USEF Saturday Press Release, COTH Convention Coverage The top story story lines at this year’s USEF convention: 1) The domination of Steffen Peters and Ravel, winning both 2009 Rider of the Year and Horse of...» Read More!
*3D3W: Max McManamy Part 2 NSAID Compromise at USEF Meeting “The primary controversy here in Louisville, Ky., is the proposed rule to limit therapeutic non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use from the current allowable two NSAIDs to...» Read More!
From FEI Press Release: …In line with the Bureau’s earlier decision, theÂ present Equine Prohibited ListÂ and its accompanying Rules andÂ Veterinary RegulationsÂ will remain in effect until 4 April 2010. As of 5 April 2010, the FEI will...» Read More!
The Horse and Hound is reporting that the FEI delay and revote on the progressive list is nearly a certainty: “Although a firm decision has not yet been announced, every equestrian nation H&H has contacted...» Read More!
Excerpts from the FEI’s letter sent out to all member federations last week about postponing the ‘progressive list’ until a revote in November 2010, a move that we originally reported on Friday after hearing about it at...» Read More!
1) If you are wondering why your vet is not in town this week, it’s probably because they are partying it up studying in Las Vegas at the AAEP Convention. Ridiculous factoid: casinos never have clocks...» Read More!
“The FEI originally decided to postpone enactment until April, but under continuing pressure from a variety of nations, on Friday it contacted all its member countries asking for permission not to enact the NSAIDs rule...» Read More!
Eventing Nation has been extensively covering this FEI controversy since we first reported rumors of the potential change two weeks ago. When I got to the convention, I was excited to chat with more riders about the issue,...» Read More!
Flat out, here is the most informative article that has been published during the bute FEI turmoil. We are glad to work with horsetalk.co.nz, and they did a great job on this one. They have...» Read More!
The full press release from the FEI. “The FEI has announced today (1 December) that the FEI Bureau has passed a Resolution delaying implementation of the new Equine Prohibited Substances List and the accompanying Equine...» Read More!
The USEF released a statement today in support of the FEI’s decision to allow bute and other NSAID’s at competitions. “The USEF is supportive of the rule change allowing certain non-steroidal medications included on the “Progressive...» Read More!
FEI President Princess Haya responded today to the growing dissent within the equestrian community about the FEI’s decision to allow low levels of bute and other NSAID’s. “…In equestrian sport, the predominant argument in recent...» Read More!
Eventing Nation has obtained a copy of a letter sent from a group of high-ranking FEI vets, including past and current members for the FEI veterinary commission. The letter was sent on Tuesday to FEI...» Read More!
A website has just been established to petition the FEI to reverse its ruling to allow small amounts of bute and other PED’s. The petition website is here, and read more about the story at...» Read More!
To set the table, for the past few months, the FEI has been promising to stamp out doping in equestrian sport by adopting a stronger zero-tolerance policy. This campaign is a result of the several high...» Read More!