Endurance

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Canadians Headed to North American Endurance Team Champs

Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the Canadian team members for the 2019 North American Endurance Team Championships, to be held Nov. 13-17, 2019, at Broxton Bridge Planation in Ehrhardt, SC. The maple leaf will be represented by the following athletes: CEI 1* Athlete / Hometown / Horse / Horse Owner Robert Gielen / […]
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Clean Endurance Endorses FEI Rules Proposal

Clean Endurance has written to all 134 National Federations invited to the FEI General Assembly in Moscow on November 19, 2019, asking them to vote in favour of the 2020 Endurance Rules Proposals. They told the National Federation Secretary Generals that their letter was a last resort to try and convey to them the absolute […]
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FEI Set to Outlaw Tack “Monstrosities” in Endurance

“Monstrosities” such as the bridle which caused a social media storm in April will be outlawed in international endurance if new rules are adopted by the FEI General Assembly on November 19th. Unlike other FEI disciplines, to date endurance has set out minimal rules and guidelines on tack, save for banning spurs, whips or other […]
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Top Vet Challenges UAE’s ‘Mixed-up’ Endurance Research

Professor Tim Parkin, a world authority on athletic injury in horses, has publicly rebutted research circulated by the UAE in its bid to counter the FEI’s stricter new rules for endurance. Prof Parkin said many of its conclusions – such as that horses “constantly involved in endurance events develop fewer injuries” – were “mixed-up,” confusing […]
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