Information for Riders Competing at FEI level in Australia

NEW Online FEI Registrations & Online Passport ordering are now Available  - click the button below to get started


FEI Registration for Horse and Rider

Registration is required for all riders and horses competing at FEI level competition. The registration is based on the calendar year and needs to be renewed in January each year.

Are you having problems logging in to the FEI Horse App? Try the troubleshooting guide here:


EA National Passport Document

Following the FEI General Regulation, horses that are being registered with the FEI for the FIRST time will need to be identifiable by the EA National Passport at a minimum.

This process WILL NOT APPLY to any horse with:

  • a horse that has been FEI registered prior to 2017
  • an overseas national passport (KWPN, German Hannover Document,etc.)
  • a passport issued by the A.C.E Group
  • a passport issued by the Australian Warmblood Horse Association (AWHA)
  • a passport issued by the Hanoverian Horse Society of Australia

Read more about the EA National Passport Document HERE.


Please allow four - six weeks to complete, review and process documents.

FEI Passport & Recognition Cards

FEI Passports or Recognition cards are required for the following levels of competition:

Dressage CDI-W, CDI3* and above 
Para-Dressage CPEDI3* and above
Eventing CCI4* S/L and CCI5* L
Jumping CSI-W, CSI3* and above
Endurance CEI2* and above
Vaulting CVI3* and above
Driving CAI3* and above
Reining CRI3* and above

If your horse has a current EA National Passport Document (White booklet) or an Overseas National/Breed Passport or approve AUS Breed passport then you will need a FEI Recognition Card. 



EA & FEI Stock Order form

Stock for sale includes dressage test books, discipline rules and regulations.

  EA FEI Stock Order Form Feb2022_3.pdf

Please send your order form to     

Stallion Identification

View the Stallion Identification Page 

Information for Riders Competing overseas in National and FEI Competitions

If you are thinking of competing overseas in either National or FEI level competition, please follow the link below.


Horse Name Change Guidelines

In July 2016, The FEI announced changes to their Horse Name Changes Guidelines which became effective as of 1 August 2016. Please note fees still apply to any horse name changes for horses already in the FEI Database. Read more HERE

Should you have any queries relating to fees associated for 'horse name changes' for FEI Passports/Recognition Cards please consult the FEI Financial charges Page on their website HERE.

Guest Riders Licence

A guest riders licence is for non-Australian residents wishing to compete in Australia. The licence will allow competitors to compete at EA events for up to 12 months. You will need to supply a letter from your National Federation giving you permission to compete in Australia before the licence can be issued. If you are bringing a horse with you, please supply a copy of their National or FEI ID Papers.

Online Guest Rider Licence Applications are now Available  - click the button below to get started

Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks for processing.

If the guest riders want to stay in Australia for longer than 12 months, they will have to become members of EA through their state branch.

International Horse Owner Licence

Internationally owned horses are eligible to participate in Equestrian events in Australia. Read more on the news story HERE.

Please complete the International Horse Owner Licence Application Form :


Please send your form to [email protected] & please allow a minimum of 2 weeks for processing.

To view the International Horse Owner Licence Bylaw, follow our page HERE.

Event Organisers - FEI Calendar Applications for 2023

If you wish to hold an International (FEI) event during 2023, you will need to fill out the application form and return it to Equestrian Australia (EA).

FEI Calendar Applications 


Event Organisers & Clubs

Event waiver form

Discipline Rules & Regulations

For Discipline Rules & Regulations, Hot Weather Policy, FEI Code of Conduct for the Welfare of the Horse, Stallion Guidelines,... Click HERE.

Clean Sport & Anti-Doping

For rules, reluations and requirements regarding safe sport and anti-doping for both the human and equine athlete click HERE