Investigation into UAE Dead Horse Dumping

The FEI’s Equestrian Community Integrity Unit is to investigate allegations that the carcass of Ajayeb “disappeared” from the world endurance venue at Samorin before she finally ended up at a pathology lab. The mare, competing for the UAE, was euthanized read more

FEI Announces Dope-Free Rio Paralympic Games

The FEI is proud to announce that all human and equine samples taken during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have returned negative, making for back-to-back clean Paralympic games for para-equestrian sport, from both London 2012 and Rio 2016. This follows read more

Longines Challenge Cup cancelled

The second competition in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final, the Longines Challenge Cup for teams placed ninth to 18th after Thursday’s opening round at the Real Club de Polo in Barcelona (ESP), was cancelled tonight due to adverse read more

SFN Zenith Not Sold in Online Auction

Four of six Dutch horses offered for sale by the Showjumping Fund of the Netherlands (SFN) in an online auction have been sold. Surprisingly, the highest-profile horse of the lot, SFN Zenith N.O.P., ridden to seventh place individually at the read more

Record Wagering on Picov Derby Day

Country Boy 123’s sizzling victory in the $116,100 Picov Derby on Sept. 19 highlighted an exciting afternoon of Quarter Horse racing at Ajax Downs in which wagering for the 10-race card set a record. Total all-source wagering for the afternoon read more

New EU Rules for Import of Canadian Horsemeat

It has been announced that the European Commission is set to adopt stricter regulations on the import of horsemeat from non-EU countries following its latest audit, which found that Canadian horsemeat may not meet EU food safety standards. Consumer safety read more

Public transcripts from the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario reveal a massive lawsuit that Equestrian Canada president, Jorge Bernhard, has filed against Shandiss McDonald, the widow of Jordan McDonald, who died in a fall in competition in England on read more

Support Improved Animal Transport Laws

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is undertaking a review of animal transportation regulations for the first time in 30 years. Changes have been drafted, but Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food has yet to bring them forward for public read more

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