Jumping Archive

2019 - Judges - Level 1

Please be informed that this course will close on 9 April 2020.
An updated version including the 2020 Jumping Rules will open on that same day instead. We thank you for your understanding.

The Level 1 Course is the entry level to judging at international level. The course was also produced for National Federations that do not have an FEI approved education system for Judges. The FEI has established a syllabus, specific course material and exams in order to educate aspiring FEI Judges. 

How does the course work?

Online Course duration

Online learning

What you will learn

This Level 1 course will introduce you to the judging of Jumping events at international level.

It will help you to understand:

  • categories of Jumping Officials;
  • judges career;
  • FEI Code of Conduct;
  • philosophy of judging;
  • FEI rules and regulations;
  • event schedules;
  • arenas and schooling areas;
  • obstacles;
  • penalties during a round;
  • time and speed;
  • table of penalties;
  • eliminations, disqualifications, fines;
  • placing, competitors and horses;
  • jump-offs;
  • competitions;
  • course inspection;
  • warm-up obstacles.

Course format