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Around the world Posted on 2019-08-08 13:07:01

International Equestrian Federation (FEI)

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The International Equestrian Federation (Fédération Équestre Internationale – FEI) is the international governing body of equestrian sport, with 134 Member States divided into regional groups, and headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Seven disciplines are administered by the FEI. Dressage, eventing and showjumping are Olympic disciplines. Para-dressage is a Paralympic sport. The other four disciplines are endurance, vaulting, reining and driving.

The FEI is a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Code, overseen by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

The FEI registers around 85,000 horses and holds more than 4,500 events per year.

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