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FEI Launches Global Safety Helmet Campaign

December 18, 2012

The move prefaces the implementation of a rule mandating the use of helmets while riding at FEI events.... Read More

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Animal Health Experts Head to Panama for Sport Horse Talks

December 07, 2012

Attendees will work to find a solution to current import and export procedure problems.... Read More

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Program for 2013 FEI Sports Forum Released

November 30, 2012

The international movement of horses is among the topics that will be discussed at the event.... Read More

Dressage horse Jerich Parzival, ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen of the Netherlands, was eliminated from team competition because judges noticed blood in his saliva. The spot where he bit his tongue during his test is shown here.

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FEI Adopts Dressage 'Blood Rule' at General Assembly

November 19, 2012

The rule states that any horse with "fresh blood" on its body will be definitively eliminated.... Read More

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King-Dye Receives 2012 FEI 'Against All Odds Award'

November 15, 2012

King-Dye suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2010 when a horse she was riding tripped and fell. ... Read More

Dressage horse Jerich Parzival, ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen of the Netherlands, was eliminated from team competition because judges noticed blood in his saliva. The spot where he bit his tongue during his test is shown here.

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Welfare Group: FEI 'On the Right Track' in Addressing Welfare Issues

November 09, 2012

A World Horse Welfare representative spoke on the topic at the 2012 FEI General Assembly, held Thursday.... Read More

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UK Lecture Series Presents Olympian Reed Kessler

October 26, 2012

Kessler is the youngest U.S. Equestrian Team member in history to take part in the Olympic Games.... Read More

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Paralympic Riders, Horses Clean of Prohibited Substances

September 14, 2012

All human and equine samples taken during the Para-Equestrian competitions at Greenwich Park tested clean.... Read More

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Deceased Show Jumper Hickstead Honored with Statue

September 13, 2012

Hickstead collapsed and died last year in a Verona, Italy, jumping ring due to an aortic rupture.... Read More

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Freestyle Medals Awarded at Para-Equestrian Games

September 04, 2012

The Para-Equestrian Dressage at the Paralympic Games closed with the freestyle competition.... Read More

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Baker, Puch Take Gold in Monday's Paralympic Freestyle

September 03, 2012

Natasha Baker (GBR) and Pepo Puch (AUT) took home freestyle golds in their respective Grades.... Read More

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Medals Awarded in Team, Individual Paralympic Equestrian

September 02, 2012

Medals in both the team and individual para-dressage competition were awarded today.... Read More

Great Britain's Lee Pearson celebrated historic gold individual and team medals at the first Para-Dressage World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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Special-Needs Athletes? Not These Horses, Vets Say

September 01, 2012

Paralympic dressage horses often necessitate the same medical care as dressage horses for able-bodied riders.... Read More

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Paralympic Debutants Take Grade II, IB Gold Medals

September 01, 2012

The first equestrian medals of the London 2012 Paralmypic Games won by first-time Paralympians.... Read More

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Para-Dressage Continues in London, Great Britain Leads

August 31, 2012

All Grades have completed the team test and all-time record holders Great Britain have taken an early lead.... Read More

Lee Pearson and Gentleman give Great Britain a first strong team score at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

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Para-Dressage Begins in London with Grades II, IB Team Tests

August 30, 2012

The equestrian events of the London 2012 Paralympic Games got off to a partly wet and windy start.... Read More

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London 2012 Para-Equestrian Events Begin Aug. 30

August 28, 2012

Seventy-eight riders and 77 horses will be competing over the six days of competition from Aug. 30 to Sept. 4.... Read More

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All Test Samples from Olympic Equestrian Events Negative

August 16, 2012

All human and equine samples taken during the Olympic equestrian events at Greenwich Park were negative.... Read More

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Olympic Modern Pentathletes Getting Ready to Ride

August 10, 2012

Forty competition horses and 15 training horses remain in Greenwhich Park for the modern pentathlon.... Read More

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FEI Secretary on Disqualification of Canadian Olympic Horse

August 09, 2012

FEI Secretary General Ingmar de Vos issued a statement on Victor's elimination due to hypersensitivity.... Read More

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History Made during Individual Dressage Final in London

August 09, 2012

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro smashed the previous Olympic record with a 90.089 to take the individual gold.... Read More

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Guerdat takes Individual Jumping Gold in London

August 08, 2012

Steve Guerdat (SUI) was the only rider in the final to maintain a clean sheet in today's two rounds.... Read More

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Olympic Gold for Great Britain in Team Dressage Competition

August 07, 2012

The Brits took home team Gold, Germany the Silver, and the Netherlands the Bronze.... Read More

Santana lost his left eye in a stable accident three years ago.

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Dressage Horse, Blind in One Eye, Makes Olympic Debut

August 06, 2012

After losing an eye in a stable accident, the Swedish dressage horse Santana made an Olympic-sized recovery.... Read More

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Great Britain wins Jump-Off, Takes Olympic Jumping Team Gold

August 06, 2012

Great Britain's team won an intense jump-off against the Dutch team to take Gold in the team competition.... Read More