Author: FEI

18-year-old super-stallion retires in emotional finale; Colombia’s Carlos Lopez finishes a close second ahead of Netherlands’ Harrie Smolders in third

In a fairytale finish to his fabulous career, the 18-year-old super-stallion Taloubet Z carried Christian Ahlmann to victory in front of their home crowd at the tenth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/2018 Western European League in Leipzig, Germany today. Last to go in an edge-of-the-seat 15-horse jump-off it seemed it would be almost too good to be true if they could beat the rest of the world-class field at a show where they enjoyed so many successes over the years. But they did it and, in his usual style, the extraordinary Taloubet made it look...

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Pacific and Central European League athletes earn tickets to Paris Final

Australia’s Hanna tops the Pacific League Final; Russia’s Merkulova and Karasiova from Belarus claim the two Central European slots by Louise Parkes Pacific and Central European League athletes earn tickets to Paris Final Mary Hanna AUS LWS.jpg Australia’s Mary Hanna claimed the single available qualifying spot for the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2018 Final in Paris (FRA) in April when coming out on top at the Pacific League Final at Boneo Park, Boneo (AUS) last Saturday riding Calanta. (FEI/Stephen Mowbray   Mary Hanna (63) claimed the single available qualifying spot for the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2018 Final in...

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Espoir lives up to his name and produces a brilliant win for Belgium’s Devos in Bordeaux

A brilliant performance from his horse called Espoir secured a place at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2018 Final for Belgium’s Pieter Devos (31) at the second-last leg of the Western European League in Bordeaux (FRA) tonight. Setting a sizzling standard at the halfway-stage of the 10-horse jump-off against the clock, the pair couldn’t be caught despite the best efforts of three-time champion Marcus Ehning (43) from Germany who had to settle for runner-up spot and Spain’s Manuel Fernandez Saro (43) who lined up in third.

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Prohibited substance case under FEI anti-doping rules 

The FEI has announced an adverse analytical finding involving a prohibited substance. The new case involves the use of Stanozolol, an anabolic steroid, which is a *Banned Substance under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs). Horse: Shiners Chic (FEI ID 103DF20/GBR) Person Responsible: Jessica Sternberg (FEI ID 10055844/GBR) Event: CRI3* – Katy, Texas (USA), 20-21.04.2017 Prohibited Substance: Stanozolol The athlete has been provisionally suspended from the date of notification (5 July 2017) until the FEI Tribunal renders a decision. The horse has been provisionally suspended for two months. Details on this case can be found here. Information on...

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