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RE: [RC] [Consider This] Endurance riders told to clean up theiract - Ranelle Rubin

I like the idea of improving equitation A LOT. It makes me crazy to see these pictures of horses at the international level with their riders riding like a frozen sack of potatoes..yanking these poor horse's heads straight up in the air and leaning back against their mouths.

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. ~ John Wayne

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Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 05:24:29 -0700
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Subject: [RC] [Consider This] Endurance riders told to clean up their act


The days of the "anything goes" dress code and riding style for endurance riders may soon be a thing of the past.

Any old riding gear and tack and sloppy riding may well make way for matching team clobber and smartened up athletes in the FEI's new "Triple E" three-year plan for bringing the image of the equestrian sport of endurance up to scratch.

But riders need not feel singled out - the image makeover will also apply to officials and their support crew.

The sport's image is under discussion at the highest levels, and delegates at a recent FEI Bureau meeting looked closely at implementing a dress code for riders and their support crew. Under the "Triple E" plan, the 'E' of the dress code comes under the "Elevation of Endurance Image".

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