4* Championships for Junior/Young Riders and Seniors

Junior/Young Riders Horses: 816.3.1 Horses must have graduated through the qualifying processes outlined above for Novice and CEI-Star qualifying up to, and including, the distance of the event for which a Certificate of Capability is sought. 816.3.2 Horses must have successfully completed at least 2 CEI 2* or higher. 816.3.3 Of these 2 CEI, at least one must be no less than 14 kph, and the same, or higher distance and time frame as the 4-Star Championship and achieved no earlier than 24 months prior to, no later than the close of nominated entries for Championship and/or 60 days prior to the Event, whichever comes first. This one ride must be in combination with the nominated Athlete unless that Athlete is a J/YR Elite Endurance Athlete. In such cases the Horse can be ridden by any other applicable J/YR Athlete. Athletes: 816.3.4 To achieve J/YR Elite Athlete status, Athletes must have successfully completed a minimum of ten CEI 2* 120km Events or higher. To maintain J/YR Elite Athlete status, Athletes must successfully complete at least one CEI 120 km or higher within every successive 24 months. 816.3.5 Athletes who receive any form of a suspension as defined under the FEI General Regulations (Penalties) or have committed an offense under the FEI Equine Anti-Doping and Control Medication regulations, will automatically lose their 2019 ENDURANCE RULES CHAPTER II DEFINITION OF ENDURANCE EVENTS 23 Elite Status and will be required to re-qualify again by completing ten CEI2* commencing either after the period of suspension or after the ‘fast track’ decision is finalised. 816.3.6 Athletes must have graduated through the qualifying processes outlined above for Novice and CEI-Star qualifying up to, and including, the distance of the event for which a Certificate of Capability is sought. 816.3.7 Athletes must have successfully completed at least 3 CEI 2* or higher. 816.3.8 Of those 3 CEI, one must be at the minimum speed no less than 14 kph, and the same, or higher distance and time frame as the 4* Championship and achieved no earlier than 24 months prior to, no later than the close of nominated entries for Championship and/or 60 days prior to the Event, whichever comes first. This one ride must be in combination with the nominated Horse unless that Athlete is a J/YR Elite Endurance Athlete. Recording and Proof of Qualification: approved records must be provided for Rider/Horse results for eventual insertion into FEI Database/Passports as required. However, the ultimate responsibility for proof still remains with each NF. Seniors Horses: 816.3.9 Horses must have graduated through the qualifying processes outlined above for Novice and CEI-Star qualifying up to, and including, the distance of the Event for which a Certificate of Capability is sought. 816.3.10 Horses must have successfully completed at least 3 CEI 2* or higher. 816.3.11 Of these 3 CEI, at least one must be at the, minimum speed of 14 kph, and the same distance and time frame as the 4-Star Championship and achieved no earlier than 24 months prior to, no later than the close of nominated entries for Championship and/or 60 days prior to the Event, whichever comes first. This one ride must be in combination with the nominated Athlete unless that Athlete is a Senior Elite Endurance Athlete. In such cases, the Horse can be ridden by any other applicable Athlete. Athletes: 816.3.12 To achieve Senior Elite Athlete status, Athletes must have successfully completed a minimum of ten CEI 3* 160km Events or higher. To maintain Senior Elite Athlete status, Athletes must successfully complete at least one CEI3* 160 km within every successive 24 months. 816.3.13 Athletes who receive any form of a suspension as defined under the FEI General Regulations (Penalties) or have committed an offense under the FEI Equine Anti-Doping and Control Medication regulations, will automatically lose their Elite Status and will be required to re-qualify again by completing ten CEI3* commencing either after the period of suspension or after the ‘fast track’ decision is finalised. 816.3.14 Athletes must have graduated through the qualifying processes outlined above for Novice and CEI-Star qualifying up to, and including, the distance of the event for which a Certificate of Capability is sought. 816.3.15 Athletes must have successfully completed at least 5 CEI 2* or higher. 816.3.16 Of those 5 CEI, one must be at the minimum speed of 14 kph and the same distance, weight and time frame as the 4* Championship, achieved no earlier than 24 months prior to, no later than the close of nominated entries for Championship and/or 60 days prior to the Event, whichever comes first. This one ride must be in combination with the nominated Horse unless that Athlete is a Senior Elite Endurance Athlete. 2019 ENDURANCE RULES CHAPTER II DEFINITION OF ENDURANCE EVENTS 24 Recording and Proof of Qualification: Approved records must be provided for Athlete/Horse results for eventual insertion into FEI Database/Passports as required. However, the ultimate responsibility for proof still remains with each NF.