Endurance

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Richardson and SMR Filouette Win 2015 Tevis Cup

August 02, 2015

Potato Richardson, 72, won his third Tevis Cup aboard his homebred 14-year-old Arabian mare SMR Filouette.... Read More

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Tevis Cup Offers Field Research Opportunities

July 31, 2015

This year researchers will be collecting blood to evaluate the horses' total protein, chloride, and potassium levels.... Read More

A horse competing in the Endurance World Championship appreciates a long, cool sip of water during the race.

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Drought, Temperature, Fires Challenge Tevis Water Supply

July 30, 2015

Organizers and volunteers are working to ensure an adequate water supply for participants in the 100-mile ride.... Read More

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FEI Issues Decisions on 2014 Prohibited Substance Cases

July 30, 2015

The tribunal suspended two riders and an owner for 24 months each after their horses tested positive for propoxyphene.... Read More

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FEI Lifts United Arab Emirates Suspension

July 27, 2015

The move follows an investigation into horse welfare issues and noncompliance with FEI endurance rules and regulations.... Read More

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AAEP to Host Focus on Poor Performance Educational Event

July 15, 2015

The event is designed to help vets assess, diagnose, and treat a range of performance-limiting diseases and conditions.... Read More

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FEI Bureau Hears United Arab Emirates Endurance Proposals

June 10, 2015

The FEI Bureau provisionally suspended the national federation due to horse welfare and other issues in endurance.... Read More

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FEI RuleApp Launched on Apple Store and Google Play

May 10, 2015

The free smartphone app is designed to give users full access to the federation's official rules and regulations.... Read More

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FEI Suspends UAE National Federation

March 12, 2015

The move follows an investigation into horse welfare issues and noncompliance with FEI endurance rules and regulations.... Read More

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FEI Removes UAE Endurance Events from Official Calendar

February 27, 2015

The FEI took an emergency measure to protect horse welfare and to preserve the integrity of its rules and regulations.... Read More

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (UAE) and the outstanding mare Yamamah (meaning “little dove” in Arabic) led from the start to finish to win the individual gold medal .

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WEG Continues; Endurance, Para-Dressage Medalists Decided

August 28, 2014

The competition at the 2014 World Equestrian Games with endurance, eventing, para-dressage, and reining.... Read More

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Costa Rican Endurance Horse Dies at World Equestrian Games

August 28, 2014

Dorado, an Arabian ridden by Claudia Romero Chacon, ran head-on into a tree early in the race and died instantly.... Read More

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Top 5 Endurance Horse Health Issues

July 23, 2014

From tendon injuries to backs that radiate heat--learn the most common health problems endurance horses face.... Read More

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'Minimalist' Endurance Saddle's Biomechanics Studied

June 21, 2014

The team found that it took the horse less time to finish a race in minimalist tack than in traditional tack.... Read More

FEI Director of Endurance Ian Williams addresses the session dedicated to the discipline during the 2014 FEI Sports Forum.

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Endurance Horse Welfare Initiatives Introduced

April 30, 2014

The Federation Equestre Internationale introduced steps designed to improve endurance equine welfare.... Read More

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Equine Body Type's Effect on Endurance Performance Studied

April 29, 2014

Researchers found that typical endurance-horse form and structure have little to do with racing success.... Read More

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10 Resources on Maintaining Performance Horse Health

April 24, 2014

Learn about management techniques and training protocols owners can use to give their horses the extra edge.... Read More

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Training Equine Athletes for Health, Fitness, and Longevity

April 16, 2014

Find out how a vet would train a horse from a Grand Prix dressage trainer, clinician, and veterinarian.... Read More

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AERC Presses for Horse Welfare Reforms

March 12, 2014

The American Endurance Ride Conference "condemns" abuses in international endurance riding competitions.... Read More

Meydan is an international supporter of equestrian sports, including endurance riding.

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Meydan Group Signs Sponsorship Agreement for 2014 WEG

February 26, 2014

The Meydan Group has become an official sponsor of the upcoming Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014. ... Read More

Andrew Finding, chair of the Endurance Strategic Planning Group, addressed attendees at the endurance conference on Sunday, where broad consensus was reached on the way forward for the sport.

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FEI Receives Positive Response to Endurance Strategic Plan

February 12, 2014

A team of veterinary surgeons also held its own scientifically based review and shared its views.... Read More

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Could Stress Cause Gastric Ulcers in Performance Horses?

January 05, 2014

Researchers are studying the ill-defined syndrome of "stress" and its potential role in ulcer development.... Read More

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Rutgers Announces Seminar on Caring for the Equine Athlete

December 03, 2013

Lecture topics will include conditioning, saddle fitting, and hoof balance, among others.... Read More

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FEI Endurance Group Seeks National Federation Agreement

November 26, 2013

The Endurance Strategic Planning Group is seeking the federations' feedback on 37 proposed recommendations.... Read More

The Endurance Strategic Planning Group’s series of far-reaching recommendations and strategic plan for the sport for the next decade were well received by delegates.

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FEI Endurance Group Calls for Immediate, Sustainable Action

November 07, 2013

The group called for immediate, sustainable action to safeguard horses' welfare.... Read More