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Schelstraete Lawyers is an independent law firm specialized in Equine Law

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Equine Law

In the legal field, equine law is considered a niche. For Schelstraete Equine lawyers, however, this is not the case. With over 30 years of experience, Schelstraete Equine lawyers is a trendsetting firm in this field.

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Sports law

Schelstraete Equine lawyers represents the interests of numerous professional/olympic Atheletes and (equine) organisations. The Equine Sports are often subject to regulations and guidelines which are made and kept up to date by the National federations.

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Company law

Company law comprises a vast work field within which Schelstraete Equine lawyers handles cases involving the law of legal persons, commercial law, transactions yet also the law of obligations and contract law damages. Schelstraete Equine lawyers makes this broad professional field easier to comprehend through practical, creative and strategic advice.

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Recent news

National Federations agree with Schelstraete Equine Lawyers’ stance on the proposed FEI Blood Rule

November 17, 2017

In July this year the FEI proposed a change to the extensively discussed and disputed Blood Rule. The proposed rules stated the following: blood on the horses flank caused by the athlete’s leg may lead to elimination (instead of disqualification) and (NB) minor cases of blood on the flank(s), as […]

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Schelstraete Equine Lawyers Proudly Sponsoring the International Dressage Pony Freestyle at CDI Exloo International

November 3, 2017

Following a complete renovation, the Drentse Hippisch Centrum Exloo opened its doors again between the 26th to the 29th of October this year to host the CDI Exloo International Dressage show. After tree days of successful showing the international dressage riders gathered for the anticipated Sunday classes. Schelstraete Advocaten proudly […]

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Recent work

FEI five-star judge, Leif Törnblad, temporarily suspended

November 9, 2017

Messrs. Schelstraete and Wawrzyniak of Schelstraete Equine Lawyers, the member of the Alliance of European US Asian Equine Lawyers, successfully filed on behalf Mr Sjef Janssen a complaint before the Fédération Équestre Internationale (the FEI) against Mr Leif Törnblad, a five-star FEI judge, following his interview in the Horse Magazine […]

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Agent Could be Held Liable as Seller Although He´s Only Acting as Intermediary

November 3, 2017

Equine sales often occur with involvement of an agent (intermediary) or scout who presents the horse on behalf of the owner or who finds horses for a particular rider. In the first mentioned scenario the agent acts similar to a car dealer or garage who acts as intermediaries in car […]

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