It’s going to be wonderful! lug08

It’s going to ...

Great atmosphere guaranteed with the Alltech Music Festival. The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy will boast 15 days of competition, 8 official disciplines, 27 gold medals, 76 participating nations, but not just that! The “Alltech Music Festival”, put on by the event’s...

Behind the scenes at the Games: comfort and safety giu26

Behind the scenes at...

D’Ornano Stadium, where the Dressage events will be held during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, is a venue that is usually used for football. Various facilities have been added and adjustments made so that it can host this eagerly-anticipated event. Éric Ferrier,...

Norman the Mascot: “I can’t wait for the opening ceremony” giu25

Norman the Mascot: &...

At D’Ornano Stadium, we’re already three days into the test events for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian GamesTM 2014 in Normandy. On Wednesday, Norman, the Games’ official mascot, made an appearance for the first day of the Jumping event. You performed in this afternoon’s show at the...

Hester: it’s going to be brilliant! giu25

Hester: it’s g...

Conditions at the d’Ornano Stadium, main venue for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA), have met with extremely favourable reactions from National Federations and athletes attending the final test events before the Games get underway on 23 August. The focus has...

A  smooth-running success for the dressage test event. giu25

A smooth-running success for the dressage test ev...

The dressage horses have already left D’Ornano Stadium, leaving room for the show jumpers who will compete in their first classes on Wednesday. Now it is evaluation time for the organisers, who seem very calm about welcoming the world’s ninety best dressage horses in just sixty days’ time. The Dressage test events for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian GamesTM 2014 in Normandy have come to a close and the fifteen riders who competed in Caen are on their way back home to prepare for forthcoming competitions, in a bid to be chosen to represent their country at the greatest equestrian event of the year. The winners of the Grand Prix Special...

A preview of the French selection giu24

A preview of the Fre...

Alain Francqueville, head of the French Dressage team, talks about the French pairs vying for a spot in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian GamesTM 2014 in Normandy. What does the schedule look like for the French riders until the final selections are announced? “All competitions matter,...

Caen: construction work has started at D’ Ornano Stadium giu04

Caen: construction w...

Less than a week after the last soccer game played by Caen’s team, the Normandie 2014 Organising Committee was given the stadium’s keys  for a period of four months. Actually, Norman our official mascot was given the giant key by Viking, Caen’s soccer team’s official...

Giant hoof prints on Normandy beach mark 100 Days To Go to Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 mag16

Giant hoof prints on...

A unique piece of sand art on the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy has marked 100 Days To Go to the start of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in France this summer. French artist Christophe Dumont created a spectacular piece of sand art featuring giant, 2.3 by 2.5 metre...

Record number of nations declare participation in Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy apr01

Record number of nat...

No less than 72 National Federations (NFs) have declared their intention to participate in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, meeting the 31 March deadline for entries in principle. The number is an all-time high and represents a 10% increase compared to the entries in...

FEI announces officials for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 gen28

FEI announces offici...

The Ground Juries, Technical Delegates, Chief Stewards, Course Designers, Appeal Committee and Medical Officer have been appointed for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA), where from 23 August to 7 September athletes from 60 nations will compete for medals in the...

Great Britain and USA join Canada in bid to host FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 ott03

Great Britain and US...

The FEI has received formal Expressions of Interest from Great Britain, the USA and Canada to host the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018, after re-opening the bidding process on 1 July 2013. The USA has identified two potential host cities – Wellington (Florida) and Lexington (Kentucky)...

Canada to remain in mix as bidding process for FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 re-opened lug02

Canada to remain in ...

 The FEI has re-opened the bidding process for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 following today’s Bureau meeting at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI), but has specifically asked the Canadian bid from Bromont/Montreal to remain a part of that process. There had been an expectation...