How do Points work in British eventing?
Horses earn BE grading points at affiliated one- two- and three-day events at novice level and above. Points are awarded to every one in four dressage starters in that particular class.
What does Mer mean in British eventing?
minimum eligibility requirements
MERs, or minimum eligibility requirements, are the results that rider and horse, either as a combination or individually, must achieve in order to compete at a certain level. A summary of MERs can be found below for both the National and International levels.
What does R mean in eventing results?
Remember in eventing the lowest score wins! W: Withdrew (occurs between phases) R: Retired (occurs during a phase) E: Eliminated (for multiple disobediences) TE: Technically Eliminated (missing a jump, inappropriate saddlery/dress, etc)
What does E mean in eventing?
E – Elimination. TE – Technical Elimination (error due to rider mistake such as skipping a jump) RF – Rider Fall. R – Retirement (competitor retires from the competition while on course).
What is BE90 in eventing?
BE90 level competition sees a maximum height show jump at 95cm and the cross country is a maximum of 90cm. BE100 classes have a maximum height show jumping of 105cm and cross country of 100cm.
What height is 3star eventing?
Three-star The showjumping is up to 1.20m in height and the cross-country phase has a maximum height of 1.15m.
What does CR mean Usea?
When this occurs the correct Acronym is CR for Compulsory Retirement. If a rider chooses to not complete the round then retires on course before crossing the finish line then that would be an R for retired on course.
What does CR stand for in eventing?
The Compulsory Retirement rule is a fairly new addition to the USEF Rules for Eventing having gone into effect on June 1, 2021. Compulsory Retirement, denoted as CR on scoring, is enacted when a competitor has 20 or more show jumping penalties at the Training, Modified, Preliminary, Intermediate, or Advanced levels.
What does DQ mean in eventing?
1. Disqualification means that a competitor and his horse(s) may not take further part in the Event. It is applied at the discretion of the Ground Jury.
What is BE105?
BE105 is a bridge between BE100 and Novice classes. The dressage test is Novice level and the maximum height of fences for the show jumping is 110cm and for the cross country is 105cm.
What is British Eventing?
As the national governing body for the sport of eventing in Great Britain, British Eventing regulates as well as schedules more than 170 events throughout Britain that cater for over 15,000 members and nearly 94,000 entries per season (March to October). Classes range from entry level National competitions to the highest International levels.
What is the British Eventing points system?
British Eventing (BE) has its own points system to help grade horses and ponies so that competition is fair. There are two different BE points systems; one for horses and ponies competing at novice level and above, and one for those competing at grassroots level, for which the system is called foundation points.
What happens when a horse is downgraded to Grade 4?
A horse is only eligible to be downgraded if it has not won any points in the current and preceding two calendar years, and can only be downgraded via an application to BE, which they can decline where they feel necessary. A horse that is downgraded loses all of its previously earned points and becomes Grade 4.
What is a class in eventing?
Classes range from entry level National competitions to the highest International levels. British Eventing provides the rules and regulations for events that are affiliated to BE but do not own or run the events. Why compete with BE?