Olympic Modern Pentathlon Coach and Rider Receive Disciplinary Action from UIPM

UIPM Modern Pentathlon Changes

Olympic Modern Pentathlon Coach and Rider Receive Disciplinary Action from UIPM An olympic modern pentathlon coach and rider receive disciplinary action after shocking scenes witnessed at the Tokyo 2020 Games. On Monday (6 Sept), the UIPM Disciplinary Panel announced it has completed its review of events from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Specifically focusing on the situation which occurred during the Women’s Modern Pentathlon Riding competition, the review has been long awaited. At the Games, Germany’s modern pentathlon coach, Kim Raisner, punched her athlete’s horse, horse, Saint Boy. Attempting to help…

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UIPM Respond To Calls For Modern Pentathlon Changes

UIPM Modern Pentathlon Changes

UIPM Respond To Calls For Modern Pentathlon Changes The UIPM respond to calls for Modern Pentathlon changes after uproar from Tokyo 2020. After the Tokyo Olympics saw German rider, Annika Schleu and her coach, Kim Raisner, play part in distressing scenes, the sport has been put under the limelight for horse welfare. In the international televised event, Annika Schleu was witnessed in tears aboard her allocated ride, Saint Boy. Going into the showjumping phase of the Olympic-level competition, Schleu had just 20 minutes to get to know the horse as…

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Modern Pentathlon Horse Welfare Petition Launched

Modern Pentathlon Horse Welfare Petition Launched

Modern Pentathlon Horse Welfare Petition Launched A modern pentathlon horse welfare petition has been launched. In response to distressing scenes witnessed at this year’s Olympic Games, equestrians call for horse welfare regulations to be improved in Modern Pentathlon events. A sport consisting of five phases, a showjumping phase see competitors ride a horse they have only known for 20 minutes prior to competition. At Tokyo 2020, this lead to horse and rider distress on course when Team Germany’s Annika Schleu stepped up with ride, Saint Boy. Going into the round…

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