Content tagged with "John McEwen"

(L-R) H.E. Sheik Khalid Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa (BRN), FEI President Ingmar De Vos (BEL) and FEI Secretary General Sabrina Ibáñez at the FEI Bureau in-person meeting in Manama (BRN).

FEI General Assembly 2018 gets underway in Bahrain

The FEI President, Ingmar De Vos (BEL), opened the first in-person meeting of the FEI Bureau at the FEI General Assembly 2018 in Manama (BRN) with a personal vote of thanks to members who are leaving the FEI Bureau. John…

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I Wanna Hold Your Hand…

Candidates for the FEI presidency have now published their manifestos, but even with this belated opportunity to widen debate into issues rather than personalities, Ingmar de Vos is still getting flak. The current FEI secretary general has controversial ambitions to…

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10 Questions for the FEI Presidential Candidates

The FEI will be hosting its presidential election on December 14th in Baku, Azerbaijan as part of the General Assembly. After serving the FEI for two terms, HRH Princess Haya opted not to serve a third term and six candidates…

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How to Make Up a Presidential Campaign as You Go Along

I recently heard a fantastic put-down in a trailer for a TV show. A new boss introduces himself: “Hello, I am replacing Professor Dalton.” A waspish underling retorts: “No, you are not replacing him. You are merely getting his job.”…

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Six Candidates Declare for FEI Presidential Election

Representatives of six National Federations have submitted applications for the position of FEI President. The candidates, in order of receipt of the candidacy files by the FEI, are: – Pierre Genecand (SUI) – Ulf Helgstrand (DEN) – John McEwen (GBR)…

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Far-reaching Initiatives Announced at Endurance Round Table

The FEI has announced bold steps that will ensure improved protection of the welfare of horses in Endurance events, proposing unprecedented athlete penalties for equine injuries, extended rest periods and increased accountability. The moves were fully supported by delegates attending…

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World’s Most Extensive Equine Surfaces Study

The world’s most extensive study into the effect of arena surfaces on the orthopaedic health of sport horses in the seven FEI disciplines and in racing has been published by the FEI. The Equine Surfaces White Paper, which is available…

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FEI Bureau Reviews Composition of Endurance Task Force

During its monthly teleconference meeting today (April 15th), the FEI Bureau decided to review the composition of the Endurance Task Force following comments received from a number of National Federations. The two UAE representatives Mohammed Essa Al Adhab and Andrew…

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FEI Announces Mission and Structure of Endurance Task Force

The composition and remit of the FEI Endurance Task Force, announced by the FEI Executive Board on April 8th, have been finalised. The mission of the Task Force is to develop practical solutions to ensure horse welfare and a level…

FEI Sports Forum 2013

FEI Sports Forum: Improving Movement of Horses

The FEI, World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) and the European Commission addressed delegates on improving the international movement of top-level sport horses at the afternoon session of today’s FEI Sports Forum. The session was opened by John McEwen, FEI Vice…

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