Rule For Eventing Headgear
January 1, competitors at all levels of eventing, from beginner
novice through advanced, must wear properly fitting protective
headgear, passing or surpassing current applicable ASTM / SEI
standards with harness ecured while jumping any obstacle. Please
review the rule, Article 1712.1,in its entirety on USA Equestrian's
website at <http://www.equestrian.org/2003RuleBook/rule-xvii.pdf>.
If you have any questions please contact Torri Nahorniak, USA
Equestrian Eventing Liaison.
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.