The FEI Comes Under Fire

Hyppoblog reports (en Français) on seismic shifts in the equestrian world. In March the president of the SVPS or Schweizerische Verband für Pferdsport (Swiss Federation for Equestrian Sports) wrote to the FEI expressing concern about the sport of endurance riding. Hyppoblog provide a PDF here (in English) which should be read in full as the […]

Rollkur, the FEI and Byrialsen: An Interview with Julie Taylor of Epona TV

UPDATE: Here. Last month’s Ecco FEI European championships in Herning were the biggest sporting event of the  year for Denmark. Hundreds of riders and thousands of fans came from across the continent for dressage, paradressage and show jumping competitions. But amid the clear rounds and medal ceremonies there was a groundswell of discontent with the […]

What Will Happen at Greenwich Today?

UPDATE: EPONA TV’s  OLYMPIC WARM-UP ARENA FOOTAGE. It’s the second day of dressage at the 2012 Olympics, and although the mainstream media has largely ignored the fact that the UK are currently in team gold and individual gold and silver positions thanks to Carl Hester and Laura Bechtolsheimer, they should pay as much attention to […]

Dressage vs. Stressage?

Dr Reiner Klimke on Ahlerich at the 1984 Olympics (victory lap here): Edward Gal on Moorlands Totilas at the 2010 World Equestrian Games: And, for the hell of it, the Andalusian who stole the crowd’s heart in Kentucky: