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Veteran FEI Events
The following may compete as Veteran Athletes:

1. Athletes may compete in the Veteran’s category from the beginning of the year in which they reach their 45th birthday.

2. Veteran Competitions are open to Athletes who, in the current year, have not taken part in any Competition in which the height of obstacles indicated in the Schedule for the initial round exceeds 1.35 m. 

Course Specification for FEI competitions: 

Courses for Veteran Athletes consist of eight to 12 obstacles. Obstacles have a minimum height of 1.10 m and a maximum height of 1.30 m in the first round. Spread obstacles have a width in proportion to their height of 1.20 m to 1.35 m. Speed: 350 m per minute. 

European Championships 

The Veteran European Championships run every two years, details for the next European Championships are below:

  • Dagobertshausen (GER) -27th June-1st July 2018 
  • Chef d'Equipe: Anne Newbery

Selection criteria

  • Riders are selected for the European Championship based on their current form in AJA and National Showjumping competitions.

Nominated Entries: 14th May 2018

Final Selection: 4th June 2018

If you are interested in representing Great Britain as part of the Veteran team for the 2018 European Championships please email with the below details:

  • Rider Name
  • Horse Name/s
  • Team Jacket size

Any quetsions please contact the Performance team on the above email or Anne Newbery ( 

For more information regarding Veteran competitions please click here 

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