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FEI signs landmark agreement with Olympic Channel

FEI signs landmark agreement with Olympic Channel

| June 20, 2016

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the global governing body for equestrian sport, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Olympic Channel. The FEI is one of 27 International Federations to have signed an agreement with the IOC to work together to bring sport to a massively increased television audience worldwide. “Sport touches many [...]

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Equestrian News NI Out of Office

Equestrian News NI Out of Office

| August 24, 2015

The Equestrian News NI office will be closed until the end of September due to staff holidays and essential website maintenance. If you would like to get in touch with us, please email info@equestriannewsni.co.uk and we will reply on our return. Thank you for your continued readership as we promote and report on equestrian activities [...]

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What’s On at Lessans This Summer

What’s On at Lessans This Summer

| May 13, 2015

Outdoor Cash Derby Sunday 3 May @ 1.30pm – the Lessans Cash Derby is back – and this time it’s moving outdoors…! Classes from 50cm warm-up to 1m. Ridden over a mixture of showjumps and cross-country fences, steps, bank, etc. Cash prizes up for grabs for higher classes; these will also be ridden partially on [...]

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Ireland Storm to Silver in Saratosa Modern Pentathlon

Ireland Storm to Silver in Saratosa Modern Pentathlon

| February 25, 2015

IRELAND stormed to silver in the mixed relay event at the Sarasota Modern Pentathlon World Cup yesterday on Sunday in Florida, USA. Irish Olympians, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle made a late charge for the podium by moving from eighth to second in the final combined run/shoot event.Ireland scored 15 victories in fencing to begin the [...]

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FEI Endurance Forum in Costa Rica discusses new Endurance rules

FEI Endurance Forum in Costa Rica discusses new Endurance rules

| February 2, 2015

FEI Endurance Forum in Costa Rica discusses new Endurance rules Over 64 delegates from FEI Group V attended an FEI Endurance Forum in Tilaran, Costa Rica on 23-25 January 2015, the first Forum following the introduction of the new Endurance rules on 1 August last year. FEI Group V covers Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican [...]

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Equestrian News NI Christmas Closure Dates

Equestrian News NI Christmas Closure Dates

| December 24, 2014

The Equestrian News NI Offices will be closed from Thursday 25th December until Thurs 1st January inclusive. We will be carrying out essential maintenance to the website during the break, however should anyone need to contact us, please email info@equestriannewsni.co.uk we would hope to follow up with any requests as soon as we open again. [...]

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Greenmount Equine Hospital

Greenmount Equine Hospital

| December 23, 2014

A new equine veterinary hospital is opening in Greenmount Park adjacent to Limerick Racecourse this Saturday. The hospital is located within the grounds of the old Greenmount Stud and the facility has been reinvigorated to create a centre of excellence for equine care.

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Belgium’s Ingmar De Vos elected as FEI President

Belgium’s Ingmar De Vos elected as FEI President

| December 15, 2014

Ingmar De Vos (BEL) was elected as President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) yesterday by an overwhelming majority in the first round of voting, earning 98 votes out of a possible 131. De Vos, 51, Secretary General of the FEI since May 2011, was elected to take charge of the world governing body of [...]

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Saintfield Santa Ride Launched in Style

Saintfield Santa Ride Launched in Style

| November 19, 2014

Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride was launched in style at Rowallane Garden Saintfield on Thursday 13th.Nov. and was kindly hosted by the National Trust. Taking on a Dowton Abbey theme guests were greeted on arrival by the Butler (Seamus Rodgers), the House Maid (Loraine Johnston) and the House Keeper (Vi Patterson) It was attended by Sponsors, [...]

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Yamamah flies to gold for Sheikh Hamdan

Yamamah flies to gold for Sheikh Hamdan

| August 29, 2014

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (UAE) and the outstanding mare Yamamah, means “little dove” in Arabic, led from the start to finish to win the individual gold medal at a challenging Endurance competition in Sartilly at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 to take over the world title from his father, Sheikh Mohammed. [...]

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Eagerly anticipated Endurance event at iconic site

Eagerly anticipated Endurance event at iconic site

| August 22, 2014

Endurance will see an impressive number of starters for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, beating all previous records by almost 10% when the 160-kilometre ride gets underway on Thursday 28 August. Written by By Berry Pattison The competition takes place in Sartilly, just over 100 kilometres from the main Games venue in [...]

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Alltech FEI World Equestrian GamesTM 2014 Land Rover Preview

Alltech FEI World Equestrian GamesTM 2014 Land Rover Preview

| August 15, 2014

In late August and early September, the finest horses and riders from a variety of disciplines will be heading to Normandy in France. They will be there for the seventh edition of the FEI World Equestrian Games which will officially be known as the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Normandy 2014. As proud Official Sponsor [...]

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Record Number of Nations for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014

Record Number of Nations for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014

| August 1, 2014

Riders, drivers, and vaulters representing no less than 74 nations have been nominated to compete in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, the FEI’s flagship event, which kicks off in 23 days. The number is an all-time high and represents a 25% increase compared to the nominated entries for any of the [...]

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Shetlands to Arabians at St Patrick’s Coast Endurance Event

Shetlands to Arabians at St Patrick’s Coast Endurance Event

| May 7, 2014

The inaugural St Patick’s Coast Endurance event was judged by all to be a grand success. Over 100 riders from juniors to pensioners competed in a wide selection of competitions from FEI to pleasure rides.  Indeed it was very much a family affair for Kelsie Erskine who rode along side her daughter and three grandchildren [...]

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France and Spain take top honours at Young Horses Championships in Italy

France and Spain take top honours at Young Horses Championships in Italy

| October 2, 2013

Written by Anna Williams, FEI French rider Aurelien Rocchia aboard Secret de Mon Coeur scooped individual gold, ahead of Spain’s Silvia Yebra Altimiras with Espoir de Bozouls, and Laurent Mosti (FRA) took bronze on Doria de Jansavis at the FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses in Italy last weekend. On Saturday 28th September, 67 [...]

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