Articles - doping

Endurance Trainers to Face Automatic Suspension for Doping

Registered endurance trainers will be given automatic provisional suspensions when horses in their care test positive to prohibited substances.


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.


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.

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.


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.


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.

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.


15 Positive Drug Cases from the 2019 Pan American Games

Panam Sports, in pursuit of its commitment to protecting the clean athlete and to drug-free sport, instituted a robust Anti-Doping Program for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games which included the collection of 1,843 Urine (1348 In Competition + 495 Ou

Vet Administered Colic Medication Leads to Positive Drug Test

A Belgian jumper who turned down a “fast-track” fine for a colic-related controlled medication violation has been suspended for six months.


Steve Guerdat’s Fiancée Exonerated in Latest Contamination Case

Steve Guerdat’s fiancée, French show jumper Fanny Skalli, has been exonerated of any blame for a positive dope test in the latest case to be finalised from a record wait-list of contamination cases at the FEI Tribunal. Her horse Amitie des Douces