Bahrain endurance rider suspended for 2 months [H&H VIP]

  • Bahrain endurance rider Sheikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa has been suspended for 2 months after receiving his second yellow card for abuse of the horse.

    The cards were given in consecutive events.

    The FEI tribunal listing shows he was warned for abuse of the horse at Compiègne, France (23-25 May), his first FEI appearance since CEI Sakhir in February.

    At Sakhir he was suspended by his national federation and received a FEI yellow card after a groom ran on to the field of play and beat his horse, which went on to win.

    Video footage of the incident caused outcry on social media.