Horsetalk.co.uz - Full Article
December 23, 2017
Any equestrian discipline must surely confront a simple and unappetizing truth when three horses perish in one contest, as happened in Dubai recently in a national 100km Endurance ride.
Clearly, the measures in place to safeguard the horses are not working.
Sadly, yet again, it is Endurance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sitting squarely in the spotlight.
There is a terrible sense of dread and inevitability with every shattering leg in the desert form of the sport of endurance.
Based on disclosures in the last week of worrying numbers of deaths, even the most impartial of observers would likely agree that the FEI has failed to get on top of the problem.
Research by the group Clean Endurance, whose volunteers have been poring through the FEI Database, has cast light on a series of deaths which had not initially been coded in the results as Catastrophic Injuries (CIs).
It is a poor look for equestrian sport, and the numbers publicized by the group would indicate this ranks as a major failure for the world governing body...
Read more at https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2017/12/23/endurance-deaths-stain-sport/#QsEkPd3TWzcw2Obc.99
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