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FEI Board Declines Request for Rule Revision Protective Headgear
Friday, November 20, 2020
On 18 November 2020 FEI Board officially declined the request of a group of athletes to table a rule revision concerning Protective Headgear on the agenda of the 2020 FEI General Assembly
The FEI Board was informed of two petitions regarding Article 140 of the FEI General Regulations on Protective Headgear. This was voted in by National Federations at the FEI General Assembly 2019 and will require Dressage athletes to wear protective headgear at all times at FEI events as of 1 January 2021.
An athletes’ petition, sent to the FEI by the President of the International Dressage Riders’ Club (IDRC), requests to maintain the option to use top hats in senior international competitions and urged the FEI to table it for discussion at the FEI General Assembly 2020.
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