Articles: Press Release
2008 FEI Rider and Horse Registration and Renewal Information
United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
4047 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511-8483
Tel: (859) 258-2472
Fax (859) 231-6662
Web site: www.usef.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
By Andrea Kimmel
Registration for Riders and Horses
Registration is mandatory following the decision of the General Assembly
for all riders and horses since January 1, 2006. However, registration
is not required for riders and horses who participate only in the FEI
Children's Competition and Challenges. Since October 2006, ranking
points for rider and/or horses not registered are no longer taken into
FEI Bulletin 01/07
* FEI Registrations are Mandatory and must be renewed before
entering your first FEI Competition each year. You must have this
registration if you are competing in the following:
* CSI: Jumping
* CCI or CIC: Eventing
* CDI: Dressage
* CAI: Driving
* CRI: Reining
* CEI: Endurance
* CVI: Vaulting
* To renew your current FEI Rider Registration or complete a new
FEI Rider Registration:
* The Rider must be an active USEF Member
* The Rider must be a U.S. Citizen.
* To renew a current FEI Horse Registration or complete a new FEI
* The horse must
* Have an active USEF Life Recording.
* Be recorded with the correct owners.
* Have a current FEI or National Passport on Record with the USEF.
* Have an active USEF Member as an owner that is also a U.S.
To locate the FEI Registration Application:
If a rider is under 18 as of January 1, 2008 or is competing in
Para-Equestrian events only, though mandatory, the rider registration is
free. For all other competitors, the Rider Registration is $15 and the
Horse Registration is $15. It may take 4 weeks to process the FEI
Registration. A Rush Fee of $30 will apply if the registration is
received 10 business days or less before the competition.
The FEI does not issue cards for FEI Registrations.
You may find your FEI Rider Registration Number under your Authorized
User Account at www.usef.org. If you have registered for FEI since 2006
your number will appear along with the status of your renewal. The FEI
Horse Registration Number will appear under the owner's Authorized User
Account along with passport information regarding the status of the
You may also find the Registrations on the FEI Registration lists at
www.horsesport.org under public
documents. If your registration has
been completed, your number will appear on the website.
FEI Registration Number Searches: Competition Management can now go onto
www.usef.org under searches and locate the FEI Registration Number for
Any or All USA FEI Horse and Rider Registrations.
Please note, as of December 1, 2007 a CURRENT FEI Passport or a USEF
National Passport is needed for any 1* or 2* Event within the United
States. All other FEI Passport Rules apply.
Coming Soon for 2008!
Online FEI Registrations and Renewals. To make registration easier, you
will be able to go under your user account and send in your FEI
More details to come!
The vision of the United States Equestrian Federation(r) is to provide
equestrian sport in the United States of America by promoting the
excellence from the grassroots to the Olympic Games. This is based on a
foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of horses.
this vision, the USEF strives to be the best national equestrian
federation in the world.