The FEI Anti-Doping Rules for both human and equine athletes are being revised in 2020 for implementation on 1 January 2021. Consultation with the community and feedback from stakeholders is an important part of the FEI’s Rules Revision process. It is highly recommend that all concerned individuals and organisations – Athletes and support team personnel, National Federations, Veterinarians, Medical Officers, Coaches, Chefs d’Equipe, etc – acquaint themselves with the Anti-Doping Rules and the (potential) changes for 2021 and to give their feedback. The FEI have included a number of questions and contact details in order to interact on all the key points, so that they can start the process and gather your input prior to the Rules Revision process which gets underway on 13 July. Click here for FEI Anti-Doping Rules for Human Athletes (ADRHA) Click here for FEI Equine Anti-Doping Rules
Horse Sport Ireland, the governing body for equestrian sport in Ireland, publish their Equine Anti-Doping Review annually
National Equine Anti-Doping Programme As the National Governing Body for Equestrian Sports in Ireland, we (Horse Sport Ireland) make available a National Equine Anti-Doping Programme to our Affiliated Bodies. We have been running the programme since 2012. Our Anti-Doping programs seek to preserve what is intrinsically valuable about sport. This intrinsic value is often referred to as “the spirit of sport”. The programme is governed under our Equine Anti-Doping and Equine Controlled Medication Rules (EAD/ECM), which are similar to that of the FEI Rules. Equine Prohibited Substance List The Horse Sport Ireland EAD/ECM Rules incorporate the FEI Equine Prohibited Substance List (EPSL) which is published and revised by the FEI from time to time. The EPSL enables Persons Responsible (PRs) to ensure that they are not treating or feeding horses with substances that are prohibited for use during competition and substances that are not permitted for use in the horse at […]
Horse Sport Ireland believes that doping is contrary to the spirit of sport and every member has a duty to ensure that Equestrian Sport is free of doping. In conjunction with Sport Ireland (Formerly The Irish Sports Council) and their policy to cooperate with the international anti-doping campaign administered by the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA), Horse Sport Ireland engage in the anti-doping programme for humans. The information that follows highlights key areas with regard to anti-doping. Horse Sport Ireland advises all members to read and understand the anti-doping Rules and to understand their responsibilities under the rules. The consequences of not adhering to Anti-Doping Rules can be severe for Athletes and their support personnel such as grooms, coaches and Chef D’Equipe’s; therefore it is critical that any questions/concerns be clarified with either Horse Sport Ireland or Sport Ireland. Any registered Athlete of any discipline of an Affiliate of Horse Sport Ireland, […]
Horse Sport Ireland is seeking to increase its regional panels of veterinarians to provide the service of sampling horses at equestrian events as part of Horse Sport Ireland’s National Equine Anti-Doping and Medication Control Programme. Full details below.