FEI

Close up of a horse's muzzle with whiskers

FEI bans trimmed whiskers in competition horses

Citing welfare concerns, the international sport organization decrees that horses with trimmed muzzle, eye or outer-ear hair will be disqualified from events.

Australian Boyd Exell was due to defend his title at the FEI World Driving Championships in the Netherlands before the even was cancelled due to COVID.

FEI Driving World Championships Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The event, slated to be held in the Netherlands, was to host four-in-hand teams from 13 nations.