Equestrian Show Jumping

Bertram Allen left ‘utterly devastated’ after Olympia controversy

December 22, 2015

Official statement on Bertram Allen disqualification at Olympia

Following the Olympia Grand Prix CSI5* at Olympia, The London International Horse Show (GBR) on 21 December, 2015, Bertram Allen (IRL) was disqualified by the Ground Jury under Article 242.3.1 of the FEI Jumping Rules when the FEI Steward tasked with the mandatory post-competition boot and bandage control reported to the Ground Jury that Allen’s horse, Quiet Easy, had presented with blood on the offside (right) flank.

The Appeal Committee upheld the decision of the Ground Jury that Bertram Allen was correctly disqualified from the competition.The class was awarded to Michael Whitaker (GBR) and Viking.

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