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The official start of the 2019 competition season is less than a month away, and that means it's time to take a look at the changes to the USEF Rules For Eventing for the upcoming year.
Original Post Date: 11/02/2018 - 14:00   |   Last Updated: 2018:11:02 14:00:37

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. This list comes into force on January 1, 2019 and is published three months ahead of coming into effect so that athletes and their entourage have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with any modifications.
Original Post Date: 10/12/2018 - 10:05   |   Last Updated: 2018:10:12 10:05:55

Situations occasionally arise where a competitor may wish to lodge an inquiry or a protest. Are you aware of the rules that govern this process? Read on below for rule EV 118: Inquiries, Protests, and Appeals. Text has been taken directly from the USEF Rules For Eventing, with emphasis added by the USEA. EV118 Inquiries, Protests, and Appeals
Original Post Date: 09/05/2018 - 08:16   |   Last Updated: 2018:09:05 08:16:44

One of the tenets of the USEA Mission is to promote the safety and welfare of both horse and rider in the sport of eventing. As part of that effort, the USEA formed the Cross-Country Safety Task Force in 2014 underneath the umbrella of the Safety Committee to examine and improve cross-country obstacle and design safety. The Task Force was later turned into a permanent Subcommittee of the USEA.
Original Post Date: 07/06/2018 - 08:32   |   Last Updated: 2018:07:06 16:44:21

For 2018, the Fédération Équestre Interationale (FEI) created a new personnel category called Permitted Equine Therapists (PETs) who are allowed to perform “Restricted Therapies” at FEI competitions. These restricted therapies include electrical current devices (e.g. TENS machines, NMES and H-wave); therapeutic ultrasound therapy; vacuum therapy; and physical therapies (e.g.
Original Post Date: 07/03/2018 - 13:09   |   Last Updated: 2018:07:03 13:09:23

As the incoming chair of the Professional Horseman’s Council, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and the Council and talk about what some of our goals are for the upcoming season.
Original Post Date: 04/01/2018 - 16:46   |   Last Updated: 2018:04:02 15:37:13

Original Post Date: 03/13/2018 - 16:09   |   Last Updated: 2018:03:13 16:09:16

Original Post Date: 03/13/2018 - 12:48   |   Last Updated: 2018:03:13 12:48:51

Following continued monitoring of concussion research and Head Injury Assessment Guidelines and consultation with healthcare professions, the Chief Medical Officers for BE and the FEI and British Eventing Officials and Organisers, BE has implemented the rule that any competitor falling during their dressage test or on course of the show jumping or cross country phase will be eliminated and not allowed to continue on course.  
Original Post Date: 02/09/2018 - 09:13   |   Last Updated: 2018:02:09 09:13:11

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


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