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The Fédération Équestre Internationale (commonly known as the FEI) or in English, the International Federation for Equestrian Sports, is the international governing body of equestrian (horse) sports.
It FEI recognizes eight disciplines under global governance:
The following two disciplines are under regional governance:
The FEI has organized the FEI World Equestrian Games every four years since 1990 which encompasses the following World Championship titles.
The FEI was formed in 1921 with the joining of the national organizations of Belgium (BEL), Denmark (DEN), France (FRA), Italy (ITA), Japan (JPN), Norway (NOR), Sweden (SWE) and the United States of America (USA). Today, there are 134 National Organizations who are affiliated with the FEI, the newest members being Albania, Cambodia, and Yemen who joined in 2007.
There have been 12 different presidents of the organization, serving 13 individual terms. Major Jhkr Karl F. Quarles van Ufford is the only individual to have served twice.
|1||Baron du Teil||1921–1927|
|2||General Gerrit Johannes Maris||1927–1929|
|3||Major Jhkr Karl F. Quarles van Ufford||1929–1931|
|4||General Guy V. Henry||1931–1935|
|5||Baron Max Von Holzing-Bertstett||1935–1936|
|6||Major Jhkr Karl F. Quarles van Ufford||1936–1939|
|8||Baron Gaston de Trannoy||1946–1954|
|9||HRH Bernard, Prince of the Netherlands||1954–1964|
|10||HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh||1964–1986|
|11||HRH The Princess Royal||1986–1994|
|12||HRH La Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz||1994–2006|
|13||HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein||2006–|