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While 2018 season is getting underway in the southern states, many competitors are getting ready to leave the start box for the first time this year while others are still planning out their goals for the season. Part of the goal-planning process is making sure you achieve the necessary qualifications to achieve those goals, so we’re taking a look at Appendix 3 in this rule refresher. Appendix 3, Participation in Horse Trials, defines the requirements for different divisions and the qualifications necessary for each level.
Original Post Date: 01/23/2018 - 08:28   |   Last Updated: 2018:01:23 08:28:19

The first competitors of 2018 left the start box this past weekend, which makes this a perfect time to brush up on the changes to the USEF Rules for Eventing which went into effect on December 1, 2017.
Original Post Date: 01/16/2018 - 14:39   |   Last Updated: 2018:01:16 15:14:19

Due to the recent news regarding positive test results of samples collected from three Eventing Riders competing in the CIC3* at the Ocala Jockey Club International 3- Day Event this past November in Reddick, Florida; the ERA of NA strongly suggests all equestrian athletes (and their support personnel) competing in any FEI competitions, regardless of the level, familiarize themselves with WADA Rules and Policies. More information can be found at www.globalDRO.org. 
Original Post Date: 01/09/2018 - 13:51   |   Last Updated: 2018:01:09 13:51:46

The US Equestrian Federation released the following official horse welfare and safety penalty guidelines. This is in follow up to the announcement at the USEF Mid-Year Board Meeting last month. They can also be viewed online at US Equestrian.Introduction
Original Post Date: 08/21/2017 - 08:53   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:21 08:54:03

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has officially released an online test and certification for eventing safety coordinators. In accordance with United States Equestrian's (USEF) Rules for Eventing rule EV113 (4) all competitions are required to have a safety coordinator “who shall be responsible for the establishment and coordination of medical services.” For several years members of the USEA Safety Committee have been looking for ways to ensure that designated safety coordinators fully understand the responsibilities of the job.
Original Post Date: 08/10/2017 - 08:37   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:10 08:37:20

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has officially released an online test and certification for eventing Safety Coordinators. In accordance with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Rules for Eventing rule EV113 (4) all competitions are required to have a Safety Coordinator “who shall be responsible for the establishment and coordination of medical services.” The test features questions derived from the USEA Safety Coordinator Manual. While the certification is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that all safety coordinators at USEA competitions complete the test.
Original Post Date: 07/31/2017 - 11:38   |   Last Updated: 2018:02:20 13:20:46

In 2017 the United States Eventing Association created an online test to certify competition Safety Coordinators. The following test was developed for that purpose. All test questions are derived from the USEA Safety Coordinator Manual.
Original Post Date: 06/14/2017 - 13:44   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:08 08:58:22

The USEA Cross-Country Design and Fence Construction Safety Task Force is a dedicated group consisting of officials, course designers, engineers, organizers and competitors. The goal of the group is to constantly evaluate all safety aspects of the cross-country phase of competition including, but not limited to, design and construction of the fences and courses. Overall, the main focus of the task force is to reduce the risk of both rider and horse injuries and fatalities while in competition.
Original Post Date: 05/10/2017 - 08:28   |   Last Updated: 2017:05:11 08:46:04

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the opening of the U.S. Center for SafeSport, the first national nonprofit solely dedicated to preserving the safety and well-being of athletes. Its purpose is to enable every sport participant to thrive by fostering a national sport culture of respect and safety, in and out of the competition field of play.The Center has adopted a SafeSport Code for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement that applies to its 47-member National Governing Bodies, including US
Original Post Date: 03/28/2017 - 12:30   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 12:30:44

Original Post Date: 01/13/2017 - 14:16   |   Last Updated: 2017:01:13 14:22:38

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