7 February 2018, from the United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
Athletic Selection Procedures for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, Endurance Competition
Location: Tryon, North Carolina
Dates to Remember:
13 July – The U.S. Endurance Team will be named
10-23 September – Full FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 World Equestrian Games
11 September – FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Opening Ceremonies
12 September – FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Endurance
Updated January 31, 2018
Below are the event names, dates, and locations of all Observation Events to be used as part of the selection process: An athlete/horse combination wishing to be considered for the FEI Nominated Entry must successfully complete, or must have already successfully completed, at least one of the following Observation Events. The 2016-2018 Observation Events, as published to all potential 2018 applicants on October 31, 2016, include the following CEI2/CEIYJ2 and CEI3/CEIYJ3 competitions:
Broxton Bridge – January 26-28
Twenty Mule Team – February 23-25
FITS February 28 – March 3
Fire Up Ridgecrest – April 21-22
Biltmore Challenge – May 3-6
Additional competitions may be identified as Observation Events should it become necessary and where practical. Notification will be given at least 30 days prior to the start of the Observation Event. Immediately following the completion of an Observation Event, the Selector(s) in consultation with the member(s) of the Veterinary Advisory Group present at the Observation Event, may request a baseline exam for the horse.
**As previously published, beginning March 20, 2017 and until further notice, results earned at the Dubai International Equestrian Club (DIEC) will not be considered by the USEF Endurance Selectors. However, results earned may meet the FEI eligibility requirements.
For more information please see: