Series and Events
Series and Events in Eventing
Eventing is the most complete combined competition discipline recognised by the FEI where men and women compete as equals in both individual and team events. In 2011, there were 542 International Eventing competitions held around the world (for more statistics, check out the FEI Annual Report). To find out about dates and venues of International Eventing competitions around the world, use the FEI Search Centre. The premier Eventing competitions (Games, Championships and Series) are:
The Olympic Games take place every four years in a bissextile year. The last edition of the Olympic Games was held in London (GBR) in 2012. The next Games will be staged in 2016 in Rio (BRA). For more information, click here.
FEI World Equestrian Games™
The FEI World Equestrian Games™ are held every four years in the even years between the Olympic Games. In 2010, the Games did cross the Atlantic for the very first time and were held in Kentucky (USA). For more information, click here. The next Games will be staged in 2014 in Basse-Normandie (FRA). For more information, click here.
FEI World Cup™ Eventing The FEI World Cup™ for Eventing was developed by the Eventing committee in 2002 and has been running through 20112. Following the Eventing Committee's proposal and FEI Bureau's approval at the General Assembly in November 2012 the Eventing World Cup series has been suspended as of 2013 for further review and definition of the series concept.Visit the dedicated hub on our website.
FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing
Following a first successful trial year in 2012 of this new series team competition, open to all nations, at CI- Short and Long level the FEI Bureau approved another trial year in 2013 FEI Rules for Eventing relating to Team competitions (CIO*** ) will apply.Visit the dedicated hub on our website for all details.Visit the dedicated hub on our website for all details.
HBSC FEI Classics™
Created in 2008, the HSBC FEI Classics™ series links the world’s top six four-star events based on a point system whereby the top ten riders at each of the events amass vital points which contribute to the HSBC FEI Classics™ standings. At the end of the season the rider with the most points is crowned the HSBC FEI Classics™ Champion and prize money is awarded to the top 5 riders. For more information, click here.
Continental & Regional Championships & Games in 2013
(more information on all of the below is available here.
FEI European Pony Championships, 16-21 July, Arezzo (ITA)
Asian Championships, 25-28 July, Pattaya (THA)
FEI Eventing Young Riders & Juniors Championship, 12-15 September, Jardy (FRA)
FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses, 17-20 October, le Lion d’Angers (FRA)
FEI European Senior Championships, 29 Aug-01 Sept, Malmö (SWE)