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Competing in National level classes/competitions outside the USA

A US athlete who wishes to compete in National level classes/competitions outside the USA must be a US citizen, be a current US Equestrian member in good standing, and have completed the National Permission Questionnaire.

*Riders competing at national competitions in Canada and Mexico do not need to get a letter of National Permission.

National Permission Questionnaire

A US athlete who wishes to compete in National level classes/competitions outside the USA must be a US citizen, be a current US Equestrian member in good standing, and have completed the National Permission Questionnaire.

To submit a National Permission Questionnaire

  • Sign in to your MY USEF account or create one.
  • Select the Athlete Dashboard blue tile.
  • Select the National Permission Questionnaire blue tile.
  • Complete the National Permission Questionnaire.
  • You will receive a letter of permission within 48 business hours and a letter will also be sent to the foreign National Federation.

Applications and Fees

To submit an Application to Compete Abroad

  • Sign into your My USEF account or create one.
  • Select the Athlete Dashboard blue tile.
  • Select the FEI Entry blue tile.
  • Select the International Application button.
  • Complete the application by selecting your discipline, month of the competition and then finally the desired competition where you wish to compete.
    • If you have not already added horses to your account, you will need to do so:
      • Horses can be added by either their USEF number or an FEI number.
  • Withdrawal Procedures (effective Jan. 1, 2013)

Fees

The fee per application is $75, or you can pay a one-time fee with your first application of the year of $750.  This one-time fee covers your applications for the year.

If an application is submitted within 14 days or less from the start of a competition, there will be an Urgency fee added of $75.  The one-time yearly fee does not cover any Urgency fees incurred.

Criteria to Compete Outside the USA

Review the Criteria to Compete Abroad- Para-Equestrian before submitting an application.

Invitations & Schedules

Useful Information & Links

 

Athlete Services Contact Information

FEI Applications, Invitations and Entries
Courtney Barnett
[email protected] | 859 225 2059

National Permission, Horse and Rider Registration
Kristin Posner
[email protected] | 859 225 6989

General Information
Lisa Owens
[email protected] | 859 225 6966

Forms and Publications

ParaEquestrian Criteria to Compete Abroad

Criteria To Compete In FEI CPEDI3* Competitions Outside The USA PARA-EQUESTRIAN DRESSAGE