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FEI Tribunal issues final decision in banned substance case

Wednesday, 09 August 2017
Sport

The FEI Tribunal has issued its final decision in a banned substance case under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs).

Samples taken on 21 January 2017 from the horse Luke Skywalker 46 (FEI ID 103XB94/USA), ridden by Paige Johnson (FEI ID USA/10013411) at the CSI2* in Wellington (USA), tested positive for the local anaesthetic pramoxine.

The FEI Tribunal has imposed a one-year suspension. As the athlete had been provisionally suspended from 5 April 2017 for three months, she will now not be eligible to compete until 4 April 2018. The FEI Tribunal also imposed a fine of 2,000 CHF and contribution of 3,000 CHF towards legal costs.

The athlete has appealed the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The full FEI Tribunal decision can be read here.

 


Source: Press release from the FEI 

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