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.

Polish pay-television operator NC Plus has agreed a three-season deal for rights to Tour Cavaliada, an annual equestrian series held in the country.

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Chinese internet company LeTV Sports has agreed a five-year media rights partnership with the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) covering China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Specialist equestrian sports and lifestyle television channel Horse & Country is to expand its services into Germany later this year.

Media rights clips from July 9 to 22

French pay-television broadcaster Equidia Life, a specialist channel for equestrian sports, has acquired rights for events during the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Fédération Equestre Internationale, the global governing body of equestrian, has appointed the IMG agency as its production partner.

Russian pay-television broadcaster NTV Plus has agreed terms on a three-year extension to its rights deal for the top division of domestic football, the Premier League, according to Kommersant.

Media rights clips from December 11 to January 14.

The Fédération Equestre Internationale, the world governing body for equestrian sport, has agreed a two-year renewal of its partnership with digital media company Perform.

IMG Events & Media will provide the lion’s share of the Fédération Equestre Internationale’s media-rights income after the governing body this month renewed its deals with long-term partners IMG and the European Broadcasting Union.

Media rights clips from November 27 to December 10

Interview with Lisa Lazarus, FEI chief of business development and strategy, on the Fédération Equestre Internationale’s renewed rights deals with IMG Events & Media and the European Broadcasting Union.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Mexico has struck a new long-term rights deal with the FEI, the global governing body of equestrian sports.