Questions over FEI Tribunal’s processes, structure and independence *H&H Plus*

Lawyers who have represented a number of riders in cases involving the FEI have raised concerns about the appeals process, while British dressage rider Richard Davison asks whether a form of mediation would be a better solution. H&H finds out more…

Mathilda Karlsson
Mathilda Karlsson rose a number of placings on the rankings list.

Lawyers who have represented a number of riders in cases involving the FEI have raised concerns about the appeals process, while British dressage rider Richard Davison asks whether a form of mediation would be a better solution. H&H finds out more…

Appeals made as federation’s suspension is ‘killing the sport’ *H&H Plus*

The decision by the FEI to suspend activites within the UAE across all FEI disciplines in response to rule-breaking in endurance is under the spotlight as lawyers describe the decision as “unprecedented” and appeals are prepared. H&H speaks to lawyers in Europe and Abu Dhabi, as well as a Dubai-based showjumper, about the situation…

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – FEBRUARY 15: General action during the President of the UAE Show Jumping Cup at Al Forsan on February 15, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images for Professional Sports Group)

ARABIC and European lawyers are taking and considering action against the FEI’s suspension of the UAE federation, describing the decision as “killing the sport”. H&H reported on 1 October that the FEI had fully suspended all activities across any FEI discipline until 31 December, and all national endurance activities until 31 March 2021. This move […]

Groom with life-changing injury receives £75,000 pay out from uninsured employer *H&H Plus*

Equestrian grooms are being warned to check whether those they are working for have liability insurance after a case where only £75,000 was paid out in compensation for a life-changing injury. H&H finds out more…

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THE case of a groom who sustained a life-changing injury, but had to settle for £75,000 compensation, has sparked a call for all grooms to ensure their employers have liability insurance. The cover is required by law, to protect both boss and staff in the case of an accident in the workplace. But in a […]