The veterinary section of the FEI website provides veterinarians, riders and support personnel with advice and information on health, welfare and veterinary matters for horses competing in FEI events. It is highly recommended that you visit these pages regularly for the latest updates.

Veterinary health professionals supporting equestrianism throughout the world play an essential role in protecting the welfare of all competing horses. They are responsible for implementing the FEI Veterinary Regulations and ensuring fair play. These veterinarians should also be familiar with the FEI Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations and the FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List on the FEI Clean Sport website.

It is the paramount responsibility of all those involved in equestrian sport to ensure a high health and welfare status of their horses.The FEI Equine Welfare Code of Conduct  must be complied with at all times.

This section consists of the below main topics, which are divided into the following sub-sections and may also be accessed from the title bar above.


Veterinary Matters

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FEI President celebrates top equestrian sport and clean Games at Rio 2016

27 Aug 2016

FEI President Ingmar De Vos had double cause for celebration this week after confirmation that all human and equine samples taken during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had returned negative. “Keeping our sport clean is a central part of our daily work...

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