Sheikh Mohammed has been cleared of having any knowledge of the drug scandals involving his organisation last year by a report he ordered

Pippa Cuckson, a former deputy editor of H&H, was praised for her “intrepid reporting” uncovering the extent of doping in Sheikh Mohammed’s endurance operation

Endurance Horse Race in Jordan's Wadi Rum

Questions raised over endurance dope testing

As an FEI task force sets about cleaning up endurance, more news of past anomalies in the sport is coming to light

Endurance Horse Race in Jordan's Wadi Rum

Leading endurance figure denounced by FEI after speaking out

Pierre Arnould has been denounced by FEI secretary general Ingmar de Vos after stating publicly endurance could become a banned sport if the FEI cannot reduce doping and fractures in the Middle East


Investigation into Sheikh Mohammed’s equine operations

Lords Stevens and Princess Haya are to undertake an internal investigation into Sheikh Mohammed’s equine operations

The surprise announcement comes after some national federations said they would oppose an attempt by Princess Haya to seek a third term as president of horse sport’s governing body

Opponents claim Princess Haya has a “conflict of interest” as the wife of Sheikh Mohammed, whose racing and endurance operations have been embroiled in recent doping scandals

Endurance Horse Race in Jordan's Wadi Rum

Concerns emerge over promised clean-up of endurance

Critics say the committee appointed by horse sport’s governing body to tackle the sport — which is blighted by doping and fractures — is not sufficiently neutral

Endurance Horse Race in Jordan's Wadi Rum

Round table called to discuss endurance

Representatives of United Arab Emirates endurance riding will face their main critics, the Swiss Equestrian Federation, in a “round table” convened by International Equestrian Federation (FEI) president Princess Haya

Endurance Horse Race in Jordan's Wadi Rum

Sheikh bans steroids in UAE horse sports

Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai, has cracked down on steroids in all horse sports in the UAE by criminalising their import, sale, purchase and use — in the wake of the scandals around doping in his racing and endurance interests