Equestrian



Date set for Whitaker doping hearing

September 2 - Britain's Olympic silver medallist Michael Whitaker (pictured) is to appear in front of an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) disciplinary tribunal in Lausanne next week on doping charges which potentially could wreck his hopes of competing in the 2012 London Games.




British Eventing chief executive to step down

 

altPETER DURRANT, the chief executive of British Eventing, has been made redundant and is to step down at the end of the month despite the sport enjoying an increasingly high profile thanks to Zara Phillips (pictured).






British Show Jumping make another key appointment


 

JULY 5 - BRITISH SHOW JUMPING has today made another significant announcement in its build-up to London 2012 with the appointment of Accenture’s European Managing Director for Government, Lis Astall (pictured) as its new president.


Princess Haya husband in doping scandal

altApril 7 - The husband of Princess Haya (pictured), the president of the world equestrian governing body, has reported himself to the organisation after two of his horses tested positive for banned drugs.