Endurance FEI Changes

                At last the FEI has been forced to act in the Group 7 countries after the recent horrific images and videos emerged from the Al Reef Cup. Below are stills from videos of horses setting out from the last gate in the Al Reef Cup. When clearly reluctant horses need to be chased by groups of men waving their arms and ropes to force them to...
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                          Last week we took the saddest of decisions to let the gentle Leo take his final journey. He came to me with a dreadful injury in early 2009, and was so brave whilst I did all sorts of treatments to try and heal him. His story is here: http://www.equinerescuefrance.org/erf-equines/2010-2/leon/ We went...
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We have up for loan Accord, a lovely chestnut gelding who is 11 this year. He’s by Neptune D’Alary (AA) out of the German mare Ariane (Trakehner). He is fully papered in France. Unfortunately the circumstances of Accord’s current guardians have changed suddenly and dramatically and they had to give up all the horses they had from us. It’s been very emotional for all...
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Nieuws en beelden betreffende onaanvaardbare mishandeling is naar buiten gekomen uit de Al Reef Cup, een CEN wedstrijd (nationale endurance wedstrijd) verreden over 120km Abu Dhabi.Om te beginnen, hier is de uitslagenlijst waarin tevens de diskwalificaties en terugtrekkingen zichtbaar zijn. Honderd paarden kwamen aan de start, en slechts dertig haalden de finish wat betekend dat 70% van de...
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News and footage of unacceptable abuse has been filtering through from the Al Reef Cup – a CEN 120 Km Endurance Ride in Abu Dhabi. For starters, here’s the E, R, and Dsq list. One hundred started, only thirty finished, so 70% didn’t manage to complete. Scroll down to the charts at the bottom of the list link to see the numbers breakdown more...
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