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December 23, 2018
FEI officials have moved quickly to close a loophole over catastrophic injuries to endurance horses.
The current FEI Endurance rules define a catastrophic injury as one requiring euthanasia.
Sanctions are applied on the basis of the owner agreeing to the horse being euthanised and can be avoided if euthanasia is refused, with obvious serious welfare consequences for the horse.
The Endurance Temporary Committee, set up by the FEI in a further bid to tidy up undesirable aspects of the discipline and return it to its “original roots”, discussed the catastrophic injury issue during its December 12 meeting.
It proposed that, in addition to catastrophic injury, the sanction would also apply when there is a “severe injury” to the horse...
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