AERC calls for action on continued deaths at endurance events
|AERC calls for action on continued deaths at endurance events - 12th Jan 2018|
AERC calls for action on continued deaths at endurance events|
THE American Endurance Ride Conference has protested the continued abuse of horses owned by endurance stables in Group VII nations after more deaths during competitions.
In a strongly worded letter to the US Equestrian Federation, the president of the group Paul Latiolais said sanctions and rule changes imposed by the Federation Equestrian Internationale 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 two venues the previous seasons.
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