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A Qatari endurance rider has been suspended for two years and his trainer for two and a half years, in a landmark case brought by the FEI for sample evasion.

Long Suspensions for Endurance Rider & Trainer who Refused Sampling

A Qatari endurance rider has been suspended for two years, and his trainer for two and a half years, in a landmark case brought by the FEI for sample evasion. In deciding the punishment, the FEI Tribunal also considered three…

Abdul Rahman Saeed Saleh al Ghailani was banned 12 months and fined 4,000 Swiss francs for his riding of Sarab during the President’s Cup 160km race.

Endurance Officials Criticized as Tribunal Bans Three Riders for Abuse

The FEI Tribunal has slammed endurance officials who turn a blind eye to horse abuse, after handing down record fines and suspensions to three Emirati riders. In separate decisions last week, Tribunal suggested the FEI open cases against officials who…

A contaminated batch of Soothing Pink supplement containing the banned substance ractopamine was responsible for positive tests by two top US dressage horses.

FEI states feeding supplements ‘negligent’ following dressage decisions

The FEI Tribunal has re-stated that feeding supplements is intrinsically “negligent” because of the risk of contamination and products that do not disclose they contain prohibited substances. This warning appears in recently published decisions over the positives recorded by top…

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US Eventers Suspended for Amfetamines

Top US eventer Hannah-Sue Burnett and two other riders were provisionally suspended by the FEI on December 21 after testing positive to prohibited stimulants. All three tested positive to Amfetamine at the Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event in Florida…

Mark Samuel received the JC Volunteer of the Year for 2017 award from members of the Equestrian Canada Jumping Committee at the Royal Horse Show. L to R: Jennifer Ward, Mark Samuel, Pam Law (Chair), Fran McAvity, Craig Collins. Photo by Cealy Tetley - www.tetleyphoto.com

Mark Samuel New FEI 2nd Vice-President

Mark Samuel of Mississauga, ON, was unanimously elected as 2nd vice-president of the FEI at the General Assembly in Montevideo (URU), which runs from November 18-21, 2017. Previous 1st vice-president John Madden (USA) automatically lost the position when his term…

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Paige Johnson Gets One Year Suspension

The FEI Tribunal has issued its Final Decision on a banned substance case under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs). Samples taken on 21 January 2017 from the horse Luke Skywalker 46 (FEI ID 103XB94/USA), ridden by…

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FEI Tribunal Lifts 11 Provisional Suspensions

The FEI Tribunal has lifted the provisional suspensions of 11 athletes – two Jumping, two Dressage and seven Endurance – and three Endurance trainers. Under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs) athletes have the opportunity to request…

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Latest FEI Tribunal Decisions on UAE Endurance Cases

The FEI Tribunal has this week published decisions in three Endurance cases in the United Arab Emirates involving Dr Hallvard Sommerseth, Abdul Aziz Sheikh and Ali Mohammed Al Muhairi. Dr Hallvard Sommerseth, former Head of the Veterinary Department at the…

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FEI Tribunal Decision on Pablo Barrios Case

The FEI Tribunal has issued its Final Decision in the case involving Jumping athlete Pablo Barrios (VEN). Barrios was selected for in-competition testing at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz (MEX) on November 29, 2014. Analysis of the…

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Guerdat and Bichsel Cleared of Doping Charges

Swiss show jumpers Steve Guerdat and Alessandra Bichsel have been acquitted by the FEI Tribunal of wrongful or negligent behaviour concerning anti-doping proceedings initiated against them earlier this year. Both horses returned positive for the banned substances Codeine and Oripavine,…

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