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.

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Rio 2016 equine athletes have world-class veterinary care on tap in Deodoro

8 Aug 2016

The world’s best equine athletes at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro are now poised to help their human companions win medals for eventing, dressage and showjumping, and as they focus on the prize they have access to a hi-tech veterinary...

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