The FEI was notified of an alleged case of abuse which occurred during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (CCI****) in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, April 28, involving competitor Amy Tyron (USA) and Le Samurai.
According to article 164.4.5 of the FEI General Regulations: “In serious cases, immediate disqualification with one or more horses from a competition or from the whole event with a referral to the Secretary General (for referral to the Judicial Committee).”
Once the FEI has collected all reports and evidence, the case will be submitted to the Tribunal (the former Judicial Committee) and all the relevant evidence will be reviewed prior to any decision being made.
The FEI takes these matters very seriously and endeavors to ensure that the welfare of the horse is a priority.
**Latest Update** 06/05/2007**
Update regarding the case of alleged abuse at CCI 4* Lexington (USA) In relation to the case of alleged abuse involving rider Amy Tryon (USA) and horse Le Samurai which occurred on 28 April 2007 at CCI 4* Lexington, please be informed that rider Amy Tryon has requested a hearing and in turn, the FEI has scheduled a hearing to be held on 25 June in Lausanne.
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