Clarification on not wearing a jacket during competition
Competitors are reminded that at Intermediate level and below they may choose to ride without a jacket and that if no jacket is worn a suitable long/short sleeved shirt that fastens at the neck may be worn in white, cream or of a conservative/muted tone, it cannot be bright or multi-coloured.
Full details on Competitors' Dress can be found under rule 7.1 of the BE Members' Rules and Handbook HERE.
Rule Clarification (for immediate enforcement):
7.1 Competitors’ Dress Rules
7.13.2 Intermediate (Dressage and Show Jumping phases, Intermediate and all levels below)
- Protective Headwear, black or dark blue in colour
- Jackets may be in any single conservative colour in muted tones. Subtle pinstripes are permitted, as are coloured collars and contrast piping to collar, lapels, pockets and vents. The red collar and pockets with white piping on a navy jacket may be used only by the British Team. Tweed jackets may not be brightly coloured or have loud patterns. Competitors may choose to ride without jackets. Competitors may choose to wear a fitted waistcoat in any conservative colour in muted tones. If no jacket is worn a suitable long/short sleeved shirt that fastens at the neck (white, cream or conservative/muted tones and not bright or multi-coloured) must be worn.
- Tie, high collar or correctly fastened stock.
- Plain black boots or topped boots or full grain smooth black leather gaiters with matching boots, with white, buff or fawn breeches.
Alternatively; Uniform with protective headwear.
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