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Olympic Workshop Reviews Horse Health Concerns

"Horses will be better cared for than the human athletes at the equestrian Olympic Games in Hong Kong this summer," said International Olympic Committee Medical Director Patrick Schamasch, MD, at the end of the pre-Olympic Workshop held by the Read More

Veterinary Preparations for Hong Kong Equestrian Events

Christopher M. Riggs, BVSc, PhD, DEO, Dipl. ECVS, MRCVS, Head of Veterinary Clinical Services at the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), reported on the veterinary arrangements for the forthcoming Games at a pre-Olympic Workshop held by the Fédération Read More

Summer Games: Keeping Equine Athletes Cool

David Marlin, BSc (Hons.) PhD, of David Marlin Consulting Ltd., worked on heat and humidity research for the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. He elaborated on some important steps being taken to protect horses from the worst effects of heat Read More

Rider Education, Equipment, Course Design Considered at Eventing Risk Forum

Leaders in the sport of eventing are attempting to reach new heights in education, experimentation, data collection, and communication in their quest to reduce the risk of accidents among equestrian athletes. These were the main themes to emerge Read More

Australia Equine Flu Complicates 2008 Olympic Team Qualification

The 2007 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) regional Olympic dressage qualification event, which was scheduled to take place Oct. 24 through 28, is among the hundreds of equestrian events that have been cancelled as a result of the Read More

FEI Vets to Provide Guidance on Hong Kong Olympic Conditions

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) will host a workshop to provide guidance in preparing equine athletes for the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong. The event, organized by the FEI's welfare subcommittee, will take place in Lausanne, Read More

New FEI Eventing Safety Group Holds First Meeting

The Fédération Equestre Internationale's new safety subcommittee held its first meeting on June 18 in London.

International rider and course designer David O'Connor chairs the group. Committee members include: Chris Bartle, international Read More

FEI Forming Permanent Eventing Safety Sub-Committee

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) released a statement earlier this week, stating that the organization is seriously concerned by the fatal accidents which have occurred in Eventing over the last months. Although the FEI does Read More

FEI President Nominated to International Olympic Committee

Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) President HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is one of four individuals nominated by the International Olympic Committee Executive Board for election as Committee members. The International Olympic Read More

FEI: 2008 Olympic Games Progress Report

Delegates of the Hong Kong Equestrian Company have reported on the progress made thus far in the preparations for the 2008 Olympic Games. The presentation, which was followed by a question and answer session, covered key areas including venues Read More