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Welcome to the March edition of Evolve

Dear Coaches and Officials,

We hope you enjoy the March edition of Evolve.This month we are unveiling a new feature which we hope, with your help, will become a regular series. Insights will tell the stories of our EA Officials and their experiences at overseas events. The first story in the series comes from FEI4* Para-Equestrian Dressage Judge Sue Cunningham who recently officiated at the Al Shaqab CPEDI3*. We encourage you to reach out and tell us about your overseas officiating experience by visiting the EA website and completing the online form (more information is available below).

Until next month,

Gina Haddad,

Education Manager, Equestrian Australia

Officials' Insight Al Shaqab CPEDI3*

FEI 4* Para-Equestrian Dressage Judge Sue Cunningham recently officiated at the Al Shaqab CPEDI3* held in Doha, Qatar. The event was held in conjunction with the CDI5* dressage and CSI5* show jumping events from 4-8 March. Sue has provided us with an insight into her time officiating at this event. MORE Facebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Officials - We want to hear from you!

Chris Wallis at the London 2012 Olympic Games

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?  

Insights will tell 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 visit the EA website to submit your details. Officials who participate will be asked to submit a brief summary of their experience and also provide an image/s from the event.

CLICK HERE to be taken to the online form where you can submit your details.

Free Jumping Clinic and Werner Deeg Master Class

Members of all states are welcome to attend the FREE event. Visit the EA website to download an information pack.

Officials Top Up Insurance

Equestrian Australia and Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers have developed an insurance policy for top-up coverage for EA Officials. MORE Facebook Like ButtonTweet Button

FEI Refresher Course for Jumping Course Designers

An FEI Refresher Seminar will be held for Course Designers in Sydney from 10-12 April 2015.

The course will be hosted by FEI 4* Course Designers Werner Deeg (GER) and John Vallance (AUS) and will run in conjunction with the free jumping clinic hosted by Equestrian New South Wales. MORE Facebook Like ButtonTweet Button

FEI Eventing Officials & Stewards Course

EA will be conducting an FEI Eventing Officials Course and an FEI Stewards Course in conjunction with the Melbourne International Horse Trials from 5-8th  June 2015. Eric Winter (GBR) has been appointed as the overall Course Director. The Eventing Officials course will be open for Eventing Course Designers, Technical Delegates and Dressage Judges. The Eventing Stewards Course will be open to National Eventing Stewards seeking promotion to FEI level 1 Eventing Steward, level 1 steward seeking transfer to level 2, and for FEI level 2 Eventing Steward for continuing their education MORE Facebook Like ButtonTweet Button

FEI Vaulting Stewards Course

EA will be hosting an FEI Vaulting Stewards Course on the 23rd – 25th  April in Sydney (NSW). The course, conducted by Frank Spadinger (AUT) is for promotion to FEI Level 1 and a refresher for existing FEI Level 1 and 2 Vaulting Stewards. Observers eg. Coaches and Event Organisers for professional development are welcome to attend. For more information click HERE Facebook Like ButtonTweet Button

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