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Vet Administered Colic Medication Leads to Positive Drug Test

A Belgian jumping rider who turned down a “fast-track” fine for a colic-related controlled medication violation has been suspended for six-months by the FEI Tribunal. Zachary de Lion Z , ride of Sybren De Pre, tested positive to the non-steroidal…

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Round Up of Recent Endurance Doping Case Rulings

Two endurance riders whose horses tested positive to Trometamol have been suspended for six months each – a reduced sanction for a banned substance because Trometamol is being re-classified as a controlled medication. The FEI Tribunal also noted that neither…

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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, as the FEI beefs up measures to deal with ongoing doping issues in the Middle East. This in the first time…

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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 by the FEI Tribunal after her horse tested positive to a substance associated with lowering the heart rate. Victoria Goni, 22, argued vehemently that…

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Settlements Reached in Three Riders’ Anti-doping Cases

The FEI Tribunal has ratified agreements in three human anti-doping cases between the athletes and the FEI, global governing body for equestrian sport. The three US athletes, who were tested at the Ocala-Reddick CCI in Florida (USA) last November, were…

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Banned Jumper Claims Italians ‘Don’t Know Much’ About Anti-doping Rules

Banned anabolic steroid stanozolol is widely used in Italy, with jumping riders simply relying on their vets to prevent any anti-doping violations, it has been alleged. These assertions were made to the FEI Tribunal by Italian rider Valentina Isoardi in…

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FEI Clarifies Procedures in Anti-Doping Cases

In response to recent discussions in the equestrian community about the length of time that FEI anti-doping cases may take to prosecute, the FEI is keen to clarify its procedures. “It is the FEI’s role to ensure the full integrity…

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2012 FEI Equine Prohibited Substance List

The FEI, following approval by the FEI Bureau, has announced a small number of changes to its 2011 Equine Prohibited Substance List. These changes, which will be included in the 2012 List and will come into effect on January 1st,…

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Millar Family Responds to FEI Investigation

In response to media enquiries concerning the recent provisional suspension imposed on Jonathon Millar by the FEI, and some of the incorrect speculation arising therefrom, the below news release is intended to provide some relevant insight into the matter. Jonathon…

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FEI Investigation of Jonathon Millar Drug Testing Sample

Equine Canada has been advised by the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) that it is investigating a sample from Canadian athlete Jonathon Millar, taken during a routine competition drug test. Article 14.2 of the FEI’s Anti-Doping Rules for Human Athletes prohibit…

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