NRHA Euro Futurity & IRHA Futurity slide ahead

IRHA Futurity & NRHA Euro Futurity Postponed Due to EHV-1 Outbreak. They will be performed on May 1-8 2021 under the ‘keep-safe-flag’

Nrha Euro Futurity
Nrha Euro Futurity

Bologna, April 12, 2021 – IRHA and NRHA European Executive Boards, together with the Italian Equestrian Sport Federation (FISE), have made the decision to move the IRHA and NRHA Euro Futurity to May 1-8 2021.

This change is due to  the high number of horses and riders entered in the IRHA and NRHA Euro Futurity and the necessary priority of preserving the health of athletes and horses.

Horses may arrive on April 29 respecting and the protocols imposed by Fei and Fise will be applied to contain the EHV-1.

The postponement was deemed necessary in order to facilitate the organizers in putting in place protocol procedures for the prevention of the contagion.

Upon arrival, folowing the Protocol, it will be MANDATORY TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE EHV-1 NASAL PCR SWAB. It has to be taken no more than 4 days before arrival to the event. All procedures specified in previous communication will be followed.

Until May 9, IRHA has suspended all reining competitions on the Italian territory which will regularly resume only following the Italian and Euro Futurity.