How to run an Eventing Event

Click on the links below for everything you need to know to run an EA Affiliated Eventing Competition! 


Find everything you need to know about Eventing at both State & National level on these two pages. Make yourself familiar with as much information as possible to ensure the smooth running of your Eventing Competition!

Eventing SA Webpage

EA Eventing Webpage



The Eventing Rules are updated regularly, so make sure you follow the most current edition!



Dressage Tests

Eventing uses different dressage tests to the sport of Dressage. The tests are updated every couple of years, but minor changes can occur more frequently. Ensure you have the most recent version available.

Eventing Dressage Tests


How to Build an Arena 

Use these handy guidelines to set up the perfect dressage arena everytime! 

How to build an Arena


Judges & Officials

EA Judges & Officials must be used at EA Affiliated competitions and they must meet all current EA requirements. Only the Judges & Officials that meet EA's criteria will show up on this search. 

How to find Judges/Officials


Riders Representative

The Rider or Athlete Rep is intended to be an approachable point of contact for all competitors to raise concerns, about any aspect of the competition but most often the XC course, and also constitute a sounding board for officials when changes to the competition details or program are being considered during the event.

Riders Representative


Helmet Tagging

Helmet Tagging is manadatory for EA Affiliated Eventing. Event organisers are not responsible for doing the tagging, but it's important to ensure all competitors are aware of the rule and have their helmet tagged prior to the event.

Helmet Tagging 


Risk Management & Medical

We all wish for a smooth event without incidents but it is important to be prepared. Find everything you need here:

Safety Checklist

Event Hazards Checklist

Medical Services Required 

Medical Check List 

SIMT Plan 

Risk Management & Forms

Incident Response Plan - Dressage 

Incident Response Plan - XC 

Incident Response Plan - Jumping 

Incident Report Fact Sheet

Incident Report Form


Information for Eventing Officials

Info for Eventing Officials


For any questions, you can contact the ESA office at [email protected] or [email protected]

Or contact the Eventing DC direct at [email protected]