February 5, 1949 was a special day in the equestrian world when Chilean Army officer Captain Alberto Larraguibel Morales and the Thoroughbred stallion Huaso set the world high jump record at 2.47 metres (8ft 1in). Incredibly, that record still stands, 74 years later! The venue where the fabulous pair jumped their way into the recordSigue leyendo «World high jump record set in Chile still stands 74 years later!»
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In Memoriam: PAEC mourns loss of leading Brazilian veterinarian Dr Thomas Wolff
Thomas Wolff, one of Brazil’s best known veterinarians who had worked all over the world at major international equestrian events, has passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer. He was 71. Born in April 1951, equine veterinary medicine was his lifelong passion. He qualified as a veterinarian in 1975 at the Faculty ofSigue leyendo «In Memoriam: PAEC mourns loss of leading Brazilian veterinarian Dr Thomas Wolff»
Saavedra Garcia and Maximus make dream Longines start at Puebla
When you make your debut in a Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ qualifier, of course you dream of winning it, but how many people make that a reality? Well, Mexico’s Jose Saavedra Garcia did exactly that on Saturday, January 28, claiming the top spot in the feature Longines North American League qualifier in Puebla. And,Sigue leyendo «Saavedra Garcia and Maximus make dream Longines start at Puebla»
In Memoriam: FEI mourns loss of FEI Jumping Director Marco Fuste (1962-2023)
FEI PRESS RELEASELausanne (SUI), 6 January 2023 In Memoriam: FEI mourns loss of FEI Jumping Director Marco Fuste (1962-2023) Spain’s Marco Fuste, known for his bountiful charisma and extensive experience in the equestrian sporting sphere, including his tenure as FEI Jumping Director since 1 February 2021, passed away on 5 January 2023 from heart complications.Sigue leyendo «In Memoriam: FEI mourns loss of FEI Jumping Director Marco Fuste (1962-2023)»
Brazilian Colonel Salim Nigri dies at 81
Colonel Salim Nigri dies at 81 This Friday (21/01), Colonel Salim Nigri died. He was 81 years old and had a heart attack. Great supporter and collaborator of national dressage, Nigri had an extensive career. He was national and international judge (FEI 4) of the modality, as well as dressage director of the Brazilian EquestrianSigue leyendo «Brazilian Colonel Salim Nigri dies at 81»
WADA Prohibited list 2022
This List shall come into effect on 1 January 2022.
FEI Rules 2022
The changes on the rules for all the disciplines are ready at the FEI web site, find it on this link.
FEI appoints new Jumping Director
Marco Fuste (ESP), one of the best known figures on the international Jumping circuit, has been appointed as Jumping Director for the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the global governing body for equestrian sports. Mr Fuste has been Director of Jumping at the Spanish Equestrian Federation and chef d’equipe of the Spanish Jumping team since 2006.Sigue leyendo «FEI appoints new Jumping Director»
RECOMMENDATIONS/REPORT OF THE ACODEPA`S ANTIDOPING COMMISSION.
The purpose of this report is to report on Anti-Doping Activities carried out during the Second and Third Quarters of this year, considering the difficult situation caused by the COVID19 pandemic. You can also find this document and others of interest on our website http://www.acodepa.org/