 of the FEI’s 134 National Federations.
Original Post Date: 11/21/2017 - 18:07   |   Last Updated: 2017:11:21 23:05:15

The FEI General Assembly 2017 is taking place November 18-21, 2017, at the Sheraton Montevideo Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay.On Tuesday, November 21, there will be a live stream of the General Assembly available via this link from 9:00 a.m. local time.All information on the FEI General Assembly, including the programme, is available here.
Original Post Date: 11/17/2017 - 15:12   |   Last Updated: 2017:11:17 15:12:24

The German venue of Luhmühlen has been allocated hosting rights to the FEI European Eventing Championships 2019.This will be the sixth time that Luhmühlen has hosted the European Championships, having previously staged the Championships in 1975, 1979, 1987, 1999 and most recently in 2011. It also hosted the world championships in 1982. Luhmühlen was the fourth event in the world to become a four-star when it joined this elite group in 2005.
Original Post Date: 08/17/2017 - 09:41   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:17 09:46:57

A delegation of four international grooms representing the three Olympic disciplines were welcomed to FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) by FEI President Ingmar De Vos this week to participate in the inaugural Grooms Working Group meeting.The first meeting of its kind, the working group was created following a recent survey among National Federations to determine the best way to improve communications and interaction with grooms and what the FEI can do to help them.
Original Post Date: 07/19/2017 - 11:27   |   Last Updated: 2017:07:19 11:27:37

The FEI President has welcomed today’s confirmation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that equestrian sport will be in the Olympic program for the 2024 Games and approval of the Olympic formats submitted by the FEI for the Tokyo 2020 Games. The quota for equestrian at the 2020 Games remains unchanged.
Original Post Date: 06/09/2017 - 13:35   |   Last Updated: 2017:06:09 13:35:37

Original Post Date: 01/31/2017 - 14:15   |   Last Updated: 2017:01:31 11:17:01

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