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USA Equestrian
Changes In FEI Rules For Eventing

The FEI published rule changes to Table Annex 4 in FEI Bulletin 2/2003. The FEI rules have changed, effective immediately, to specify new heights for the show jumping phase of the CIC. At all levels the heights will be 5cms higher than CCIs as follows:

· CIC* = 1.15m (approximately 3ft 9in)
· CIC** = 1.20m (approximately 3ft 11in)
· CIC***/**** = 1.25m (approximately 4ft 1in)

The FEI rules for the Dressage phase of Eventing have also changed, effective immediately, as follows:

· For all 2003 Eventing Dressage Tests; any rider will be eliminated at the third error he makes during the course.

If you have any questions or comments please contact Torri Nahorniak, Sports Manager for Eventing at (859) 225-2027 or via email at

USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.


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