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EHV-1

It's mandatory pr 1 August 2021 to use the FEI HorseApp before you can enter the show. 

Enter the rectal temperature of each Horse twice daily for the 10 days leading up to the arrival at a FEI Event in Mainland Europe (EHV-1 By-Law No.10)
fill in a Horse Health FEI Self-Certification form for all Horses attending a FEI Event in Mainland Europe (EHV-1 By-Law No.10)
As of 1 October 2021, it will be required to enter the rectal temperatures of Horses twice daily while at a FEI Event directly on the FEI HorseApp (EHV-1 By-Law No. 5) and no longer on a form on the stable door. The relevant FEI Officials will be able to consult the daily temperatures directly on the FEI HorseApp.

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Summary of Horse Health Requirements for FEI Events in Mainland Europe:
(to be managed via the FEI HorseApp)


1. Two daily temperature readings for every Horse competing at FEI Events for the 10 days leading up to the arrival at a FEI Event

2. Horse Health FEI Self-Certification form for all Horses attending a FEI Event

3. Entering of two daily temperature readings for each Horse whilst at a FEI Event

If any of the Horse Health Requirements are not fulfilled, the EHV-1 By-Law Sanctions will apply.

 
The sanctions are applicable per Horse and are issued by FEI Headquarters. Any person associated with the Horse on the FEI HorseApp (e.g. Owner, Groom, Trainer, Athlete) will be notified by email if the Horse has violated a By-Law and the NF of the Horse will be copied; however the fine (where applicable) is sent to the National Federation of the Person Responsible (Athlete that competed with the specific Horse).

Please take note that sanctions are not appealable and the FEI may also, in accordance with EHV By-law No.1, impose EHV related requirements & restrictions against Athletes, Horses, FEI Officials, OCs at any time, even if a FEI Event is over.


Horses blocked in the FEI Database will be unblocked after the Athlete/Groom has registered 10 consecutive days of twice taken rectal temperatures in the FEI HorseApp.

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The EHV-1 By-Law Sanctions can be summarised as follows:

 
1. First offence = warning

2. Second offence = 200 CHF fine

3. Third offence = 300 CHF fine & Horse blocked for at least 10 days until future temperatures entered

By-Law No.5: The Horse is eliminated by GJ
By-Law No.10: The Horse can compete in the particular Event and is then blocked
4. Fourth or further offence = 400 CHF fine & Horse blocked for at least 1 month

By-Law No.5: The Horse is eliminated by GJ
By-Law No.10: The Horse is NOT allowed to enter the venue
5. False registration of temperature = reported to FEI HQ for possible further disciplinary action

 
EHV-1 By-Law No.5: Horse temperature recordings on site at a FEI Event

EHV-1 By-Law No.10: Horse temperature recordings and Self-Certification prior to arrival at a FEI Event


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Please click here to read more about the FEI HorseApp

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