Golden times for equestrian sport

Despite the global financial downturn, equestrian sport is about to receive an unprecedented investment.
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:30

The governing body for equestrian sports has just signed a multi-million dollar sponsorship agreement with a leading watchmaker. 

Swiss company Longines have signed a ten-year agreement with the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) which will transform the sport.

Al Jazeera's Matt Rumsey reports from Zurich.


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