Articles - Anti-Doping

Banned Jumper Claims Italians ‘Don’t Know Much’ About Anti-doping Rules

Banned anabolic steroid stanozolol is widely used in Italy, with jumpers relying on their vets to prevent any anti-doping violations, it has been alleged.

Two-year Doping Ban for Endurance Rider in ‘Feed Contamination’ Claim

A young Uruguayan endurance rider has been suspended for two years and fined 3,000 Swiss francs after her horse tested positive for a banned substance.

Settlements Reached in Three Riders’ Anti-doping Cases

The FEI Tribunal has ratified agreements in three riders’ anti-doping cases between the athletes and the FEI, the global governing body for equestrian sport

FEI Clarifies Procedures in Anti-Doping Cases

In response to recent discussions in the equestrian community about the length of time that FEI anti-doping cases may take to prosecute, the FEI is keen to clarify its procedures. “It is the FEI’s role to ensure the full integrity of competition

FEI Investigation of Jonathon Millar Drug Testing Sample

Equine Canada has been advised by the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) that it is investigating a sample from Canadian athlete Jonathon Millar, taken during a routine competition drug test. Article 14.2 of the FEI’s Anti-Doping Rules for


Rider Dope Testing to Increase in FEI Sports Next Year

Drug testing of FEI riders is set to increase in 2019, with blood tests introduced for the first time, as per World Anti-Doping Agency requirements.

2012 FEI Equine Prohibited Substance List

The FEI, following approval by the FEI Bureau, has announced a small number of changes to its 2011 Equine Prohibited Substance List. These changes, which will be included in the 2012 List and will come into effect on January 1st, are summarised here


FEI Drops High Profile Steroids Case After Two-Year Legal Wrangle

The FEI has dropped a steroids case against a top UAE endurance trainer Ali Khalfan al Jahouri, after a two-year legal battle. Find out why.


First Trainers Automatically Sanctioned Under New Anti-doping Rules

Endurance trainers based in the Middle East face automatic sanctions after horses in their care tested positive to prohibited substances.


Wellington-Based Show Jumper Banned Four Years for Steroids Offence

Paulo Sergio Mateo Santana Filho, a show jumping rider sampled at Spruce Meadows, has been suspended a record four years for a human doping offence.