Mar 08, 2019

FEI Eventing Updates

By FEI - Edited Press Release

The FEI released updates on the FEI eventing statistic reports, deformable/frangible devices, and the judging of narrow fences.

Eventing Statistics Report 2007-2018

The Eventing Statistics Report 2007-2018 has been finalized and can be found on the Eventing Risk Management page of the FEI website.

Eventing Deformable and Frangible Devices

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.

2019 FEI Eventing Rules: Judging Narrow Fences (Article 549.2)

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.

Mar 20, 2019 Safety

Frangible Fence Equipment Test Developed

Dr. David Vos and the USEA’s Cross-Country Safety Subcommittee have developed a low cost, easily constructed testing system in order to test obstacles with frangible fence equipment to ensure that the fence will collapse when impacted under ap­propriate conditions.

Mar 19, 2019 Education

OTTB Critique Presented by Athletux: Valhalla

For Ashley DeWitt, T Hop aka Oscar holds a very special place in her heart. DeWitt was a student of Philippa Humphreys and she acquired Oscar through Humphreys, who sadly passed away a year later.

Mar 19, 2019 Classic Series

The Origin of Steeplechase

The first record of a steeplechase race was in Ireland in 1752. The race, which was between Cornelius O’Callaghan and Edmund Blake, started at St. John’s Church and ended at St. Mary’s Church (around 4.5 miles total) in County Cork, Ireland. After that race, steeplechase was born.

Mar 18, 2019 Technical Merit

Jones and Kroviak Prevail in Charles Owen Technical Merit at Pine Top

The first of 10 Charles Owen Technical Merit competitions took place February 21-24 at the Pine Top Horse Trials in Thompson, Georgia. Over the course of the year, the Charles Owen Technical Merit Award will be presented at one event in each of the 10 USEA Areas, rewarding riders for their safe and effective cross-country riding.

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