Saturday, December 14, 2013

FEI: Tougher bans for riders could be on the way

Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article

December 13 2013

Suspended riders may struggle to sustain a living in the horse industry if the FEI adopts the revised WADA (World Anti Doping Agency) code effective from 2015.

To date, most equestrians cope with doping bans by continuing to teach, produce and sell horses, and can spectate at FEI events. But WADA’s newly approved article 2.10 forbids anyone competing in elite sport having “professional association” with suspended persons.

WADA is also increasing the minimum ban for most offences from two years to four...

Read more here:
http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/tougher-bans-riders-way/#tGpGH1mFCggQ5jqI.99