Full article is here.
"It is hard to nail down the official
number of equine deaths in the 2011-12 endurance racing season, but
unofficial estimates suggest around 80. That means there were probably
International Equestrian Federation (FEI) recorded nine deaths in
international events alone in the Group VII area that embraces the
Middle East and North Africa.
following season, 13 horses died in Group VII international
competition. There are nine regions that hold endurance races worldwide,
so the general pattern is a worrying one."
The AERC embracing FEI in the current climate of drugging and death is troubling.
Discipline: LD/Endurance, CMO, Trail Rider, Cartoonist, Writer, Co-Director/ Green Bean Endurance
Favorite Links for training, gear, and memberships!
- National Association of Competitive Mounted Orienteering
- HOW TO CMO
- What is CMO?
- Old Dominion Endurance Rides
- Renegade Hoof Boots
- Riding vs. Racing a discussion with the Duck.
- Trumbull Mountain's INTRO TO ENDURANCE RIDING
- Principles of Conditioning
- Conditioning the endurance horse by SERA
- Short Article: Feeding & Training the Endurance Horse
- Feeding the Endurance Horse, Swedish Author
- Preventing Dehydration In the Endurance Horse, Ontario Competitive Trail Riding Association
- Jim Holland's fantastic training links here!
- South Eastern Distance Rider's Association