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Endurance Rules 2020 – Annex 3


The proposed Endurance Rules modifications for 2020 is presented to the National Federations (NFs) in a completely new rule book, with a new structure and revised wording.

We continue a series of articles to review all the new proposed rules, article by article.

Artilce 800 & 801:
Artilce 802 & 803:
Artilce 804 & 805:
Artilce 806 – 808:
Article 809:
Artilce 810 – 812:
Artilce 813 – 815:
Artilce 816:
Artilce 817 – 819:
Artilce 820 – 822:
Artilce 823 – 825:
Artilce 826 – 829:
Artilce 830 – 833:
Artilce 834 – 836:
Artilce 837 – 838:
Artilce 839 – 842:
Artilce 843:
Artilce 844 – 847:
Artilce 848 – 851:
Artilce 852 – 856:
Artilce 857 – 862:
Artilce 863 – 867:
Annex 1:
Annex 2:

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WD: Withdrawn
– The Combination does not show up at the Event.
– The Combination decides not to participate in the Competition at or prior to the First (Pre-Ride) Inspection in accordance with Article 809.5.3.

RET: Retired
– The Combination decides not to continue in the Competition in accordance with Article 809.5.4.

DSQ: Disqualified
– A Combination is Disqualified in accordance with Article 809.5.2.
– A reason for Disqualification must be communicated to the FEI via the official results and reports. The reason for Disqualification will be verified with the Officials concerned.
– A Horse may be Disqualified and also designated as Failed to Qualify for a veterinary or other reason (see list under FTQ below).

FNR: Finished Not Ranked
– FNR means that the Combination has (or is deemed to have) completed a Competition (including all Horse Inspections) but is not ranked in the final classification (see e.g. Article 820.2 regarding an error on course).
– A Combination may be designated FNR with the approval of the President of the Ground Jury and/or the Technical Delegate. The Officials must provide reasons for the FNR designation.
– If in addition to the FNR designation the Combination receives a certificate of completion from the Officials at the Event, the Competition will count as a ‘successful completion’ for qualification purposes.

FTQ: Failed to Qualify
The FTQ designation must be accompanied by one or more of the additional codes below:
SP: Speed (not respecting any applicable speed restriction)
GA: Irregular gait
ME: Metabolic
MI: Minor Injury (e.g. slight soreness, wound, etc.)
SI-MUSCU: Serious Injury (musculoskeletal injury)
SI-META: Serious Injury (metabolic injury)
CI: Catastrophic Injury
OT: Out of Time (failure to complete a Loop within the allocated time, but passes the Horse Inspection after that Loop)
FTC: Failed to Complete (non-completion of a Loop, but passes the Horse Inspection after that Loop). The Officials must provide reasons for the FTC designation, and an explanation of what happened to the Combination.

The above FTQ codes may be cumulative, as shown in the table below: