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Licensed Officials News

Starting January 1, 2019, all Federation Licensed Officials, US FEI Officials, FEI applicants and Guest Officials must be compliant with the Federation's Safe Sport Policy by completing the Safe Sport Training and a criminal background check.

Members may access the training and background check through their Member Dashboard. To view your dashboard, log in to your USEF account and click on the respective tiles to access the correct webpages. 

Application Deadlines

Deadlines for submitting applications for review by the Licensed Officials Committee

  • January 2019 meeting - Deadline October 9, 2018
  • April 2019 meeting - Deadline February 11, 2019
  • August 2019 meeting - Deadline June 10, 2019

Licensed Officials Questions?

Do you have a question about licensed officials? Please email [email protected].

Forms and Publications

Licensed Officials Policies and Procedures - Marked Up

Licensing requirements for license applications, enrollments, promotions, and maintenance. Changes from the previous version are displayed accordingly.

Licensed Officials Policies and Procedures - Clean

Licensing requirements for license applications, enrollments, promotions, and maintenance.

2019 Rulebook Order Form

Order form to purchase a 2019 USEF Rulebook.

Application Information for FEI Permitted Equine Therapists

FEI Permitted Equine Therapist Information and Application Process

Conflict of Interest Rule Guidelines

Chart showing different categories of Conflict of Interest Rules.

Evidence Gathering Guidelines

These guidelines were established to assist USEF Licensed Officials with ensuring the information and evidence collated at a competition will be of value not only throughout an investigation but also within any formal proceedings.

Extension/Reinstatement Request Form

Complete this form if you did not attend a clinic in the year you were due or have not officiated the required number of competitions to renew your license. This form is reviewed and if approved gives you an additional competition year to meet requirements.

U.S. FEI Licensed Officials Extension Request Form

This form is to be completed by FEI officials whose national governing body is U.S. Equestrian and who are not up to date on their FEI course or officiating requirements.

Licensing of Officials: Background, Process & Resources

This PowerPoint reviews the background and process behind how/why USEF licenses officials, requirements to become licensed and maintain that license, ethics, and additional resources.

Member's Confidential Evaluations

Member's Evaluation Forms are available for members to evaluate the quality and competence of USEF licensed officials.


Discover more about becoming a licensed official