The FEI released updates on the FEI eventing statistic reports, deformable/frangible devices, and the judging of narrow fences.
The Eventing Statistics Report 2007-2018 has been finalized and can be found on the Eventing Risk Management page of the FEI website.
The MIM Clips FAQs - general Information for cross-country course designers and builders, technical delegates, and ground juries regarding MIM Clips - have been published on the FEI website. In addition, the assembly instructions for table kit, oxer kit, gate and wall kit, post and rail kit, post and rail adjustable kit, and post and rail skinny kit have been updated and are available here.
An FAQ has been produced by the FEI Eventing Committee to provide practical information on how to judge narrow fences according to the updated article 549.2 of 2019 FEI Eventing Rules. The correct positioning of cameras and most frequently asked questions are also included in the document. Please find this document here.
The Virginia Horse Trials are held twice yearly at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia (Area II). At their event in May, they offer Starter through Advanced/Intermediate horse trials, CCI*-L, CCI2*-L, CCI2*-S, and CCI3*-S FEI classes, and USEA Young Event Horse classes. At their event in October, they offer Starter through Advanced/Intermediate Horse Trials and CCI*-L, CCI2*-L, CCI2*-S, CCI3*-S, and CCI3*-L, FEI divisions.
"No matter how old you are, be open to all disciplines, learn how to ride a dressage horse, a gaited horse, a show jumper. Go fox hunting and point-to-pointing and horse showing. You’ll learn from all of them and when you do decide which discipline you want to do, you’ll be better at it anyway.”
The University of Findlay’s Three-Day Eventing Team was established in 2013, the same year USEA voted and approved the USEA intercollegiate program. The UF team has over 30 members encompassing a variety of majors at the university. The team has access to two indoor arenas, a large outdoor arena, and 70 acres of on-site cross-country fences.
Bellamy, an Oldenburg/Thoroughbred gelding of unknown breeding, came to Tamra Smith’s farm in Southern California with his mane half-way down his neck and filled with burrs. Bellamy had been sitting in a field for a little over a year after unseating several riders in a row and Smith, known for being good with tricky horses, agreed to take him on.