Resources for officials

2016-2019 Official's re-accreditation forms 

Dressage Officials

How to become a dressage official


General reference documents

Judge_Updating_Diary_updated04042017.docx   Judge_Educator_Claim_Form_v3_Wordversion.docx
Mentor_Claim_Form_Shadow_Judging_v2.docx Judge_Educator_Claim_Form_v3.pdf
 EA NOAS Dressage Judges Course Readings.pdf Fast_Track_Coaches_FEI_Riders_Application.pdf
 Instructions for completing the Online generic units for Judges upgrading to E and those fast tracking to E or D.pdf  Application for Recognition of Dressage Workshop.doc
Assessment of Trainee Judge Educators.pdf  Judges Test Plan From E or B.pdf
Judge_protocol_sessions for_dressage_riders_25012017.pdf  Judging From E and B.pdf
 Judges Test Plan Sheet.pdf  Using the Scale of Marks by Stephen Clarke.pdf
 Judges Language.pdf  YH - Some Comments to be Used.pdf
 The Collective Marks.pdf   Phrasing Comments on Dressage Sheets.pdf
 Dressage - guidelines for writers and pencillers.pdf  Short in the Neck - Jo Hinneman.pdf
Alternatives to the use of Nice.pdf  How the Training Scale Relates to the Collectives.pdf
Subliminal Influences on the Performance Score in Dressage Tests – Volker Moritz.pdf  Thoughts on judging from Stephen Clarke - January 2016.pdf


Officials_Out-of-Pocket-Expenses_effective01012017.docx Clubs may use this out of pocket expense claim form to reimburse judges officiating at their events.

Dressage Pre-requisites forms

 EA_DRESS_Judge_Application_Form_ Judges_Returning_to_List.pdf

Dressage Shadow judging & Sit in Assessment forms

Shadow Judging Assesment Form - Effective 1-1-16.pdf Sit-In Assesment Form - Young Horse.pdf

Dressage Exam Process for Theory & Practical Exams

It is no longer EA practice to have past exam papers on the website for revision prior to theory tests. To assist candidates in becoming familiar with the exam process, the ADJC has developed the below document which details the steps :


Technical Delegate Resources

The Technical Delegate will approve the technical and administrative arrangements for the conduct of the competition, for the examinations and inspections of horses, for the accommodation of horses and athletes and for the stewarding of the event.


Stewards Resources

 Stewards recording form.pdf
FEI Stewards Manuals
Education System for FEI Stewards
Stewards ORBT test - General
Stewards ORBT test - Jumping
Stewards ORBT test - Dressage
Stewards ORBT test - Eventing
Stewards ORBT test - Medication Control
Stewards ORBT test - Vaulting

Veterinarians Resources

PTV Application Form.docx Application for Promotion_OV.docx
Application for Promotion_2 Star EVT.docx Application for Promotion_OV_Additional Disciplines.docx
Application for Promotion_3 Star EOV.docx Application for Promotion_3 Star EVT.docx
Application for Promotion_4 Star EOV.docx Application for Promotion_4 Star EVT.docx

Eventing officials

Open Rule Book Test for Eventing Dressage judges.pdf Open Rule Book Test for Eventing TD-CD.pdf
Allowable and Non-Allowable Spurs.pdf Additional information on the use of bridle, bits & tacks.pdf
Equestrian Australia TD Checklist.doc EA_TD_report_V2.xls
EA Falls report.xls  TD_Reporting_Notes_24052017.pdf

Jumping Officials

2014 Officials Jumping Course Presenter EOI Form.docx
Sample L1 test questions.docx
Code_of_Conduct_WarmUp _Arena.pdf

Vaulting Officials

Officials Pathway - Vauting Judge.pdf

Upgrading to FEI status

For information on upgrading to FEI status please visit the FEI website 

Official's Insight

If you an EA official who has recently officiated overseas and you are interested in sharing your experiences with other officials and the greater equestrian community, click here :

Official's Insight