Friday, January 03, 2020

‘Shock and sadness’ after four horses sustain catastrophic injuries abroad

Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article

Becky Murray
2 January, 2020 14:30

Calls have been made for the “fullest possible” investigation after four horses sustained “shocking” catastrophic injuries at endurance rides in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Three horses competing in the CEN 120km Gamilati Cup (28 December) — Orange Glove ridden by Saif Ahmed Mohammed Alli Almazrouei of the UAE, L P Malvina ridden by Bianca Schutz of the Netherlands, and Aloha Diamond Jubilee ridden by Nadia Solange Fernandez of Argentina — suffered catastrophic injuries, as did one competing in the CEN 120km Al Maktoum Cup (29 December), Rafaela Heb ridden by Mohammad Ussain Habib Khan of India.

Endurance GB (EGB) director of welfare Antonia Milner-Mathews said the board was “shocked and saddened” by the incidents...

Read more here:
https://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/shock-sadness-four-horses-sustain-catastrophic-injuries-abroad-704097

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