Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - General News

Equestrian sport returns to its Olympic roots at Paris 2024

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unanimously agreed in principle to award both the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 to Los Angeles and Paris

IOC confirms that equestrian sport will be in the Olympic programme for the 2024 Games and approval of the Olympic formats submitted by the FEI for the Tokyo 2020 Games

One of Germany’s top rider and trainers, Bettina Hoy, is taking up a new role as coach of the Dutch eventing riders in 2017

Yogi Breisner, who led the British eventing team to four successive Olympic team medals as well as five European team titles, has taken on a new advisory role with the Swedish Equestrian Federation

Equestrian Sports New Zealand has announced that Graeme Thom has been appointed as the new High Performance Eventing Manager, replacing Erik Duvander who left the position in late 2016

New Zealand has retained its Olympic equestrian funding despite missing out on medals in Rio and the British Equestrian Federation has received increased funding for the four year Tokyo cycle

Richard Waygood will be joining the newly appointed British Eventing Performance Coach Christopher Bartle as the British Eventing World Class Eventing Performance Manager

“We excel when it comes to gender equality, but what makes our sport so great is the unique bond between human and animal, between man and horse. But it is this same unique value which makes our sport vulnerable"

The FEI General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed format changes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020

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