Witness recalls hearing ‘pops and snapping noises’ at a show where Kocher told him he was trying to fix the spurs as they were ‘too hot’.
Court of Arbitration for Sport exonerated Nicole Walker from a positive test but her affected results at Lima 2019 were not reinstated.
"We are extremely disappointed...to lose this case on appeal is more than disheartening." ~ FEI secretary general Sabrina Ibáñez.
As well as horse abuse, the US rider is found to have brought the sport into disrepute and committed criminal acts under Swiss law.
The US Jumping athlete has also been disqualified from eight events in 2018 and 2019 for using electric spurs on his horses.
Italy’s Evelina Bertoli did not realize her marks had been wrongly added up until it was too late to lodge a formal protest.
Appeal became ‘moot’ after CAS ruled in favour of suspending all disciplines, not just endurance which had caused the latest crisis.
Sport’s highest court says the Spanish chef d’equipe was provoked before shouting at the ground jury for cancelling the WEG 2018 ride.
The legitimacy of retroactive elimination was challenged unsuccessfully at Tribunal, highlighting difficulties by riders understanding blood rules.
Lab analysis of supplement purported to be “100% natural” contained multiple pharmaceuticals and three prohibited substances.