Content tagged with "Pippa Cuckson"

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2,000 Penalty Points? Step Up to the Podium, Please!

I have keenly read debate on social media and elsewhere as to whether the all-sports-in-one-basket formula has reached its sell-by date, in the wake of the shambolic WEG at Normandy. I don’t know Bromont, but from what one can deduce…

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Journalists Win Protest Against FEI in Horse Abuse Case

Two journalists have won their protest against the FEI for failing to apply an appropriate sanction in a case of horse abuse. Daily Telegraph columnist Pippa Cuckson and former Horse & Hound editor Lucy Higginson sought harsher penalties for an…

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A Small Step on the Road of Rule Enforcement

I was unexpectedly in the news myself this week when the FEI Tribunal upheld the protest I lodged with fellow journalist Lucy Higginson over the Bahrain endurance “video nasty” that caused such public anger back in February. Horse-Canada and others…

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Glad to be Here, But Also Wishing I Was There…

Burghley 2014 will long be remembered as an “I was there” tick-box. Even before Andrew Nicholson and Avebury had sealed their historic third consecutive win, spectators were revelling in a collective adrenalin rush. Avebury raced to the top of the…

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On High Alert in Sartilly

Competitors who have never even subconsciously contemplated rule-breaking will be subjected to the type of surveillance one normally associates with electronically-tagged bank robbers out on parole, when the WEG endurance ride sets off from Sartilly on Thursday. “Tamper-proof” GPS units…

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Cuckson Report

  Horse-Canada.com is excited to welcome Pippa Cuckson to our roster of bloggers. Her Cuckson Report, at www.horse-canada.com/cuckson-report, will shine a light on equestrian issues and happenings from around the globe. An equestrian journalist for more than 35 years, Cuckson…

Endurance Scandal at French Ride

Fears are growing among the French endurance community that the World Equestrian Games ride in Sartilly will see scandal, as controversies arising from the Compiegne FEI ride on May 23-25 rumble on. They began with outcry on social media about…

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