British Eventing chief executive Peter Durrant has been made redundant. As part of a three-phase restructuring plan British Eventing has decided to do away with the chief executive role and instead appoint a sports director.

The new sports director position is to be advertised in Horse & Hound this Thursday (5 April). Working alongside the general manager Terry Bailey, the sports director will oversee eventing in the field. Applications close on 19 April.

Peter Durrant will leave on the 30 April 2007. Read more about the story and reaction to the changes in H&H this Thursday (5 April).