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Monday, February 19, 2018


Venue Date 
Wales and West (measuring) 26th-30th April 2018
Area 15 (Bishop Burton) 21st-22nd April 2018
Bolesworth (measuring) 13th-17th June 2018 
Bishop Burton (measuring) 6th-8th July 2018 


All riders wishing to be considered for youth team selection 2018 must register an interest by 31st March 2018. Please send this to

VIEWINGS are held to enable the Selectors to see pony / rider combinations competing at different types of venues both at home and abroad with different jumps and conditions i.e. bold / careful fences, grass / all weather surfaces.


TROT UP: This is held so the appointed Veterinary Surgeon can view the ponies prior to the Championships and advice can be given if necessary.

BLOOD TEST: Blood Tests are taken at Random at the Pony European Championships.

DOPE TESTING: Urine Dope Testing can be taken at Random by Stipendiary Stewards of the Association.

PONY MEASUREMENT: In line with the FEI Ruling from the 1st January 2007, ponies do not require FEI Height Certificates but must not exceed 151cm with shoes at competition fitness.

As Viewing Trials are National classes, ponies will be eligible to compete providing they have a current vaild JMB Height Certificate. As is the norm all prospective European Ponies will be un-officially measured by the British Vet at these trials.

This year (2018) all ponies will be FEI measured at the European Championships.

* TACK: For selectors to assess form and consistency, you must be using the correct tack, as listed in the FEI Pony Rule Book, at the above mentioned shows and any other major championships, if you wish to be considered for selection for the Pony European Championships.

SELECTION: Pony / rider combinations need to be jumping clear rounds and going consistently well in all major classes.

QUERIES: Anyone wishing to enquire further or discuss anything relating to the viewing trials can contact the Chairman of the Performance Development Committee Mrs Clare Whitaker, via British Showjumping's International Office on 02476 698829 or e-mail:

Nations Cup Shows

Lamprechtshausen (AUT) 18th-21st May 2018 

Wierden (NED) 30th May-2nd June 2018 

Please note that the FEI DO MEASURE at Nations Cup events as well as the European Championships. 

This years Pony European Championships are to be held at Bishop Burton (GBR) 7th-12th August 2018  

The FEI rules on biting have changed pleasego to  Rules for Jumping Events 23rd Edition (updated January 2010), Chapter VI Appendix A

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