THE DIFFERENT LEVELS

0,45-0,65 m (grasshopper)

Initiate young horses and competitors in eventing. Progressive and inviting course.

  • Max width/height : 0.65 m

  • Cross distance : 1 000 to 1 600 m

  • Cross speed : 300 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 300 mpm

  • No mandatory passage in water

  • No combination

Divisions of less than 0.85 m and combined divisions are not regulated by Equestrian Canada and are not subject to their rules.

0,75 m (pre-entry)

Continue the introduction of the horses and competitors in eventing. Progressive and inviting journey.

  • Max width/height : 0.70 m

  • Cross distance : 1 200 to 1 800 m

  • Cross speed : 325 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 300 mpm

  • No mandatory passage in water

  • No combination

Divisions of less than 0.85 m and combined divisions are not regulated by Equestrian Canada and are not subject to their rules.

0,85 m (entry)

Ideal for those who have already participated in FunDay's. Inviting and educational.

  • Max width/height : 0.85 m

  • Cross distance : 1 400 to 2 000 m

  • Cross speed : 350 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 300 mpm

  • Passage in water

  • No combination

0,90 m (pre-training)

Designed for couples with some experience or for experienced riders riding inexperienced horses.

  • Max width/height : 0.96 m

  • Cross distance : 1 500 to 2 250 m

  • Cross speed : 400 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 325 mpm

  • Passage in water

  • Combination

1,00 m (training)

For experienced horses and riders. Horses must be at least 4 years of age.

  • Max width/height : 1.05 m

  • Cross distance : 1 800 to 2 500 m

  • Cross speed : 400 to 450 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 350 mpm

  • Jump in water

  • 1-2 combination

1,05 m (pre-preliminary)

For experienced horses and riders. Horses must be at least 4 years of age.

  • Max width/height : 1.05 m

  • Cross distance : 1 800 to 2 500 m

  • Cross speed : 400 to 450 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 350 mpm

  • Jump in water

  • 1-2 combination

1,10 m (preliminary)

For couples who have a one-star level pre-competition training program. Horses must be at least 5 years of age.

  • Max width/height : 1.15 m

  • Cross distance : 2 200 to 3 120 m

  • Cross speed : 520 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 350 mpm

  • Jump in water

  • Combination and in and out

1,15 m (intermediate)

Growing technical difficulty, in preparation for two star level competitions.Horses must be at least 5 years of age.

  • Max width/height : 1.20 m

  • Cross distance : 2 400 to 3 575 m

  • Cross speed : 550 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 350 mpm

  • Jump in water

  • Combination, in and out and options

1,20 m (advanced)

Growing technical difficulty, in preparation for two star level competitions . Horses must be at least 5 years of age.

  • Max width/height : 1.25 m

  • Cross distance : 3 420 à 3 990 m

  • Cross speed : 570 mpm

  • Stadium speed : 375 mpm

  • In and out in water

  • Combination and some options

For more information on the different eventing levels, please visit 

Canada Equestrian regulation section D.

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