Rolex Alleged Abuse Case Hearing Scheduled for June 25

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body for equestrian sport, announced Friday (June 1) that U.S. eventing rider Amy Tryon has requested a hearing regarding an incident of alleged abuse that occurred on April 28 at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington. The hearing will be held on June 25 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Le Samurai, a 12-year-old bay Holsteiner/Thoroughbred gelding piloted by Tryon, sustained a serious injury near the end of the cross country course. The horse was euthanatized a few days later when veterinarians deemed a successful treatment outcome was not possible.

The Horse will continue to follow this story as developments occur.
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Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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