Event management 7 results
  • 9 tips to make your (equestrian) event more sustainable.

    Guest post by Simon Strandvik During my years as a project manager for the eco-label Keep Sweden Tidy I was involved in environmental work of over 100 different events like music festivals, sporting events, conferences and fairs. Throughout these years, I’ve found good examples of how to communicate environmental issues and my biggest lesson was that there must be a combination of enthusiasts who are passionate about environmental issues and a management team that prioritizes the issue. ...
  • Not your average horse show catering

    We all know that horse show catering is not always a feast for foodies. Last weekend however we attended the Paard&Lifestyle Masterclass which was held at the beautiful premisses of the Dutch equestrian federation. The organisation did a great job in getting an interesting programm together, with clinics from excellent horse men like Tristan Tucker and Rien van der Schaft. Of course we liked the clinics, but especially worth a mention was the catering. Outside there were long waiting lines ...
  • World Equestrian Games uses waterless composting toilets

    Spotted on twitter: a picture of the composting toilets used at the eventing venue of the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandie. Composting toilets are a great option if you have to build a toilet at remote places without access to water. Want to make one  yourself? Watch the video! http://youtu.be/xOOUxa4_K1g    
  • Swedish Lövsta Future Challenge compensates CO2 emission

    The Swedish high profile dressage competition series Lövsta Future Challenge has a high focus on sustainability. Every year the organisation of the Lövsta Future Challenge provides sponsored clothing to the participants. This year they choose the Dutch brand EquiRex, that produces eco-chic equestrian sportswear and is the proud owner of The Sustainable Horse. All the CO2 emission from the trips from both the participants and the judges to and from the qualifications and the finals were ...
  • FEI launches sustainability handbook for equestrian events

    The FEI Sustainability Programme and the proactive sustainable steps that can be taken at equestrian events around the world were detailed by Dr Harald Müller (GER), FEI Director Education and Standards, to open the afternoon session of the FEI Sports Forum 2014. The new FEI Sustainability Handbook for Event Organisers, circulated during the session and also available online, encourages organisers to implement sustainability initiatives based on their own set priorities to help reduce ...
  • Burghley goes green

    Equestrian events going green! At The Sustainable Horse HQ we are happy to hear of a few events that have a clear sustainability policy. The world famous 4* eventing competition Burghley published below press release on their website: Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (LRBHT) endeavour to organise and deliver an event with the least amount of environmental impact as possible. Working through every aspect of the event and our all year round office, we are developing systems and innovative ...