FEI Classification 

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With the idea of creating opportunities for all people with disabilities to compete and achieve their goals in equestrian sport, athletes are classified according to the level of their disability/impairment so as to provide for meaningful competition. The competitor’s mobility, strength and coordination are assessed in order to establish their Classification Profile. People with similar functional ability Profiles are grouped into competition Grades. The Grades range from Grade I for the most severely impaired, to Grade V for the least impaired. The competition within each Grade can therefore be judged on the skill of the individual competitor on their horse, regardless of the competitor’s impairment.
FEI Classification documents
FEI Para Equestrian Classification Rules - you will be redirected
FEI Manual for Classifiers - you will be redirected
FEI Classification Request Form updated 30.11.2018
FEI Medical Diagnostic Form (formerly Certificate of Diagnosis) updated 30.11.2018
FEI Consent for Classification updated 30.11.2018
FEI Medical Review Request Form for Classification updated 30.11.2018
Classifiers' report - you will be redirected
Classification Master List of active Para-Equestrian Driving Athletes  updated 20.02.2019
IBSA Medical Diagnostics Form
FEI Classification Protest Form
FEI Classification Appeal Form


FEI Compensating Aids documents
FEI Compensating Aids Request Form 
Para Driving Compensating Aids List

For more details, please visit the FEI Classification page in Para Dressage.