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Not So Untouchable?

For years, the FBI failed to pin down Al Capone for racketeering, but a special squad known as the “Untouchables” finally found a way to send him prison – tax evasion. For years, the FEI has failed to nail UAE endurance…

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FEI Suspends UAE National Federation

The FEI Bureau has suspended the National Federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for an indeterminate period following an investigation by the FEI into major horse welfare issues and non-compliance with FEI Rules and Regulations in the discipline of…

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Like Taking Candy from a Baby

Colleagues discussing the latest drama in Middle East endurance often use the phrase “you couldn’t make it up.” But making it up seems exactly what the UAE has been doing for years, with the “bogus” ride scandal eclipsing everything else…

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Hiding in Plain Sight

Here is another “doppelganger” allegation reported to the FEI early in 2012 and investigated, until apparently fizzling out by the end of that year. The “paper trail” is still hiding in plain sight on the FEI database today. A chestnut…

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Equestrian Community Integrity Unit Dismisses Yvonne Losos de Muñiz Complaint

The Equestrian Community Integrity Unit (ECIU) has dismissed the complaint against the FEI filed by Dressage rider Yvonne Losos de Muñiz of the Dominican Republic. Ms Losos de Muñiz, through the Federación Dominicana de Deportes Ecuestres, had unsuccessfully sought to…

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