Do you want to change the orientation of your horse for the new season? Be sure to read the rules to familiarize yourself with what is acceptable for each step. In this month`s regular recall, we emphasize acceptable grip for dressage. The text was taken directly from the USEF`s rules of versatility, with emphasis added by USEA. 5. The upper cheek should not be longer than the lower cheek. If you have any questions about whether a particular device is eligible for the contest, please contact the event technical delegate prior to the start of the competition. d. It can have a Cavesson nose strap, a drooping nose strap, a cross nose strap or a flash nose strap. The United States Eventing Association (USA) is proud to announce the young athletes selected for the Emerging Athletes 21 (EA21) National Camp once the EA21 Regional Clinics are completed.
Twelve runners have been admitted to each of the five EA21 regional clinics taught by USEA`s Eventing Coach (ECP) instructors, and now runners from the regional clinics have been selected to participate in the first EA21 national camp this winter. k. A neck strap or button strap can be used. The strap should be mainly made of leather. 8. The minimum mouthpiece diameter shall be twelve millimetres (12 mm) for the edge drill and ten millimetres (10 mm) for the Bridoon chisel. c. A rounded flange of metal, leather, rubber or plastic is permitted for all tests and may be covered with rubber/latex.
The reins must be attached to the chisel. 4. The lever arm of the drill bit is limited to 10 cm (length under the mouthpiece). i. Earplugs are allowed for all tests and may also cause noise reduction. However, earplugs must allow the ears to move and must not cover the horse`s eyes, and earplugs are not allowed (exception for award ceremonies). Earplugs should be discreet in color and design. Earplugs should not be attached to the nasal mouthpiece. Any piece of glue that prevents the ears from moving freely is not allowed.
BOD 1/15/22 Effective 2/1/22 g. Any type of boots or leg ties is prohibited in the areas around and inside the arena. Shoes and/or bandages must be removed before entering the space around the competition arena, otherwise the athlete will be punished. See EV136.c. 1. The inscription is accompanied by a letterhead, signed by the horse`s veterinarian, stating that the horse has been diagnosed with shaky head syndrome and that the horse`s condition has improved through the use of a nasal mesh. Regardless of the level at which a horse competes, its veterinary team is at the forefront of most decisions about its career and well-being. Liz Arbittier, VMD, CVA, has been working with equestrian athletes for over two decades.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) in 2001, she worked in private practice with a specialization in sports medicine and pre-purchase exams until she joined the team at Penn Vet`s New Bolton Center Field Service in 2013. Located in the heart of the Zone II event scene, the team offers ambulatory services in the region where several Olympians live. 2. The nasal fillet should be made of transparent material and cover only the upper half of the muzzle, not the horse`s teeth or mouth. The following restrictions start at 15:00 the day before the start of the competition and will apply for the duration of the event. Mandatory are: an English saddle and any form of bridle, including double bridle, bridle, gag or hackamores. Martingales with reins stops, Irish martingales, bit guards, boots, bandages, fly shields, nose covers and seat covers are allowed. Side reins are only allowed when lanyarding an unridden horse, as are racing reins and champons. Other martingales, any form of gadget (such as bearings, bearing or balancing reins, etc.) and any form of blinders are prohibited under penalty of disqualification. 9. The maximum length of the cheek piece of a dangling cheek spider is 7 cm measured from the top of the small ring.
BSB 15.01.22 Valid from 01.02.22 6. If the curb has a sliding end, the lever arm of the curb drill under the mouthpiece must not be more than 10 cm when the mouthpiece is in the upper position. 3. The bridle and pavement must be made of metal or rigid plastic and may be covered with rubber or latex (soft rubber flanges and/or edges are not permitted). 7. The diameter of the bridle ring and/or pavement must be such that the horse is not injured. h. Shoes (with or without cuffs) tied with nails or glue, or wraps that do not extend beyond the hairline of the hoof are allowed. 2. Lip band and rubber or leather covers for sidewalk chain are optional. e. A chest plate may be used.
For drawings of authorized nose tips and strips, see Appendix 1 on the Association for Approved Bits for National Competitions website. The bits allowed for a particular test are specified for each test. Notice to USEA members! Registration for the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention is now open! The convention will be held in person December 7-11, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel in Savannah, Georgia. j. Nasal nets are permitted under the following conditions: a. Mandatory are: an English saddle and an authorized bridle. b. A double flange with Cavesson nose band, i.e. a bridle and curb strands with pavement chain (metal or leather or overalls), is allowed for some tests. The cover of the sidewalk chain can be leather, rubber or sheepskin. 1.
Cavesson`s nose should never be so tight as to harm the horse. f. Martingales, bit guards, any type of device (such as rolling, side, racing or balancing reins, etc.), reins with manual buckles or fasteners, and any form of turn signals, including earmuffs, earplugs, hoods and seat covers, are strictly prohibited under penalty of removal.