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Equestrian events could end up outside Brazil at 2016 Olympic Games

Friday, 09 October 2015
Sport

Generell

Dressage-News.com reports that the head of the Brazilian Equestrian Federation has warned that equestrian competition at next year’s Olympic Games could be moved outside Brazil. According to dressage-news.com, the American news agency the Associated Press brought the news this week after Luiz Roberto Giugni at an event in São Pauo spoke about how the Brazilian Agriculture Ministry delay issuing documentation needed to allow horses brought into Brazil from Europe, the United States and Canada to leave the country. 

The issues need to be dealt with before the end of October, and if not - the AP quoted the official, “we run the risk of not having the event in Brazil.”

Regulations for bringing horses to and from Brazil are strict. The country is still subject to diseases affecting horses, including glanders, a lethal bacterial infection recently diagnosed in several horses in Brazil.

Read the full story on dressage-news.com via this link. 

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