Horse people understandably see doping as abuse - but as long as equestrian is allied to WADA, heavy punishments will be rare.
Sues police for failing to intervene in dispute with student and her boyfriend, seeks compensatory damages for loss of income and distress.
Substitutions were to make up for abandoning the ‘drop score’ but high-profile withdrawals show that no rider wants to be the ‘fourth man’.
Competition calendar management is exhibit A on improvement with a “test run” amending the exemption rule for the '22 season in Florida.
Hours before the June 21 deadline, riders from smaller dressage nations vied for Olympic spots as long-qualified Ireland decided not to go.
There is bewilderment over the scale of cancellations on the UK eventing calendar when the country's vaccine rollout is so advanced.
The travel and scheduling problems caused by Covid have actually helped this venture, which debuts this summer.
A look at why the World Equestrian Center suddenly broke from USEF governance to run under the National Snaffle Bit Association.
Lengthy bans for two well-known riders swamped the news last week, but minimal coverage of other cases undermines the deterrent effect.
The sporting world has no choice but to press on with its preparations, but the odds still seem stacked against the Olympics going ahead.