Citing welfare concerns, the international sport organization decrees that horses with trimmed muzzle, eye or outer-ear hair will be disqualified from events.
Many of the COVID-19-related rule modifications implemented for the 2020 competition year have been reissued and will be effective December 1, 2020, through November 30, 2021.
These strategies seek to ensure a welcoming environment for people from traditionally under-represented and under-served communities, and evolve US Equestrian’s policies and practices to create a more inclusive sport for all participants and fans.
The complex is the home of several large horse shows in the Western performance horse industry, and this arena will be its largest equine competition space.
The event, slated to be held in the Netherlands, was to host four-in-hand teams from 13 nations.