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Competition officials play a vital role in the oversight of US Equestrian Competitions, and work to ensure that all competitions are held in accordance with US Equestrian Rules and Regulations.  The documents below are available to be used by competition management and licensed officials at US Equestrian licensed competitions. 

Questions Regarding Officials at Competitions?

Rachel Hurst
(859) 225-6980, [email protected]
Steward/TD Reporting

Julia Brozek
(859) 225-6978, [email protected]
Accident/Injury Reporting

US Equestrian Licensed Officials Department
(859) 258-2472, [email protected]
Special/Guest Official Cards



Forms and Publications

List of applicable International Testing Standards for Protective Headgear

“Protective headgear,” as defined in the USEF General Rule 801, must comply with at least one of the international testing standards listed below. In addition, the product must have passed corresponding quality testing (quality testing monitors the ongoing quality of the product according to the original standard). Products complying with the above will be marked and labelled accordingly. Testing Standards and corresponding quality testing may be contained on the same or separate labels.

Return to Competition Medical Release

This form is to be used by Federation athletes who have been assessed to have a possible concussion or apparent head injury. This form must be completed and returned to the Federation per rule GR848.6 to be eligible to return to competition.

Equine Accident/Injury Report Form

Equine Injury or Collapse Report Form, to be completed by Stewards/TD at US Equestrian Competitions

Eventing Accident/Injury Report Form

Accident Injury Report Form, to be completed by TDs at US Equestrian Eventing Competitions

Human Accident/Injury Report Form

Accident Injury Report Form, to be completed by Stewards or TDs at US Equestrian Competitions

Hunter/Jumper Horse Fall Report Form

In the event of a fall of a horse within the competition ring at a Federation licensed Hunter, Jumper or Hunter/Jumper competition, the judge shall notify a steward, regardless of whether an EMT is called, and the steward must include a copy of this form outlining the details of the incident with his/her report to the Federation. If an injury is sustained, this form should accompany the applicable accident/injury form.

US Equestrian Eventing Fall Form

Cross Country Fall Form to be completed by TDs at US Equestrian Eventing Competitions

USEF Document Submission Guidelines

This document contains instructions and examples for how to submit acceptable quality documents for Steward/TD Reporting.

Eventing Glossary and Fence Diagrams

Fence Type diagrams and Fall Type descriptions

USEF Lite Report

*NEW* Steward/Technical Delegate Report for USEF Lite Competitions