Tag: Olympics

Feb 15, 2019

FEI Olympic Qualifications Focus on Horse Welfare

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) announced that they will be closely monitoring all horse-and-rider combinations competing at the four- and five-star level to ensure that they are adhering to the rules regarding rest periods between competitions in the lead-up to the Olympic Games next year.

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May 26, 2019 Eventing News

China, Thailand, and Poland secure Tokyo 2020 Eventing Team Slots

China, Thailand, and Poland secured their equestrian team tickets to next summer’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at special eventing qualifiers held in Saumur (FRA) and Baborówko (POL) over the weekend.

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Jun 09, 2017 Eventing News

FEI President Welcomes IOC Confirmation of Equestrian Sport in 2024 Olympics

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.

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Nov 23, 2016 Competitions

USEF Votes "Yes" To Landmark Olympic Format Changes

In yesterday’s historic vote, the FEI General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposed format changes to the Olympic Games, including limiting nations to a three-member team. These changes will now go to the IOC Executive Board for final approval in 2017.

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Nov 22, 2016 Competitions

FEI General Assembly Votes in Favor of Olympic Rule Changes

The FEI General Assembly has today voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed format changes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020, which will now go to the IOC Executive Board for final approval in 2017.

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Nov 21, 2016 Competitions

FEI General Assembly Has Final Debate Regarding Olympic Team Structure

Olympic formats were the key topic at the FEI General Assembly session in the Japanese capital this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s crucial vote on the proposals that will be submitted to the IOC on the formats for the three Olympic equestrian disciplines at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The format for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo were also up for discussion.

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Aug 10, 2016 Competitions

FEI Uses Rio Olympic Games to Introduce New Fans to Equestrian Sport

Always trying to introduce equestrianism to the masses, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) is using the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to put on a fresh face for horse and non-horse enthusiasts alike.

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Aug 10, 2016 Competitions

Phillip Dutton Wins Eventing Individual Bronze Medal at Rio Olympic Games

Eventing Team member Phillip Dutton capped off three days of brilliant riding by winning the Individual Bronze medal at the Rio Olympic Games. Dutton finished on a score of 51.80. Michael Jung of Germany won the Individual Gold medal for the second consecutive time and Nicolas Astier of France took home the Silver medal.

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Aug 09, 2016 Competitions

Team USA Accepted in Final Horse Inspection

Forty-seven horses were listed on the order of go for the second horse inspection, including Boyd Martin’s Blackfoot Mystery and Phillip Dutton’s Mighty Nice. One, Just Chocolate, from Japan was not presented for inspection. Of the 46 that did present, three were held, but accepted upon re-inspection

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Aug 08, 2016 Competitions

Phillip Dutton and Boyd Martin Stand Fifth and Six after Cross-Country at Rio Olympic Games

Cross-country, the heart of eventing competition, proved to be demanding for the 64 athlete-and-horse combinations who contested Pierre Michelet's technical course at the Olympic Equestrian Center at Deodoro on Monday.

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Aug 08, 2016 Competitions

U.S. Olympic Eventing Team Sixth After Dressage, Dutton Highest Placed American in 15th

Eventing competition at the Olympic Equestrian Center at Deodoro continued on Sunday with the second day of dressage. The U.S. Olympic Eventing Team moved up from seventh place and is now tied with New Zealand for sixth place on a total of 137.50.

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