|Important Announcement and Reminder – Dressage Equine Medication Rule Change For 2011||| Print ||
See Section A - General Rules and Regulations, Chapter 10 – Equine Medication Control
Article E 18.1 Statement of Responsibility
The Person Responsible for a horse is an adult who has, or shares responsibility for the care, training, custody, and performance of the horse and who has the official responsibility for that horse under EC rules and is liable under the penalty provisions of the Rules for any violation of the EC Rules.
The Person Responsible must hold an EC individual or group license (see General Rules and Regulations A1011).
For the purpose of these rules, the Person Responsible is normally the trainer, owner or the competitor who rides or drives the horse during an event. The Person Responsible is ultimately responsible for the condition, fitness and management of the horse and is responsible for any act performed in the stables by himself or herself or by any other person with authorized access to the horse, or while the horse is being ridden, driven, or exercised.
Article E 18.2 Equine Drug and Medication Penalties
See Section A - General Rules and Regulations Chapter 10 Any violation of the Equine Medication Rules proven to have occurred will result in the imposition of penalties and the return of all winnings of the horse in question.
Article E 18.3 Drugs and Medication: Equine
See Section A - General Rules and Regulations, Chapter 10.
Article E 18.4 Drug Testing
See Section A - General Rules and Regulations, Chapter 10 - Equine Medications Control.
Article E 18.5 Horse Inspection
FEI sanctioned events only - See FEI Rules for Dressage & FEI Veterinary Regulations, both can be found on the FEI website www.fei.org.