Essential information regarding the MAY international
- All competitors will be required to display their competitor number on the way into the event. This is to ensure only the entered athletes gain access to the event, along with their pre-registered supporters and owners.
- All competitors are to print their number bibs at home. It is recommended that number bibs are downloaded from Eventing Scores or that competitors use re-usable bibs such as Bib Eaz.
- All competitors are required to complete their EHV health declaration via Eventing Scores.
- Competitor connections must register their attendance in advance. A link to do so has been emailed to the competitor.
- Connections will be filtered into a separate car park adjacent to the cross-country course. Those with mobility issues can pre-book parking near to the showjumping arena.
- British Eventing sport resumption protocols must be followed. Simplified this equates to 1x rider, 4x supporters plus any registered owners.
- Additional toilet facilities have been cited in the lorry park with sanitizer stations on the way in and out.
- Lorries are parked at an increased distance, to allow for social distancing, in line with the British Eventing sport resumption plan
- Mounted competitors will enter the dressage warm up via the dedicated horse walk
- Competitors will present to the dressage steward
- Competitors must ride to their given time
- Results will be available via Eventing Scores
- Dressage sheets will be distributed to athletes from the information point as soon as they have been verified by the scorer. Social distancing guidelines will be in place in order to facilitate the safe running of the information point.
- Connections are not permitted in the warm-up area. A dedicated area will be made available for connections that has good viewing of the arenas.
- Trainers & coaches may enter the warm-up on foot but must adhere to social distancing
- Connections viewing area will be accessible from a pedestrian route from the lorry park.
- Connections/pedestrians should not use the horse walk
- In line with the FEI we strongly recommend the wearing of face coverings in the spectator areas around the dressage arenas.
- Sanitiser stations are cited at the entrances to the pedestrian areas of the dressage areas with signage to recommend increased hygiene procedures.
- Mounted competitors will access the show jumping via the horse walk
- 3 competitors will be allowed in the pre-warm up arena and will be checked in by Show Jumping Steward 1. They will then be allowed access to the show jumping warm up as space allows.
- 5 competitors will be allowed in the jumping warm-up at any one time.
- Only 5 persons on foot will be allowed into the jumping warm up arena. They are recommended to wear a face covering, as recommended by the FEI, and must use the hand sanitiser on the way in and way out of the arena.
- SJ Steward 2 will call riders forward to enter the arena
- Riders will exit the arena from a different gate and can proceed to the exit horse walk.
- Riders ride to their given times.
- Connections are not permitted in the warm-up area, unless they are acting as the athletes arena support. A dedicated area will be made available for connections that has good viewing of the arena.
- Coaches & trainers are permitted in the warm up arena but should replace the 1 supporter permitted per athlete to keep on-foot personnel to a minimum.
- Connection viewing area will be accessible from a pedestrian route from the lorry park/car park
- In line with the FEI we strongly recommend the wearing of face coverings in the spectator areas around the show jumping arenas.
- Toilet and sanitiser facilities will be cited near to the show jumping arenas with signage to recommend increased hygiene practices.
- Mounted competitors will access the warm-up via the dedicated horse walk
- 10 competitors will be allowed in the jumping warm-up at any one time.
- The XC Collecting Ring Steward will call riders forward to the start.
- Riders must ride to their given times
- Connections/coaches/trainers must not congregate in the warm-up area and must maintain social distancing
- Riders are asked to display their rider number in the lorry when leaving so the event staff can mark them off as having left the venue
- Athletes are asked to take all rubbish home with them
- Results are available via Eventing Scores to prevent people gathering in the same place on-site
- Prize winners may collect prize money and rosettes from the event info point or may request prize money via the Prize Claim form
- Dressage sheets may also be collected from the Event Info point
- Those stabling on-site must adhere to the Government social distancing protocols at all times
- Stables must be completely mucked out prior to departure
- We strongly recommend the wearing of face coverings whilst in the stable areas and were 2m social distancing can't be adhered to
- Additional toilet and sanitising facilities have been placed in the stabling area.
- All stable manager information will be delivered to athletes digitally in advance of their arrival to minimise onsite contact
- Stables are disinfected prior to competitor arrival and are therefore only available from 5pm on the day of booking and must be vacated by 4pm
- Additional toilet and wash facilities have been added to the site along with additional signage to encourage the regular washing of hands
- All catering providers are responsible for their own covid-19 procedures and have been directed to remove all seating areas
- No seating is being provided around competition arenas in a bid to reduce social gatherings and points of cross-contamination