The 11th edition of the FEI Sports Forum 2023 was held in person at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne (SUI) on 24 and 25 April.
The first session was dedicated to an interim report issued by the Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission and their recommended course for future action, followed by a dedicated Q&A between the panellists – made up of Commission members - and the Forum’s delegates.
The day continued with the TechQuestrian session, where the FEI’s main online platforms were showcased in an interactive way. The day then came to an and with an update on preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Discussions on the Sports Forum’s second day resumed with an open dialogue and comprehensive session, with the athletes, owners, officials, and organisers, on the cost of Jumping Events. The FEI Sports Forum then continued with a presentation and update on Key Events Requirements before concluding with a session on the FEI Endurance Rules, which are undergoing a full revision this year.

All information regarding the FEI Sports Forum 2023 can be found on the dedicated FEI Sports Forum 2023 Hub, including:

  • All the sessions available to watch on Replay.
  • Timetable, supporting documents, presentations, biographies for all the panellists as well as session wrap-ups.

Executive summaries from each session.

Photos from the Sports Forum are available for editorial use here.

FEI Press Release
Image: François Mathy JR (IJRC Vice President) ©FEI/Richard Juilliart