Juan Carlos Capelli

Longines Vice President Steps Down

These days many personnel changes are happening. There is also a big one at Swiss clock manufacturer Longines: Juan Carlos Capelli, vice president of marketing, will leave the company. This could have severe consequences for the equestrian sport, since he was the person responsible for big investments in the equestrian sport. From January, 14th Matthieu Baumgartner, […]

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Japanese Racing Association Supports 2020 Olympic Games

The Japanese Racing Association (JRA), has offered his official support for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. In contrast to official sponsors, official contributors are non-profit organisations, who promise their help for the Olympic Games. The JRA will provide the Equestrian Park for the Games for free – and also renovate the buildings. Furthermore the […]

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Eventing Stud Ramiro B Has Died

Ramiro B was said to be one of the most successful studs for great eventing horses. Now the horse has died at age 24 due to acute renal failure. The BWP stallion by Calvani/Wendekreis serviced numerous mares in Great Britain and sired among others the successful eventing horses Ballynoe Castle (Third place in the CCI4* […]

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Carsten Rotermund New Marketing Manager of the Westphalian Studbook

A surprising personnel change has taken place in Westphalia: Carsten Rotermund, leader of the service department at the FN, will change jobs and go to the Westphalian studbook, where he will lead auctions and marketing. This change will take place between the years 2019 and 2020. Long-standing leader of the auctions, Bernd Richter, will go […]

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Ingmar De Vos

Unanimous support for re-election of Ingmar De Vos as FEI President

Ingmar De Vos was today re-elected unopposed as President of the FEI at the General Assembly in Manama (BRN), where he pledged to build on the success of his first term in office. The Belgian native received unanimous support for a second four-year term from delegates representing the FEI’s 133 National Federations. It is the […]

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WEG Tryon

Ich bin dann mal WEG: Break Even and Apologies

The World Equestrian Games are almost over. Today we are looking at the marathon of the drivers, who have a shortened round and therefore can evade climbing the hill the eventing riders feared. Having a look at the heat this decision certainly was a good one. The para riders still have their individual competitions just […]

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Cancellation of Endurance competition at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

The remainder of today’s Endurance competition has been cancelled due to a potentially dangerously high combination of heat and humidity, and the conditions out on the trail following heavy rain this afternoon. The decision to cancel, which is in accordance with FEI General Regulations, Article 109.12 was unanimous between the President of the Ground Jury, […]

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Tryon 2018 Endurance Statement

As some teams were unfortunately misdirected at the start of today’s Endurance ride, the competition will be stopped at the first vet gate and re-started as a 120-kilometre championship.  In order to ensure that all horses are fit to compete they will all go through the vet check. Only horses that have passed the vet […]

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