Endurance GB bans the use of whips in elite competitions.

Endurance GB bans the use of whips in elite competitions.

Endurance GB, the national governing body for endurance riding in the UK, held its AGM at the Delta hotel in Warwick on Saturday 25th November. Key elements of the AGM are board and member proposals to make change to the rules that govern the sport. These rule changes are voted on by the membership and ensure the sport remains agile and in touch with the environment in which it operates. With the current focus on the equestrian world’s ‘social license to operate’ the Board of Endurance GB and members voted…

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Bahrain claims gold in Team and Individual podiums at the FEI Endurance World Championship 2022

FEI Endurance World Championships, Butheed 2022. AL KHALIFA HH SH Nasser Bin Hamad with DARCO LA MAJORIE (BRN) in the middle of the pack.Taken on 25 February 2023 by Liz Gregg.

FEI World Championship 2022, Butheeb (UAE) Endurance, written by Zein Jardaneh It was a great day all-around for Bahrain at the 18th FEI Endurance World Championship 2022 held in Butheeb (UAE) on Saturday, February 25 2023, as it claimed the top prize in both the individual and team podiums.  HH Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, with the horse Darco La Majorie, added senior world champion – individual and team – to his already successful equestrian record of achievements, only months after he claimed gold at the FEI Endurance World…

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Athletes gear up for FEI Endurance World Championship

Image to representFEI Endurance World Championship 2022 of Salem Hamad Saeed Al Kitbi (UAE), with his horse Haleh in Pisa (ITA)

With less than a month to go before FEI Endurance World Championship 2022, athletes are gathering in Butheeb (UAE). A total of 129 combinations representing 37 nations are ready to challenge each other for the individual and team world titles on Saturday 25 February 2023. The 18th edition of the FEI Endurance World Championship, first held in 1986, boasts a remarkably gender-balanced field of participants, with 63 female and 66 male athletes entered, and an equally impressive diversity in age range of the participants with 55 years separating the youngest and…

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Endurance GB new Southern Champion

Endurance GB’s new Southern Champion Sally Mcilwaine, and her 15.3hh Irish Sport Horse, Winnie The Witch showed staying power in Sunday’s 80km title race ride at Three Rivers Ride, to complete and take the championship two years after settling for second place. They completed at a gritty 11.6km/hr, with Sally’s verdict on becoming Southern Champion being it was a nice ‘surprise’. It completed a good weekend for Sally, having bowled round Three Rivers’  34km the previous day with her New Forest gelding Tamba (registered as Ashurst Twister) at 13.7Km/hr. Organized…

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FEI Appoints New Endurance Director

Endurance Director - Christina Abu-Dayyeh (JOR) has been appointed as FEI Endurance Director and will start in her new role on 1 April 2021. © FEI

FEI Appoints New Endurance Director Christina Abu-Dayyeh (JOR) has been appointed as Endurance Director the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced. At 31, Ms Abu-Dayyeh has been Secretary General of the Royal Jordanian Equestrian Federation since 2017 and will start in her new role at the FEI on 1 April 2021. Her arrival in Lausanne (SUI) will further improve the gender balance in the FEI management team, with seven females and eight males. During her time at the Jordanian National Federation, Ms Abu-Dayyeh was responsible for the management of all…

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Endurance GB issues statement on catastrophic injuries at UAE ride

Endurance GB's Young Rider Champion 2019 Suffolk's Maddie Pomroy

Endurance GB issues statement on catastrophic injuries at UAE ride and underlines rules on British riders competing abroad   Endurance GB is calling for the fullest possible investigation by the FEI following Catastrophic Injuries to four horses competing at the CEN 120 km Al Maktoum Cup and CEN 120 km Gamilati Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at the weekend. While the horse racing world is already looking towards next year’s major races with a lot of interest in the 2021 Cheltenham betting, there are still many races happening around…

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