Equestrian

ClipMyHorse.TV will become the first German television channel focused solely on equestrian sports when it goes live on April 2

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has budgeted for a total of CHF26.4m (€24.3m/$28.9m) in commercial revenues in 2021, a 13.6-per-cent drop on the figure generated in 2019.

International equestrian sports network Horse & Country has appointed the WePlay sports marketing agency to drive subscriptions to its H&C+ over-the-top streaming platform

The FEI, the international federation for equestrian sport, has removed the paywall from its FEI.tv streaming platform and is also providing free archive footage to broadcasters

Claude Ruibal, the experienced digital sports media executive, has joined the board of Horse & Country TV (H&C), the international equestrian sports network

International equestrian sports network Horse & Country TV (H&C) has acquired US equestrian streaming provider EQ Sports Net (EQSN), a deal it says will offer fans of the sport an experience unmatched…

Equestrian series Event Rider Masters has appointed sports production and media company Sunset+Vine as its global television distribution partner

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have renewed rights agreements for the CHIO Aachen equestrian event

Sports producer and distributor Sunset+Vine has landed the host broadcaster contract for the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has engaged London-based digital communications agency RedTorch to enhance its digital audience, while it has agreed a new rights deal with French pay-television broadcaster SFR Sport.

USA

The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has acquired exclusive rights in the host nation to next year’s World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina.

The CBC Sports division of Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has agreed a deal to continue showing live coverage of major show jumping events at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Canada.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have agreed a four-year extension to their rights agreement with the German Equestrian Federation (FN).

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has entered into a partnership with the Sina Sports division of Chinese internet operator Sina, under which a new equestrian-dedicated website will be launched in the country.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has renewed a rights agreement for the Badminton Horse Trials equestrian event.

Specialist equestrian sports and lifestyle television channel Horse & Country has acquired the OTT subscription business of Swedish channel Horse1.