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    2018 VETERINARY REGULATIONS 14th Edition 2018, effective 1 January 2018 Printed in Switzerland Copyright Fdration Equestre Internationale Reproduction strictly reserved Fdration Equestre Internationale HM King Hussein I Building Chemin de la Joliette 8 1006 Lausanne Switzerland

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    FOREWORD ..................................................................................................................... 5 FEI CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE WELFARE OF THE HORSE ............................................. 6 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................ 9 Article 1000 General Principles ...................................................................................... 9 CHAPTER II REQUIREMENTS FOR FEI EVENTS ............................................................ 10 HORSES ELIGIBILITY TO COMPETE .............................................................................. 10 Article 1001 Equine Identification ..................................................................................... 10 Article 1002 Vaccinations and Infectious Diseases ............................................................... 10 Article 1003 Equine Influenza Vaccination Requirements ..................................................... 11 Article 1004 Prohibited Methods ....................................................................................... 11 ORGANISING COMMITTEES RESPONSIBILITIES .......................................................... 12 PART I: FACILITIES ...................................................................................................... 12 Article 1005 Provision of Facilities ..................................................................................... 12 Article 1006 Safeguarding Horse Passports ........................................................................ 12 Article 1007 Veterinary Services ....................................................................................... 12 Article 1008 Stables ........................................................................................................ 13 Article 1009 Access to Restricted Areas ............................................................................. 15 Article 1010 Examination on Arrival Area ........................................................................... 15 Article 1011 Horse Inspection Area ................................................................................... 15 Article 1012 EADCM Sampling Facilities ............................................................................. 16 Article 1013 Limb Sensitivity Examination Requirements ...................................................... 16 Article 1014 Pony Measuring Facilities ............................................................................... 16 Article 1015 Other Facilities ............................................................................................. 17 Article 1016 Working with Veterinary Authorities ................................................................ 17 Article 1017 Prevention of Disease Transmission ................................................................ 17 Article 1018 Contingency Planning .................................................................................... 18 Article 1019 Stewards Role ............................................................................................. 18 Article 1020 Stables Areas ............................................................................................... 18 Article 1021 Practice, Exercise, Warm up and Grazing Areas .............................................. 19 Article 1022 Horse Inspections ......................................................................................... 19 Article 1023 Tack and Boot Checks ................................................................................... 19 Article 1024 Veterinary Medication and Supportive Therapies ............................................... 19 Article 1025 Pony Measuring ............................................................................................ 20 Article 1026 EADCM Sampling .......................................................................................... 20 CHAPTER III BIOSECURITY ...................................................................................... 21 Article 1027 Prevention of Infectious Disease Transmission across Borders ............................. 21 Article 1028 Prevention of Infectious Disease Transmission .................................................. 21 Article 1029 Biosecurity at FEI Events ............................................................................... 22 CHAPTER IV VETERINARY CONTROL AT FEI EVENTS ............................................... 23 Article 1030 Veterinary Examination and Horse Inspections ................................................. 23 Article 1031 Examination on Arrival .................................................................................. 23 Article 1032 Passport Control ........................................................................................... 24 Article 1033 Passport Irregularities ................................................................................... 24 HORSE INSPECTIONS ................................................................................................... 25 Article 1034 Horse Inspection Principles ............................................................................. 25 Article 1035 Horse Inspections Timings ............................................................................ 26 Article 1036 Horse Inspection Panel .................................................................................. 27 Article 1037 Presentation of Horses .................................................................................. 28 Article 1038 Horse Inspection Procedure ............................................................................ 28 Article 1039 Holding Box Examination ............................................................................... 30 Article 1040 Re-Inspection ............................................................................................... 30 Article 1041 Morning Re-Inspection .................................................................................. 30 Article 1042 Late First Inspections .................................................................................... 31 DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS AT HORSE INSPECTIONS ................................. 31 Article 1043 Driving ........................................................................................................ 31

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    Article 1044 Eventing ....................................................................................................... 32 Article 1045 Endurance .................................................................................................... 33 BANDAGES AND TACK ................................................................................................... 39 Article 1046 Bandages and Tack ........................................................................................ 39 Article 1047 Examination of Horses .................................................................................... 39 LIMB SENSITIVITY ....................................................................................................... 40 Article 1048 The Principle ................................................................................................ 40 Article 1049 The Limb Sensitivity Examination ................................................................... 41 Article 1050 Final Limb Sensitivity Examination .................................................................. 42 Article 1051 Disqualification further to Limb Sensitivity Results ............................................ 43 Article 1052 Rights of the PR following Disqualification of a horse for abnormal limb sensitivity 43 Article 1053 General Points Limb Sensitivity .................................................................... 44 DEPARTURE OF HORSES FROM THE EVENT VENUE ........................................................ 44 Article 1054 Departure of Horses from the Event Venue ...................................................... 44 CHAPTER V VETERINARY MEDICATION ..................................................................... 45 Article 1055 FEI Medication Logbook ................................................................................. 45 Article 1056 Same-Day Treatment .................................................................................... 45 Article 1057 FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List ............................................................. 45 Article 1058 Elective Testing ............................................................................................ 46 Article 1059 Treatments before and during FEI Events ........................................................ 46 Article 1060 Veterinary Forms .......................................................................................... 47 Article 1061 Emergency Treatments with Controlled Medication Substances ........................... 47 Veterinary Form A (previously Veterinary Form 1) ............................................................... 47 Article 1062 Treatments with Non-Oral Medication and Therapies not Included on the EPSL ..... 48 Article 1063 Prohibited Treatments ................................................................................... 49 CHAPTER VI SUPPORTIVE THERAPIES .................................................................... 50 Article 1064 Non-Rest