Friday, November 5, 2010

Eventing: Pau: CCI4*: Belgium and Britain share Dressage honours on Pau

Karin Donckers riding Lamicell Charizard, joint leader after the Dressage. (FEI Photo)

Two of the world’s best exponents of the Dressage phase are sharing the lead at Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA), the eagerly awaited finale to the 2010 HSBC FEI Classics™.

Karin Donckers (BEL), who only just missed an individual medal at the recent Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky, was the first of the field of 38 to score below 50, and about an hour later there were no surprises when Britain’s Ruth Edge equalled her score of 41.8 penalties.

FEI: Presidential Election: Presidential Press Conference Audio

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FEI: Presidential Election: Quotations from today’s FEI Press Conference involving HRH Princess Haya, who was today re-elected as FEI President in a landslide victory.

Q. What plans do you have for the next four years?

“The plans that I outlined to the National Federations in my programmes are that I would like the next four years to be remembered for huge strides forward in the areas of development, transport and quarantine and related to development, I would like the FEI to be remembered for excellent service. There is much for us to continue from the work we’ve started of the old programme and it would be my biggest pledge to unify the FEI and to look forward to a future of growth and prosperity for horse sport.”

FEI: Taipei: Prohibited Substance List Recommendations

Taipei, 5 November 2010

The FEI General Assembly has unanimously accepted the recommendations of the FEI List Group and approved the updated Equine Prohibited Substances List for the 2011 season. National Federation delegates applauded spontaneously at the announcement of the vote.

FEI: Presidential Election: Taipei: HRH Princess Haya confirms John McEwen as First Vice President of FEI

Taipei, 5 November 2010

HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein, who won overwhelming support from the National Federations to return as FEI President for a second and final four-year term, has today announced her First and Second Vice Presidents.

FEI: Presidential Election: Taipei: Landslide victory as HRH Princess Haya re-elected to FEI Presidency

Photo Caption: HRH Princess Haya addresses the General Assembly after scoring a landslide victory for re-election as FEI President. (Photo: FEI/William Tzeng)
Taipei, 5 November 2010
HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein (JOR) was today re-elected as President of the FEI at the Federation’s General Assembly in Taipei in a landslide victory in the first round of voting. Princess Haya, who was seeking a second and final four-year term as President, won with 90 votes of a total 124 valid ballots.