San Rossore in Italy can continue to host September's medal event but organizer Gianluca Laliscia must be ‘hands off’ and FEI will appoint all officials.
Doping cases at Al Ula and Doha highlight the continuing casual attitude to drug use by trainers, with 24% of horses at one competition testing positive.
Riders who travelled to the Middle East for big-purse endurance races have paid a heavy price after loaned horses tested positive for banned substances.
New endurance rules aimed at re-emphasising horsemanship and restoring the sport’s reputation were passed at the FEI General Assembly in Moscow.
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 / […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
The declaration process is now live for the 2019 North American Endurance Team Championships, to be held Nov. 13-17, 2019, at Broxton Bridge Planation in Ehrhardt, SC. The declaration deadline for the 2019 North American Endurance Team Championships is Oct. 15, 2019. Please review the selection criteria for a full explanation of eligibility and nomination […]
One of the Maktoum family’s longest standing trainers has been suspended for two years by the FEI for a banned steroids offence involving Shaddad, who was the world number-one ranked endurance horse at the time. Ismail Mohammed, 56, was also fined 7,500 Swiss francs and ordered to pay 2,500 Swiss francs towards costs. The same […]