Sign Petition

Training Level Horse Trails Qualification

38 Signatures Goal: 100

RIDERS PETITION REGARDING 2009 PARTICIPATION ELIGIBILITY IN HORSE TRIALS TABLE “Open Training: Minimum Competitor Age 12, Minimum Horse Age 4: Open to all competitors and horses (not necessarily as a combination) that have completed a minimum of 3 events at the pre-training level achieving a CAN Qualifying result in a minimum of 2 events.” We, the undersigned agree with the effort to make the sport of Eventing safe and that there might need to be certain criteria met before moving up the levels for other divisions. However, the open divisions, when used for the purpose of not allowing experienced and professional riders to compete with the regular divisions, should not be required to meet these qualifications for the following reasons: 1. Until the Equine Canada database can post the results of Pre-Training divisions there is no official way of tracking these results. 2. Passports are not required for these levels and horses frequently compete under different names. 3. There is a direct financial burden placed on the professional that is extremely qualified to know the level his/her horse is capable of competing. 4. There is no “special permissions” protocol in place. 5. In other countries this level does not exist and is not a mandatory level of competition for qualifying for a 3’3” or 1.0 meter level of competition. 6. In certain instances with horses of certain experience adhering to this chart could actually be dangerous. (For instance taking a 4’ or 1.20m jumper to a course of 93cm)

Sponsor

Riders representing riders

Comment

38

Signatures

  • 7 years ago
    Sean McIntosh Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Gabby Ledger Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Melanie Lawrence Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Erin M Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Kim Zimich United Kingdom
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Kathryn Morgan Germany
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Barbara Hutcheson Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Janis Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Colleen Brown Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Rene Tiffin Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    carol White Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Dezaray Balcom Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Patrick Martin Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Alana Longman Canada
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Brittany DesCotes Canada
    7 years ago
See More