The FEI is preparing for the restart of equestrian competition in mainland Europe following a six-week shutdown owing to the serious outbreak of EHV-1. H&H finds out how it will work, and what safety measures are to be put in place
AS international competition prepares to restart following the suspension owing to the European equine herpes virus (EHV-1) outbreak, a number of preventative measures have been announced to make sure events are “as safe as possible”.
European competitions are scheduled to return from 12 April following a six-week shutdown to control the spread of the outbreak. Following an FEI stakeholder consultation on 24 March during which protocols and mitigation plans for outbreaks were discussed, new requirements have now been announced.
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