More facts about Urs Wenger
Swiss Equestrian Federation published a press release about the death of Vencedor A’Diamonds:
The death of Vencedor A’Diamonds is therefore a tragic and unpredictable event that is not the fault of the rider – this is the conclusion of Swiss Equestrian Federation.
But let’s look further into the facts – how exactly Mr. Urs Wenger uses his horses in competitions.
Fact #1: DIELDIKA HIPOLYTE
See the results on the FEI website: https://data.fei.org/Horse/Performance.aspx?p=FC057EF7D6DD24B97520BFC50F3CA6CD
Mr. Wenger rode this horse 14 times, and 9 of them were ended in Lameness eliminations.
Fact #2: SHAH JAHAN A’DIAMONDS
See the results on the FEI website: https://data.fei.org/Horse/Performance.aspx?p=F7F5704E738BD40746818362DA97010D
In 2016 in Brussels, this horse was eliminated for Metabolic reason with invasive treatment. Such kind of elimination requires the mandatory rest period of 60 days.
After 63 days this horse was started again – and was eliminated again.
Fact #3: DARLING A’DIAMONDS
See the results on the FEI website: https://data.fei.org/Horse/Performance.aspx?p=8FA7C78587CC8D935A311ADB4D700469
Here you see that on 8 April 2018 this horse was eliminated for Irregular gait (Lameness) for second time in a row. By Endurance Rules, mandatory rest period after 80 km is 12 days + 21 days for second Irregular gait, it equals to 33 days in total. Exactly after 33 days this horse was forced to start again on 12 May 2018, and this attempt ended with Metabolic elimination.
Fact #4: VASCO A’DIAMONDS
See the results on the FEI website: https://data.fei.org/Horse/Performance.aspx?p=3F36A75819F497630E2FBED538E278C4
2018 was a tough year for this horse. During 5-month period, this horse participated in 4 competitions with total distance of almost 600 km and received 2 Metabolic eliminations during that period.
There are clear facts – everyone can check them and confirm that they are not fake.