With just over three weeks to go until the Royal Windsor Horse Show (10-14 May 2017), endurance rider Anna Williams gives an insight into her life as a Team GBR competitor and how she prepares for the show, held in The Queen's back garden
Annie has enjoyed a breathtaking weekend of competition
The ground-breaking system will be used on an international level to help improve both eventing and endurance safety
The FEI Tribunal has suspended two UAE riders for one year in the same case
Annie has been to her first endurance ride of the year and she can't believe the change in one of her horses
The chief executive has become the first Irish rider to qualify for the world games
We welcome international endurance rider, Annie Joppe to our stable of bloggers
'We hope this will ensure a safe sport in which the welfare of the horses is paramount'
All of the horses were taking part in events at the Al Wathba venue in Abu Dhabi when they were tested
The FEI says the deaths are 'very worrying', and that tough training techniques could be to blame
Event organisers must now arrange strict procedures for transporting equine fatalities to autopsy
An international 90km endurance ride in Fontainebleau, France, has been overshadowed by the death of two horses
The rider was an 'exceptional man with a 'passion for endurance'
The FEI has ordered an investigation into allegations that Ajayeb, who broke her leg during the World Championships, was not taken directly to a lab for an autopsy
Ajayeb, ridden by UAE rider Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum, was put down at the event
There is also the chance to win a holiday to Dubai, as organisers hoped to attact 'bumper entries'
The identification of banned substances in their horses has lead to the riders being suspended for a two-year period
Dubai was the original host of the 2016 FEI World Endurance Championships, but was stripped of the event in April
Each of the riders' horses tested positive for the same prohibited substance, which has never before been found in horses competing under FEI rules
Rumours that sponsorship for the rides would come from a UAE-related company have been borne out