Competition

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FEI bans trimmed whiskers in competition horses

Citing welfare concerns, the international sport organization decrees that horses with trimmed muzzle, eye or outer-ear hair will be disqualified from events.

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US Equestrian Extends COVID-19 Related Rule Modifications

Many of the COVID-19-related rule modifications implemented for the 2020 competition year have been reissued and will be effective December 1, 2020, through November 30, 2021.

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US Equestrian Announces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Plan

These strategies seek to ensure a welcoming environment for people from traditionally under-represented and under-served communities, and evolve US Equestrian’s policies and practices to create a more inclusive sport for all participants and fans.

The Farnam Arena is the largest equestrian competition venue at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa in Las Vegas.

South Point Opens 40,000-Square-Foot Farnam Arena

The complex is the home of several large horse shows in the Western performance horse industry, and this arena will be its largest equine competition space.

Australian Boyd Exell was due to defend his title at the FEI World Driving Championships in the Netherlands before the even was cancelled due to COVID.

FEI Driving World Championships Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The event, slated to be held in the Netherlands, was to host four-in-hand teams from 13 nations.