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Tougher Sanctions Coming in Eventing

Stronger use of the yellow warning card for whip misuse and repeat blood offenders has been proposed by the FEI eventing committee. The lesser sanction of the “recorded warning” will also be subject to “totting-up” for the first time, in…

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British Rider Expelled from German Show After Whipping Incident

A second British rider is at the centre of a social media storm over whip abuse. Netherlands-based show jumper Ben Talbot, 32, was barred from a four-star show in Germany the weekend after striking his horse Everglade six times when…

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Whip Use in quarter Horse Racing

Whip use in horse racing is a very controversial issue; their use has increasingly become an animal welfare concern. Whip use, which is widely believed to cause a horse to run faster, is a form of positive punishment which may…

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