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10 Aug 2018
2018 World Equestrian Games / Eventing Cross Country / Update
FEI Eventing Committee Chair David O’Connor was onsite in Tryon this week to review the Eventing Cross Country course for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018. Preparation work on the footing has progressed greatly following a very wet spring and, in consultation with Course Designer Captain Mark Phillips and the Tryon Organising Committee, it is confirmed that the full 5,700m track is ready for the WEG Eventing Cross Country according to the technical level specified in the Eventing Rules. 
 
As foreseen in the rules, modifications can be made to the course by the Ground Jury during the event should adverse weather conditions be expected.
 
1 Jul 2018
Categorisation of Athletes 1 July 2018

The Eventing categorisation of Athletes has been updated on 1 July 2018 and takes into account MERs obtained between 1 July 2010 and 30 June 2018.

The lists of categorised Athletes are available on the following webpage.

27 Mar 2018
FEI Athletes Representative Election

As you may know, this is an election year for the FEI Athlete Representatives in all the FEI disciplines. We have recently reached out to all the eligible athletes and we would like to enlist the community to help us encourage and motivate eligible athletes to come forward and nominate themselves.

 

The FEI Athlete representative carries a four year term (non-renewable) and is a member of the FEI Discipline Committee and also member of the FEI Athletes Committee with all the other athlete representatives. This position is a really important and vital role providing a voice to your community within the global decision making process.

 

We have a dedicated page on InsideFEI with all the relevant information around elections.

 

Timeline & Deadlines

1 May, 23:59 CEST         Deadline to submit Application

8 May                            Names and supporting documents of Candidates for the Athlete Representative positions will be published

29 July                          Online voting process opens on inside.fei.org (see eligibility criteria above)

23 September                Online voting process closes

 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Julie.schlaefli@fei.org

 

6 Mar 2018
Eventing Risk Management (NSO) Seminar, Lausanne (SUI), 27 - 28 January 2018

The report and annexes of the 2018 Eventing Risk Management Seminar have been published under Eventing / Risk Management

6 Mar 2018
Eventing Statistics Report 2006-2017

The Eventing Statistics Report 2006 – 2017 has been finalized.

It is published on the FEI website under Eventing / Risk Management
 

12 Feb 2018
MIM Instruction Videos

The following video instructions for the MIM devices have been published under http://inside.fei.org/fei/disc/eventing/risk-management/devices

- Introduction on MIM system
- Oxer and Post & Rail
- Gate & Wall
- Table

The instructions for Corner fences will be available at a later stage.

12 Feb 2018
Eventing Meetings - January & February 2018

Eventing’s “quiet” season has been anything but quiet this year, and the past few weeks have seen a series of key meetings focusing on important aspects of the sport.

- Warendorf (GER) hosted a four-day workshop in mid-January at which 40 senior experienced Eventing judges focused on Eventing Dressage. The objective was to reach consensus on Dressage judging parameters for the discipline (...)

- This was followed by the Eventing Risk Management seminar, which was held in the Olympic Museum in Lausanne (SUI) on 27 and 28 January. National Safety Officers and National Federation representatives from 23 countries attended (...)

- The Risk Management Steering Group met immediately afterwards to review the recommendations made at the NSO seminar and formulate proposals that will go forward to the Eventing Committee (...)

- The series of meetings concluded with a two-day seminar on Conformity in Eventing (2 and 3 February), designed to streamline themes and discussions that course directors will implement in order to have consistency of information on all FEI Eventing courses

Full text is available here:

2 Jan 2018
EVENTING - 2017 World Eventing Athlete Rankings and Zone Rankings

Final FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings 2017 - Final Rankings

  1. Michael Jung (GER)
  2. Tim Price (NZL)
  3. Gemma Tattersall (GBR)
  4. Phillip Dutton (USA)
  5. Andrew Nicholson (NZL)

The Eventing Zone Rankings have been updated and are available on the following webpage, click here.

 
2017 Leaders of the Eventing Zone Rankings:
 
North Western Europe: Michael Jung (GER)
South Western Europe: Karin Donckers (BEL)
Central and eastern Europe, Central Asia:  Albert Khalikov (RUS)
North America: Phillip Dutton (USA)
Central and South America: Marcelo Tosi (BRA)
Africa and Middle East: Victoria Scott (RSA)
South East Asia and Oceania: Tim Price (NZL)
 
Note: Eventing Zone Rankings are processed once a year and take into account results obtained between 1 January and 31 December 2017.

 

7 Dec 2017
Eventing Risk Management Q & A

Eventing Risk Management

Following discussions on Eventing Risk Management at last month’s FEI General Assembly in Montevideo (URU), we have produced a Question & Answer document specifically on this topic which you can read here

1 Jun 2017
Latest Recommendations from Eventing Committee

Further to the Eventing Committee meeting and the Eventing Risk Management Steering Group, we would like to share with you the very strong recommendations to be implemented by your NFs for Eventing in regard to Risk management:

FRANGIBLE DEVICES: The use of FEI certified frangible devices releasing from horizontal force on all open rails, gates, oxers and oxer corners is strongly recommended for all national and international events. The list of approved devices can be found on the FEI website under Eventing / Risk Management. In addition, the development of new frangible technologies is encouraged at national level.

CROSS COUNTRY COURSE DESIGN GUIDELINES: As per the FEI Update sent 4 May 2017, this document has been updated and can be found on the website under Eventing / Rules. It is also available on the FEI RuleApp (available on Smartphones), regular updates will be made to the document.

VIDEO RECORDING ON CROSS COUNTRY: NFs are strongly encouraged to use video recording on XC and share video footage of all horse falls and near misses with the FEI. The collection and review of footage of horse falls will improve the understanding of the fall mechanism and help on the specific questions i.e. identifying equipment used by riders, learning from connection of falls with certain fences to be addressed as a priority.

MEDICAL MEASURES: It is strongly encouraged that medical suspension and return to play plan be implemented by NFs to allow a better follow-up of athletes having sustained a concussion or a serious injury. Concussion information for health care professionals can be found on our website under here .

In addition, officiating FEI Eventing Technical Delegates are reminded that they need to report back to the FEI on the Monday following the competition, all serious injuries and concussions to allow the FEI to notify the athlete’s and/or horse’s NFs and enable follow-up.

Therefore, the following sections of the TD report should be sent on Monday to allow an optimum follow up:   

-      Medical section E- Falls/Injuries – List of Athletes (including possible concussion)

-      Veterinary section F - Falls/Injuries – List of Horses

-      Disciplinary section  D-Sanctions, Warnings, Yellow Cards, Penalties and Fines.

FALLS REPORTS: Three additional fields have been added to the fall report in order to collect information on the use of lever bits, martingales and back (thigh) blocks in relation with falls. The updated fall report is published under Officials/Eventing/Forms and Downloads

Finally, please note that the implementation of the modified fence description form to include measurements for the leading edge is not yet available and will be finalized shortly.

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