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Equestrian Australia

February 2016

FEI Database update to improve horse identification

Please note that there has been a change implemented by the FEI in regards to riders FEI entries into the FEI Entry System which is effective immediately. VIEW HERE

EA Statement - Helmet Standard

Equestrian Australia can advise that Helmet Standard EN1384 will remain effective until 31 December 2016.

In addition, a new standard VG1 has been added to the General Regulations effective immediately. View General Regulations HERE

Dressage Calendar

Find HERE the latest version of the Dressage national calendar of seminars, workshops and exams.

Show Horse and Dressage Measuring Calendar HERE


View past editions of Evolve Newsletters on the EA website

February 19, 2016

Officials re-accreditation

2016 Officials Re-accreditations are due on 31 March 2016 for Driving, Eventing, Jumping, Vaulting and Measuring Officials.

This re-accreditation covers the period 1 April 2016 – 31 March 2019.

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EA Coach of the Month - Christine Johnson

COACH OF THE MONTH is a regular series in our Evolve e-News. It is a way on highlighting the EA coaches and educators who work with dedication and passion all over Australia.

This month we profile Christine Johnson, 2 NCAS General Coach Educator and Introductory Vaulting Coach, nominated by Equestrian NSW.

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INSIGHT - National Level Course for Jumping Stewards

Equestrian Australia has hosted a National Level Course for Jumping Stewards the 13-14 February 2016 at SIEC in Horsley Park, NSW, conducted by Jan Goulding, FEI Level 3 Steward and FEI Level 3 Jumping Judge. She is sharing with us her insights ... READ Facebook Like Button Tweet 

Kentucky Equine Research’s FREE resources for you!

One of KER’s missions is to help convert the latest research and scientific information on equine nutrition and exercise physiology into useful information for all horse owners.  We work with all owners, breeders, trainers, coaches, professional riders and vets to develop a nutritional plan for optimal health and performance of their horses. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

KER ClockIt Sport, the app, with the help of an onboard heart rate monitor and Bluetooth technology, records heart rate, speed, distance and altitude. Gather real time data on an individual horse’s workload.

KER research library and Equinews – stay up to date with the latest research and scientific advances

Online Microsteed – our online, interactive, diet analysis software which allows you to investigate your horse’s nutritional requirements and how these can be met through our team member products.

Education Calendar

The Education Calendar has been updated with new courses and clinics availables. National and FEI steward courses for Jumping and Dressage, FEI course designer courses, Coach course for Vaulting,... VIEW HERE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

KER involved in coaching and officials courses

KER is regularly involved with EA’s coaching and judging courses, seminars and workshops and would like to invite you to participate in a quick anonymous 4-5 minute survey so we can understand what you would like to learn about as part of these seminars and workshops! 

Coaches and officials, take the KER survey before 31st March 2016 for your say in what you would like to learn about in the coming couple of years and get 20% off discount code to be used on the KER online store. TAKE THE SURVEY

High Performance Squads Announced

Equestrian Australia has confirmed its High Performance Squads in the Olympic disciplines of Dressage, Eventing and Jumping and in the Paralympic discipline of Para-Equestrian. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

And Recognition Squad announcement

Key appointments for Dr Denis Goulding

The Equestrian Australia (EA) Board is pleased to announce that Dr Denis Goulding has accepted the role of National Medication Control Officer. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

EA members acknowledged in Australia Day honours list

Congratulations to the following members of the equestrian community acknowledged in the 2016 Australia Day Honours List : Barry Roycroft, John Winning, Russell Ritter and Judith Kilby. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet 

English Essentials – Ready. Set. Show

The Ariat® Show Collection feature some of the most innovative pieces of equestrian apparel and footwear you will find in the equestrian marketplace. Ariat utilizes advanced fabrics with the most up to date premium technology available. Ariat's designers create equestrian apparel with fabric characteristics that help equestrian athletes perform at their peak. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

INSIGHT - Officials share your story...

Are you an Equestrian Australia official who has recently officiated overseas and interested in sharing your experiences with other officials and the greater equestrian community for a new series? 

Our INSIGHT series tells the stories of international competitions from an Officials perspective.

The stories that we collect will be published on the Equestrian Australia website and/or newsletters and EA social media sites.

If you are interested in recounting your time abroad as an official, please submit your details using our online form. Officials who participate will be asked to submit a brief summary of their experience and also provide an image/s from the event.

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Also Making News

Committee Announcements

  • Sharon Jarvis appointed Para-Equestrian Rider's Representative More
  • Lorraine Cairns, Christine Gibbons and Dot Willcoxson have been elected to the National Driving Committee More
  • Tony Richardson and Gail Beattie have been returned to the National Vaulting Committee and Lyn Lynch has been elected to the Commmittee More
  • Linda Tanian and Anne Barnes have been returned to the National Endurance Committee and Matthew Walker has been elected to the Committee More

Other News

  • EOI to conduct the 2017 Australian National Vaulting Championships More
  • Australian team announced in the Ocala Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup More
  • Australian Driving Team support personnel appointments More
  • Australian Vaulting Team support personnel appointments More

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