Hugh Thomas, chairman of the British Equestrian Federation (BEF), will stand down when his term of office ends in June.

“I have seen major developments with the BEF ” he said. “I hope we have laid the foundations for the tasks that lie ahead.”

There will be an election for this position.

BEF director for marketing Clive Hetherington, director for international affairs Toby Vincent and director for commercial affairs Lotte Olsen will stand for re-election.

This news story was first published in Horse & Hound (6 March, ’08)