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Isabell Werth gets 6 months, FN says OK 2012 !!!

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  • Isabell Werth gets 6 months, FN says OK 2012 !!!



    Isabell Werth gets a 6 month suspension, which she agrees to, plus fines...AND the German Federation (FN) agrees that the sentence is fair and will not contest it further.

    AND--she is eligible for 2012 Olympics!!!!
    Last edited by canyonoak; Sep. 2, 2009, 08:59 PM.
    one oak, lots of canyons


  • #2
    I'm glad to hear her career and future won't be ruined. And I think this is decent of the organizations. I think she deserves respect for being honest. But I am not in favor of a cavalier use of medications.


    • #3
      Better than 2 YEARS!

      AND--she is eligible for 2012 Olympics!!!!
      What about WEG next year?


      • #4
        I think she'll be 'birthing' her baby about then anyway

        FN getting soft?!!?
        * <-- RR Certified Gold Star {) <-- RR Golden Croissant Award
        Training Tip of the Day: If you can’t beat your best competitor, buy his horse.
        NO! What was the question?


        • #5
          Originally posted by Fixerupper View Post
          I think she'll be 'birthing' her baby about then anyway

          FN getting soft?!!?
          Baby's due in November 09- stand by for WEG- that's why I am going there... so she better be there!!!
          "the man mite be the head but the woman is the neck and the neck can turn the head any way she wants..." -smart greek woman


          • #6
            But I am not in favor of a cavalier use of medications.
            Well gee, who is?

            Interesting that is your assessment of the situation.


            • #7
              Originally posted by Fixerupper View Post
              FN getting soft?!!?
              More like, the FN knows it is in big trouble on the international front. The Germans have been soundly bounced off the gold platform for the foreseeable future, and they will need all their big guns if they hope to retain silver in upcoming world competitions. The Brits and the Danes are gunning for them.


              • #8
                Six months plus the damage to reputation is surely punishment enough.

                And since I can predict what will be said in reply, I'm not saying there should be no consequences for breaking the rules. Just saying it's punishment enough already. She and others are not likely to miss the deterrence message.


                • #9
                  Originally posted by DownYonder View Post
                  More like, the FN knows it is in big trouble on the international front. The Germans have been soundly bounced off the gold platform for the foreseeable future, and they will need all their big guns if they hope to retain silver in upcoming world competitions. The Brits and the Danes are gunning for them.

                  EXACTLY Plus the Swedish


                  • #10
                    I just read on the link that Canyonoak provided that Isabelle's participation in the Olympics is "hanging from a very thin thread" because the DOSB could still "flex its muscle in the ongoing battle against doping."

                    Let's hope there won't be any flexing of muscles or other body parts!
                    Siegi Belz
                    2007 KWPN-NA Breeder of the Year
                    Dutch Warmbloods Made in the U. S. A.


                    • #11
                      Although the FN has been absolutely hard nosed to the point of destroying their own teams, I wonder if the solid international support Isabelle got helped them decide to just accept this verdict.
                      "If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom."


                      • #12
                        OK, it's been dealt with. I like seeing Isabele Werth ride. I want to see Isabelle Werth have a healthy child and then ride at the WEG next year.