Media and recent cases

Media & Recent cases

Our Lawyers write articles that are published in the international magazine Horse International. Other articles and newsfacts are also published on the websites horses.nl, Equnews.com, and horse-international.com.

The Netherlands: outstanding place to set up your equine business

In this edition of the Horse International Legal Journal, the...
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FEI Parental-and-Medical-Leave Rule Change for Dressage World Rankings

The FEI has adjusted its rules regarding dressage rankings. Riders...
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Video of 2nd Annual Alliance Meeting

We made a short introduction video of our second Alliance...
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O odpowiedzialności za konia i wyrządzone przez niego szkody

This document is only available on Polish.
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2nd Annual Alliance Meeting

On the 5th and 6th of July 2018, the second...
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Newly Formed Teams for World Equestrian Games 2018; The Trend of Changing Nationality.

The World Equestrian Games (WEG) are just around the corner...
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Rider Suspended For Two Months After Extensively Whipping His Horse

FEI Rules On Yellow Cards And Use Of Whip. Rider...
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EUAEL’s network expanding with new partners in India and Poland

Our network of alliance-partners is growing! We are happy and...
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The horse Justice, an unusual plaintiff, is suing his previous owner for neglect.

The horse called Justice is the plaintiff in a recently...
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Horse With Sweet Itch Declared Non-Conform: Purchase Agreement was Dissolved and Damages Awarded

In this most recent case won by Schelstraete Equine Lawyers...
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Alleged Neurectomy Case Won by Schelstraete Equine Lawyers

Graphic from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Source In...
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FEI Blood Rule Eliminates Rider During the 2018 World Cup in Paris

Irish rider Denis Lynch was eliminated after the second leg...
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The Dutch Foundation Dier & Recht calls for more legislation in the Equine sector.

The Dutch Foundation Dier & Recht (Animal & Law) conducted...
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FEI´S Back Boot Ban Did Not Effect Carlos Lopez´S World Cup Participation…

...But Might Have Influenced His Sunday Decision. Carlos Lopez´s Friday...
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FEI Blood Rule Eliminates Rider During the 2018 World Cup in Paris

Irish rider Denis Lynch was eliminated after the second leg...
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No provision has been made (yet) for the free movement of horses once the UK leaves the EU

The following interesting article drew the attention of one of...
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Special (part 3): Meet the EUAEL Alliance in an Interview with the Partners

AN ALLIANCE OF THE WORLD’S LEADING EQUINE LAW FIRMS European...
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Ramel Wins Insterburg Lawsuit on Basis of Fraud

Source: Eurodressage For almost eight years, the Ramel family has...
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The suspension of Sanne Thijssen has been lifted, effective immediately

The suspension of half a year, which show jumper Sanne...
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Special (part 2): Meet the EUAEL Alliance in an Interview with the Partners

European US Asian Equine Lawyers is an Alliance Group founded...
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Special: Meet the EUAEL Alliance in an Interview with the Partners

European US Asian Equine Lawyers is an Alliance Group founded...
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Proposed changes to the FEI Rules…On doping and controlled medication

In this issue of Horse International’s Legal and Veterinary Journal...
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KNHS Changes National Squad Criteria in 2018

The KNHS recently stated on their homepage that they have...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers Wins Dispute Clarifying When a Buyer is Considered Professional and When a Consumer

The opposing parties, an international rider and her Canadian equine...
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In the footsteps of Marco Polo – Mr Wawrzyniak speaking during the “One Belt, One Road” Conference in Cyprus

Mr Piotr Wawrzyniak* of Schelstraete Business Lawyers participated in the...
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5.218 Horses Were Drug Tested In 2016. 82 Horses Tested Positive

In light of the recent FEI General Assembly, the FEI...
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Positive Outcome in Appeal in Case Concerning a Horse With a Chronic Tendon Problem

A four year long court case ends in success for...
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New EUAEL Alliance Partner : Hey & Hey Attorneys At Law (LLC)

Hey & Hey Attorneys at Law was founded by Randy Hey and...
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Seizure of €25.000 by Schelstraete Equine Lawyers is Approved by Court in Summary Proceedings

Appeal Against Enforceable Penalty Sums In the case of a...
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Sale of Goods Act applies to horse sales even when a trader sells and an individual buys

Horses sales between two individuals are governed by the Sale...
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FEI five-star judge, Leif Törnblad, temporarily suspended

Messrs. Schelstraete and Wawrzyniak of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers, the member...
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Agent Could be Held Liable as Seller Although He´s Only Acting as Intermediary

Equine sales often occur with involvement of an agent (intermediary)...
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FEI reaching settlement in doping case after proposed change to the classification of Pramoxine

Positive Test Result at the Winter Equestrian Festival, FL Paige...
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Wrong Horse Put Down By Vet; Diligence Requirements For Vets To Avoid Law Suit

Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (SEL) have for a long time been...
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Freestyle copyright violation at the `Pony´s Kür op Muziek´ in Geldrop, the Netherlands

Copyright laws Copyright infringement laws are in place in order...
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Horse International: RISKS AND LIABILITIES

In this edition of Horse International we would like to...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers won in Court of Appeal: No consumer purchase

In a court ruling from the Court of Appeal in...
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Recognize signs of pain from a ridden horse’s facial expressions

New research by scientists at the Animal Health Trust Centre...
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Horse International : BLOOD RULES

It is funny throughout sports horse magazines we discuss ‘blood’...
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Proof of ownership – How do you prove that your horse is actually yours?

Most riders, grooms and owners will be able to recognize...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers wins short law suit regarding seized horses

Could you imagine having your horses seized due to financial...
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Mr. Luc Schelstraete appointed as the Legal Advisor of VSN in the Netherlands

As per September 1st, Luc Schelstraete from Schelstraete Equine Lawyers...
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The Control of Horses Act 2015 (CHA 2015): Question and answer on UK equine queries

The Control of Horses Act 2015 (CHA 2015) received Royal...
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Swedish VAT liability for equestrian sport prize money here to stay despite EU judgment

Strictly prize money or supply of services for consideration? That...
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The Importation of Embryos, Ova and Semen in the UK

Under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 1984 The Importation...
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Horse International: Equine cloning: the legal aspects

In this issue of Horse International’s Legal and Veterinary Journal...
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PRACTICAL TIPS – FEI DOPING CASES

The article below was published in Horse Times. In this...
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The Control of Horses Act 2015 (CHA 2015): Question and answer on UK equine queries

The Control of Horses Act 2015 (CHA 2015) received Royal...
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Article Horse International: Some thoughts on dopingcases

In this edition of Horse International we would like to discuss...
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The horse I’ve purchased turns out to be a cribber, what to do now?

Stable vices such as cribbing (and also air sucking) appear...
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Recent FEI doping case of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers

The defence team consisting of Mr Piotr Wawrzyniak of Schelstraete...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyer’s client wins case about sold horse with back problems

The case revolves around the purchase of a horse by...
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Health Certificate Cross Border Horse Transports No Longer Needed

The countries Belgium, the Netherlands, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg...
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EUAEL now on Equnews.nl

Together with our Belgian and Dutch Alliance Partners; Beelen Lawyers and...
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A Swiss buyer of a show jumper in Belgium triumphs in litigation procedure against a Belgian veterinarian

The in Switzerland located client of Beelen Advocaten in Leuven...
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New Alliance partners in Germany and Sweden

European US Asian Equine Lawyers proudly presents two new Alliance Partners...
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Seizure of a horse on Criminal Law grounds remains in effect

In the Netherlands there is a possibility for the public...
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Luc Schelstraete participates at 2017 Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour

On the 27th of April 2017, Luc Schelstraete participated at...
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Introduction – European US Asian Equine Lawyers

I am honoured and pleased that so many outstanding Law...
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Legal Rights of a buyer against a seller of a horse in England that goes lame

Under English law horses are treated as being goods and...
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Joint venture P.C. WOO and Zhonglun law firm

On Wednesday the 7th of December, Luc Schelstraete was invited...
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Article Horse International: Legal and Veterinary journal

Article Horse International - Legal and Veterinary Journal    
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Schelstraete Lawyers receives invitation for Global Legal Alliance Conference

Schelstraete Advocaten, The Dutch member of the Global Legal Alliance...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) achieved settlement in a case regarding a non-conforming pony

Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) has achieved a favourable settlement...
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US client wins case from Belgian horse dealer concerning the horse’s character

Our client, a consumer buyer from the US, purchased a...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) succesfully claims compensation in an indemnification procedure.

A client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) bought a trailer...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers’s (EUAEL Alliance Partner) client triumphs at the Court of Zeeland-West-Brabant

On September the 21st the Court of Zeeland-West-Brabant decided that the...
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Court of Limburg rules in favour of client Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner)

On the 17th of August 2016 the Court of Limburg has...
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Client of Schelstraete Advocaten wins its case at the KWPN Arbitration Committee

On August 1st 2016 the Arbitration Committee of the KWPN has...
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Claim of counter party was rejected due to the wrong party being summoned to court

In a legal procedure at the Court of Midden-Nederland concerning...
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Article Horse International: Consumer protection in europe

LEGAL  AND VETERINARY JOURNAL: CONSUMER PROTECTION IN EUROPE Mr. L.M. Schelstraete: Active in the...
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Article Horse International: Chinese Equestrianism leaping forward

Mr. L.M. Schelstraete Active in the fields of company law...
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Client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) triumph at the Court in Alkmaar

In September 2013 two clients of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers’s (EUAEL Alliance Partner) cliënts triumphs in a preliminary injunction regarding embryo’s

Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) has succesfully represented two...
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2016 Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour – Sino Europe Equine Industry Exchange Seminar

On thursday the 28th of April, Mr. Luc Schelstraete and...
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Article Horse International: Freedom of competition in show jumping and its organisation part 2

Freedom of competition in show jumping and its organisation part...
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Client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) wins case regarding a very ill horse

Client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner), a professional...
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Article Horse International: Preliminary injunction relief

Preliminary injunction relief Click here to read the article.
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Article Horse International: Legal duties and liability of an arena constructer and arena requirements

Legal duties and liability of an arena constructer and arena...
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Article Horse International: GCL Decision

GCL Decision Click here to read the article.
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US client wins case from Belgian horse dealer concerning the horse’s character

Our client, a consumer buyer from the US, purchased a...
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Contractor violates duty to warn its customer during the construction of an equestrian surface

On the 13th of January 2016 the Court of Oost-Brabant...
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Client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) wins case in front of the Hague Court

On June 17th 2015 the Court rejected the counterparties claims....
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Buying a horse in England & Wales

In this article the legal aspects of the purchase of...
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Execution of cross-border verdicts

As of 1 January 2015, the execution of a sentence...
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Horses' rights in sales

In our legal practice, which is focused completely on equine...
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Positive drugtest caused by Luzerne?!

An interesting statement was recently placed on the website of...
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Horse seized?

Question On account of a rent arrears the creditor has...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers’s (EUAEL Alliance Partner) clients claim granted in short law suit

On October 2, 2014, the  Provisional Judge of the District...
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Is a vet liable for an injury that happened in the clinic?

Question: I took my mare to the vet clinic for artificial...
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Money back due to bad training?

Question: I have put my four year old horse in...
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Client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) wins again in Appeal!

A client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner), (hereafter...
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Competitions and Exonerations

Dutch equestrian competition organisers frequently use liability exclusions, or so-called...
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Rider gets compensated for eventing accident

Organizing committees of Dutch equestrian competitions more than often use...
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Why it is important to measure a pony

Pony or horse? That was the main question which the...
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Judge rules in case damaged tails – Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner)

On April 24, 2014, the Amsterdam District Court ruled in...
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Is my vet liable for doping?

Question: My horse has tested positive for doping at an...
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Who is responsibile for a pregnant mare

Question: Who is responsible when I buy a pregnant mare...
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Client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) wins case regarding a very ill horse

Client of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner), a professional...
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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers (EUAEL Alliance Partner) wins case Matthijs Maat

The Court Central Netherlands (Utrecht) vindicated Matthijs Maat from Stud...
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Court of Amsterdam ruled in favour of a Client of Schelstraete Advocaten

On January 9th 2014, the Court of Amsterdam gave their...
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