FEI Tribunal: No right of appeal for case concerning a horse which was missing for 2 hours during endurance event
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
The FEI Tribunal, in a decision dated 8 January 2024 addressed an appeal lodged by the Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation against a decision made by the ground jury during the Endurance World Championship for Young Riders in France. The dispute arose from a protest relating to the elimination of a horse, Eryvan, ridden by Clara Latorre Sala following an incident during the competition. The rider fell from her horse at a guarded road crossing, leading to her horse bolting and becoming lost. The horse was later found 2 hours later and was inspected by a vet and deemed fit to compete. The Ground ..read more
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FEI Tribunal issues ban for failure to produce sample
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
Our equine solicitor, Hannah Bradley, has contributed to an article for Horse & Hound magazine about a recent FEI Tribunal case concerning a failed hyposensitivity test and subsequent failure to produce a sample. See the article in full at https://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/ban-for-rider-who-ran-away-from-anti-doping-sample-collection-841931 If you require assistance in respect of disciplinary proceedings, contact us today. The post FEI Tribunal issues ban for failure to produce sample first appeared on The Equine Law Firm (UK). The post FEI Tribunal issues ban for failure to produce sam ..read more
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The Equine Law Firm speaks with HorseQuest
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
Take a look at our equine law blog, giving our lawyer’s tips for buying a horse. The lawyer’s view: top tips when buying a horse (horsequesthub.co.uk) The post The Equine Law Firm speaks with HorseQuest first appeared on The Equine Law Firm (UK). The post The Equine Law Firm speaks with HorseQuest appeared first on The Equine Law Firm (UK ..read more
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Hannah Bradley appointed to Judicial Panel
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
Hannah Bradley, a lawyer at the Equine Law Firm has been appointed to the British Horseracing Authority’s Judicial Panel. The BHA’s Judicial Panel hears cases or appeals referred to it in connection with the Rules of Racing. You can read more about Hannah’s appointment here: Sarah Crowther KC confirms appointees to BHA’s independent Judicial Panel | British Horseracing Authority The post Hannah Bradley appointed to Judicial Panel first appeared on The Equine Law Firm (UK). The post Hannah Bradley appointed to Judicial Panel appeared first on The Equine Law Firm (UK ..read more
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The Equine Law Firm speaks to Horse & Hound regarding the duties of vets to non-clients
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
It is a well-established legal principle that if a veterinary surgeon is negligent, and their negligence causes a loss to their client, then they are likely to be liable to compensate that client. A common example of this is if a vet misses an issue during a pre-purchase inspection. It is sometimes the case that the seller of a horse will obtain a vet report before marketing a horse sale, and will share that report with prospective buyers. If the vet who conducted the inspection for the seller has missed an issue, it is less clear whether the buyer would have a right to claim compensation agai ..read more
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The Equine Law Firm speaks with Al Badia Magazine
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
Take a look at our article prepared with Al Badia Magazine, which advises buyers and sellers of horses in international transactions. Protecting yourself and your business when buying or selling horses internationally The post The Equine Law Firm speaks with Al Badia Magazine first appeared on The Equine Law Firm (UK). The post The Equine Law Firm speaks with Al Badia Magazine appeared first on The Equine Law Firm (UK ..read more
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Top Tips for International Transactions
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
Many competition horse owners look to the Europe and further afield for the most attractive prospects to buy and sell horses. Transacting overseas carries a higher legal risk than domestically. Here are our tips to put yourself in the strongest possible position:- Insist on a clause in your contract which provides that any disputes will be governed by the laws of your country and that any disputes will also be heard in the Courts of your country. This avoids you having to navigate a foreign legal system, and possibly attend a trial abroad, in the event of a dispute. With a longer and riskier ..read more
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Take a look at our interview with Whickr App
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
We were asked by Whickr, the horse sales app, to answer some questions regarding selling horses and the law. To read the full interview go to:- https://www.whickr.com/blog/can-i-really-return-a-horse-after-purchase-and-more-questions-answered-by-the-experts/ The post Take a look at our interview with Whickr App first appeared on The Equine Law Firm (UK). The post Take a look at our interview with Whickr App appeared first on The Equine Law Firm (UK ..read more
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COVID 19: Protecting your equestrian business
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
The British Equestrian Federation this week issued advice urging that “all organised equestrian activity” should stop. The prospect of a prolonged period of social distancing and the impact that it will have on equestrian sport, in particular for those who derive income from it, is daunting. Whilst not competing, you may have more time on your hands, we set out here our key tips for how to use that time productively and positively. 1. Understand the help available to you by virtue of the government’s emergency legislation. Proposed business rates relief should be a significant help to equestri ..read more
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Drink and ride at your peril…
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by theequinelawfirm.co.uk
2M ago
…this ancient law which is still in force today could see you in court if you take the reins whilst tipsy. Section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872 provides that:- “Every person who is drunk while in charge on any highway or other public place of any carriage, horse, cattle, or steam engine or who is drunk when in possession of any loaded firearms shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding forty shillings, or in the discretion of the court to imprisonment for any term not exceeding one month” According to information released by the Crown Prosecution Service, as recently as 2014, there were 561 pr ..read more
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