US calls for action on continued deaths at endurance events
|US calls for action on continued deaths at endurance events - 10th Jan 2018|
US calls for action on continued deaths at endurance events|
THE US Equestrian Federation has protested what it says is the continued abuse of horses owned by endurance stables in Group VII nations after more deaths in competitions.
In a strongly worded letter to the Federation Equestrian Internationale (FEI), the official sporting body said sanctions and rule changes were not having sufficient effect after more than eight equine fatalities at the Dubai and Al Wathba venues in the first five weeks of this season due to catastrophic injury. They follow a dozen similar deaths at these same venues the previous seasons.
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Article written by: Fran Cleland