The Federation Equestre International (FEI) announced today that the officials for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo have been appointed.
Phillip Surl of Great Britain will serve as the Technical Delegate and Neil Mackenzie-Hall (NZL) will serve as Assistant TD. Eventing’s Chief Steward is Helen Christie (NZL).
Nick Burton, also of Great Britain, is the President of the Ground Jury for eventing, joined by ground jury members Christina Klingspor (SWE) and Jane Hamlin (USA).
Derek di Grazia, designer of many top events in the United States including the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, is the cross-country course designer.
The president of the Veterinary Commission is Tomohiko Amaya (JPN), serving alongside Emily Sandler (USA) and Alessandro Centinaio (ITA).
The Appeal Committee, FEI Tribunal, Dressage Supervisory Panel, and Limb Sensitivity Veterinarians as well as the Paralympic ITOs will be appointed during the course of the year.
For all information related to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games including the Test Event, Qualification, Rules and Regulations as well ITOs and related documents on thermally challenging environments, please click here.
From the time we begin jumping, we are always working on perfecting the canter. Throughout my career I’ve been lucky to train with a variety of top professionals and each had their tried and true method for developing the right canter to jump a clear round. The best instructors have their own methods for helping their students recognize this “perfect” canter.
In 1984, 19-year-old Cindy Rawson (née Collier) and a chestnut mare named Deer Creek finished their first CCI4* at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. In spite of a fall on the cross-country, they completed inside the time and with a clear show- jumping round finished the event in 13th place.
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The USEA Volunteer Committee is pleased to announce a new Volunteer Medal Program has been added to the USEA Volunteer Incentive Program presented by Sunsprite Warmbloods (VIP) starting this year. The Volunteer Medal Program will recognize the volunteers who consistently volunteer year after year.