Department Updates 

13 Apr 2017
FEI Para Equestrian Update - Classification Opportunity for Athletes with Visual Impairments

The FEI, in cooperation with the Organising Committee of the CPEDI3* in Hartpury and the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA), is pleased to inform you that Para Equestrian Athletes with visual impairments will have the opportunity to be internationally Classified in Hartpury (GBR) on 4 July 2017.

No fee will be charged for riders attending this particular IBSA Classification.

National Federations are kindly requested to submit the names of their riders wishing to attend this IBSA classification the very latest by Tuesday, 23 May 2017 to Chloe Harty (chloe.harty@fei.org) along with the FEI Classification Request Form (found here) and the FEI Consent for Classification (found here).

As a condition of IBSA Visual Classification, the IBSA Medical Diagnostics Form 2017 (found here), duly completed by an ophthalmologist, must also be submitted to the aforementioned FEI contact person by 23 May 2017.

29 Mar 2017
Para-Equestrian: REMINDER - FEI Request Form for Non-Standard Compensating Aids

Making a FEI Non-Standard Compensating Aids Request

According to Article 8428.9 PED Rules athletes can apply through their NF requesting non-standard compensating aids for FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage competitions.

The request must be made by the Athlete’s NF and include:

  • The FEI Non-Standard Compensating Aids Request Form, completed legibly and in English
  • Reason for the request
  • Medical documentation
  • Aid description including materials, exact sizes and measurements
  • Photos from different perspectives, mounted and unmounted
  • Any other supporting material. All documentation provided must be in English.

Requests must be submitted to the FEI in writing with supporting material at least two (2) weeks before the day of the horse inspection for the event to which it will apply. The FEI will forward the request to the Compensating Aids Panel for further decision. The NF will be informed in writing by the FEI of the final decision and if the request has not been approved the reason.

All necessary information can be found published here and all request must be sent to the FEI HQ.

23 Mar 2017
Para Equestrian: REMINDER - FEI Classification Management from January 2017

1. New Athletes requiring FEI Classification for the first time -  must apply through their NF to the FEI by completing the FEI Classification Request Form

The Classification request must be made by the Athlete’s NF and include:

  • The FEI Classification Request Form, completed legibly and in English;
  • FEI Consent for Classification Form completed in full and signed by the Athlete
  • FEI Certificate of Diagnosis completed in full and signed by the Athlete and by a medical doctor. Any additional medical documentation that demonstrates the athlete’s impairment should be included.  All documentation provided must be in English and forms must be signed by all concern parties.

The Classification request must be received by the FEI at least six (6) weeks before the next international competition where the athlete intends to compete.

The Organising Committee for the international competition where the athlete will be evaluated will charge a non-refundable fee of 40 EUR or equivalent at the time of entry.

2. Athletes who are FEI Classified and listed on the FEI Classification Master List with a status of Review (R)

  • if a fixed review date is listed on the Master List, Athletes should be reviewed at a competition as close as practicable to the date listed.
  • if no fixed review date the athlete should be Reviewed at the next opportunity
  • in both of the above, the NF should ensure the Organiser of the competition is aware the Athlete needs Review. The Chief Classifier for the competition will schedule a time for the Athlete to be Reviewed.
  • The Athlete and the NF do not need to contact the FEI or submit any documentation prior to the Review. In some instances and only if required, the Chief Classifier may request further medical documentation from the Athlete to assist in allocating a Grade after the Review.

3.  Athletes listed on the FEI Classification Master List with a status of Confirmed or Review with a fixed review date requesting a Review because their impairment and activity limitations are no longer consistent with their current Grade must apply through their NF to the FEI by completing a Medical Review Request form.

  1. A medical review request is to be submitted if:An athlete’s relevant impairment or activity limitation has become less severe, either through medical intervention or other means. Examples of such interventions include, but are not limited to Botox injections to reduce hypertonia or to increase the active range of movement, tendon releases, joint fixations to assist posture/stability, or corrective eye surgery; or if
  2. An athlete’s impairment is progressive and has deteriorated to an extent that the athlete most likely does not fit his/ her current Grade (sport class) anymore.

Making a Medical Review Request

The medical review request must be made by the Athlete’s NF and include:

  • this medical review request form, completed legibly and in English;
  • attached medical documentation that demonstrates that the athlete’s impairment
  • changed after the last athlete evaluation the athlete attended; and the medical review request must be received by the FEI at least 6 weeks before the next international competition where the athlete intends to compete.
  • The Organising Committee for the international competition where the athlete will be evaluated will charge a non-refundable fee of 40 EUR or equivalent at the time of entry.

All necessary information and relevant forms can be found published here and all request must be sent to the FEI HQ.

17 Mar 2017
Endurance - Qualification criteria

We would like to inform you that the Qualification Criteria for all the 2017 Endurance Championships can be found here

Send us your news, ideas & comments regarding Endurance:endurance.updates@fei.org

8 Mar 2017
Endurance - Open riders & Young riders World Endurance ranking 2016
 
We are pleased to announce the winners of the Senior and Junior categories for the 2016 World Endurance Rankings. 
 
Open Riders Word Endurance ranking
 
Maria Alvarez Ponton (ESP) – 1st winner Open Riders Word Endurance
 
Maria Alvarez Ponton has been competing since 2005 and has participated in more than 140 Endurance competitions. Apart from being ranked first in 2016, Maria, together with her horse Noby  has also won Gold in the following major competitions: 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington KY (USA), 2009 European Championship in Assisi (ITA) and 2008 World Endurance Championship in Lembah Bidong, Terengganu (MAS). 
 
Julien Lafaure(FRA) - 2nd place Open Riders Word Endurance
 
Julien Lafaure has been competing since 2005 and has participated in around 140 competitions and 9 Endurance World Championships.  
 
Saravia Pilar (URU) - 3rd  place Open Riders Word Endurance
 
Saravia Pilar started competing in CEIs in February 2016 and participated in around 30 competitions this year, achieving third place in the Open Riders World Endurance ranking. 
 
Luis Crucci & HLD Patron - Open Combination World Endurance Ranking & Open Horse World Endurance Ranking
 
Luis Crucci with his horse HLD Patron are the top partnership in the Open Combination World Endurance Ranking. At the same time HLD Patron also came top of the Open Horse World Endurance ranking.
 
Young Riders World Endurance Ranking (athletes 14-21 years old)
 
Constanza Laliscia (ITA)- 1st winner Young Riders World Endurance Ranking
 
Constanza Laliscia started competing in 2013 and has participated in around 50 competitions. She has also been ranked in the European Championship for Junior and Young riders 9th in Rio Frio (POR) in 2016 and 8th in  2014 in San Martino Buon Albergo (ITA).
        
Belen Mendez (URU) - 2nd  place Young Riders World Endurance Ranking
 
Belen Mendez has participated in around 40 international competitions since 2014. 
 
Valentina Mendez (URU) - 3rd place -Young Riders World Endurance Ranking
                                                  Young Riders Combination World Endurance Ranking 
As Mister (URU)                   Young Riders Horse World Endurance Ranking
 
Valentina Mendez started competing in CEIs in 2016. She was ranked third in the Young Riders World Endurance Ranking and won the Young riders combination too with her horse As Mister. At the same time, As Mister also won in his own category, the Young riders Horse World Endurance ranking. 
 
The full lists of the 2016 World Endurance rankings can be found here .
 
Send us your news, ideas & comments regarding Endurance:endurance.updates@fei.org
 
 
7 Mar 2017
Endurance - Reminder FEI Officials

 

Dear FEI Officials, 
 
In November 2016 and in February 2017,  your National Federation has received a list of those Officials who need to take a specific action in order to remain listed as FEI officials, such as: 
 
- Attend a refresher seminar.
- Attend an Event.
 
If you would like to be informed if you were on this list, please contact your National Federation. 
 
We remind you that the deadline is the 15th of May 2017 for those who need to attend a course and end of the year for those who need to attend an Event. 
 
For those who don’t take action, they will be removed from the list until the action will be taken. 
 
In case you were removed and wish to be back on the list you will need to:
 
1) Take the action required, depending on your case.
2) Send an Application Form for Promotion equal to your lost status. 
 
We advise you to contact your National Federation for further information. 
 
Send us your news, ideas & comments regarding Endurance:endurance.updates@fei.org
23 Feb 2017
FEI Eventing Statistics Report 2006-2016

The Eventing Statistics Report 2006 – 2016 has been finalized.

It is available on the Eventing / Risk Management webpage, click here

 

17 Feb 2017
Endurance - Endurance Lab
 
We would like to inform you about the creation of the “Endurance Lab”, an equestrian incubator that offers to world entrepreneurs access to resources and technical hands-on training.
 
The Programme is based in Vic, Spain and is open to any entrepreneur worldwide, who is registered in this area. 
 
For more information and if you wish to apply, please visit: http://endurancelab.co/
 
 
Send us your news, ideas & comments regarding Endurance:endurance.updates@fei.org
26 Jan 2017
EVENTING- UPDATE Nations Cup Eventing Calendar 2017

The CICO3*NC, CCI1*, CCI1*U25, CIC2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 23-26 March 2017 has been cancelled, including the 1st leg of the 2017 Nations Cup.

The French Equestrian Federation has applied to transfer the French leg of the Series to Le Pin au Haras 10-13 August 2017. This modification of Nations Cup calendar has been approved by the FEI Bureau.

Updated calendar of the 2017 Nations Cup Eventing Series:
 
   FRA      CICO 3*  Fontainebleau          22-26 March 2017 Cancellation
1. ITA       CICO 3*  Montelibretti           22-23 April 2017
2. POL      CICO 3*  Strzegom                17-21 May 2017
3. GBR      CICO 3*  Houghton Hall         25-28 May 2017 
4. IRL       CICO 3*  Tattersalls                31 May - 4 June 2017
5. AUT      CICO 3*  Wiener Neustadt     30 June - 2 July 2017
6. USA      CICO3*   The Plains               8-9 July 2017
7. GER      CICO 3*  Aachen                   19-23 July 2017
8. FRA      CICO 3* Le Pin au Haras        10- 13 August 2017  Addition
9. BEL       CICO 3*  Waregem                22-24 September 2017 
10.NED     CCIO 3*  Boekelo                  5-8 October 2017
 
Note: A minimum of three teams must compete at each Event of the Series in order to validate the competition as a Nations Cup.
More information is available on the following webpage, click here.
25 Jan 2017
Endurance - FEI Endurance Forum
 
We are pleased to inform you that the FEI Endurance Forum will take place on 23-24 May 2017 in Vic, Barcelona, Spain. 
 
The FEI Endurance Forum is a great opportunity for delegates from the National Federations to meet and discuss important topics regarding the discipline and its evolution. 
 
Further details of the Forum will be published in due course.  
 
 
Send us your news, ideas & comments regarding Endurance: endurance.updates@fei.org 
 

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